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Cate Blanchett, Laura Linney and Katherine Parkinson are three heroines in search of elusive selves in plays by Martin Crimp, Rona Munro and Laura Wade.

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Books of The Times: Valeria Luiselli’s Latest Is a Mold-Breaking New Classic

In “Lost Children Archive,” an unhappily married couple set out on a road trip, with their two young children, to visit the ancestral homeland of the Apaches in Arizona.

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The Best and Worst of the Grammys

Drake showed up (and got cut off), Brandi Carlile provided a thrill and Alicia Keys brought the chill. From powerhouse performances to mismatched collaborations, here’s how we saw the show.

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Review: Singing the Lone Survivors of Nearly Lost Music

Blue Heron presented works from the 16th-century Peterhouse Partbooks, which barely made it through the cultural cataclysms of British history.

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Nonfiction: A Grieving Woman’s Eloquent Homage to Virginia Woolf

In “All the Lives We Ever Lived,” Katharine Smyth revisits “To the Lighthouse” for comfort and insight after the death of her father.

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Nancy B. Reich, Scholarly Champion of Clara Schumann, Dies at 94

Her research raised the profile of a composer too often overshadowed by her husband and established her as a major figure of German Romanticism.

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A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Streams His Way to Another Week at No. 1

The rapper’s album “Hoodie SZN” has now spent three weeks atop the Billboard chart, and broke its own record for lowest sales by a No. 1 album.

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Critic’s Notebook: Want to Be Heard During the Grammys? Maybe Stay Home

Ariana Grande skipped the ceremony and made lots of noise, while Drake showed up and had his microphone cut off.

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A specially cut diamond designed by the Danish filmmaker has gone on show in Antwerp, Belgium. It’s the first in a series of precious stones based on his films.

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Fiction: A Comic Novel About the George W. Bush No One Knows

Thomas Mallon’s “Landfall” imagines the goings-on inside the Bush White House.

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What’s on TV Monday: ‘Hale County This Morning, This Evening’ and ‘White Dragon’

An Oscar-nominated documentary set in rural Alabama is on PBS. And the crime series “White Dragon” is available to stream on Amazon.

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Grammys 2019: Watch the Highlights

At a ceremony dominated by female performers and presenters, Kacey Musgraves won album of the year for “Golden Hour.” Cardi B became the first woman to win best rap album as a solo artist.

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At the Grammys, Messages of Hope Prevail

Alicia Keys, Drake, Lady Gaga and others shared positive words with viewers, and left politics off the table.

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Grammy Performances

Diana Ross, Post Malone, Janelle Monáe and more performed at the 61st annual Grammy Awards.

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Reviews: ‘Mies Julie’ and ‘Dance of Death,’ Love and Madness in Strindberg

Two productions at the Classic Stage Company channel the electric ambivalence of August Strindberg.

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Review: ‘The Light,’ an Unexpected Mix of #MeToo and Rom-Com

Loy A. Webb’s tear-struck thesis play starts with an engagement and swerves into the territory of sexual-assault trauma.

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