Your Week in Culture: Essence Festival, ‘Leave No Trace,’ Caramoor


The R&B event returns to New Orleans, Debra Granik’s new film arrives and “Inuksuit” comes to Caramoor. ImageMary J. Blige will headline this year’s Essence Festival in New Orleans.CreditRebecca Smeyne for The New York Times Pop Music: Mary J. Blige at the Essence Festival July 5-8; The 2017 blockbuster comedy “Girl’s Trip” made obvious […]

June 29, 2018

‘Leave No Trace’ premiere at BAMcinemaFest

Food, Drinks, & Events

By Kate Hooker On Monday night, head to BAMcinemaFest for the New York premiere of Leave No Trace, the first movie from director Debra Granik since 2000’s dark and disturbing Winter’s Bone, which featured a breakout performance from a then-unknown Jennifer Lawrence. This film also explores the daily life of a young girl on the […]

June 26, 2018

Federal Tax Cuts Leave States in a Bind

Money | Business & Investing

The federal tax overhaul cut taxes for millions of American families and businesses. But the law also had an unintended effect: raising the state-tax bite in nearly every state that has an income tax. Now, governors and state legislators are contending with how to adjust their own tax codes to shield their residents from paying […]

May 15, 2018
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