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In Profile: Damian Woetzel’s Defining Decade

Ahead of another promising season at the Vail International Dance Festival, the imaginative impresario and artistic director reflects on ten...

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Rhapsody in Black: The Paintings of Kerry James Marshall

Kerry James Marshall paints modern life with traditional techniques, embracing a hue the Old Masters avoided. Julian Sancton meets the artist at...

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Extravagance on the Half Shell

How photographer James Wojcik found wild and crazy beauty in the lowly oyster on the shores of his own backyard.

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Sentimental Moods: The Photographs of Ted Williams

Duke, Miles, Trane, Prez—photographer Ted Williams shot them all. With 100,000 negatives, his newly discovered archive is a jazz lover’s dream.

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Los Angeles’s Hidden Gem Ford Theatres Reopens With a $66 Million Restoration

After a nearly two-year closure and a major renovation, it’s the perfect time to rediscover L.A.’s quirky, under-the-radar open-air theater and...

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Girls, Girls, Girls: The Buzziest Word in Book Titles

The one word publishers can’t get enough of.

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Jay McInerney Won’t Move to Brooklyn

The novelist isn’t giving up on Manhattan, even if it’s giving up on people like him.

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Reading, Writing, and Hunter S. Thompson

According to Terry McDonell, legendary magazine editor and author of a new memoir.

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Good on Paper: The Triumph of Printed Books in the Age of E-Readers

E-readers were supposed to make the bookshelf and its popping contents obsolete. So why are new brick-and-mortar stores up, and physical books...

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Ziegfeld Folly

Remembering New York’s last great movie palace.