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Apr 26, 2019

What's on TV Friday: ‘The Avengers' and ‘She-Ra'
As "Avengers: Endgame" hits theaters, many Marvel movies air on TV. And Noelle Stevenson's warrior princess series returns on Netflix.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 26, 2019

Taylor Swift Releases ‘Me!,' a New Song Featuring Brendon Urie
The singer has teased fresh music and a rebooted aesthetic for weeks, ahead of what would be her seventh studio album.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 26, 2019

Opera Houses Find More Ways to Meet Fans Where They Are
With live broadcasting to movie theaters and digital distribution, companies have never had such freedom to produce their own content.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 26, 2019

Coming Attractions for Opera Fans, at the Movies and Online
A sampling of live cinema broadcasts and streams from opera houses in the United States and Europe for the spring and summer.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 26, 2019

At the Metropolitan Opera, Drama on an Outdoor Stage
The Gallery Met Banners program has given contemporary artists a way to "become part of the texture of the city."

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Review: In ‘Beetlejuice,' the Afterlife Is Exhausting
Adapted from Tim Burton's 1988 film, this hyperkinetic musical, starring Alex Brightman as a madcap ghoul, tries too hard to haunt.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Editors' Choice: 11 New Books We Recommend This Week
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

eaSpring Gallery Guide: Over 40 Art Shows to See Right Now
From Bushwick to Harlem, with many stops in between, our art critics take stock of the best shows this spring.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Spring Gallery Guide: Ross Bleckner on His Comeback and Mary Boone
Putting personal dramas behind him, the artist opens his first New York show in five years (at a new gallery).

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Spring Gallery Guide: Four Artists to Watch Now
They are fearless, and their works are among the season's exciting shows. Drawing on memories and research, they propose new ways to live with our histories.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Spring Gallery Guide: Over 40 Art Shows to See Right Now
From Bushwick to Harlem, with many stops in between, our art critics take stock of the best shows this spring.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
This weekend offers food, art and ... extremely thoughtful violence?

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

A Director Resolves Not to Recut His Film and a Vision Emerges
David Robert Mitchell was urged to re-edit "Under the Silver Lake" after a mixed reception in Cannes. On screens this month is what he intended to show all along.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

6 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to the city's best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

13 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

20 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

4 Film Series to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to film series and special screenings.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

9 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

5 Comedy Shows to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to stand-up, improv and variety shows happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

8 Things to Do With Your Kids in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to cultural events in New York City for children and teenagers happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

10 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Critic's Notebook: City Ballet's 21st-Century Choreographers: Some Future Classics, Some Clunkers
Four of the seven ballets on the opening two programs of New York City Ballet's season are of evergreen caliber. Why were the others revived?

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

13 Poets Laureate Receive Fellowships for Civic Projects
The poets, from 10 different states, will receive a combined $1 million to establish projects like writing workshops and readings in their communities.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Review: In Netflix's ‘Chambers,' a Horror Story With a Weak Pulse
A Native American teenager receives a heart transplant from a wealthy white girl, and the complications are pretty extreme.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

‘J.T. LeRoy' Review: Unpeeling the Layers of an All-American Hoax
The well-matched Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern play creation and creator in this entertaining account of a literary fraud.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Review: A Refugee Crisis, Composed Into a Symphony
The New York Philharmonic gave the American premiere of Thomas Larcher's Symphony No. 2, "Kenotaph," with Semyon Bychkov conducting.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Streaming Movie Review: ‘Thriller' Review: High School Slasher Offers Nothing New
The diversity of its cast is refreshing, but the rest is a haphazard assemblage of recycled parts from other, better horror movies.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Fiction: Two Novels for and About Lost Millennial Women
The directionless heroines of Jen Beagin's "Vacuum in the Dark" and Halle Butler's "The New Me" follow in the footsteps of Ottessa Moshfegh and Catherine Lacey.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Critic's Pick: ‘Be Natural' Review: Rescuing Alice Guy Blaché, a Film Pioneer, From Oblivion
This lively documentary shows how a founder of two national cinemas — director, producer and studio boss — was almost forgotten.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

These Three Theater Veterans Will Be Honored at the Tony Awards
Terrence McNally, Rosemary Harris, and Harold Wheeler will receive lifetime achievement awards.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

‘The White Crow' Review: The Young Nureyev, Gotta Dance! Gotta Defect!
Ralph Fiennes directs this biographical look at the ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev's early life, including his 1961 defection to the West.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Paris Is Getting a New Museum. Here's a Sneak Peek.
François Pinault, one of France's richest men, is investing nearly $170 million in the Bourse de Commerce. Works from his own collection are set to go on display starting in 2020.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Laurie Anderson In-Depth at the Hirshhorn
An immersive show opening at the museum in February will feature new works by the performance artist.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

