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Dec 11, 2018

What's on TV Tuesday: ‘Momentum Generation' and ‘Tree of Life: A Concert for Peace and Unity'
"Momentum Generation" explores surfing in the '90s. And the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performs in support of the victims of the synagogue shooting.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

My Brilliant Friend: Has HBO's ‘'My Brilliant Friend' Finale Left You Wanting More?
Times staff discuss the highs and lows of the eight-episode season adaptation of Elena Ferrante's novel.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

Everything in Life Is Only for Now: ‘Avenue Q' to Close in April
The puppet-filled musical that became an unexpected hit on Broadway in 2003 will be ending its Off Broadway run on April 28.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

Review: In ‘Noura,' an Iraqi Refugee Leaves More Than Home Behind
In her new play, loosely inspired by "A Doll's House," Heather Raffo is radiant as a New York architect caught between cultures.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

Review: In ‘The Prisoner,' Peter Brook Ponders Crime and Punishment
This gnomic tale from the fabled director portrays a man expiating a patricide outside a prison's walls.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

‘Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang' (2005) Review
A.O. Scott reviewed "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang" for The New York Times on Oct. 21, 2005. Read the original review.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

Newsbook: President Trump Seeks New Chief of Staff. 3 Books Show Why His Next Pick Matters.
From Nixon's White House to Obama's, these books highlight presidential right-hand men and their outsize power.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

Critic's Notebook: Two Timely Takes on Hans Christian Andersen's Tales
These classics, performed at Theater Row, are not holiday stories per se, but they have much to say about greed and goodness.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

A ‘Discrepancy' Holds Up the Billboard Chart, and Meek Mill's Victory Lap
The rapper's latest album, "Championships," appears to have debuted at the top. But an issue has led Nielsen to suspend access to its data — and may change last week's No. 1.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

Books of The Times: A Memoir That Might Inspire You to Break a Sweat
Peter Sagal, the host of "Wait Wait … Don't Tell Me!" on NPR, writes about the rigors and rewards of his life as a runner in "The Incomplete Book of Running."

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

Review: At MoMA, Dances by Steve Paxton, an Original Too Rarely Seen
Mr. Paxton's works are beautifully revived by the Stephen Petronio Company as part of the exhibition "Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done."

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

The Best Poetry of 2018
The Book Review's poetry columnist, David Orr, picks 10 collections worth your attention.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

A ‘Stranger Things' Teaser, Beyoncé and More: 5 Things in Pop Culture Today
What you need to know from Monday's TV, music and movie news.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

‘Stranger Things' News, Beyoncé and More: 5 Things in Pop Culture Today
What you need to know from Monday's TV, music and movie news.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

Album Review: XXXTentacion Left Splinters Amid the Wreckage on ‘Skins'
The singer and rapper was known for blending genres and channeling disaffection. His first posthumous album is a threadbare version of the work that made him famous.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

David Sedaris's Back Pages, Before ‘SantaLand' Made Him a Star
The writer's archive, which has just been bought by Yale, includes his voluminous diaries and other private handmade books.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

The Best Classical Music of 2018
In a year of beginnings, the Jaap van Zweden era started at the New York Philharmonic, and the 92-year-old composer Gyorgy Kurtag's first opera had its premiere.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

Review: Anna Netrebko Sang a Recital. Of Course She Brought Props.
The superstar soprano gave her solo debut at Carnegie Hall, complete with vocal dazzle, carefully stylized poses, and flowers.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

Skin Deep: Felicity Jones on Becoming Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Find out the actress's beauty tips, and how she transformed into the Supreme Court justice for "On the Basis of Sex."

