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It Took Trump to Make Superchunk Go Political

It Took Trump to Make Superchunk Go Political

From left: Laura Ballance, Jon Wurster, Mac McCaughan and Jim Wilbur of Superchunk. After nearly 30 years, the group has made its first political album, “What a Time to Be Alive.”

‘Vinyl’ Season 1, Episode 2: Mugged by God

‘Vinyl’ Season 1, Episode 2: Mugged by God

Bobby Cannavale and Olivia Wilde in “Vinyl.”

‘The X-Files’ Season 10 Premiere: A Crazier Mulder Than Usual

‘The X-Files’ Season 10 Premiere: A Crazier Mulder Than Usual

From left, Joel McHale, Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny in “The X-Files.”

‘Silicon Valley’ Season 3 Episode 6: Spaces vs. Tabs

‘Silicon Valley’ Season 3 Episode 6: Spaces vs. Tabs

Zach Woods, left, and Thomas Middleditch in “Silicon Valley.”

A Show About Slaves, With White Actors, Will Go On After Protests

A Show About Slaves, With White Actors, Will Go On After Protests

The singer Betty Bonifassi in “Slav,” a show shut down last week in Montreal following protests over its mostly white production.

The Sweet Synergy of Flowers and Pictures of Flowers

The Sweet Synergy of Flowers and Pictures of Flowers

Left, Childe Hassam’s “United States Poppies, Isles of Shoals” (1891). Right, Celia Thaxter’s garden today on Appledore Island, Me., the largest of the Isles of Shoals.

China Is Banned From Airing Eurovision After Censoring Performance With Gay Theme

China Is Banned From Airing Eurovision After Censoring Performance With Gay Theme

Ryan O’Shaughnessy, left, of Ireland, performing during the 63rd annual Eurovision Song Contest at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal, on Tuesday.

From the Personal to the Political, 19 Artists to Watch Next Year

From the Personal to the Political, 19 Artists to Watch Next Year

Devan Shimoyama’s painting “Shape Up and a Trim” (2017) is on view at the Studio Museum in Harlem’s survey of work by emerging artists.

Taylor Swift Begins Her ‘Reputation’ Tour, Taking on Foes and Her Old Self

Taylor Swift Begins Her ‘Reputation’ Tour, Taking on Foes and Her Old Self

Taylor Swift opened her “Reputation” stadium tour in battle mode, presenting herself as resilient and ferocious while performing songs from the triple-platinum album.

The Good, the Bad and ‘Black Panther’

The Good, the Bad and ‘Black Panther’

“Black Panther,” starring Chadwick Boseman, left, and Michael B. Jordan, cheered our chief movie critics for introducing ideas and characters far beyond what we normally see in superhero movies.

Lar Lubovitch: Confessions of a Former Go-Go Dancer

Lar Lubovitch: Confessions of a Former Go-Go Dancer

The choreographer Lar Lubovitch, who has been making dances for 50 years, is known for his musicality.

The Met Goes Beyond Its Doors to Pick a Leader Who Bridges Art and Technology

The Met Goes Beyond Its Doors to Pick a Leader Who Bridges Art and Technology

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new director, Max Hollein, heads the Fine Arts Museums in San Francisco and has a painting by Michael Langer, “Die Gelbrote Faust” (“The Yellow-Red Fist”), from 1967, on the wall of his home.

While ‘Last Week Tonight’ Was Away, John Oliver Was Busy

While ‘Last Week Tonight’ Was Away, John Oliver Was Busy

John Oliver on “Last Week Tonight,” which is returning for its fifth season on HBO.


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