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Adios Maria! Buena Suerte!

"Sesame Street" actress Sonia Manzano, who played the beloved character "Maria," is set to depart the program after 44 years

​New details on alleged assault by Emile Hirsch

Records show alleged victim described incident during Sundance Film Festival as "insanely painful and absolutely terrifying"

​Tiffani Thiessen welcomes baby boy

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The former "Saved by the Bell" star gave birth to baby boy on Wednesday, find out his name!

Dreams go up in smoke for aspiring Hollywood actress

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Small town girl turned drug smuggler; how an aspiring California actress became involved with a criminal enterprise

​America Ferrera: "Thank You, Donald Trump!"

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Actress responds to the presidential hopeful's controversial comments about Mexican immigrants -- in a surprising way


Books of The Times: Review: ‘Multitudinous Heart,’ Newly Translated Poetry by Carlos Drummond de Andrade

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Books of The Times: Review: ‘Multitudinous Heart,’ Newly Translated Poetry by Carlos Drummond de Andrade
The book, with translations by Richard Zenith, includes samples from every phase of the revered Brazilian poet’s career.

Go Set a Watchman: mystery of Harper Lee manuscript discovery deepens

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Go Set a Watchman: mystery of Harper Lee manuscript discovery deepens
Lee’s lawyer claims she found the To Kill a Mockingbird ‘prequel’ last August, but new report reveals a Sotheby’s books expert unearthed it three years ... more

Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’ May Have Been Found Earlier Than Thought

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Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’ May Have Been Found Earlier Than Thought
Evidence has emerged suggesting that “Go Set a Watchman,” said to have been discovered in August and set to be released on July 14, may ... more

Books about Las Vegas: readers' picks

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Books about Las Vegas: readers' picks
Winning in Las Vegas makes a good story, but losing sometimes makes an even better one. Here are our readers’ favourite books about Sin CityMaile ... more

This New Noise: The Extraordinary Birth and Troubled Life of the BBC – review

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This New Noise: The Extraordinary Birth and Troubled Life of the BBC – review
An inspirational and informative account of the early days of the BBC recalls the optimistic, fearless spirit of its pioneersWhen John Reith, the first director general ... more
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'Star Wars' comic sets up 'Force Awakens'

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'Star Wars' comic sets up 'Force Awakens'
While fans have to wait until December for Star Wars: The Force Awakens to explain how our favorite heroes in the galaxy fared during the last 30 ... more

What movie should you see this Fourth of July weekend?

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What movie should you see this Fourth of July weekend?
Summer blockbuster season is in full swing, and if fireworks and barbecues aren’t really your style, you can always go sit in a dark, air-conditioned ... more

In this week's EW: 'Unbreakable' — An Oral History

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In this week's EW: 'Unbreakable' — An Oral History
In the spring of 1999, M. Night Shyamalan was an unknown writer-director awaiting the release of his late-summer thriller, The Sixth Sense. It was not testing ... more

Amy Winehouse's boyfriend, Reg Traviss, blasts new documentary as a 'slur upon her'

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Amy Winehouse's boyfriend, Reg Traviss, blasts new documentary as a 'slur upon her'
With Amy, the illuminating new documentary about neo-soul chanteuse Amy Winehouse arriving in theaters Friday, director Asif Kapadia set himself an outwardly selfless aim: to undo ... more

Box office preview: 'Magic Mike XXL' faces off against 'Terminator Genisys'

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Box office preview: 'Magic Mike XXL' faces off against 'Terminator Genisys'
The Fourth of July doesn’t just mean fireworks and barbecues: It also marks the halfway point in the annual box-office race. And after a few ... more

Friday File: Remembering the Phonograph

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Friday File: Remembering the Phonograph
With the advent of yet another way to stream music, Friday File looks back to the beginning of recorded sound — Thomas Edison’s phonograph.

As Dead Exit, a Debate Will Not Fade Away

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As the Grateful Dead prepares for its last of its 50th anniversary “Fare Thee Well” concerts, some Deadheads, among the most ardent of music fans, ... more

Review: Shania Twain in Concert Recalls Glory Days

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Review: Shania Twain in Concert Recalls Glory Days
Ms. Twain’s set at Nassau Coliseum featured her many country hits, with nods to other genres.