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

Books News: John le Carré's Next Novel to Land in 2019
"Agent Running in the Field" will feature a 26-year-old character navigating political turmoil in present-day London.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

Essay: Suddenly, Poets Are More Willing to Address Public Concerns. The Poet Laureate Explores Why, and How.
Tracy K. Smith, the United States poet laureate, looks at the ways poetry has dealt with the shifting political landscapes of the past two decades.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 10, 2018

What's on TV Monday: ‘My Brilliant Friend' and ‘Pentatonix: A Not So Silent Night'
Catch the season finale of "My Brilliant Friend" on HBO, and watch Pentatonix's Las Vegas holiday musical special on NBC.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 09, 2018

Critic's Pick: ‘The Jungle' Review: Migrants' Heartbreaking Search for Home in Calais
This extraordinary, London-born work of immersive theater places its audience at the fraught and energetic center of a migrant camp in France.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 09, 2018

Critic's Pick: Review: Race and Sex in Plantation America in ‘Slave Play'
In a staggering professional New York debut, the playwright Jeremy O. Harris unpacks interracial relationships both antebellum and postmodern.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 09, 2018

Outlander: ‘Outlander' Season 4, Episode 6 Recap: Family Secrets
A surprise visit from Lord John Grey and young William brings tension and troubling revelations to the Fraser homestead.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 09, 2018

Outlander: ‘Outlander' Season 4, Episode 6: Family Secrets
A surprise visit from Lord John Grey and young William brings tension and troubling revelations to the Fraser homestead.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 09, 2018

Reporter Asks ‘The Front Runner' to Declare His Portrayal Is Fiction
Tom Fiedler, a former Miami Herald journalist, objects to his characterization in the film, which tracks Gary Hart's 1988 presidential campaign.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 09, 2018

Art Basel Miami Beach: Cracks in the Glittering Facade
Against the backdrop of a skidding stock market, declining endowments and a cooling of luxury real-estate values, another private museum announced its birth.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 09, 2018

‘Aquaman' Is Already a Box Office Titan
The superhero movie took in $94 million in China, validating a risky distribution strategy. It arrives in the United States and Canada on Dec. 21.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 09, 2018

Live Review: At Jingle Ball, Finding Out Who's Learned to Play Nice
The annual revue of radio hitmakers at Madison Square Garden showcased polished stars (Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello) and a few dissenters (Cardi B, Alessia Cara).

NYTimes Arts
Dec 09, 2018

‘S.N.L': Robert De Niro Plays Robert Mueller, and Haunts Eric Trump
The actor Jason Momoa hosted, in an episode that also included a trailer for a fictitious TV show that asks, "What if Donald Trump was black?"

NYTimes Arts
Dec 09, 2018

‘S.N.L': Robert De Niro Returns to Haunt Eric Trump as Robert Mueller
The actor Jason Momoa hosted, in an episode that also included a trailer for a fictitious TV show that asks, "What if Donald Trump was black?"

NYTimes Arts
Dec 09, 2018

A Yacht, a Monet, a See-Through Piano: The U.S. Collects on a Fugitive's Shopping Spree
The government is trying to recoup the many assets of Jho Low, a Malaysian financier at the center of an international fraud case who had very expensive tastes.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 09, 2018

What's on TV Sunday: ‘Counterpart' and ‘Dumplin''
"Counterpart" returns for a second season. And Jennifer Aniston and Danielle Macdonald play mother and daughter in "Dumplin'."

NYTimes Arts
Dec 08, 2018

Popcast: How the Grammy Nominations Really Made Us Feel
Music's big awards show is trying to make big changes. So what do these nominations tell us?

NYTimes Arts
Dec 08, 2018

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads
Undocumented workers at the Winter White House. Cookies to heal the soul. The 2018 gift guide. Isabel Wilkerson on Michelle Obama. And more.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 08, 2018

Live-Streaming Your Broke Self for Rent Money
Jovan Hill, 25, dropped out of college and is unemployed. So how does he pay for his Brooklyn apartment and marijuana habit? His social media followers chip in.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 08, 2018

Books News: A New Book About Mussolini Is Provoking a Debate Over His Legacy
Antonio Scurati, the author of "M," sees his book as an anti-fascist history lesson disguised as a novel. Others disagree.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 08, 2018

