Halle Berry & Van Hunt Are Following Kourtney Kardashian's Lead on PDA in This Steamy New Photo

Halle Berry and Van Hunt might be giving Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker’s PDA photos a run for their money. The Oscar winner and her musician boyfriend are upping their heat score on her Instagram account with their latest steamy photo. Berry is cozied up to her man as she

George Wein, Jazz Festival Trailblazer, Is Dead at 95

George Wein, the impresario who almost single-handedly turned the jazz festival into a worldwide phenomenon, died on Monday at his apartment in Manhattan. He was 95. His death was announced by a spokeswoman, Carolyn McClair. Jazz festivals were not an entirely new idea when Mr. Wein (pronounced ween) was approached

Spy: Kiwis shine at international film festivals

Jane Campion debuted her movie, The Power of the Dog, at The 78th Venice International Film Festival last week — and showed off Otago’s stunning scenery. Campion appeared on the socially distanced red carpet on Venice Lido with her two stars, Benedict Cumberbatch and Kirsten Dunst. Campion’s highly anticipated Netflix

With a Mess of Fabrics, Broadway’s Costume Shops Return to Work

The work spaces at Parsons-Meares Ltd., one of New York City’s premier costume shops for Broadway shows, tend to be a spectacular confusion of satin and silk, lace and lamé, milliskin and muslin, scraps of brown paper in unique and strange shapes. Each surface seems on the verge of being

'Outlander' Star Sam Heughan's Sassenach Whisky is Finally Back

The sixth season of Outlander won’t be back until early 2022, but Sam Heughan’s got a solution for Droughtlander. He’s bringing back his limited edition whisky, “Sassenach,” inspired by the nickname his character, Jamie Fraser, calls his wife, Claire Fraser (Caítriona Balfe). Is anyone else singing, “He’s bringing whisky back,

Putting Pieces of Beirut’s Past Back Together

LONDON — The cataclysmic explosion that shook Beirut last August killed more than 200 people and injured thousands. It also inflicted enduring damage on invaluable pieces of Lebanon’s culture and heritage. Nearly 130 objects were destroyed in two museums near the site of the blast — the Sursock Museum of

What Does It Look Like When a City Returns to Its Senses?

THE TAKE The reopening of New York has created a banquet of sights, smells, flavors, textures and sounds. The New York Times asked photographers to convey how the city is nourishing each of the senses. Produced by Jolie Ruben and Amanda Webster Interviews by Raillan Brooks TASTE OK McCausland OK

Ailey II Names a New Artistic Director

Ailey II, the second company of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, has a new artistic director, Francesca Harper, the company announced on Wednesday. Harper, a dancer, choreographer and director, whose career has spanned the worlds of ballet and Broadway, may not have danced with either Ailey company, but she is

Jessica Tyson: My story, as told to Elisabeth Easther

Former Miss World New Zealand, Jessica Tyson is the founder of Brave, a charitable trust created in 2018 to help support survivors of sexual violence. Jessica also works full-time as a journalist at Māori Television and is passionate about te reo Māori. Jess can also be seen onscreen competing in