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Time’s Up Descends on Baftas as ‘Three Billboards’ Wins 5 Awards

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“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was celebrated at the ceremony, the British equivalent of the Oscars, as sexual harassment was roundly protested.

Sunday, Feb 18

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We Have Streaming Revenue, Too, Says NBC. And We Can Prove It.

The network’s entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt says NBC has learned how to generate more cash from digital views, and keep track of it.

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What Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases

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Public broadcasting, which fosters an intimate relationship with its listeners and counts on their donations, is scrambling after the ouster of prominent figures over allegations of misbehavior.

George London Awards Given to Six Young Singers

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The group of rising opera singers was chosen after a finals concert on Friday at the Morgan Library & Museum.

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‘Black Panther’ Smashes Box Office Records and Hollywood Myths

“Black Panther” arrived to a record-setting $218 million in Presidents’ Day weekend ticket sales in North America and a global total of $387 million.

Cultured Traveler: Retracing America’s Musical Canvas

In the 3-D film “America’s Musical Journey,” the singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc takes viewers on an exuberant exploration of the country’s creative roots.

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Hear How ‘Mozart in the Jungle’ Became a New-Music Showcase

The daffy Amazon comedy, whose fourth season began streaming on Friday, has emerged as an unlikely destination for some of today’s hippest composers.

Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: Inside the Fevered Minds of Sports Fans

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To write “Superfans,” George Dohrmann spoke to everyday fans, academics and scientists about what it is that drives our vicarious competitive mania.

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Did You Watch ‘Black Panther’ This Weekend? Let’s Talk Spoilers

Eight very specific thoughts on the blockbuster Marvel movie.

I Took 7th Graders to See ‘Black Panther.’ Here’s What They Said.

Brooklyn students are enthusiastic — and frank — about the movie. While they were taken with the superhero’s suit, they also saw deeper meanings at work.

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What’s on TV Sunday: The Baftas and the N.B.A. All-Star Game

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“The Shape of Water” leads the way at the Baftas. And John Oliver returns to the desk on “Last Week Tonight.”

Saturday, Feb 17

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11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

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Our art critic reviews the Obamas’ official portraits. Dan Barry on the distinctly American ritual of school shootings. Norway then and now in the Olympics. WeWork’s plans for world domination. And more.

Jake Shears, of Scissor Sisters, Stages His Own Comeback

After years of self-imposed exile, the glam rocker returns to the limelight on Broadway, and with a new memoir chronicling a saucy slice of Downtown New York.

Books News: A Prisoner Got a Book Deal. Now the State Wants Him to Pay for His Imprisonment.

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Curtis Dawkins, a fiction writer who is serving a life sentence for murder in Michigan, says his children shouldn’t have to pay for his sins.

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What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Medicine for Melancholy’ and ‘Tragedy Girls’

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A brief love affair turns into a day of wonder in “Medicine for Melancholy.” And the comic horror film “Tragedy Girls” arrives on Hulu.

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Weinstein Company Fires David Glasser, Its President

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The move to get rid of the man the Weinsteins called their “third brother” comes at an urgent moment for the troubled company.

Friday, Feb 16

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5 Things T Editors Like Right Now

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A roundup of things T editors — and a few contributors — are excited about on a given week.

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André Harvey, Sculptor of the Natural World, Is Dead at 76

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Mr. Harvey was renowned for his intricately detailed, realistic bronze representations of pigs, frogs, turtles and even the occasional human.

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Obama Portraits ‘Push Us to Think More,’ Readers Say

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Times readers said the portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama were unconventional, not unlike the former first couple, while others felt it didn’t capture their spirit.

‘Unmasked,’ a Musical Celebrating Andrew Lloyd Webber, to Open at Playhouse in N.J.

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The production, created by Richard Curtis and John Doyle, will feature new songs by the composer and some of his most well-known.

Off Broadway Theater Cuts Ties With Neil LaBute

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MCC Theater, where Mr. LaBute was playwright-in-residence, terminated the relationship and canceled his next play but declined to explain why.

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That Decisive Moment: Yannick, Sooner: The 8 Best Classical Music Moments of the Week on YouTube

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The Philharmonic's next music director, Bach and a piece from the Harlem Renaissance were among the highlights.

Review: ‘A Small Oak Tree Runs Red’ Unties a Century-Old Noose

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This flawed and devastating play argues that in remaining ignorant of our history, we risk remaining mired in its violence.

How to Fit All of Asia (and a Food Cart) Into a Museum Cafe?

The chef Deuki Hong and two partners won the job of revamping the menu at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco by breaking the rules.

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Critic’s Notebook: Coming Next Week, on Back-to-Back Nights: Operatic Royalty

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Two of Europe’s greatest singing actresses, Evelyn Herlitzius and Anna Caterina Antonacci, are making rare appearances in New York.

Popcast: The Complex Intersection Where Rap and the Legal System Collide

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A conversation with a criminal lawyer about the racial politics of legal representation, the Meek Mill saga and the future prospects of incarcerated would-be stars.

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The Playlist: Frank Ocean Rescues ‘Moon River,’ and 10 More New Songs

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Hear the week's most notable tracks from Courtney Barnett, Gregory Porter, Tinashe and more.

The Power of Wearing Flowers

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The impulse to adorn ourselves with flora is as old as civilization itself. Here, three floral artists offer new takes on the most atavistic — and enduring — of traditions.

Make T Something | Joshua Werber

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The floral artist accepts T's challenge to make an object in under an hour using a few select items —including a copy of The New York Times — and models the results.