Danny Elfman Brings Music From Tim Burton’s Films to Lincoln Center

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Danny Elfman Brings Music From Tim Burton’s Films to Lincoln Center
Mr. Elfman, who has scored nearly 100 movies, has reorchestrated 15 suites from the ones he made with Mr. Burton.

Classical & Opera Listings for July 3-9

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Classical & Opera Listings for July 3-9
A critical guide to performances of classical music in the New York City area.

Theater Listings for July 3-9

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Theater Listings for July 3-9
A critical guide to productions in New York City, including shows in previews.

Review: In ‘Little Shop of Horrors,’ a Ravenous Plant Is Reborn at City Center

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Review: In ‘Little Shop of Horrors,’ a Ravenous Plant Is Reborn at City Center
Encores! Off-Center summer series revives Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s 1982 musical with Jake Gyllenhaal and Ellen Greene, returning to her signature role.

The Cast of ‘Amazing Grace’ Grapples With Slavery

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The Cast of ‘Amazing Grace’ Grapples With Slavery
The Broadway show, which opens on July 16, has raised emotions among the actors who will portray slaves and slave traders.

ArtsBeat: New Stratford Season Features ‘Shakespeare in Love’

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ArtsBeat: New Stratford Season Features ‘Shakespeare in Love’
The stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning film will have its North American premiere in the 2016 season of the festival in Ontario.

Druid Theater Company Makes Shakespeare’s Histories Its Own

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Druid Theater Company Makes Shakespeare’s Histories Its Own
The acclaimed Irish troupe condenses “Richard II,” “Henry IV, Part 1,” “Henry IV, Part 2” and “Henry V” into a seven-hour marathon performance.

First Draft Book Club to discuss 'Our Souls at Night,' 7/22

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First Draft Book Club to discuss 'Our Souls at Night,' 7/22
The First Draft Book Club will discuss Kent Haruf's devastating final book, "Our Souls at Night," on Wednesday, July 22.         

La Pizzetta opens in Scottsdale

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La Pizzetta opens in Scottsdale
La Pizzetta has opened at Desert Canyon, in the McDowell Mountain Ranch community.         

First Draft Book Club: 'Our Souls at Night'

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First Draft Book Club: 'Our Souls at Night'
The First Draft Book Club will discuss Kent Haruf's devastating final book, "Our Souls at Night," on July 22.         

Drum Circle at First Friday invites you, 7/3

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Drum Circle at First Friday invites you, 7/3
Participants can bring their own drums, borrow one or just watch.         

I had an $18 Chipotle burrito bowl delivered

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I had an $18 Chipotle burrito bowl delivered
Restaurant food delivery is getting smarter, but is ordering food from these chain restaurants really worth your money?         

Val Doonican, Irish Singer and TV Host, Dies at 88

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Val Doonican, Irish Singer and TV Host, Dies at 88
Mr. Doonican hosted a variety show for two decades, but was also known for knocking the Beatles out of the top spot on the British ... more

Capri Social Club in Brooklyn Is a Bar So Ordinary, It’s a Star

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Capri Social Club in Brooklyn Is a Bar So Ordinary, It’s a Star
The minimalism of the Greenpoint establishment, one of New York’s hidden gems, has made it appealing to film scouts.

Forget Fireworks: A Couch Potato’s TV Lineup

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Forget Fireworks: A Couch Potato’s TV Lineup
What to watch if you plan to spend the holiday indoors with a screen.

ArtsBeat: Sonia Manzano, Maria on ‘Sesame Street,’ to Retire After 44 Years

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ArtsBeat: Sonia Manzano, Maria on ‘Sesame Street,’ to Retire After 44 Years
Ms. Manzano made the announcement Monday.

Lifetime’s ‘UnReal’ Recycles a Producer’s Dark Experiences

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Lifetime’s ‘UnReal’ Recycles a Producer’s Dark Experiences
“UnReal,” a Lifetime drama about a reality dating show, recycles some painfully dark moments that its creator experienced as a producer on “The Bachelor.”