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Just 21, her videos get 100 million views a month

Just 21, her videos get 100 million views a month

At first glance, it appears 21-year-old Rachel Levin and her boyfriend are hosting an epic pool party in her Lower Merion backyard.

Proctors sets schedule for free summer movies

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Proctors sets schedule for free summer movies

Movies are part of summer.

Bill Cunningham, legendary Times fashion photographer, dies at 87

Bill Cunningham, legendary Times fashion photographer, dies at 87

Bill Cunningham, the street-style photographer whose photo essays for The New York Times memorialized trends ranging from fanny packs to Birkin bags, gingham shirts and fluorescent biker shorts, died Saturday in New York. He was 87.

‘Don’t Talk’ an amusing, entertaining production

The blurb for this show says “laugh-out-loud funny, witty, and delightful.” Hmmm. I think the first two adjectives lead us in opposing comic directions, with “delight” the objective of both.

Opera Saratoga opener sizzles with spontaneity

The capacity crowd was all abuzz Friday night at the Spa Little Theatre as it waited for Opera Saratoga to open its 55th season with one of the glories of the standard repertoire: Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro.”

Jazz, non-jazz all good at Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival

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Jazz, non-jazz all good at Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival

Eric Lindell cooked crawfish-boil blues plus Neil Young’s “Cinnamon Girl” on the main stage early Saturday at the 39th Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival, as Joey Alexander studied fellow pianist Elio Villafranca in the Gazebo.

Forbidden pleasures: Once-immoral nudes on exhibit at The Clark

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Forbidden pleasures: Once-immoral nudes on exhibit at The Clark

In 16th and 17th century Spain, a stronghold of the Roman Catholic Church, it was a mortal sin to view a nude.

Magicians to reveal secrets at Proctors  — and then some

Magicians to reveal secrets at Proctors — and then some

When Mike Tyler tells you there’s nothing up his sleeve, you have to believe him.

Fulton Street Gallery in Troy to close

The Fulton Street Gallery, a mainstay of the downtown Troy art community for 20 years, is closing its doors.

Movie offers harsh look at beauty industry

Movie offers harsh look at beauty industry

“The Neon Demon,” from Nicholas Winding Refn, the Danish auteur behind the Ryan Gosling cult flick “Drive,” is a movie primarily about Elle Fanning’s face.

‘The Shallows’ is cheesy summer fun

‘The Shallows’ is cheesy summer fun

Every summer needs a movie that’s as sun-drenched and easy-breezy as “The Shallows,” the Blake Lively vehicle that pits surfer vs. shark.

'Jones' a gripping, frustrating Civil War drama

'Jones' a gripping, frustrating Civil War drama

Matthew McConaughey plays Newton Knight, like Oskar Schindler an anomaly in a horrific time and place in "Free State of Jones."

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet blends artistry, athleticism

It’s easy to see why Aspen Santa Fe Ballet is a favorite with Jacob’s Pillow audiences.

ATF production has theatricality, energy, but songs miss mark

The press release for this world-premiere production notes that “five songs … have been nominated for Manhattan Association of Cabaret Awards for Best Song.”

LOS ANGELES

Jury: Led Zeppelin didn't plagiarize 'Stairway to Heaven'

There will be no new names added to the writing credits of one of the most famous rock songs in history.

Dan Brubeck plays his parents’ songs in a new quartet

Dan Brubeck plays his parents’ songs in a new quartet

Dave Brubeck was always in the limelight. But there was a woman in the mix, too. Iola Brubeck wrote the lyrics for many of her husband’s compositions.

Budding artists can explore animal art menagerie

Budding artists can explore animal art menagerie

Are there any young artists at your house? This summer, take them to “Here Comes the Sun,” a menagerie of animal artwork that just opened in MASS MoCA's Kidspace.

Michelle Shocked teams with Greenwich native

Michelle Shocked teams with Greenwich native

Michelle Shocked is returning to performance after a three-year hiatus, and she's got Greenwich native Josh Chambers by her side.

Opera Saratoga season offers both new and old

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Opera Saratoga season offers both new and old

Opera Saratoga’s 55th season starts tomorrow with a season that includes what is considered the greatest opera ever written, the American premiere of an opera-ballet, and an American opera barely six years old.

Dead & Company ride on Mayer's guitar

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Dead & Company ride on Mayer's guitar

John Mayer’s unexpected attacks through the night were fun and exciting set against the mostly feint, bendable layers of the older members.

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