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Feb 22, 2018

Art Review: New Museum Triennial Looks Great, but Plays It Safe
You say you want a revolution? You won't find it in "Songs for Sabotage," which keeps its political voice low and its money on well-made art.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Editors' Choice: 10 New Books We Recommend This Week
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Critic's Notebook: A Day of Raw Mourning and Rare Accountability on TV
Anger and anguish over school violence dominated the news, in part because victims made sure it stayed in the news

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

14 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in NYC 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
Feb 22, 2018

16 Art Exhibitions to View in NYC This Weekend
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

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

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

6 Things to Do With Your Kids in NYC 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
Feb 22, 2018

7 Dance Performances to See in NYC This Weekend
Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Latin American Art Collection to Find Homes in Spain and the U.S.
Ella Fontanals-Cisneros, who has one of the largest private troves of the art, will donate some works to the Tabacalera arts complex in Madrid.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

$50 Million for the Hammer Museum, and Fresh Energy for Arts Giving in L.A.
A thriving art scene is nurturing philanthropy in Los Angeles, and young artists are moving in or staying put instead of heading to New York.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Comedian Going to White House Correspondents' Dinner. What About Trump?
Michelle Wolf, a stand-up comic and contributor to "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah," takes on one of the most prominent — and perilous — gigs in comedy.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

In This #MeToo Moment, Academy Awards Want to Spotlight the Films
"The Oscars should be a spectacle," one of the show's lead producers said, a sign that the industrywide reckoning over sexual harassment may not take center stage during the March 4 telecast.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

On Comedy: The Art and Anxiety of Booking a Hit Comedy Showcase
Marianne Ways is a tastemaker in the Brooklyn comedy scene, but putting together a show also requires connections and a lot of persistence.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Review: In ‘The Lodgers,' Something Wicked This Way Trundles
A brother and sister live alone in an eerie ruin that Miss Havisham (and real-estate flippers) would love.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Anatomy of a Scene | ‘Annihilation'
Alex Garland narrates a scene from his film featuring Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Gina Rodriguez, Tuva Novotny and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

The Problem With Broadway Revivals: They Revive Gender Stereotypes, Too
Audiences love the classic songs. And producers love filling seats. But in this #MeToo moment, what to make of musicals like "My Fair Lady" and "Carousel"?

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Review: In ‘Annihilation,' a Heroic Journey into the Alien Shimmer
In the new movie from Alex Garland ("Ex Machina"), Natalie Portman plays a biologist who tries to unlock the mysteries of an extraterrestrial whatsit.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Review: In ‘Every Day,' Each 24 Hours Brings Another Boyfriend
The film, based on a novel by David Levithan, is a love story of an unusual sort.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Exclusive Preview: Video of Elsa's New Ballad in Broadway-Bound ‘Frozen'
The Brooklyn songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez talked about the new song "Monster" in an interview this week.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

‘Monster' from ‘Frozen: The Broadway Musical'
An exclusive look at the a new song from Disney's stage adaptation of 'Frozen.' It was written by songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

How the Breeders Finally Learned to Get Along
Twenty-five years after "Last Splash" turned them into alt-rock heroes, Kim and Kelley Deal have recorded a new album with the band's 1993 lineup.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Review: ‘Seven Seconds,' a Grim Account of Whose Lives Matter
This Netflix series, the latest from Veena Sud ("The Killing"), is about a racially charged hit-and-run case. Though heavy-handed, it has a purity of dark vision.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Film Study Finds Number of Female Protagonists Down 5 Percent
‘Wonder Woman' and ‘Girls Trip' may have ruled at the box office, but there were fewer female protagonists than there were in 2016.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Would You Swipe Right on Amphibian Man From ‘The Shape of Water'?
The love story between Sally Hawkins's character and amphibian man is part of a grand tradition of cinematic human-monster romances. Here are a few more suitors to consider.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Review: ‘The Cured,' in Which Former Zombies Turn to New Terrorism
David Freyne's debut feature, set in Ireland, makes the plight of those who were once undead into a kind of allegory of the Troubles.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Review: ‘Are We Not Cats' Offers Hair Balls of a Different Order
This peculiar indie pairs a soulful-eyed New York hipster with a soul-music-loving woman. He bites his nails, but she has a more unusual habit.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Review: ‘El Mar La Mar,' an Abstract Look at Desert Border Crossings
This fascinating experimental documentary concerns migration in the Sonoran Desert.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Review: An Estonian Folk Tale Unfolds in ‘November'
This film from Rainer Sarnet builds a bizarre love story stuffed with supernatural lunacy.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Heads Up: In Post-Carnival Trinidad, the Party Never Really Ends
Port of Spain is known for its exuberant annual Mardi Gras, but even when the Trinidadian capital is not filled with costumed revelers, it remains home to a vibrant arts scene.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Nonfiction: The Philosopher Who Believed That Art Was Key to Black Liberation
In "The New Negro," Jeffrey C. Stewart recounts the life of Alain Locke: scholar, critic and impresario of the Harlem Renaissance.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Review: In ‘The Young Karl Marx,' a Scruffy Specter Haunts Europe
Raoul Peck's new film is a buddy movie about the founders of Communism.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

