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James Woods suggests his agent dropped him over his Trump-praising politics

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 16:42
James Woods, one of Hollywood’s most outspoken conservatives, says his agent dropped him as a client on the Fourth of July, citing patriotism.Woods on Thursday ...

The small screen needs the small mercies of ‘Terrace House’

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 01:03
Television has long been my connection to home. White Walkers ushering in an apocalyptic winter, Cold War sleeper agents going rogue, robots running amok in ...

Pure Land Buddhism and the art of photography

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 23:45
Follow the Sumida River southwest from Asakusa and you’ll soon reach Kuramae, an old working-class neighborhood filled with small factories, wholesale shops and temples. The ...

John Williams presents a made-in-Japan take on one of Kafka’s classics

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 01:00
Written at the start of World War I and published in 1925 after its author’s untimely death, Franz Kafka’s “The Trial” is one of those ...

‘You, Your, Yours’: Goofball gags that’ll go over well with goofball guys

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 00:59
Love can drive you nuts. One recent illustration of how can be seen in the American TV show “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” about a successful New York ...

Hikaru Utada learns to accept heartbreak on ‘Hatsukoi’

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 00:58
It’s the title that grabs you first. Hikaru Utada’s seventh album makes a conspicuous nod to her 1999 debut, but the preternaturally mature teen of ...

Keiko Miyata to mark departure from the New National Theatre, Tokyo, with piece by up-and-coming playwright

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 03:00
After eight years as artistic director for drama at the New National Theatre, Tokyo, Keiko Miyata, 60, is now tackling her final program there before ...

Gordon Matta-Clark: Out of the rubble

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 02:59
It’s New York in the 1970s. The optimism of ’60s America has faded into cynicism and despair. The city is so broke that it’s almost ...

‘Collection Exhibition: Akamatsu Rinsaku (1878-1953)’

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 02:58
July 6-Sept. 1Rinsaku Akamatsu (1878-1953) was born in Okayama Prefecture and studied at the Tokyo School of Fine Arts where he majored in Western-style painting. ...

‘Souvenirs as a Mirror of Japanese Culture’

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 02:57
July 10-Sept. 17As traveling become more popular among Japanese, the custom of giving omiyage (souvenirs) has become a regular part of everyday life. This exhibition ...

‘Women: Through the Lens’

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 02:56
July 12-Sept. 1The female form has long been a favorite subject among artists, often admired or even worshipped as an idealization of beauty. Photographers, too, ...

Brian Ross, who aired erroneous Trump report, to leave ABC News

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 14:55
Brian Ross, the veteran ABC News investigative correspondent who embarrassed the network late last year with an on-air report suggesting former National Security Adviser Michael ...

Harvey Weinstein charged over alleged forcible sex act against a third woman

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 14:53
Harvey Weinstein was charged Monday with a sex crime against a third woman, as New York prosecutors continue building cases against the former Hollywood studio ...