Chef Mory Sacko Is Building an Empire

This article is part of the 2023 TIME100 Next, our annual list recognizing rising leaders in health, climate, business, sports, the arts, and more. Read more about Mory Sacko—and see the whole list—here.

Even after a few years as a celebrity chef, Mory Sacko is still a little stunned by his rocket ride to the top of Parisian fine dining. His restaurant MoSuke was awarded its …

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The Best, Worst, and Wildest Moments From the 2022 Oscars

While the producers of the 94th Academy Awards tried their best to liven up the Oscars through scripted bits and formal tweaks, it was an unscripted moment that set the Dolby Theater—and the internet—ablaze in the end. About halfway through the show, Will Smith took offense to a joke that Chris Rock told at his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith’s expense, and went onstage to slap Rock. …

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The 10 Best Albums of 2023

If one thread connects the best albums from this year, it’s honesty: No matter their genre, artists confronting the world head-on and telling the truth about what they saw made the most satisfying music of 2023. The best albums of the year range from a late jazz trumpeter’s final work to a pop newcomer’s self-assured declaration of her arrival on the scene, an album eked out at the tail e…

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Mina Kavani On Filming Jafar Panahi’s No Bears

It’s unusual for a film director to be unavailable to speak about their movie in the weeks leading up to its release but this is the reality for Iranian director Jafar Panahi. As his film No Bears hits U.S. theaters on Dec. 23, the 62-year-old has been imprisoned for 165 days of a six-year sentence for criticizing the Iranian government’s arrest of fellow Iranian filmmaker Mo…

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