By the Book: Brian Selznick: By the Book
As a boy, the author and illustrator Brian Selznick preferred consuming stories on screen: "I usually watched the movies of books I should have read."

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel Attacks Conspiracy Theorists for Trying to Discredit Students
Kimmel asked, "Do you really think these kids, these teenagers who spoke out after a shooting at their school, are actors?"

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

What's on TV Thursday: ‘Nashville' and Oprah on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!'
Stream a documentary about Muhammad Ali or a 1970s gang classic. And Oprah comes to "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

Ayad Akhtar Wins Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History
"Junk," Mr. Akthtar's ambitious study of 1980s Wall Street, receives an honor previously won by Taylor Mac and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2018

London Theater Reviews: Carey Mulligan Is Perfection in a Play That Isn't
Two solo plays and an American import allow an array of women to shine.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

#SpeakingInDance: Ice Birds
This may look like a performance, but it's actually Ice Theater of New York's company class. Here skaters are birding, or moving like a flock in perfect coordination.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

Review: Is Edward Albee ‘At Home at the Zoo'? You Bet He Is.
A terrific revival of this master playwright's double bill of "Homelife" and "The Zoo Story" proves that there was nowhere he would not go.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

Max Desfor, 104, War Photographer at Midcentury, Is Dead
Mr. Desfor's photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

Modern Love: Modern Love Podcast: Uma Thurman Reads ‘The Accident No One Talked About'
This week, the actress tells the story of a family's shattering secret.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

Album Review: Turnstile Knows Hardcore's Rules. That's Why It Can Break Them.
The band stretches boundaries on its outstanding new album, "Time & Space," while Ronny J is showcasing how heavy music has migrated to hip-hop.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

Profile: The Redemption of Chris Hughes
The Facebook co-founder's rise was meteoric. He argues that the same forces that helped him succeed have made it harder for others. In a new book, "Fair Shot," he proposes a bold solution.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

Books of The Times: American Blindness, Abroad and at Home
In "Political Tribes," Amy Chua argues that elite Americans underestimate the power of sectarianism, domestically and internationally.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

The Carpetbagger: Mother Russia Crashes the Oscars
The Oscar-nominated filmmakers behind "Last Men in Aleppo" and "Icarus" are grappling with a very real vexation: fear of Russian meddling.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

A Jeweled 19th-Century Doll Sets a Record and Heads for a New Museum
The French doll, with a necklace of gems containing tiny photographs, brought $333,500 at auction in January. It will be in the collection of the Barry Art Museum.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

Review: A Dance About the Dawn, but Not the Quiet Dawn
The improviser and choreographer Jennifer Monson's "bend the even" presents a vision of nature as wild, powerful and unexpectedly eruptive.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

How Jonny Greenwood Wove the ‘Phantom Thread' Score
The Radiohead guitarist has been nominated for an Oscar for best original score. If he wins, he may need to thank Bach, Messiaen and Britten.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

After a Blowup Kara Walker Lets Off Steam in New Orleans
Delayed by a dispute between Ms. Walker and organizers, her calliope installation finally opens to the public at Prospect New Orleans.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

My Favorite Page: A Lullaby, a Caress: Yo-Yo Ma, Ax and Kavakos on Brahms
The celebrity musicians, who play at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, choose their favorite page from Brahms's three piano trios.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

Programmed for Kids, This Film Festival Has Adults Lining Up, Too
The New York International Children's Film Festival, which runs through March 18, offers 15 features, nine shorts programs and virtual reality.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

On Second Thought: Is Woody Allen a Great Filmmaker? Discuss
Our film critic rewatched key films by the auteur to see if they held up in the #MeToo moment. He came to surprising conclusions.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

On Second Thought: Is Woody Allen a Great Filmmaker? Discuss.
Our film critic rewatched key films by the auteur to see if they held up in the #MeToo moment. He came to surprising conclusions.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

28 Years After His Death, a Composer Gets a Publishing Deal
The agreement between G. Schirmer and the estate of Julius Eastman promises to restore to the canon the neglected work of a gay, black artist.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

How Much Magic Can ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Make on Broadway?
The theater that will house the play has been rebuilt in the hope that it will run for many, many years. So why is J.K. Rowling worried?

