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Historical society receives $7.5 million for archive storage

NEW YORK — A multimillion-dollar grant will enable the New-York Historical Society to upgrade its storage for documents ranging from John Jay's draft of a Federalist Paper to the archives of author Robert Caro. The $7.
Review: Back roads brutality in 'The Devil all the Time'

Review: Back roads brutality in 'The Devil all the Time'

Say what you will, Antonio Campos' “The Devil all the Time” lives up to its title.
No public at Dutch Saint Nicholas party due to coronavirus

No public at Dutch Saint Nicholas party due to coronavirus

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The annual nationally televised arrival in the Netherlands of Saint Nicholas, known locally as Sinterklaas, will happen without public fanfare this year because of concerns about the coronavirus, the broadcaster that organize
Review: A provocative idea that doesn’t work in 'Antebellum'

Review: A provocative idea that doesn’t work in 'Antebellum'

The new film “ Antebellum ” begins with a famous William Faulkner quote: “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.
Review: A cross-cultural marriage hits the skids in 'Nest'

Review: A cross-cultural marriage hits the skids in 'Nest'

Centuries-old creaking wood floors. Dark and endless hallways. Secret doors. When the O’Hara family from suburban New York arrives at their massive new manor in the English countryside, it feels like we’re settling in for another jumpy horror movie.
Mena Massoud's 'Evolving Vegan' is a cookbook, travel guide and family homage

Mena Massoud's 'Evolving Vegan' is a cookbook, travel guide and family homage

TORONTO — As immigrants from Egypt, "Aladdin" star Mena Massoud's parents worked hard to establish themselves in any job they could get when they first moved the family to Markham, Ont.
Former energy executive Dennis McConaghy wins Donner Prize for book on pipelines

Former energy executive Dennis McConaghy wins Donner Prize for book on pipelines

TORONTO — Former TransCanada executive Dennis McConaghy has won the Donner Prize for "Breakdown: The Pipeline Debate and the Threat to Canada's Future.
Phone flip: New Quibi series 'Wireless' empowers the viewer

Phone flip: New Quibi series 'Wireless' empowers the viewer

NEW YORK — Most directors insist on having final edit approval of their films. Not the creators of “Wireless.
Review: Guitars help Joan Osborne recreate sound of the '70s

Review: Guitars help Joan Osborne recreate sound of the '70s

Joan Osborne, "Trouble and Strife” (Thirty Tigers) Joan Osborne's many fans never know where her versatile voice might land, and on “Trouble and Strife” it's between two guitars, one in each stereo channel.
'The Nest' author has new novel scheduled for 2021

'The Nest' author has new novel scheduled for 2021

NEW YORK — The author of the million-selling debut novel “The Nest” has another story of family drama coming out next year. Ecco announced Wednesday that Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney’s “Good Company" will be published in May.