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The Movie Star’s Movie Star

A new podcast evokes the advent of the Valley’s adult-film stars and the awe they earned from their Hollywood equivalents

Hidden Tunes

“Whatever story I’m telling, I tell it through music.” An interview with Bruce Adolphe, the mind behind the wildly popular Piano Puzzlers

Southern Gothic

New exhibitions at London’s Alison Jacques Gallery spotlight Black photographer Gordon Parks’s work chronicling the American South and more

The Going Is Good

At 61, Kathy Valentine, the subject of a new documentary on the Go-Go’s, shows no sign of slowing down

Open-Air Revival

Liquid Assets

Winds of Change

New exhibitions celebrate the outsize life and work of photographer Gordon Parks as well as the artist Khadija Saye, killed in the Grenfell Tower fire at 24

007 Lives at No. 25

James Bond sleuths believe they have pinpointed his home in London—and discovered George Smiley was a neighbor

Catch Him on TikTok

The coronavirus has returned the late Bob Ross, who hosted the wildly popular TV series The Joy of Painting, to the spotlight

Sic Trans Gloria

Cancel culture moves into London and tries to rub out the Booker Prize, J. K. Rowling, and her defenders


All the World’s a Stage

Met favorites get star treatment in the New York opera house’s new series

All the Write Moves

Transparency, brevity, color: simple steps for writing well

Paparazzi Fever

Photo by Bachrach

A Who’s Who of the 20th century wanted their portrait taken at one family-run studio

La Vie en Rose

Nick Knight’s floral photographs are on view now at Waddesdon Manner

Fashion is the New Black

This month, exhibitions on Parisian shoe designer Christian Louboutin, Palm Beach fixture Lilly Pulitzer, and more