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31  mars     12h15
Julie Anne Peters, YA author who explored gay and transgender life, dies at 71
Emily Langer    She pushed the boundaries of her genre with her sensitive portrayals of gay love and transgender identity
What to watch with your kids: D&D: Honor Among Thieves’ and more
Common Sense Media    Common Sense Media s guide to this week s family movies and TV shows
Joni Mitchell sang Gershwin. I think I heard divine intervention.
Chris Richards    Joni Mitchell was awarded the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song and then delivered a performance that was utterly profound
The dramatic tale of how Tetris’ became a phenomenon
Gene Park    Henk Rogers s mission to bring Tetris from the Soviet Union to the rest of the world is now the subject of a new Apple TV Plus movie that plays out like a comedic spy thriller
In the galleries: An artist’s modern visions of a retro cartoon
Mark Jenkins    Vonn Cummings Sumner brings Krazy Kat into the st century an artist draws on her East and West roots African American artists take on martial arts images and a multi artist show focuses on the resilience of their cultural heritage
Teyana Taylor is ready to show audiences her range in A Thousand and One’
Helena Andrews-Dyer    The year old singer and choreographer now turns to dramatic acting It s the moment she s been waiting for
Can guest hosts save The Daily Show’?
Lili Loofbourow    Hasan Minhaj Wanda Sykes John Leguizamo and a few others make a strong case
What to watch on Friday: Tetris’ premieres on Apple TV Plus
Olivia McCormack    Friday March The Power airs on Prime Video
Life of Pi’ is a feast for the eyes, but don’t expect much drama
Peter Marks    Life of Pi a novel that became a movie has now come to Broadway
30  mars     22h47
Gwyneth Paltrow not liable for Utah ski collision and awarded 1, jury rules
Sonia Rao, Maham Javaid    Gwyneth Paltrow and retired optometrist Terry Sanderson each blamed the other for causing the February accident on a bunny slope in Utah
Bill Zehme, who elevated celebrity profiles to an art form, dies at 64
Michael Rosenwald    Mr Zehme brought humor and a literary voice to profiles of Warren Beatty Frank Sinatra David Letterman Sharon Stone and other stars
The New Earth’: A rich, timely novel about religion, politics and family
Hamilton Cain    Jess Row s latest is about a dysfunctional American family shattered by a tragedy in the West Bank
The 24 best things to do in D.C. this weekend and next week
Fritz Hahn, Sophia Solano, Adele Chapin, Mark Jenkins, Chris Kelly, Peter Marks    Celebrate the cherry blossoms at festivals with music and fireworks a Shakespeare festival begins and Opening Day means fun around Nationals Park
Mark Russell, political satirist with a star-spangled piano, dies at 90
Bart Barnes    With his instrument of choice he called himself a political cartoonist for the blind
Ari Lennox isn’t ready to say goodbye just yet
Chris Richards    The D C born R B star said this would be her last tour But with the help of her hometown crowd she seemed to be singing a different song
New movies to stream this week: Smoking Causes Coughing’ and more
Michael O'Sullivan, Lucas Trevor    Our weekly roundup of new movies to watch from home
Joan Baez: How I found refuge in drawing
Joan Baez    A delightful excerpt from Joan Baez s upcoming memoir showing her drawings which she does upside down
The epic life of Nicholas Said, from Africa to Russia to the Civil War
Martha Toll    Dean Calbreath s biography The Sergeant relates the improbable adventures of a brilliant th century Black man
10 noteworthy books for April
Becky Meloan    A poet explores her divorce a Black doctor shares his experience and a novel imagines life in a second American Civil War
Anna Deavere Smith takes a fresh step with first opera, The Walkers’
Michael Andor Brodeur    The renowned actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith premiered her new opera with composer Daniel Bernard Roumain as part of Proximity at Lyric Opera of Chicago
Melissa Joan Hart says she helped children escaping Nashville shooting
Kyle Melnick    In an Instagram video Melissa Joan Hart said the Nashville shooting happened near her children s school Enough is enough she added
Jeremy Renner in first interview since accident: I chose to survive’
Rachel Pannett    The year old Avengers star was critically injured in January after being run over by his seven ton snowplow near his Nevada home
What to watch on Thursday: Unstable’ premieres on Netflix
Olivia McCormack    Thursday March Alaska Daily finale airs on ABC
After his son’s autism diagnosis, a poet searches words
Maggie Smith    In Story of a Poem Matthew Zapruder beautifully captures parenting challenges that are both specific and universal
Keith Reid, Whiter Shade of Pale’ lyricist, dies at 76
Tim Page    He was a member of the British band Procol Harum when he wrote A Whiter Shade of Pale which sold more than million copies
29  mars     20h28
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow’ sparks a debate about credit in fiction
Sophia Nguyen    Gabrielle Zevin s Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow which explores issues of artistry and authorship is now caught up in a conflict about credit
The new Dungeons & Dragons’ film mostly captures the game’s magic
Olivia McCormack    Honor Among Thieves comes with a lot of D D baggage but the fantasy adventure is fun enough for even non players to enjoy
Jaroslav Kalfar’s new novel asks: Do we really want to live forever?
Cory Oldweiler    A Brief History of Living Forever follows a dead woman s spirit adrift in a post apocalyptic America
In the historic comedy Ben Butler,’ a serious war of words
Celia Wren    Washington Stage Guild production of Richard Strand s play uses comedy to touch on some of the darkest chapters in America s past
In The Jungle,’ refugees act in show inspired by their journeys
Thomas Floyd    At the Shakespeare Theatre s immersive theater experience the actors former refugees and audience share the stage a re creation of a migrant camp
Edith Wilson: The first lady who fooled D.C. and ran the White House
Barbara Perry    Rebecca Boggs Roberts s Untold Power is a riveting look at a president s powerful spouse and her efforts to conceal his illness
The Five Devils’: It’s only the demons of the past, but that’s enough
Michael O'Sullivan    Adèle Exarchopoulos and newcomer Sally Dramé ground this supernatural melodrama in a believable mother daughter relationship
A Thousand and One’: A film worth not just seeing but celebrating
Ann Hornaday    Gritty drama is a dazzling showcase for Teyana Taylor who delivers a fierce career defining performance as a mother struggling to raise her son in New York City