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Kanye West’s Latest Provocation: Lying Naked Next to Taylor Swift in ‘Famous’ Video

The rapper’s latest meant-to-shock clip features realistic likenesses of the pop singer, along with those of Donald Trump, Rihanna and Caitlyn Jenner. Source: US Feeds Link: Kanye West’s Latest...

Michael Herr, Author of a Vietnam Classic, Dies at 76

Mr. Herr, a war correspondent best known for his book “Dispatches,” was also a writer on the films “Full Metal Jacket” and “Apocalypse Now.” Source: US Feeds Link: Michael...

Bernie Worrell, Whose Keyboards Left an Imprint on Funk and Hip-Hop, Dies at 72

Mr. Worrell created indelible signatures on Parliament and Funkadelic songs while showing that synthetic sounds could be earthy and untamed. Source: US Feeds Link: Bernie Worrell, Whose Keyboards Left...

Review: A Poetic, Postmodern Spin on an Old Art Form

The River to River Festival features an exploration of Kutiyattam, an ancient temple theater style from South India. Source: US Feeds Link: Review: A Poetic, Postmodern Spin on an...

Decision to Close ‘Shuffle Along’ Is Debated Along Broadway

Announced on Thursday, the July 24 closing startled Broadway, since the musical had drawn 10 Tony nominations and involved several high-profile artists. Source: US Feeds Link: Decision to Close...

Review: At 53, an Effortless Return to Dance ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Alessandra Ferri danced the role of Juliet in American Ballet Theater’s production for the first time since she retired in 2007. Source: US Feeds Link: Review: At 53, an...

Review: Get No Kick From the Rockettes in ‘New York Spectacular’

The Radio City show’s aim seems to be selling tickets to people who would rather sit back and watch a sanitized simulation of the city. Source: US Feeds Link:...

Review: When Colors and Disciplines Don’t Quite Match

A work by the choreographer Susan Marshall, “Chromatic” asks what the difference is between reality and perception when sensing color. Source: US Feeds Link: Review: When Colors and Disciplines...

George Lucas Abandons Plan to Build Art Museum in Chicago

The filmmaker George Lucas said he would move his narrative art museum to California after “seemingly unending litigation to protect a parking lot.” Source: US Feeds Link: George Lucas...

Review: A Maudlin Trip Down the Amazon, With a Star in Disguise

“Florencia in the Amazon” has its New York premiere with New York City Opera. Enough already with the constant soaring melodies. Source: US Feeds Link: Review: A Maudlin Trip...