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A Noisy Half-Hour With van Gogh’s Masterpiece

A Noisy Half-Hour With van Gogh’s Masterpiece

The Museum of Modern Art owns only three paintings by Vincent van Gogh, but they include its biggest crowd-pleaser: “The Starry Night,” which the Dutchman completed in 1889, shortly after having checked into a psychiatric hospital. It has hung in the first gallery on the

‘Dark Phoenix’ Review: X-Women Power? Nah

‘Dark Phoenix’ Review: X-Women Power? Nah

The spectacle of superhero franchises trying to engage women can be amusing when it’s not insulting, pandering or straight-up weird. “Dark Phoenix,” the 12th installment in the “X-Men” franchise, certainly tries to do right, but the strain shows. It has a female-driven story but odd

Finding Mercy in the Wake of the Charleston Massacre

Finding Mercy in the Wake of the Charleston Massacre

GRACE WILL LEAD US HOMEThe Charleston Church Massacre and the Hard, Inspiring Journey to ForgivenessBy Jennifer Berry Hawes For an idea so fundamental to Western morality, forgiveness is remarkably poorly grounded. Nietzsche, wary of all such sentimental ideas, argued that moral mandates like forgiveness are

22 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

22 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

‘T. REX: THE ULTIMATE PREDATOR’ at the American Museum of Natural History (through Aug. 9, 2020). Everyone’s favorite 18,000-pound prehistoric killer gets the star treatment in this eye-opening exhibition, which presents the latest scientific research on T. rex and also introduces many other tyrannosaurs, some

6 Comedy Shows to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend

6 Comedy Shows to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend

Our guide to stand-up, improv and variety shows happening this weekend and in the week ahead. ‘MATT KOFF & FRIENDS’ at Q.E.D. (June 7, 7:30 p.m.). An Emmy-winning writer for “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” Koff continues to write for the Trevor Noah edition

5 Books That Shed Light on D-Day

5 Books That Shed Light on D-Day

It’s been 75 years since the Allied forces landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy, France, to fight the Nazi occupation in Europe. These books take a kaleidoscopic view of that momentous day. Image THE LONGEST DAY: The Classic Epic of D-Day, June 6, 1944 by

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