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Feb 23, 2024

Neil Gaiman on the Collectibles He's Auctioning
Art by Moebius, a Christmas card by Gaiman and a Swamp Thing cover are among the items.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 23, 2024

How to Watch the 2024 SAG Awards: Date, Time and Streaming
The awards, which are streaming live on Netflix for the first time, will offer a preview of some key Oscars races. Barbra Streisand will be on hand, too.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 23, 2024

In This Heroes' Tale, Real People Risk Their Lives to Get to Europe
Matteo Garrone's Oscar-nominated feature "Io Capitano" dramatizes the harrowing journeys made by thousands of Africans each month looking for a better life in Europe.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 23, 2024

Documentaries That Examine Russia's War in Ukraine
After the death of Russian dissident Aleksei A. Navalny, these four movies examine the war in unexpected ways.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 23, 2024

Audiobook Review: ‘My Name Is Barbra,' by Barbra Streisand
In Streisand's new audiobook recording for her chatty, brick-size memoir, "My Name Is Barbra," the superlative diva adds a little freestyling.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 23, 2024

Shane Gillis to Host ‘S.N.L.' After Being Dropped in 2019. Here's What He's Done Since.
The comedian was abruptly fired in 2019, just after being named to the cast, when offensive comments he'd made surfaced. Now a rising stand-up star, he is set to appear on the show this weekend.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 23, 2024

‘Shogun' Remake: This Time, the White Man Is Only One of the Stars
A 1980 adaptation of the best-selling novel cast it as the tale of a white hero in an exotic Japan. A new version tells a more kaleidoscopic story.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 23, 2024

Cartier's Perfumer Creates Scents for ‘Prometheus' Music
Mathilde Laurent, Cartier's perfumer, has created a scent poem that enhances the experience of Scriabin's synesthetic score for "Prometheus."

NYTimes Arts
Feb 23, 2024

‘Mea Culpa' Review: Who's Really to Blame, and for What?
The tagline of Tyler Perry's new movie is "everyone's guilty of something," but the responsibility for this willfully steamy, decidedly silly thriller is all his.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

‘A Sign of the Times' Review: A Confused 1960s New York
A jukebox musical about a Midwesterner's big dreams is heavy on the Petula Clark.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

‘Jelly's Last Jam' Review: A Musical Paradise, Even in Purgatory
Did Jelly Roll Morton "invent" jazz, as he claimed? A sensational Encores! revival offers a postmortem prosecution of one of the form's founding fathers.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

9 New Books We Recommend This Week
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

What to Watch This Weekend: A Dysfunctional Family Dramedy
"Moonshine," a Canadian series about a family selling drugs and hospitality in Nova Scotia, is overstuffed but exciting.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

Armorer Who Loaded Gun in Alec Baldwin Shooting Stands Trial: What to Know
The armorer, Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on the set of the film "Rust." She has pleaded not guilty.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

Wendy Williams Has Frontotemporal Dementia and Aphasia, Representatives Say
Representatives for the former daytime talk show host announced her diagnoses two days before the release of a two-part documentary about her health issues.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

Manslaughter Trial Begins of ‘Rust' Armorer in Alec Baldwin Shooting
Prosecutors said the armorer, Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, was responsible for the presence of live ammunition on the set and for failing to check the gun; the defense said she was a scapegoat.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

Robert Macbeth, Founder of Harlem's New Lafayette Theater, Dies at 89
He created a vibrant space for actors and playwrights that became a seedbed for the emerging Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and '70s.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

‘Io Capitano' Review: A Migration Odyssey
The Italian director of the film "Gomorrah" focuses his tender yet unsparing lens on two teenage boys journeying from their home in Senegal to Europe.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

‘The Ally,' a Play About Israel and Free Speech, Tackles Big Issues
Itamar Moses wrote a drama of ideas about Israel and antisemitism. Then Oct. 7 happened.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

‘October Rain,' Israel's Proposed Eurovision Entry, Causes a Storm
Almost nobody has heard the song, but some social media users see it as a reference to the Hamas-led attacks of Oct. 7, and so too political for Eurovision.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