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

Review: ‘Game Night' Has a Winning Rachel McAdams and Charades With a Twist
A married couple questions reality after their weekly couples game night turns into a kidnapping mystery.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

Show Us Your Wall: They Built a Home, and With It, a Collection
Susanne and Bill Pritchard discovered their passion for art when they commissioned a design for their dream home in Houston.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

Nonfiction: From Justin Bieber to Martin Buber, Zadie Smith's Essays Showcase Her Exuberance and Range
The novelist's latest collection is "Feel Free."

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

Feature: Laurie Metcalf Was Hiding in Plain Sight
From "Lady Bird" to "Three Tall Women" to a revival of "Roseanne," the 62-year-old actress is finally showing off the extent of her range.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

How Much Magic Can ‘Harry Potter' Make?
The Broadway home for "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' has been rebuilt in the hope that it will run for many, many years. So why is J.K. Rowling worried?

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

Otherworldly: The Latest in Science Fiction and Fantasy
Monsters, golems and doppelgängers range through these sublime new collections of short fiction.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Stands with Florida Students Fighting for Gun Control
"I hope these kids don't give up," Colbert said on Tuesday. "Someone else may be in power, but this country belongs to them."

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2018

What's on TV Wednesday: The Brit Awards and ‘Nature: The Last Rhino'
Dua Lipa and Justin Timberlake perform at the Brit Awards. And a documentary takes a look at the last male northern white rhinoceros.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

A Rammellzee Exhibition Is Coming to New York
The hip-hop pioneer will receive a retrospective featuring graffiti and sculptures at Red Bull Arts New York.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

Telling Italy's Story Through Its Clothes
A new exhibition in Milan, "Italiana: Italy Through the Lens of Fashion,'' argues that a Prada dress can help explain Italian identity.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

Review: Deirdre O'Connell Loses Her Grip on Reality in ‘Terminus'
Ms. O'Connell delivers a heartbreaking performance as an older woman struggling with dementia in this drama infused with Southern Gothic horror.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

Review: In ‘Kings,' Washington Is Where Idealism Goes to Die
A political neophyte discovers the ethical nightmare of governance — lobbyists and donors and super PACs, oh my! — in Sarah Burgess's new play.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

Review: ‘A Walk With Mr. Heifetz' Stumbles Through History
The play, inspired by real people and events in the decades leading up to the foundation of Israel, cuts to the role of music in creating a nation.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

Minnie Driver on the #MeToo Cause
Jodi Rudoren of The New York Times spoke with the British actress Minnie Driver about Matt Damon, Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo movement.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

Minnie Driver on the #MeToo Cause: ‘Women Get to be Heard'
The New York Times spoke with the British actress Minnie Driver about Matt Damon, Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo cause.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

Minnie Driver on the #MeToo Cause: ‘You Get to Speak Out'
Jodi Rudoren of The New York Times spoke with the British actress Minnie Driver about Matt Damon, Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo movement.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

22 Musicals, Plays, Concerts and Festivals You Can't Miss This Spring
Highlights from the worlds of theater, pop music, dance and classical, recommended by Times critics.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

22 Musicals, Plays, Concerts, Dances and Festivals You Can't Miss This Spring
Highlights from the worlds of theater, pop music, dance and classical, recommended by Times critics.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

Minnie Driver Calls for ‘Truth and Reconciliation' Model to Combat Sexual Assault
The British actress was speaking at an event focused on the #MeToo movement and organized by The New York Times and the How To Academy. Here are highlights of the interview.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

Critic's Notebook: French Olympic Ice Dancers Make Skating as Ethereal as Ballet
A dance critic's take: They didn't win the gold, but no team matched the artistry of Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

In Picasso's Blue Period, Scanners Find Secrets He Painted Over
Scientists used a variety of tools originally developed for medicine, manufacturing and geology to discover hidden details in the artist's paintings and sculptures.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

3 Young People to Watch in Theater This Spring
Get to know the playwright Hammaad Chaudry, the 13-year-old actress Rileigh McDonald and the actor Andrew Burnap.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

Beyond BFF
Women are coining and co-opting titles for their closest companions.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

An African Funk Pioneer Gets a Second Chance on a Global Stage
The Ethiopian pianist Hailu Mergia, 71, had become a taxi driver. But after a reissue revived his career, he is releasing his first new collection in two decades.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

