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Dancers in Madonna’s ‘Truth or Dare’ Had Truths of Their Own

The documentary “Strike a Pose” looks back at the men featured in the 1991 film, which aimed to be revealing but kept their secrets. Source: US Feeds Link: Dancers...

Review: An All-Star Jazz Trio Explores Form and Freedom

David Murray, Geri Allen and Terri Lyne Carrington, on “Perfection,” range from articulate rhythm to expressionistic scrawl. Source: US Feeds Link: Review: An All-Star Jazz Trio Explores Form and...

A Documentary Grows With Each Mass Shooting

“Speaking Is Difficult,” currently under 15 minutes long, pairs recent footage of sites of gun violence in the U.S. with 911 calls at the time. Source: US Feeds Link:...

Bataclan, Site of Terror Attack in Paris, Plans November Reopening

The concert hall has said on Twitter and on its website that the rocker Pete Doherty would perform on Nov. 16. Source: US Feeds Link: Bataclan, Site of Terror...

ArtsBeat: Allen Toussaint’s Final Recordings to Be Released in June

The final recordings of Allen Toussaint, who died in November, will be released in June. Source: US Feeds Link: ArtsBeat: Allen Toussaint’s Final Recordings to Be Released in June

ArtsBeat: Chief Executive for Serpentine Galleries in London Is Named

The longtime director of the galleries, Julia Peyton-Jones, announced in October that she would be stepping down. Source: US Feeds Link: ArtsBeat: Chief Executive for Serpentine Galleries in London...

Arnold Wesker, British Playwright Known for Working-Class Dramas, Dies at 83

Mr. Wesker came to prominence in the 1950s with his stark works, many of them influenced by his childhood in a leftist Jewish family in East London. Source: US...

The ‘Animaniacs’ Voices Are Reuniting. Yes, There’s a New Verse to ‘Yakko’s World.’

The songs of the children’s cartoon from the 1990s will spring to life backed by a full orchestra, with a new verse for the nation-listing tune. Source: US Feeds...

Art Dealer Says Painting Found in French Attic Is a Caravaggio

A painting of “Judith Beheading Holofernes” found near Toulouse in 2014 could be worth $136 million, a dealer says. But experts are divided over its authenticity. Source: US Feeds...

Cirque du Soleil’s Broadway Balancing Act

Determined to bring a long-running production to New York, the company mounts a $25 million musical called “Paramour.” Source: US Feeds Link: Cirque du Soleil’s Broadway Balancing Act