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L-R: Dancers Reid Bartelme, David Norsworthy and Sara Mearns perform in the Merce Cunningham centennial tribute Night of 100 Solos at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. The staging of the event often saw multiple dancers performing independent solo routines simultaneously. Stephanie Berger/Courtesy of Brooklyn Academy of Music hide caption

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100 Dances For 100 Years Of Merce Cunningham

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw stars as Ruth, a woman who must learn to harness her inherited supernatural powers, in Fast Color. Jacob Yakob/Lionsgate hide caption

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'Fast Color' Celebrates A Supermom Who Literally Moves Heaven And Earth

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Host Ophira Eisenberg and Retta on Ask Me Another at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York. Mike Katzif/NPR hide caption

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Retta: Tweet Yo' Self

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Elisabeth Moss plays Becky Something, a punk singer struggling with substance abuse, in the new film Her Smell. "It was the hardest dialogue I've ever had to learn," she says. Donald Stahl/Brigade Marketing hide caption

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In 'Her Smell,' Elisabeth Moss 'Turned It Up To 11,' Then Turned It Up Some More

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Chris Evans returns as Captain America in Avengers: Endgame. Film Frame/Marvel Studios hide caption

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Our Summer Movie Preview

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Hail Satan? skimps on some devilish details, but as a profile of the Satanic Temple's efforts on behalf of the First Amendment, it's infernally compelling. Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Greek philosopher Plato with the philosopher and scientist Aristotle in 350 BC painted by Raphael as part of his School of Athens in the Vatican. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Vocalist Angelique Kidjo pays tribute to Celia Cruz on her new album, Celia. Laurent Seroussi/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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How Angélique Kidjo Brings Out The Africa Of Celia Cruz's Catalog

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The writers' union says that talent agencies are taking too large a share in the deals they negotiate, and that conflicts of interest may prevent them from working in their clients' best interest. David Livingston/Getty Images hide caption

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In Purl, a sentient ball of yarn finds itself out of place at the office. The short film is one of several created through a new Pixar program called SparkShorts. Pixar Animation Studios hide caption

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