Israel's Proposed Eurovision Entry Causes a Storm
Almost nobody has heard the song, but some social media users see it as a reference to the Hamas-led attacks of Oct. 7, and so too political for Eurovision.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

Review: Ray Francis Photographs, at Bruce Silverstein Gallery
A founder of the Kamoinge Workshop, he made lush, powerful photos that document and honor members of the African diaspora.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

Review: Yunchan Lim Plays Chopin at Carnegie Hall
For his Carnegie debut, the fast-rising Yunchan Lim gave a confident and dazzling performance of Chopin's 27 fiendishly difficult études.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

‘Drive-Away Dolls' Review: Ethan Coen's Sluggish Joyride
Directing without his brother, Coen brings the usual mix of highbrow references and petty crimes, but this road movie just stalls out.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

Residente's ‘Las Letras Ya No Importan': A Troublemaker Reveals His Heart
The Puerto Rican rapper from Calle 13 places romance alongside resistance on "Las Letras Ya No Importan."

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

Popcast (Deluxe): Pop Stars vs. the Attention Economy
Jennifer Lopez's new film and album, "This Is Me … Now," plus other messy rollouts for pop stars including Dua Lipa, Justin Timberlake and Camila Cabello.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

Netflix's ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender' Can't Match the Original
Netflix's latest attempt to capture the magic of a beloved animated series has some strong performances but falls well short of the original.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

‘About Dry Grasses' Review: The Weariness of Hope
The latest intimate epic from the master filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan asks whether the world can change, and we can change with it.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Review: Apocalypse Later
The pleasant distractions of a beautiful open world undermine core narratives about pain and sacrifice on a doomed planet.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

Friends Seminary Unveils Rare James Turrell Skyspace in Manhattan
Manhattan private schools are renowned for their amenities, but having a Skyspace from the acclaimed master of light may help Friends Seminary go to the head of the class.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

‘Veselka' Review: Serving Up Support for Ukraine
Subtitled "The Rainbow on the Corner at the Center of the World," this documentary offers a warm tribute to an East Village landmark.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

‘Stopmotion' Review: Her Dark Materials
A fraying animator becomes the victim of her own creations in this visually sophisticated horror movie.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

‘Kiss the Future' Review: Seeing U2 in Post-Siege Sarajevo
Nenad Cicin-Sain's smoothly calibrated documentary is part timeline of the concert's development and part testament to the city's defiance during the Bosnian War.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

‘The Invisible Fight' Review: Iron Fist vs. Iron Curtain
This action comedy set in the 1970s satisfyingly blends kung fu, heavy metal and Orthodox Christianity.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

Jennifer Lopez and ‘This Is Me … Now': Is She for Real?
"This Is Me … Now: A Love Story," a movie built on her latest album, is a showcase for the exhausting, never-ending, hazardous work of being Jennifer Lopez.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

We Have a James Turrell
Manhattan private schools are renowned for their amenities, but having a Skyspace from the acclaimed master of light may help Friends Seminary go to the head of the class.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

‘They Shot the Piano Player' Review: Taking on a Bossa Nova Mystery
The pianist Francisco Tenório Júnior, on tour in Argentina during the right-wing dictatorship of the 1970s, vanished. This animated feature picks up the trail.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

‘Ordinary Angels' Review: A Hairdresser Turns Lifesaver
When a 5-year-old girl's life is in danger if she doesn't get surgery urgently, help arrives from unexpected places.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

‘Drive-Away Dolls' Review: A Mirthless Joyride
Directing without his brother, Ethan Coen brings the usual mix of highbrow references and petty crimes, but this road movie just stalls out.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

Amy Herzog on Adapting Ibsen's ‘An Enemy of the People' for Broadway
She has become known an Ibsen whisper, bringing "An Enemy of the People" to Broadway this spring, along with a play of her own, which stars Rachel McAdams.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

Review: ‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba — To the Hashira Training'
The popular anime returns to the big screen in a somewhat lopsided feature presentation of two stand-alone episodes from the TV series.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