‘Chasing Portraits' Review: Seeking Art Lost During the Holocaust
The documentary follows Elizabeth Rynecki as she catalogs paintings by Moshe Rynecki that were scattered during World War II.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

‘I Trapped the Devil' Review: Anxiety, Panic and Maybe Satan on a Holiday Visit
Someone is being held in the basement in this stylish film.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Critic's Pick: ‘If the Dancer Dances' Review: An Inheritance in Motion
Maia Wechsler's documentary goes backstage with dancers in a revival of Merce Cunningham's "RainForest" as they learn to move from those who knew the groundbreaking choreographer.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Critic's Pick: ‘Queen of Diamonds' Review: Fear, Loathing and Misogyny
Nina Menkes's 1991 film, debuting in a new restoration, keeps a tight frame on the accumulating indignities of capitalism in Las Vegas.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

‘Tesla Nation' Review: A Documentary Celebrates Serbian-American Accomplishments
It's not surprising that there have been great Serbian contributions to the United States. But to whom is this documentary being addressed?

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

‘Return to Return to Nuke 'Em High A.K.A. Vol. 2' Review: Troma Is Back, Icky as Ever
A putrid but at times oddly amiable exercise from the director Lloyd Kaufman.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

PROFILE: The Many Lives of Jan Morris
It wasn't until her latest book, "In My Mind's Eye," was serialized on BBC that many of her neighbors realized there was a celebrity in their midst.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Theater Review: A Nobel Prize Winner Puts Trump in Her Sights
Elfriede Jelinek's latest, "Am Königsweg," is one of several new productions of Austrian plays that engage with contemporary political realities.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

By the Book: By the Book: Gary Snyder
The poet, essayist and environmentalist cites Ovid's "Metamorphoses" as an inspiration: "Ovid in a sense tried to write the entire Roman story. I take it as a challenge to look for the storyteller of the planet."

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Critic's Notebook: Broadway on Race: Still More Likely to Comfort Than Confront
While electrifying new plays challenged their audiences, "To Kill a Mockingbird" and colorblind musicals catered to the crowds.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

10 Works Over 5 Years by Black Playwrights. All Intended to Unnerve.
These plays deliver a jolt.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Lens: The Racial Bias Built into Photography
Sarah Lewis explores the relationship between racism and the camera.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Critic's Notebook: A Radical Moment in American Theater and Beyond
A cadre of writers making fierce, fearless theater that plays by its own rules.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

How These Black Playwrights Are Challenging American Theater
Jackie Sibblies Drury, Jeremy O. Harris, Antoinette Nwandu and Jordan E. Cooper, on influences, gatekeepers and helping "the young black theater nerd find work that looks like them."

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Wonders if Trump Will Start Badgering Instagram Next
"What's next?" Noah said after the president asked why he'd lost Twitter followers. He's going to complain to Instagram because his thirst traps aren't blowing up?"

NYTimes Arts
Apr 25, 2019

What's on TV Thursday: ‘Gotham' and ‘Shrek Forever After'
"Gotham" comes to an end on Fox. And "Shrek Forever After" is on Freeform.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

Critic's Pick: Review: In ‘Ink,' a Mephistopheles Named Murdoch Takes Charge
James Graham's invigorating play about London journalism goes on a journey to the tabloid underworld — and the American present.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

How Did James Holzhauer Turn ‘Jeopardy!' Into His Own A.T.M.? We Asked Him
James Holzhauer, who has won more than $1 million so far, says he approaches each clue as if he already knows he will get it right, "so I'm going to bet as much as I can."

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

Critic's Notebook: Tribeca Film Festival: 9 Filmmakers Who Should Be on Your Radar
Their films may be flawed, but they reflect talent behind the camera. This is your chance to say you saw these directors when they were just starting out.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

Judge Sides With Woman Whose Lawsuit Accuses R. Kelly of Sexual Abuse
After the R&B singer failed to answer the lawsuit, a judge ruled in his accuser's favor and may soon decide how much money Mr. Kelly owes her.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

Books News: Nora Roberts Sues Brazilian Writer Who She Says Plagiarized Her Work
The romance novelist Cristiane Serruya has been accused of copying passages from dozens of writers.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

