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Making Oscar history, 'Honeyland' shatters borders

Making Oscar history, 'Honeyland' shatters borders

NEW YORK — Ljubomir Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska were in a hard-to-reach area of Northern Macedonia — about as far from the Oscars as possible — when they came upon the beekeeper who would be their subject in their acclaimed documentary “Honeyland.
Show me the Monet: Boston's Museum of Fine Arts turns 150

Show me the Monet: Boston's Museum of Fine Arts turns 150

Boston's Museum of Fine Arts is getting ready to show you the Monet.
Review: `Olympic Pride, American Prejudice' reminder of past

Review: `Olympic Pride, American Prejudice' reminder of past

“Olympic Pride, American Prejudice: The Untold Story of 18 African Americans Who Defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to Compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics,” Atria Books, by Deborah Riley Draper, Blair Underwood and Travis Thrasher Jesse Owens’ name wil
Canadian 'Dragon' Oscar nominee Dean DeBlois entering a new den: live-action

Canadian 'Dragon' Oscar nominee Dean DeBlois entering a new den: live-action

TORONTO — Like the protagonist in his Oscar-nominated "How to Train Your Dragon" trilogy, Canadian filmmaker Dean DeBlois is going through a transformation of sorts. The writer-director from Aylmer, Que.
No good vibrations for Beach Boys, split by hunting concert

No good vibrations for Beach Boys, split by hunting concert

NEW YORK — One of the co-founders of The Beach Boys has joined a boycott of his own music to protest it being used by another band member at an animal hunting convention.
Review: Green Day returns with snarling and lean album

Review: Green Day returns with snarling and lean album

Green Day, “Father of All...” (Reprise/Warner) Green Day recently caught some people unaware. The trio performed at the NHL's All-Star Game in St. Louis and singer Billie Joe Armstrong dropped some swear words into the mix. NBC had to bleep the band.
National Symphony cancels 3 China concerts due to virus

National Symphony cancels 3 China concerts due to virus

WASHINGTON — The National Symphony Orchestra has cancelled two concerts in Beijing and one in Shanghai next month following China's virus outbreak.
Review: Graham Norwood transparently melancholic on debut

Review: Graham Norwood transparently melancholic on debut

Graham Norwood, “Out of the Sea” (Self-released) Graham Norwood often sings of pain and disappointments on his debut album, “Out of the Sea,” but at its conclusion he emerges, if not triumphant, ready to face new challenges.
Review: 50 books in, J.D. Robb crime series still has it

Review: 50 books in, J.D. Robb crime series still has it

“Golden in Death,” by J.D. Robb, St. Martin’s Press Lt. Eve Dallas, New York City’s finest homicide cop, is back again in the 50th book in the long-running “In Death” series, futuristic police procedurals set in the mid-21st century.
Virus blocks 3 Chinese brands from Milan Fashion Week

Virus blocks 3 Chinese brands from Milan Fashion Week

MILAN — Italian fashion officials on Tuesday forecast a nearly 2% drop in first-half revenues due to the virus emerging from China, which also is preventing three Chinese fashion houses from travelling to Milan Fashion Week later this month.