Belgium's Africa Museum Had a Racist Image. Can It Change That?
After a five-year overhaul, Belgium's Africa Museum now acknowledges the injustices of colonialism. But it reopens amid a debate about whether some items should be there at all.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 08, 2018

What's on TV Saturday: ‘Ready Player One' and the Heisman Trophy Ceremony
Steven Spielberg's sci-fi film airs on HBO, and one of college football's top quarterbacks will be named the league's most outstanding player.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Playlist: The Playlist: Emo's Past Meets Its Future, and 9 More New Songs
Hear tracks by Meek Mill, Jacob Collier, Cactus Blossoms and others.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Books News: Crown Publisher and Editor of Michelle Obama's Memoir Is Leaving
Molly Stern will be replaced by David Drake. Gillian Blake will leave Henry Holt for Crown. The changes reflect a cyclical shift in the industry.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Dawn Clements, Who Put Her Life in Her Panoramas, Dies at 60
Ms. Clements recorded detailed scenes from her own life and from old movies, often in extremely large artworks in ink or paint.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Dawn Clements, Who Put Her Life Into Her Panoramas, Dies at 60
Ms. Clements recorded detailed scenes from her own life and from old movies, often in extremely large artworks in ink or paint.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Dawn Clements, Creator of Detailed Panoramas, Dies at 60
Ms. Clements recorded scenes from her own life and from old movies, often in extremely large artworks in ink or paint.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Smithsonian Adds Gallery Honoring Latino-American Culture
A $10 million gift from the Molina family helps Smithsonian expand its Latino representation.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Popcast: Debating the Best Albums of 2018: Janelle Monáe, Soccer Mommy and More
Drake, Mitski, Ariana Grande — whose albums defined the year? (And will albums matter next year?)

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Dana Carvey Remembers George Bush, From Muse to Friend
The former president's best-known impersonator looks back on his surprise invitation to the White House, and the 25-year friendship that followed.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

The Carpetbagger: Kevin Hart and the Academy: 2018 Gets the Messy Oscars It Deserves
The comedian's brief hosting stint was only the most recent controversy in a year of self-created snafus that included a swiftly dropped new category.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

‘Deal or No Deal' Gets a Revival, but Should Its Bevy of 26 Models?
Series like "Deal" encapsulate the paradox of the modern game-show model gig: a stiletto-heeled foot in the door that also reinforces stereotypes.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Grammy Nominee Brandi Carlile Has ‘Never Won Anything, Not Even a Karaoke Contest'
The 37-year-old singer and songwriter woke up to news that she'd earned six nods for the 2019 awards, making her the most-nominated female artist.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Golden Globes and ‘Avengers': 7 Things to Know From the Week in Pop Culture Today
What you need to know from this week's TV, music and movie news.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

That Decisive Moment: Must-See ‘Messiah': The Week in Classical Music
Our best of 2018 and a new music director for the San Francisco Symphony were among the highlights.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

H.E.R. Slips Out from the Shadows With Five Grammy Nominations
"A lot of women need to know that they don't have to conform, they don't have to take no for an answer," the artist born Gabriella Wilson said.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

After Dispute, ‘Mockingbird' Blends Novel's Spirit and Sorkin's Voice Onstage
Harper Lee's estate objected to elements of Aaron Sorkin's early stage adaptation. Now it arrives on Broadway with concessions from both sides.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Critic's Pick: Review: A Dreamy, Madcap World of Things and the Ungraspable
In the dance "To the Things Themselves!," the choreographer Neil Greenberg creates a world that's easy to enjoy, a series of moments to get lost in.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Reporter's Notebook: Anna Netrebko May Be Extra, but That's Why We Love Her
The Russian opera diva, who makes her Carnegie Hall solo recital debut on Sunday, goes above and beyond, both onstage and on Instagram.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Critic's Pick: Review: Intimate Schubert Expands to Fill the Orchestra
The baritone Matthias Goerne performed orchestral arrangements of the master's songs with Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Taylor Swift? Cardi B? The 2019 Grammy Nominations' Snubs and Surprises
Younger artists racked up more nods than legacy acts — and one of pop's biggest stars — as the Grammys made some major adjustments.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

