An Unseeded Serena Williams Looms in the French Open Draw

An Unseeded Serena Williams Looms within the French Open Draw

PARIS — Her destiny left to the whims of a randomization algorithm, Serena Williams landed in a snug a part of the French Open draw on Thursday, with a first-round match in opposition to 70th-ranked Kristyna Pliskova. Williams, enjoying her first Grand Slam occasion since giving beginning in September to her daughter, Olympia, is unseeded […]

Robert Indiana’s Best: A Mini Retrospective

Robert Indiana’s Best: A Mini Retrospective

Andy Warhol and Robert Indiana at an early exhibition of Mr. Indiana’s work in New York City.CreditWilliam John Kennedy, by way of KIWI Arts Group From Herman Melville to Mae West, pinball machines to a slave ship, Robert Indiana drew inspiration for his artwork from American sources that had deeply private meanings. Perhaps nobody has […]

The Female Couples Remaking the Restaurant Industry

The Female Couples Remaking the Restaurant Industry

“THERE WAS ONCE in the western parts of Libya … a race which was ruled by women and followed a manner of life unlike that which prevails among us,” wrote the Greek historian Diodorus Siculus within the first century B.C. He was talking of that tribe of girls warriors, the Amazons, who in line with […]

A Comic Force of Nature: The Life — and Death — of Robin Williams

A Comic Force of Nature: The Life — and Death — of Robin Williams

Itzkoff does a superb job of capturing this era’s madcap caprices. Williams’s Mork character initially appeared in an episode of ABC’s “Happy Days” because the present was dropping its approach — within the very season wherein Fonzie actually jumped the shark. Conceptually, the episode, “My Favorite Orkan,” with its misbegotten alien-visitation plotline, was an abomination. […]

Roberta Vinci Ends a Career Defined by One Match

Roberta Vinci Ends a Career Defined by One Match

ROME — Roberta Vinci performed her final skilled match on Monday, ending a 19-year profession that included one of many largest upsets within the historical past tennis. Vinci, 35, misplaced, 2-6, 6-Zero, 6-Three, to Aleksandra Krunic within the first spherical of the Italian Open in entrance of a raucous crowd. She confirmed after the match […]

Review: In ‘The Gentleman Caller,’ a Talky Tennessee Williams

Review: In ‘The Gentleman Caller,’ a Talky Tennessee Williams

The very first thing Tennessee Williams does is mild a cigarette. Then he will get chatty in that molasses Southern accent of his. In the background, on the gleaming drinks cart, William Inge is slicing limes. It is 1944, and that is his residence, in St. Louis, the place he works as a journalist. Williams, […]

Serena Williams Withdraws From Italian Open

Serena Williams Withdraws From Italian Open

ROME — Serena Williams has withdrawn from subsequent week’s Italian Open, saying she wants extra time to be “100 percent ready to compete.” The match made the announcement through Twitter. Williams returned to the tour briefly this 12 months after a 14-month absence to present delivery to her daughter. Williams, the 23-time Grand Slam champion, […]

And for His Next Act, Ev Williams Will Fix the Internet

And for His Next Act, Ev Williams Will Fix the Internet

Last 12 months, after that technique didn’t catch on, Medium laid off a piece of its workers and turned to a subscription mannequin. Users can now pay $5 per thirty days for entry to premium tales, and writers can earn small quantities of cash when their tales get optimistic suggestions (often called “claps”) from different […]

Indiana Serial Killer Pleads Guilty to Murders of Seven Women

Indiana Serial Killer Pleads Guilty to Murders of Seven Women

An Indiana man charged within the killings of seven girls who prosecutors stated had been amongst a weak inhabitants of drug addicts or prostitutes pleaded responsible to homicide prices on Friday to keep away from dealing with the dying penalty, officers stated. The man, Darren D. Vann, 47, preyed on those that had been disconnected […]

Review: Marin Ireland, on Fire in ‘Summer and Smoke’

Review: Marin Ireland, on Fire in ‘Summer and Smoke’

Next give Alma a hankering for poetry and cathedrals in a city that has none, and a job instructing voice to unmusical ladies. This whereas substituting for her mom because the rectory’s chatelaine, with all of the submission and drudgery that entails. Finally add as her unimaginable love the glamorously tortured boy subsequent door. The […]