‘The Marvels’ Disappoints at Box Office, Showcasing Disney’s Studio Challenge

‘The Marvels’ Disappoints at Box Office, Showcasing Disney’s Studio Challenge

“The Marvels,” Disney’s latest superhero feature, landed with a thud at the box office only days after Chief Executive Bob Iger called for an overhaul of the entertainment company’s studio business.  A sequel to 2019’s hit “Captain Marvel” from Disney’s Marvel Studios, the new movie features an all-female trio of stars in Brie Larsen, Teyonah … Read more

Arts Calendar: Happenings for the Week of November 12

Arts Calendar: Happenings for the Week of November 12

‘The Hunger Games’ gets a prequel, ‘The Crown’ ascends to the throne for a final season, Dolly Parton tries out rock ’n’ roll and more.

How Chipotle's Founder Is Moving Beyond Burritos

How Chipotle's Founder Is Moving Beyond Burritos

Steve Ells returns to the restaurant industry with a new concept light on meat and long on automation.

Davide Renne, New Moschino Creative Director, Is Dead at 46

Davide Renne, New Moschino Creative Director, Is Dead at 46

Davide Renne, the newly appointed creative director of Italian fashion house Moschino and longtime womenswear designer for Gucci, died on Friday. He was 46.  His death was announced by Moschino parent Aeffe in a statement. Copyright ©2023 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 87990cbe856818d5eddac44c7b1cdeb8

Las Vegas Strip Workers Reach Tentative Deal With Wynn Resorts

Las Vegas Strip Workers Reach Tentative Deal With Wynn Resorts

Updated Nov. 10, 2023 10:23 am ET Las Vegas Strip casino workers and three gambling companies struck labor contract deals this week after months of negotiations, narrowly avoiding a strike ahead of the high-stakes Formula One race weekend in the city. The Culinary and Bartenders unions had set a Friday strike deadline to reach deals … Read more

Museum Sells Restituted Cézanne for $39 Million 

Museum Sells Restituted Cézanne for  Million 

Updated Nov. 9, 2023 9:53 pm ET A Paul Cézanne still life sold for $39 million on Thursday as part of a fundraising effort by a beleaguered Swiss museum. The 1890-93 scene, “Fruits and Jar of Ginger,” was sold by Museum Langmatt in the Swiss community of Baden as part of a broader campaign to … Read more

Airbnb Pitches Skeptical Shoppers on More Relevant Reviews

Airbnb Pitches Skeptical Shoppers on More Relevant Reviews

Updated Nov. 8, 2023 11:04 am ET Listen to article (2 minutes) Would you trust Airbnb reviews more if you knew more about the guests leaving reviews? The short-term rental company is hoping you will. Airbnb announced several changes to its ratings and reviews page on Wednesday. Potential guests looking at past reviews of properties … Read more

Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ Re-Do Tops Original’s First-Week Sales

Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ Re-Do Tops Original’s First-Week Sales

Taylor Swift’s rerecording of her blockbuster “1989” album sold more copies in its first week than the original following its 2014 debut, the first time one of the pop star’s re-dos has topped her first takes.  “1989 (Taylor’s Version)” sold 1.65 million copies across formats in the U.S., according to Luminate Data, formerly Nielsen Music. … Read more

'The Picnic' Review: Ending the Cold War at a Cookout

'The Picnic' Review: Ending the Cold War at a Cookout

A festive gathering along Hungary’s Austrian border allowed hundreds of East Germans to flee to freedom. More would follow.

'Urban Archaeology: Lost Buildings of St. Louis' Review: The Art of Adornment

'Urban Archaeology: Lost Buildings of St. Louis' Review: The Art of Adornment

An exhibition at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation gives a close-up view of carved and cast creations that once decorated many of the city’s structures.