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France’s Unofficial Minister for Fashion Isn’t Afraid of a Redesign

First, Brune Poirson spearheaded a law banning destruction of unsold goods. Now she’s part of the team taking on the ‘handbag war.’

Inside Prada’s Pop-Up Private Club

The hottest trend in fashion doesn’t have anything to do with product.

Pablo Neruda Saved Thousands of War Refugees. Isabel Allende Imagines Two of Them.

Based on true events around the Spanish Civil War, Allende’s novel “A Long Petal of the Sea” explores the lives of exiles.

What’s on TV Monday: ‘Honeyland’ and ‘Accept the Call’

A Sundance favorite comes to Hulu. And a new documentary is on PBS.

‘Emojiland’ Review: There’s a Rom-Com in Your Phone. With Music.

Everybody’s on hand, from a variety of Smileys to Nerd Face, and from Princess to Pile of Poo.

Review: Shakespeare’s ‘Timon’ Gets an Occupy Athens Makeover

Kathryn Hunter stars as the fabulously rich Greek who understands the corrupting value of money only after she loses it.

A Small Step for Space Force Is Not a Giant Leap for Uniform Design

The unveiling of the new military branch’s name tape — “U.S. Space Force,” embroidered in blue — was overshadowed by reactions to its familiar camouflage uniform.

‘Bad Boys for Life’ Excelled at the Box Office. ‘Dolittle’ Didn’t.

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence led “Bad Boys for Life” to box office glory this weekend. “Dolittle” did less well.

A Dance Steals the Show at an Opera Festival

Prototype, an annual exploration of new opera, encompassed “Cion,” a haunting South African mixture of choreography and voice.

Edith Kunhardt Davis, Author of ‘Pat the Bunny’ Sequels, Dies at 82

She also wrote about the death of her son at 27, for which she — and he — blamed her because she had been an alcoholic when she was pregnant with him.

Park Avenue Armory Celebrates Women’s Suffrage With 100 Artists

To mark 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment, the Armory and a group of 10 cultural institutions are commissioning works from women.

SpaceX to attempt rocket failure test again after bad weather delay

Elon Musk's SpaceX will try again on Sunday to destroy one of its own rockets in a test of a crucial emergency abort system, a day after bad weather forced the company to delay its final milestone test before flying NASA astronauts from U.S. soil.

Fighting Back With Color

The runways of this season — from Dior Men to Heron Preston — certainly don’t look like the all-white lineups of the past.

‘American Dirt’ Plunges Readers Into the Border Crisis

Jeanine Cummins’s third novel follows a mother and son on their harrowing attempt to escape from Mexico, cartel assassins at their heels.

‘1917’ Becomes Oscar Front-runner After P.G.A. Victory

The war movie won a prize from the Producers Guild of America that often foretells the eventual best-picture winner.

How 17 Outsize Portraits Rattled a Small Southern Town

Newnan, Ga., decided to use art to help the community celebrate diversity and embrace change. Not everyone was ready for what they saw.

What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Avenue 5’ and ‘9-1-1: Lone Star’

It’s a night of premieres: A space tourism comedy debuts on HBO, a “9-1-1” spinoff comes to Fox, and a mystery series arrives on PBS.

SpaceX to try rocket failure test again after bad weather delay

Elon Musk's SpaceX will try again on Sunday to destroy one of its own rockets in a test of a crucial emergency abort system, a day after bad weather forced the company to delay its final milestone test before flying NASA astronauts from U.S. soil.

A Climate Show Was Canceled. Then Came the Finger-Pointing.

One of the nation’s most successful theaters, the Public, shortened the run of a monologue by a prominent artist-activist, Josh Fox. Now each party is blaming the other.

Barry Tuckwell, French Horn Virtuoso, Is Dead at 88

He was widely considered to be the finest player of his era and was said to have “inspired every generation of horn player for the past 70 years.”

Peter Larkin, Stage Designer With a Funky Asterisk, Dies at 93

His Broadway work won him four Tony Awards. A different audience knew another of his designs: the Parliament-Funkadelic Mothership.

Love in the Time of Trump: How Do You Approach Politics on Dating Apps?

Swipe right for Bernie? Tell us how you signal what you’re looking for politically in an online match.

9 Books to Help Calm an Anxious Toddler

These books will help little ones slow down and breathe easy, even during rough moments.

7 Great Contemporary Novels for Teenagers

These books about teenagers growing up today combine literary chops with the special sauce that keep adolescent readers turning the pages.

Pledging to Go Vegan, at Least for January

Veganuary, a campaign that started in the United Kingdom, has made its way to these shores.

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Seven Worlds, One Planet’ and ‘Little America’

A new nature series debuts on four cable networks, and Apple TV Plus highlights immigrant stories in “Little America.”

Hank Azaria Will No Longer Voice Apu on ‘The Simpsons’

The voice actor is stepping away from a character who has been criticized as a racial stereotype, but it is unclear whether the convenience-store owner is being erased from the cartoon.

Park Avenue Armory Celebrates Women’s Suffrage With 100 Artists

To mark 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment, the Armory and a group of 10 cultural institutions are commissioning works from women.

Norma Tanega, Who Sang About a Cat Named Dog, Dies at 80

She had only one hit record, but it was a memorable one: a quirkily titled song about freedom, dreaming and her cat, who really was named Dog.

At Under the Radar, Avant-Garde Shows Leap Outside Reality

The Public Theater’s festival has included 12 featured offerings, four cabaret acts and six pieces of developmental work. Here’s what our critics saw.