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Once upon a Time in Hollywood In the course of their brief, intense marriage, Dennis Hopper and Brooke Hayward lit the match for a cultural explosion in 1960s Los Angeles

The Hills Were Alive … … with the sound of rock ’n’ roll music. And many of the finest strains on the West Coast were emanating from Dennis Hopper and Brooke Hayward’s house

Putin on the Ritz As Vladimir and his cohort prepare to paint the town—or at least the square—red, they call upon the hostess with the mostess to be their social czar

Herbie Fully Loaded In an excerpt from his new book, the author remembers unleashing his father, a well-known negotiator, on a professor he hated

Practice Makos Perfect Christopher Makos showed Andy Warhol how to use his first camera. He also cemented Warhol’s existence as the personification of the “American brand”

Disney Is Not Mickey Mousing Around Revealed: the Magic Kingdom’s secret plans to retaliate against Florida governor Ron DeSantis

The Man in the Black Turtleneck A hit at the Santa Fe Opera in 2017, The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs has its video premiere in a new production from Atlanta

April 29, 2022

Touching Base The effect of Jackie Robinson on the lives of average Americans of color is well documented. But he was instrumental for other baseball players of color, too

April 27, 2022

Staff Picks Don’t miss a biography of the American painter Winslow Homer; a little-told story about Benjamin Franklin; and a memoir turned meditation on books

April 27, 2022

Child’s Play Nicolas Party’s techno-colored art is on view in Canada. In an interview, the artist discusses fairy tales, nature, and the power of pastel

April 26, 2022

A Grand Tour of Italy, but Make It Modern The intimate, under-the-radar homes and studios of 20th-century Italian architects, artists, and designers, from Achille Castiglioni and Gae Aulenti to Giorgio Morandi, are as stunning as the country’s ancient and Renaissance treasures. And they’re open to the public

Spires, Squires, and Liars A contemporary of Boris Johnson’s and Dominic Cummings’s traces Brexit, and the state of politics in Britain today, back to 1980s Oxford

The Sages of Montecito Harry and Meghan offer Netflix some business tips

The Lost Fans of CNN+ Management snuffed the new network after 32 days. Yet there were plenty of fans out there!

Murder, They Wrote Tragic beauties dominate this month’s best mystery novels—as well as a 1946 noir classic