On the Road With ‘The Outsiders,' Where the Greasers and Socs Rumbled
It's one of the best-selling Y.A. novels of all time and a star-studded Coppola movie from the '80s. On its way to Broadway, the show's cast and creators paid S.E. Hinton a visit.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

Reports of Cabaret's Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
The art form has faced challenges as nightlife norms shift — and as its audience ages — but it has also evolved. Five figures from the New York scene discuss.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 22, 2024

Interview: Brontez Purnell
"I've been prank-calling Justin Torres for like two decades," says the poet and performer, whose new book is called "Ten Bridges I've Burnt: A Memoir in Verse."

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

Inside the Lunar New Year Galas Hosted by the New York Philharmonic and 88rising
The celebrations continued as the music collective 88rising hosted a gala in Los Angeles and the New York Philharmonic marked the Year of the Dragon in Manhattan.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

Charles Stendig Dies at 99; Introduced Fanciful Furniture From Abroad
For nearly two decades he traveled to factories throughout Europe, sometimes behind the Iron Curtain, to bring modern furniture to Americans.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

Star Directors Buy Historic Village Theater in Los Angeles
Concerned about the future of moviegoing in the filmmaking capital, Jason Reitman and a group of distinguished directors purchased the historic Village Theater in Westwood.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

Broadway Shows Opening Spring 2024: What to Know About This Season
Why are 18 shows opening in March and April, and which one is for you? Our theater reporter has answers.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

‘Sunset Baby' Review: Don't Let Nina Be Misunderstood
Moses Ingram makes her New York stage debut in Dominique Morisseau's love poem to Nina Simone.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

At Jeremiah Brent's Book Party Pondering: What Makes a Home?
While celebrating Jeremiah Brent's first book, guests pondered the keys to a home, from lighting to artifacts of past lives.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

Covering the Rise of Tracy Chapman
In 1988, "Fast Car" turned the singer-songwriter into a star. She was skeptical of the spotlight, and learning to wield her power.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

Beyoncé Becomes First Black Woman to Top Billboard Country Chart
Her single "Texas Hold 'Em" debuted atop the country airplay chart after its release during the Super Bowl.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

Sara Mearns and Jamar Roberts to Be Resident Artists at Vail
The summer's Vail Dance Festival features Mearns, the New York City Ballet star, and the choreographer Roberts.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

Danielle Brooks Has an Oscar Nomination. So Why Is She in Mourning?
As she tries to find her place in Hollywood, the "Color Purple" stage and screen star bids an emotional goodbye to a character she has lived with for nearly a decade.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

The Met Opera's New Season: What We Want to See
In an effort to program contemporary works, the company will present recent operas by Jeanine Tesori, John Adams, Jake Heggie and Osvaldo Golijov.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

Review: Brooklyn Museum Zine Show ‘Copy Machine Manifestos'
An extraordinary exhibition of dissident and countercultural takes at the Brooklyn Museum shows the power of the copy machine.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

‘Becoming King' Review: An Actor Marches On
This documentary about Ava DuVernay's 2014 Martin Luther King drama "Selma" plays more like a David Oyelowo tribute than a proper look at the difficulties of making the film.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

Jimmy Van Eaton, Purveyor of the Sun Records Beat, Dies at 86
His drumming lent spontaneity and imagination to the unfettered sound of seminal rock 'n' roll records by Jerry Lee Lewis and others.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

Interview: Timothée Chalamet and Denis Villeneuve on the ‘Dune' Films
With "Part Two" hitting theaters, they discuss another potential sequel, the impossible quest for onscreen perfection and those infamous popcorn buckets.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

A Film Festival in the Back of a Taxi
The TaxiFilmFest is partly a protest over the miserable state of Berlin's taxi industry. But it's also a celebration of the cab's iconic place in the urban cultural landscape.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

Sandra Hüller, Uneasy in the Spotlight
A best actress nomination changes everything — Sandra Hüller knows that. She just isn't sure that's a good thing.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

Ewen MacIntosh, Keith Bishop on the British 'Office,' Dies at 50
Mr. MacIntosh was known for his role as Keith Bishop, a dry, blunt accountant on the original version of "The Office."