‘Frankenstein' Manuscript Comes to Life in New Publication
A facsimile of the "Frankenstein" manuscript will be published in March by SP Books to mark the bicentennial of the novel's publication.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

‘Torch Song' Set to Return to Its Original Broadway Home
The revival of Harvey Fierstein's multipart play about the life of a drag performer will open at the Helen Hayes Theater in November.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

Kobe Bryant Could Add an Oscar to His Record of Wins
The ex-basketball star worked with animation and music stars to make the short "Dear Basketball." It's an academy front-runner, though it's drawn #MeToo protests.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

Books of The Times: Marilynne Robinson's Essays Reflect an Eccentric, Exasperating, Profound and Generous Mind
The essays in "What Are We Doing Here?" take aim at orthodoxies on all sides of civic and theological debates.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

Critic's Notebook: How Balanchine Turns a Fairy Story into Tragedy
Our dance critic walks us through the finale of George Balanchine's "Divertimento From ‘Le Baiser de la Fée,'" the work of a master dramatist.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

From the Prairie to the City, Dancing to Invoke the Dawn
The choreographer Jennifer Monson has long been drawn to the natural world. Her "bend the even" was born on the Illinois prairie.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

The Scion of a Pakistani Political Dynasty Comes Out
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the grandson and namesake of the founder of the Pakistan Peoples Party, is queer, Muslim and proud.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

Review: ‘Semiramide' Returns to the Met, Unglamorous but Excellent
The sprawling Rossini tragedy hasn't been done by the company in 25 years. It's back, with a cast that lacks big stars but is game for its challenges.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

The Heir to a Pakistani Political Dynasty Comes Out
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the grandson and namesake of the founder of the Pakistan Peoples Party, is queer, Muslim and proud.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

The Carpetbagger: An Oscar-Nominated Transgender Director on His ‘Authentic Self'
"People are saying thank you for showing this isn't something black people have been imagining," says Yance Ford, director of "Strong Island."

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

Nonfiction: In a New Biography of the Bouvier Women, Jealousies Rule
"Jackie, Janet & Lee," by J. Randy Taraborrelli, reveals bonds as fierce as the scandals that threatened them.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

Nonfiction: Who Owns the Elgin Marbles?
In "The Real Life of the Parthenon," Patricia Vigderman visits classic sites of the ancient world, exploring their complex, contested heritage.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

Glenda Jackson on Quitting Parliament, Playing Lear and Returning to Broadway
After winning two Oscars, she stopped acting for decades to fight Thatcherism. Now, at 81, she's tackling an Edward Albee classic. But she insists, "I lead a very dull life."

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

Match Book: Dear Match Book: Two Budding Bookworms — and Friends — Seeking Literary Realism
Novels for young readers that tackle the complexities of the human condition.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2018

What's on TV Tuesday: ‘Thor: Ragnarok' and ‘Born in Flames'
"Thor: Ragnarok" arrives on streaming services. And women lead a revolution in the newly restored fantasy film "Born in Flames."

NYTimes Arts
Feb 19, 2018

The Alienist: ‘The Alienist' Season 1, Episode 5: Look at Your Bird, Laszlo
This week Dr. Kreizler came face to face with a killer — and with how much he has yet to learn.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 19, 2018

Review: ‘George,' Like Its Fluxus Subject, Is Playful and Prankish
A documentary details the rise of the avant-garde art movement founded by George Maciunas, though Fluxus remains as hard as ever to pin down.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 19, 2018

An Unlikely Youth Revolution at the Paris Opera
Nearly 100,000 people younger than age 28 came to see the centuries-old company last season, contradicting a worldwide trend of aging opera audiences.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 19, 2018

‘Black Panther' Is No. 1 on the Album Charts, Too
The superhero film has broken box office records, and now its soundtrack, featuring Kendrick Lamar, the Weeknd and SZA, has opened in the top spot.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 19, 2018

Review: Lee Krasner Gets the Upper Hand in ‘Pollock'
This bio-play about the married artists Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner is a surreal sparring match, steeped in alcohol and dripping with paint.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 19, 2018

Watch Ping-Pong Make Its New York Philharmonic Debut
Table-tennis-playing soloists swing paddles, hand drums, small gongs and even a wine glass in Andy Akiho's unconventional concerto, "Ricochet."

NYTimes Arts
Feb 19, 2018

Violin, Percussion … and Ping-Pong?
Two U.S. national table tennis champions play each other — at the New York Philharmonic. The unique performance uses sounds from an intense match alongside a full symphony orchestra.

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