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Communism’s Answer to Mickey Mouse Is Thrust Into a Very Capitalist Dispute

The mole Krtek became a much-loved figure in popular culture behind the Iron Curtain. Now he is at the center of a copyright squabble in the Czech courts. Source:...

profile: Is Anna Faris Unqualified?

Her new memoir, which blends relationship advice with reflections on her romantic follies, comes at an awkward time. Source: US Feeds Link: profile: Is Anna Faris Unqualified?

Fine Arts & Exhibits: ‘Scenes of Solitude’ from Hudson River School Artists

A show at the Albany Institute of History & Art is the opening act for exhibits at the Met and the Thomas Cole National Historic Site. Source: US Feeds...

What to Read Before Heading to Kerala

Three books that will whet your appetite for a trip to India. Source: US Feeds Link: What to Read Before Heading to Kerala

Update: Most Houston Attractions Have Reopened; the Opera Gets Creative

Hurricane Harvey caused flooding in the theater district so other venues will be used for performances. Museums, restaurants and festivals are also back. Source: US Feeds Link: Update: Most...

Colin Farrell and the Art of the Small Comeback

Hitting bottom after a string of macho roles in major movies, the actor has found fulfillment — and the best reviews of his life — in oddball films. Source:...

David Letterman Earns Mark Twain Prize for Late-Night High Jinks

At the 20th anniversary of the award, Steve Martin, Bill Murray and other comedians celebrated Mr. Letterman, who joked, “I am now the most humorous person in the world.”...

What’s on TV Monday: ‘Cameraperson’ and ‘The Untitled Action Bronson Show’

Kirsten Johnson’s acclaimed meta-documentary is on PBS. And the rapper Action Bronson makes his daily late night debut. Source: US Feeds Link: What’s on TV Monday: ‘Cameraperson’ and ‘The...

Tragedy and the Will to Live: The Obsessive Art of Charlotte Salomon

The almost 800 gouache paintings of “Life? or Theater?”, a semi-autobiographical series by the Berlin-born Jewish artist, are being shown together for the first time, in Amsterdam. Source: US...

New Trailer: Liam Neeson in ‘The Commuter’

The actor returns in his fourth action-film collaboration with Jaume Collet-Serra, the direction behind “Non-Stop.” Source: US Feeds Link: New Trailer: Liam Neeson in ‘The Commuter’