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

Ewen MacIntosh, Comedian on British Sitcom ‘The Office,' Dies at 50
Mr. MacIntosh was known for his role as Keith Bishop, a dry, blunt accountant on the original version of "The Office."

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

‘Modern Love Podcast': A Politics Reporter Walks Into a Singles Mixer
Politics and speed dating: What could go wrong? Astead Herndon, host of "The Run-Up," talks to Anna Martin about his recent reporting excursion.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

Armorer Who Loaded Gun in Alec Baldwin Shooting Faces Trial: What to Know
The armorer, Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on the set of the film "Rust." She has pleaded not guilty.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

‘Lumumba: Death of a Prophet': Revisiting a Mythic Figure
The 1990 documentary about Patrice Lumumba by Raoul Peck ("I Am Not Your Negro"), showing at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, looks and feels newly minted.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

What to Know About This Crazily Crowded Broadway Spring Season
Why are 18 shows opening in March and April, and which one is for you? Our theater reporter has answers.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

6 Native American Objects That Explain New Museum Regulations
A look at how the Field Museum in Chicago is responding to recent federal regulations that have led officials to cover objects they may need to return to tribes.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

‘Mister Organ,' ‘Destroyer' and More Streaming Gems
Con artists and ghost stories are among our recommendations from the subscription streaming services this month.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

Live Performance in New York: Here's What to See This Spring
"The Notebook" and "Cabaret" land on Broadway. Olivia Rodrigo's tour stops in Manhattan. Plus: Herbie Hancock, Heartbeat Opera and Trisha Brown Dance Company.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 21, 2024

Video Game Reviews: Ultros and Pacific Drive
The visual flourishes and floral secrets in Ultros make its claustrophobic passageways inviting. But keeping your vehicle roadworthy in Pacific Drive is too much work.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2024

Sam Mendes to Direct Four Beatles Films
The Oscar-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes was given full rights to the band's music and their life stories for the unusual quartet of films, planned for 2027.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2024

The Unlikely Return of Lace
In fashion as well as products for the home, lace — once seen as the fustiest of fabrics — is suddenly looking fresh.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2024

How Beyoncé Jolted the Cuban Singer Daymé Arocena Into a Fresh Era
The prodigious jazz singer came to embrace her inner pop star on a new album made with Visitante from Calle 13.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2024

In ‘Ready to Sell Out,' Mike Epps Moves Past the Beefs
His new special nods at his past resentment of Kevin Hart and others. It's part of a stand-up tradition of feuds like the ones fueled by Katt Williams.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2024

9 New Songs You Should Hear Now
Listen to tracks by Maggie Rogers, Angélica Garcia, Jessica Pratt and more.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2024

Damo Suzuki, Singer Who Ignited the Experimental Band Can, Dies at 74
His free-spirited music ignored genre boundaries. "If you're a creative person," he once said, "it's important to break rules."

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2024

‘Jelly's Last Jam' Returns, Bringing a Jazz Tale to a New Generation
Jason Michael Webb, the show's guest music director, said he wants audiences at the musical about Jelly Roll Morton to experience "a time period that does not exist anymore."

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2024

Final Fantasy VII Creators Discuss Rebirth and Aerith's Fate
One of the most consequential scenes in video game history is being remade by the creators of Final Fantasy VII. Will they kill Aerith again?