2019 Grammy Nominations: Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Women Lead the Way
Facing criticism for a lack of diversity, the Recording Academy shifted its show's processes, giving a crop of young and less heralded artists a chance to shine.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Anatomy of a Scene: Watch Julia Roberts Move From Joy to Panic in ‘Ben Is Back'
Peter Hedges narrates a sequence from his film featuring Roberts and Lucas Hedges.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

‘Ben Is Back' | Anatomy of a Scene
Peter Hedges narrates a scene from his film featuring Lucas Hedges and Julia Roberts.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

A Word With: Megan Fox on Why She Won't Speak Out in the #MeToo Movement
Fox also talks about historical exploration, raising good men and becoming a real-life Indiana Jones.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

‘Avengers' 4 Trailer Takes a Mournful Approach to Sequels
The new clip is part of a big week for Marvel trailers, including one for "Captain Marvel" and a forthcoming one for "Spider-Man: Far From Home."

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

‘Avengers: Endgame' Trailer Takes a Mournful Approach to Sequels
The new clip is part of a big week for Marvel trailers, including one for "Captain Marvel" and a forthcoming one for "Spider-Man: Far From Home."

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Nonfiction: The Real-Life Heroine Who Inspired a Character on ‘Boardwalk Empire'
With "Invisible: The Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America's Most Powerful Mobster," Stephen L. Carter celebrates his extraordinary grandmother.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Up Next: Kimberly Drew Is a Curator of Black Art and Experiences
The founder of the Tumblr blog Black Contemporary Art, Ms. Drew left her digital job at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to pursue creative projects.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Nonfiction: A Fresh Look at How Poets Evolve Over the Course of a Career
In "We Begin in Gladness," the poet and critic Craig Morgan Teicher considers poets from W.S. Merwin to francine j. harris, in light of changes in their language and their influence on one another.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Five Great Podcasts From 2018
We asked our critics share the podcasts that they loved this year.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Nonfiction: Colm Toibin on the Fathers of Geniuses
"Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know" recounts the lives of the fathers of Wilde, Yeats and Joyce — and the chaos they created.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Children's Books: Picture Books That Celebrate a Grandparent's Selfless Love
There's nothing like the bond between grandparent and grandchild. New books by Tomie dePaola, Cecilia Ruiz and more show it in many forms.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

A Word With: Megan Fox on Becoming a Real-Life Indiana Jones
Fox talks about historical exploration, raising good men and why she refuses to speak out during the #MeToo movement.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

2019 Grammy Nominations: Kendrick Lamar Leads, and Women Dominate Major Categories
Facing criticism for a lack of diversity, the Recording Academy shifted its show's processes, giving a crop of young and less heralded artists a chance to shine.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Kendrick Lamar Leads 2019 Grammy Nominees, and Women Dominate Major Categories
Facing criticism for a lack of diversity, the Recording Academy shifted its show's processes, giving a crop of young and less heralded artists a chance to shine.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Grammy Nominations 2019: See the List
See who's competing at the 61st annual awards in 25 of its 84 categories.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Grammy Nominations 2019: The List
See who's competing at the 61st annual awards in 25 of its 84 categories.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

The Week in Arts: Chris Thile, J.K. Simmons, Handel's ‘Messiah'
The host of American Public Media's "Live From Here" is broadcasting weekly from Town Hall in Manhattan.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

How Old Master Sales Are Like the Tortoise and the Hare
Auction houses are still getting high prices for works from the historic canon, but demand isn't what it once was.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Past tense: The Marvelous World of Mrs. Maisel, Through Vintage Photos
The creators of the show take a look back in time with us.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

The Shortlish: Shrewd Short Stories That Merge the Hopeless and the Hopeful
Four collections, in settings that range from Glasgow to an island in the Pacific Northwest, sketch troubled lives and a yearning for better times.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

