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Adam Rathe

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Adam Rathe is DuJour‘s Features Director. You can find him on Twitter at @adam_rathe and on Instagram at @adamrathe.

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  • DuJour Movie of the Moment: Cloud Atlas

    DuJour Movie of the Moment: Cloud Atlas

    This ambitious film isn't the easiest to enjoy—but it is the most breathtaking movie of the year

    It’s not just the all-star cast of Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Susan Sarandon, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Ben Wishaw and Hugh Grant, among others. Or the directorial dream team of Andy and Lana Wachowski and Tom Tykwer. Or the fact that it’s based on one of those novels that people ... More

  • Paul Banks delivers on “Banks”

    Paul Banks delivers on “Banks”

    The ambitious rocker, formerly of Interpol, releases our album of the week.

    The frosty detachment that was Paul Banks’ trademark when he was the frontman of Interpol—the New York band whose sullen sound made them famous in the early aughts—has warmed over significantly on Banks, his intricate, enjoyable second solo offering, out Oct. 23. Over the course of 10 tracks, Banks ... More

  • Glenn Ligon’s All-Neon Show

    Glenn Ligon’s All-Neon Show

    The highly collectable artist's new show represents a first for him: It consists solely of his works in neon

    Last year, art lovers got more than an eyeful of Glenn Ligon’s work when he was the subject of Glenn Ligon: America, a sprawling mid-career retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art. The exhibit displayed the work that the New Yorker is best known for—works on ... More

  • James Truman Makes Beautiful Music With Sebastien Leon

    James Truman Makes Beautiful Music With Sebastien Leon

    The former magazine bigwig discusses his new gig: record producer

    Jeux d’Artifice, an album performed by "sound sculptor" Sebastien Leon and produced by first-timer Truman, comes out today. But it's funny to think that the pair's collaboration could have just ended up as a restaurant horror story. Truman, the former editorial director of Conde Nast, was sitting down to dinner at ... More

  • See the World’s Priciest Postcards –  From a Billionaire’s Collection!

    See the World’s Priciest Postcards – From a Billionaire’s Collection!

    An exhibit of Leonard Lauder's collection of rare postcards opens at Boston's MFA

    Some captains of industry collect planes, some amass fine art, and others snatch up small islands to turn into their personal playgrounds. Not Leonard Lauder, chairman emeritus and former CEO of The Estee Lauder Companies, the beauty giant founded by his legendary mother in 1946. He collects postcards. More

  • 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Ethel Kennedy

    5 Things You Didn’t Know About Ethel Kennedy

    A new HBO documentary on the Kennedy matriarch reveals some eye-opening details—even for Kennedyphiles

    Ethel Kennedy is full of surprises. And the biggest surprise might be that the intensely private 84-year-old matriarch—RFK's widow and one of the last direct links to Camelot—agreed to appear in Ethel, a documentary premiering tonight on HBO. To be fair, the filmmaker had a personal connection to the ... More

  • RuPaul: “My Show is Carol Burnett for A New Generation”

    RuPaul: “My Show is Carol Burnett for A New Generation”

    The 'Drag Race' hostess promises that the show's new season goes 'straight for the jugular'

    RuPaul is the most glamorous lady on TV—and she isn’t even a woman, technically speaking. When RuPaul’s Drag Race kicks off its fifth season—which will be a competition between fan-favorite drag queens from previous seasons—Oct. 22 on Logo, viewers should brace themselves for a season of fierce ... More

  • Music to Our Ears: Mika’s “The Origin of Love”

    Music to Our Ears: Mika’s “The Origin of Love”

    DuJour chooses this pop pleaser as the album of the week

    Each week, there's a fresh avalanche of films, books, theater, albums and art, enough for even the most culturally savvy to get lost in. But DuJour wants to narrow down the onslaught to the picks that what truly deserves your attention. Like this album... Grammy-nominated musician Mika is releasing his third ... More

  • New York Film Festival’s Richard Peña

    New York Film Festival’s Richard Peña

    The festival head looks back on 25 years as a cinematic tastemaker

    After a quarter century spent curating some of the most closely-watched festivals in the world, Richard Peña, the trail-blazing head of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, is stepping down from the job. But don’t worry, it’s a happy ending. Peña, who oversees the annual ... More

  • The Week of Oct. 8: DuJour’s Cultural Cliffsnotes

    The Week of Oct. 8: DuJour’s Cultural Cliffsnotes

    Your cheat sheet to the next seven days in the arts—from highbrow to low

    Each week, there's a fresh avalanche of films, books, theater, albums and art, enough for even the most culturally savvy to get lost in. But DuJour is here to help narrow down what truly deserves your attention, with this curated list of picks.  The Film: Martin McDonagh, the brilliantly ... More