Bill Cosby, Arguing His Appeal Is Being Delayed, Asks for Bail
Lawyers for the entertainer said that the trial judge is taking too long to issue an opinion that explains his decision making.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

No Regrets: Taylor Swift, Nancy Pelosi and Jared Kushner at the Time 100 Gala
And Mick Jagger's girlfriend, Melanie Hamrick, choreographed a ballet.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

Jazz Fest at 50: The Stubbornness and Joy of New Orleans
Over a half-century, the eclectic and beloved live-music and food event has grown inseparable from the cultural ecosystem of its hometown.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

A Set as ‘Intense' as the Stories the ‘Constitution' Tells
It was one thing to deliver lectures in American Legion halls as a teenager. It's another to stand on a Broadway stage flanked by the photos of 163 staring men.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

‘Jeopardy!' Winner Makes History
James Holzhauer has been unstoppable on "Jeopardy!" The professional sports gambler has now surpassed $1 million in total earnings, only the second contestant to do so in the show's history. The clip, above, shows him setting a one-day record for winnings.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

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NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

To TV Writers, Pay Fight With Agents Has Another Villain: Wall Street
As private-equity funds take big stakes in talent firms, the clients feel shortchanged, pointing to conflicts of interest in the packaging of deals.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

Books of The Times: Mental Illness Is All in Your Brain — or Is It?
Anne Harrington's "Mind Fixers" traces the history of attempts to establish the biology of mental illnesses — which have led to repeated frustration.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

To TV Writers, Pay Fight With Agents Has Another Villain: Wall St.
As private-equity funds take big stakes in talent firms, the clients feel shortchanged, pointing to conflicts of interest in the packaging of deals.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

Notre-Dame Musicians Rejoice That Cathedral's Organ Was Spared
The building's three organists feared that the instrument had been lost in the fire that destroyed the roof and spire. They can't wait to play it again.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

Rewind: A Dark Swiss Comedy, Transported to Rural Senegal
In "Hyenas," now newly restored, the gifted director Djibril Diop Mambéty put his own spin on "The Visit," a misanthropic play by Friedrich Durrenmatt.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

A New Museum Explores 2,000 Years of Jewish Life in Italy
The new Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah in Ferrara explores the long and complex relationship between Italians and Jews.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

Nonfiction: A 500-Year-Old Tale of Intrigue, Greed and Betrayal
In "The Lost Gutenberg," Margaret Davis traces the colorful history of a rare Bible through its owners.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

Nonfiction: A Passion for Punctuation Meets a Love for All Things Greek
Mary Norris's "Greek to Me" is an exuberant account of a decades-long obsession with a culture and its language.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

Nonfiction: An Earlier Age When the United States Kept Immigrants Out
Michael Dobbs's "The Unwanted" describes the plight of European Jews trying to escape extermination by the Nazis.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

As Durst Murder Case Goes Forward, HBO's Film Will Also Be on Trial
Robert Durst's lawyers plan to attack the veracity of a documentary that played a major role in the decision to charge him with murdering his friend.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

4 New Operas in 4 Months? Only in Berlin
The opera seasons in many cities go back without a single new work. Not here.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Says Some Candidates Have Policies, Others Have Male Privilege
Noah said that while Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris came to the CNN town halls armed with actual policies, Pete Buttigieg apparently tried to wing it.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 24, 2019

What's on TV Wednesday: ‘Bonding' and ‘Cobra Kai'
A new Netflix comedy follows a grad student with a side gig as a dominatrix. And "Cobra Kai" returns for a second season.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

Critic's Pick: Review: ‘Tootsie,' a Musical Comedy That Fills Some Mighty Big Heels
The Broadway adaptation of the 1982 movie is the rare reimagining that actually keeps you laughing.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

Blockbuster Battle Between Steven Spielberg and Netflix Fizzles
Mr. Spielberg, a Hollywood titan for more than four decades, has been cast as an anti-streaming Luddite. The reality is more complex.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

Hollywood Writers Trace Friction With Agents to Wall Street
As private-equity funds take big stakes in talent firms, the clients feel shortchanged, pointing to conflicts of interest in the packaging of deals.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

‘Jeopardy!' Phenom James Holzhauer Smashes Through $1 Million Mark
Holzhauer, a 34-year-old professional gambler from Las Vegas, is amassing cash at an unprecedented rate and won another $118,816 in his 14th victory on Tuesday.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

‘Avengers: Endgame' Review: The Real Heroes Were the Friends We Made Along the Way
Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk, Captain America and other stars settle scores, tie up loose ends and take a long victory lap in the final chapter of this cycle.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

