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“Soft Power,” David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori’s brilliant, clever world premiere at the Curran, was 2018’s best new show. (Courtesy Craig Schwartz Photography)

2018: The best in arts

In chronological order, these were the year’s most notable moments in the…

 

Jim Carrey stars in the thriller "Dark Crimes," screening at the Roxie. (Courtesy photo)

Films opening Friday, May 18, 2018

Beast: The thriller by Michael Pearce is about a troubled young woman…

 

Mary Steenburgen and Craig T. Nelson appear in the star-studded “Book Club.” (Courtesy Paramount Pictures)

Mary Steenburgen on ‘Book Club’: Nothing ‘remotely like it’

In “Book Club,” Mary Steenburgen plays a woman who’s having problems in…

 

In this June 2, 2011 file photo, a couple takes pictures at the back of the Napa Valley Wine Train as it makes its way through St. Helena, Calif. (Eric Risberg/AP, 2011)

Wine train issues apology to black women booted from train

The Napa Valley Wine train has issued an apology to a mostly…

In this June 2, 2011 file photo, a couple takes pictures at the back of the Napa Valley Wine Train as it makes its way through St. Helena, Calif. (Eric Risberg/AP, 2011)

Strip club in Denver has a conservative book club

My wife is from Denver, and I’ve driven past Shotgun Willie’s countless…