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Tom Verlaine, Influential Guitarist and Songwriter, Dies at 73

He first attracted attention with the band Television, a fixture of the New York punk rock scene. But his music wasn’t so easily categorized.

Tom Verlaine, Influential Guitarist and Songwriter, Dies at 73

He first attracted attention with the band Television, a fixture of the New York punk rock scene. But his music wasn’t so easily categorized.

Do You Have a Civic Duty to Watch the Video of Memphis Police Beating Tyre Nichols?

The video of Memphis police beating Tyre Nichols challenges public complacency — and complicity. What are our duties as citizens and as human beings?

Demon Dolls, Lonely Dolls and Sex Dolls

An editor recommends old and new books.

Move Over, Pablo Neruda. Young Chileans Have a New Favorite Poet.

Gabriela Mistral, the first Latin American to win a Nobel Prize for literature, was long considered staid. A new generation is reclaiming her as an anti-establishment icon.

“The White Lotus” Dance Remix is the Hottest Club Song

Variations of the spine-tingling intro music have played at rave parties, Australian music festivals and Sundance.

Alfred Leslie, Artist Who Turned Away From Abstraction, Dies at 95

“The virtual banishment of figuration and narrative from the vocabulary of so many thoughtful artists was one of the legacies of the modernists,” he said. “I never accepted this.”

George Zimbel, Photographer of Marilyn Monroe and J.F.K., Dies at 93

He preferred to take pictures of ordinary people. But in events separated by six years, he took indelible pictures of two people who transcended celebrity.

Jerry Blavat, D.J. Who Channeled the Soul of Philadelphia, Dies at 82

A live-wire personality and an epic self-promoter, he got a generation of youth in the City of Brotherly Love on its feet with little-known R&B gems.

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, the U.N. Hears of a Little-Known Killing Field

At the United Nations’ annual ceremony to mark the Nazi horrors, Karen Frostig described her work to commemorate a concentration camp where thousands of Jews, including her grandparents, were murdered.

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