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2024

‘Constellation' Review: Alice in Wonderspace
A sci-fi mystery from Apple TV turns quantum physics into a dark fairy tale.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2024

Zelda Williams, Daughter of Robin, on ‘Lisa Frankenstein'
As the director of "Lisa Frankenstein," she embraced a tale in which no one was concerned whether grief was palatable to others.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2024

Review: Seeking Purpose Among the Dead in ‘Spiritus/Virgil's Dance'
Dael Orlandersmith's slender new solo play is a meditation on living that seems also like a curveball response to loss.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2024

Jaap van Zweden Bids Farewell, and Other Classical Highlights
The Philharmonic's maestro ends his tenure, Igor Levit comes to Carnegie Hall, and the Metropolitan Opera takes a chance on reviving two recent hits.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2024

Broadway's Crunchtime Is Also Its Best Life
Eighteen openings in two months will drive everyone crazy. But maybe there should be even more.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 20, 2024

Jon Stewart Takes Notes from Tucker Carlson's Russia Coverage
"I have much to learn," Stewart said. "‘Disguise your deception and capitulation to power as noble and moral and based in freedom.' Yes, master."

NYTimes Arts
Feb 19, 2024

Juliette Binoche on Working With Benoît Magimel in "The Taste of Things."
The star of "The Taste of Things" explains why working with her former romantic partner Benoît Magimel was freeing, and weighs in on an Oscar controversy.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 19, 2024

It's Alive! EC Comics Returns
Oni Press will revive the beloved horror and sci-fi name with new stories starting this summer.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 19, 2024

Ye Has a No. 1 Album for the 11th Time With ‘Vultures 1'
The rapper's collaboration LP with Ty Dolla Sign debuted atop the Billboard 200 with the equivalent of 148,000 in sales.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 19, 2024

What Exactly Is Jennifer Lopez's "This Is Me ... Now: A Love Story"?
Yes, Ben Affleck is in it, as are many of J. Lo's famous friends. Here's what to know about "This Is Me … Now: A Love Story."

NYTimes Arts
Feb 19, 2024

If You Liked ‘Saltburn,' Consider This Much Better Movie
"The Dreamers," Bernardo Bertolucci's notorious 2004 coming-of-age drama, pushes the same buttons, but it makes serious points along the way.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 19, 2024

‘Vultures 1': Where the New Ye Meets the Old Kanye
"Vultures 1," the rapper's album with Ty Dolla Sign, arrived on the 20th anniversary of his debut, "The College Dropout."

NYTimes Arts
Feb 19, 2024

The Met Museum Aims to Get Harlem Right, Second Time Around
The museum catches up to the vital lessons of the Harlem Renaissance, with its American, European and African exchanges and its cultural solidarity.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 19, 2024

How Sutton Foster Juggled ‘Sweeney Todd' and ‘Once Upon a Mattress'
How the Broadway star simultaneously mastered leading roles in "Once Upon a Mattress" and "Sweeney Todd."

NYTimes Arts
Feb 19, 2024

What's on TV This Week: ‘Dolly Parton's Pet Gala' and ‘Crime Nation'
The country singer hosts a special that involves a dog runway. The CW airs a new anthology series about true crime.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 18, 2024

‘True Detective' Season 4, Episode 6 Recap: Stories Are Stories
The season ended with a finale that provided plenty of answers while clinging to a bit of mystery.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 18, 2024

BAFTA Awards 2024 Winners: ‘Oppenheimer' Sweeps
"The Holdovers" and "Poor Things" were also honored at the British equivalent of the Oscars, while "Saltburn" and "Barbie" left empty-handed.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 18, 2024

The Artist Whose Oct. 7 Series ‘Attracts Fire'
Seismic world events in Ukraine and the Middle East draw Zoya Cherkassky's highly personal responses. "There was nothing to be ironic about," she said.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 18, 2024

A Celebrity Dies, and New Biographies Pop Up Overnight. The Author? A.I.
Books — often riddled with gross grammatical and factual errors — are appearing for sale online soon after the death of well-known people.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 18, 2024

Against a Canvas of Despair, Gaza's Artists Trace Their Struggle
An exhibition in the Israeli-occupied West Bank features works evoking Palestinian life and protest. But the show is as much about the art that cannot be displayed, lost forever in the war.

NYTimes Arts
Feb 18, 2024

Book Review: ‘LatinoLand,' by Marie Arana
As the presidential election approaches, "LatinoLand," by Marie Arana, explores the diverse politics and historical roots of Hispanic Americans.

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