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Arena Stage revives the Cole Porter classic.

Write a song about today’s news to a holiday tune. Plus our Ask Backwards winners.

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Netflix dramedy “The Kominsky Method” stars Alan Arkin and Michael Douglas as bickering but devoted pals.

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Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, ‘Hee Haw’ star, has died

Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show “Hee Haw” for nearly a quarter century, has died. He was 85

Country star Roy Clark has died at age 85, according to his publicist

Country star Roy Clark has died at age 85, according to his publicist

Christina Aguilera denied song with band at New Orleans bar

Pop star Christina Aguilera says a band at a New Orleans bar denied her a turn on the mic the night before she performed in the city

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Patricia Arquette gives an astonishing performance as the woman who helped two inmates break out of a New York prison.

The filmmaker takes a sharp turn with “Green Book,” about a famous pianist and his driver in the segregated South.

The National Gallery of Art's outdoor ice rink opens this weekend.

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Whether you have $30 or $80 to spend, these menus will get you turkey without having to do any dishes.

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The 2018 Country Music Association Awards honored the twelve people killed at a mass shooting in a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 | “The Wine Show” returns on Ovation.

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Where the Watergate scandal was unraveled, a new building is a study in urban jazz.

A canceled Batman collaboration opened the door for Tom King and Mitch Gerads to create one of DC Comics' biggest hits.

Marvel directors have teased forthcoming pop-ups by Lee, who died Monday.

Our annual survey of the best books includes 10 we think are exceptionally rewarding and 100 more notable titles you shouldn’t miss.

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‘Crime Fiction of the 1920s’ and other new collections are a welcome respite from real life.

Temperatures are dropping, which means meatball season is fast approaching. The Italian comfort food – basically synonymous with fuzzy sweaters and giant bowls of creamy pasta – serves as the centerpi...

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 | “Origin” premieres on YouTube Premium.

Most will break your heart. A few will help put it back together.

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Secrets, private eyes, unreliable narrators and more.

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