The Shortlist: Shrewd Short Stories That Merge the Hopeless and the Hopeful
Four collections, in settings that range from Glasgow to an island in the Pacific Northwest, sketch troubled lives and a yearning for better times.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Nonfiction: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court Supreme
Richard Brookhiser's "John Marshall" looks at the accomplishments of the legendary chief justice and draws lessons for today.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Nonfiction: Two Leading Intellectuals Analyze What Ails America
Alan Wolfe's "The Politics of Petulance" and Lawrence Lessig's "America, Compromised" offer differing diagnoses of the condition of the country.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Fiction: A Timely Dystopian Thriller With Sexual Assault and Political Corruption at Its Core
"Those Who Knew," a new novel by Idra Novey, takes place on an unnamed island, but in a world beset by problems unnervingly like our own.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Fiction: A Parable About Good, Evil and the Inevitable
A.L. Kennedy's novella "The Little Snake" conjures the story of a young girl's friendship with a strangely powerful creature and how it will shape her life.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Inside the List: The Paper Published a Holiday Books Guide in 1851 — and Every Year Since
It turns out that people have liked to give books as gifts for a long time. Here's a peek at how tastes have changed over the years.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

New in Paperback: ‘Afterglow (a dog memoir),' ‘The Odyssey'
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Encounters: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Who Plays Aquaman's Nemesis, Gets Schooled in Chess
The 32-year-old actor lands his biggest role yet, playing Black Manta, the underwater supervillain.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Best of Late Night: Desi Lydic Razzes Trump for Hiring an Undocumented Housekeeper
Filling in for an ailing Trevor Noah, Lydic joked: "Trump told us he'd build a wall, but he never said there'd be a service entrance."

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

The Best Dance of 2018
Our critics choose the best dance moments of a year crowded with major retrospectives and important new works.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

The Best Performances of 2018
The movies and the plays and the TV shows are great, but what about the people in them? They're right here — well, some of the very best are.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

The Best Art of 2018
The art critics of The New York Times tell you what rocked their worlds this year: notable art events, works in museums and galleries, emerging artists and how they found beauty in unexpected places.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

What's on TV Friday: ‘Icebox' and ‘Tyrel'
"Icebox" follows the journey of a boy seeking asylum. And Jason Mitchell stars in "Tyrel."

NYTimes Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscars Host After Criticism Over Homophobic Tweets
The comedian, who has tweeted homophobic slurs in the past, said, "I do not want to be a distraction on a night that should be celebrated by so many amazing talented artists."

NYTimes Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Kevin Hart's Response to Criticism Over Homophobic Tweets: ‘People Change'
The comedian, recently named to host the Academy Awards, has tweeted homophobic slurs in the past. But now, he says: "I'm in a great place. A great mature place."

NYTimes Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Critic's Pick: Review: An Electrifying Bryan Cranston Is All the Rage in ‘Network'
Ivo van Hove's stage adaptation of the 1976 film presents a pricelessly demented affair between a has-been anchorman and the cameras that love him.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 06, 2018

How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
Need TV recommendations? Our critic Margaret Lyons has three, including some ambitious sci-fi, a great period drama and a very RuPaul holiday special.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Golden Globes Briefing: ‘A Star Is Born' and ‘Vice' Lead the 2019 Golden Globes Nominations
"Vice" nabbed six nominations, while "A Star Is Born," "Green Book" and "The Favourite" all received five. "Black Panther" was nominated for best drama.

NYTimes Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Amanda Swimmer, Potter and Keeper of Cherokee Traditions, Dies at 97
The recipient of numerous honors, Mrs. Swimmer was deeply respected by members of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee: "Everyone called her grandmother."

NYTimes Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Nonfiction: Isabel Wilkerson on Michelle Obama's ‘Becoming' and the Great Migration
The former first lady's long-awaited new memoir recounts with insight, candor and wit her family's trajectory from the Jim Crow South to Chicago's South Side and her own improbable journey from there to the White House.

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