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Behind the scenes of this year’s song contest, the usual political tensions between Israel and Palestinians played out.
Plácido Domingo in zarzuela, an unplanned deficit at Tzadik and a young artists' gala were among the highlights.
Claude Vivier’s celestial music is still more heard about than heard, but he was the focus of back-to-back performances in New York this week.
The polymathic artist revisits the making of her 1978 film “Quarry” on the eve of its screening at Anthology Film Archives.
Returning to venues where he attended metal shows years ago, Matthew DeFeo captures the vulnerability behind these artists’ angsty facades.
Despite an online campaign by fans to “Free Britney,” there remain more questions than answers about the pop star’s well-being. Here’s what we know.
From planning their next tour to going out for sushi, the Met brothers are, for the most part, inseparable.
From the shop floors of factories to ballet’s grandest stages, unions are rethinking how they balance their responsibilities in sexual harassment cases.
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
The musician’s 2015 album, “Currents,” catapulted him to the top of the festival circuit and into the studio with megastars. He’s still fiddling with its follow-up.
The Lemonheads frontman was the poster boy — and prettiest boy — of Gen X. At 52, he’s still enjoying a life of drugs and rock ’n’ roll, on Martha’s Vineyard of all places.
A judge said that a company that was to finance Woodstock 50 could not unilaterally cancel the festival, but the firm does not have to return the $18 million it had taken back.
She established Musica de Camara, a chamber ensemble, in 1979 to support classical artists and composers and expose new audiences to their works.
The Chicago singer and poet pays tribute to creative titans and offers lessons on how to triumph over the challenges of everyday life on “Legacy! Legacy!”
Arya Ghavamian and Mani Nilchiani’s New York events, Disco Tehran, spotlight Iranian musicians and a spirit of cultural exchange.
Brooding bands like Alice in Chains and Soundgarden validated the noisy discontent of teenagers everywhere. For me, they looked a lot like home.
From the perky girl next door in the 1950s to the woman next door in 1960s sex comedies, Ms. Day was the most popular film actress since Shirley Temple.
Robert Lepage’s much-warred-over Metropolitan Opera production of Wagner’s “Ring” cycle now makes for decent drama. But it’s still not worth it.
Hosting an annual international song contest, Tel Aviv has tried to remain an island of secular liberalism divorced from Israel’s troubles.
Ezra Koenig’s literate group has returned, sparking questions about how it was received in the past, and where it stands in the current climate.
Adam Seidel’s play puts two songwriters in the same room, while the music industry watches out for its own economic interests.
The two actresses, who perform song-and-dance routines as Nancy and Beth, serve up sharp, bawdy takes on classic tunes and newer pop hits in identical costumes.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art presented a rare and powerful staging of this Hans Werner Henze piece about the life of Esteban Montejo.