The Shirley Chisholm Monument in Brooklyn Finds Its Designers
Amanda Williams and Olalekan Jeyifous re-evaluate what a public memorial can be.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

Books of The Times: With Sensuality and Coolness, a Debut Novel Considers the (Partial) Truths We Tell About Ourselves
The narrator of Aysegul Savas's "Walking on the Ceiling" writes from present-day Istanbul, remembering time she spent adrift in Paris and London after the death of her mother.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

Lens: Photoville Is Coming to Los Angeles
The photography festival's shipping containers will showcase projects focusing on L.A.'s homegrown talent, immigration and climate change.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

SummerStage Will Have a New Feel This Season
A $5.5 million renovation will be unveiled at the SummerStage festival, which will also have gender equity in its programming.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

Michael Jackson Musical Creators: ‘We're Not Judge and Jury'
The playwright Lynn Nottage and the director-choreographer Christopher Wheeldon remain committed to the show, even after a damning documentary.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

Brothers Sue Jussie Smollett's Lawyers, Saying Actor ‘Directed' Staged Attack
The brothers have struggled to find work since the episode involving Jussie Smollett, their lawyers say, and "deserve to have their reputations restored."

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

Poetry: In ‘Swift,' David Baker's Poetry Stitches the Fractured World Into Art
For almost 40 years, in the extreme suburbs and the diminishing countryside, Baker has worked to see and describe things as though for the first time.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

Critic's Pick: ‘Carmine Street Guitars' Review: A Portrait of an Ax Meister
The Greenwich Village guitar shop at the heart of Ron Mann's documentary is one the last redoubts of a fast-disappearing bohemian Manhattan.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

How Music Tells the Story in Opera's Greatest Epic. (Headphones On.)
In his "Ring" cycle, Wagner uses musical themes to create a world of gods, heroes, dwarves and giants.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

Ask a Showrunner: ‘Cobra Kai,' YouTube's ‘Karate Kid' Update, Returns for Another Round
The creators of "Cobra Kai," which begins its second season on Wednesday, discuss the show and giving Johnny Lawrence the "Better Call Saul" treatment.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

A Balanchine Muse and Star Returns to New York City Ballet
Suzanne Farrell, who has a central place in Balanchine history, has been away from the company for 26 years. She came back to coach "Diamonds."

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

He Focuses the Eclecticism of La MaMa Moves!
The festival's curator, Nicky Paraiso, talks about the festival's theme — "Who am I? Who are you? Who are we?" — and his life in performance.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

Nonfiction: Anna Quindlen's No. 1 Rule for Grandparents: Butt Out
In her new essay collection, "Nanaville," the novelist and former Times columnist writes about what she's learned since becoming a grandmother.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

Nonfiction: Turkey's Killing Fields
In "The Thirty-Year Genocide," the Israeli historians Benny Morris and Dror Ze'evi detail the slaughter of Turkey's Christian minorities.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

Nonfiction: Dismantling the Myth of ‘The Heartland'
The new book by the historian Kristin L. Hoganson explodes conventional ideas about the Midwest as America's "insulated core" — the wellspring of its values and identity.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

Nonfiction: Cash, Jewels and Gold: The Tale of Britain's Biggest Heist
In "The Last Job," Dan Bilefsky explores a famous London robbery that was masterminded by a 76-year-old pensioner.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

Diary of a Song: Watch Lizzo Make ‘Juice,' a Pop Anthem as Irresistible as She Is
How a flute-playing, twerking, social-media-dominating rapper and singer built a song that packs all her joy and charm into three danceable minutes.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

How Lizzo Made a Song as Joyous as She Is
Watch how a flute-playing, twerking, social-media-dominating rapper and singer built a party song that packs all of her joy and charm into three danceable minutes.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

Lens: New York's Photoville is Coming to Los Angeles
The photography festival's shipping containers will showcase projects focusing on L.A.'s homegrown talent, immigration and climate change.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Likens the Mueller Report to Maroon 5's Tattooed Frontman
"This document was covered in so much ink it looked like Adam Levine's torso," Noah joked on Monday. "Like one of the pages had nipples."

NYTimes Arts
Apr 23, 2019

What's on TV Tuesday: ‘I Think You Should Leave' and ‘1969'
Tim Robinson's comedy show hits Netflix. And a documentary series recounts events that made 1969 so tumultuous.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 22, 2019

Review: Love Bites, Hard, in ‘The Pain of My Belligerence'
Halley Feiffer stars opposite Hamish Linklater in her new comedy of anguish, which begins with a memorably chilling first date.

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