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Is the company’s leadership transition a new era or an administrative reorganization? “It feels like both at the same time,” says the new director.
Dreamy marshmallows, rude animals, a portal to a mirror world and more fill the latest crop of picture books.
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
His production of Janacek’s “Diary of One Who Disappeared,” little performed even in concert, comes to the Brooklyn Academy of Music on April 4.
“In the present circumstances we do not think it right to seek or accept further donations from the Sacklers,” the group said in a statement.
Once a band name turns into a brand name, there’s a strong incentive to continue on, even with a lineup that fans might not recognize.
“It’s like going to a Lou Bega concert and wondering if he’s going to play ‘Mambo No. 5,’” Meyers said. “He’s going to.”
Pawel Pawlikowski’s acclaimed “Cold War” is streaming on Amazon. And Netflix releases the next season of “The OA.”
When Kurt Vonnegut was at work on his hugely influential antiwar novel, “he was writing to save his own life,” his daughter said.
This shrewdly assembled show, directed by Des McAnuff, considers the interchangeability of a crew of Motown’s finest, though there’s plenty of star shine, too.
The American Museum of Natural History corrects a Native American story in full view of visitors, inviting them to “reconsider this scene.”
This weekend offers a clever new sci-fi anthology on Netflix, tea with Judi Dench and a thrilling mini-series with Tom Hardy.
“Little Boy” recounts his life story in a free association of flashes and arias, of high and low culture — the verbal riffs of a good talker.
Mr. Adès yet again proved his musical prowess in two Carnegie Hall appearances as a pianist, composer and conductor. And his latest concerto sizzles.
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
Our guide to dance performances 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.
Our guide to cultural events in New York City for children and teenagers happening this weekend and in the week ahead.
Siah Armajani’s career survey at the Met Breuer and public sculpture in Brooklyn Bridge Park offer a portrait of the Iranian artist in exile in America.
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
A major retrospective in Venice assembles more than 80 of the artist’s canvases, plus a huge mosaic of Italian marble.
Law Roach, the man behind the looks of Instagram’s biggest celebrity as well as Zendaya and Tiffany Haddish, uses clothes to send a message.
The high-end watch market is a strong investment vehicle for wealthy people.
The artist dances with wolves, and hunters, in his new film “Redoubt,” shot in his native Idaho. It’s the most emancipated work of his career.
The play, called “Bella Bella” and written by Mr. Fierstein, casts him as the outspoken New York congresswoman and activist.
How should we look at an old show with objectionable gender politics? As a historical curio, or as the next item on the cancel culture agenda?
A British museum has returned locks of an emperor’s hair to Ethiopia. But dealing with culturally sensitive objects is not always so simple.
In their debut novels, Yara Zgheib and Anissa Gray explore the harrowing experience of female eating disorders.
Blueface’s “Thotiana” is a nearly perfectly engineered hit of the social media age.
For its annual orchid display, the New York Botanical Garden has drawn inspiration from Southeast Asia. Rich beauty abounds.
As the museum’s Andy Warhol retrospective ends its run, Holland Cotter revisits the exhibition through a work that showed the artist shifting gears.
The 35-year-old Trinidadian trumpeter has spent his career fusing his homeland traditions with jazz ideas. His new album is “Carnival: The Sound of a People, Vol. 1.”
In his second feature, the director Laszlo Nemes (“Son of Saul”) applies his near-subjective cinematic style to pre-World War I Budapest.
The museum announced commissions from Wangechi Mutu and Kent Monkman and the world premiere of a video installation by Ragnar Kjartansson on Thursday.
The director of “Get Out” returns with a horror movie about a family terrorized by weird doubles. A dazzling Lupita Nyong’o heads up the terrific cast.
As the show wraps up, the co-creator Aline Brosh McKenna writes about helping to create and guide the series with a diverse group of colleagues.
Matt Walker just got his big acting break in the farce “The Play That Goes Wrong.” But he’s not giving up his day job in a Nobel winner’s biology lab.
In a movie that stars Tony Jaa, Iko Uwais and Tiger Chen, the gaps in the plot may not really matter.
A controlled thriller that invents an intimate subtext for the 1983 escape of imprisoned Irish Republican Army fighters from the fortresslike Maze.
This film demonstrates the power of delicious cuisine to spice up an otherwise straightforward, sentimental film.
The film re-creates the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai through the eyes of a sprawling international ensemble.
Based on the Martin Amis murder mystery “Night Train,” the movie retains several of its central characters but very little else.
The “Daily Show” host mocked the president for feuding with the late John McCain (“and losing,” he added).
Jonathan Gardner’s wry, lush and pleasurable paintings; Jae and Wadsworth Jarrell’s master works; two shows refiguring the future of new media; and Fin Simonetti on the myths of masculinity.
In Boris Fishman’s memoir, “Savage Feast,” mealtime is when all the rich and roiling contradictions of his Eastern European Jewish family come into play.
The author, most recently, of the novel “The Other Americans” first read Zora Neale Hurston five years ago: “I was knocked out by her eye for detail.”
Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, creators of the original mockumentary, talk about the new TV adaptation and the hassles of never dying.
In her enthralling study of interracial relationships, featuring a brilliant Daveed Diggs, Suzan-Lori Parks parses the lies we live by.
This neo-exploitation potboiler about brutal men on both sides of the law stars Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn, and traffics in sordid, ugly shocks.
The painting, “View of a Dutch Square,” had been bought by St. Victor’s Cathedral in Xanten without knowing that it had been looted, in 1963.
After Ms. Hammer came out in the 1970s, her films took a provocative and influential turn. “One of my goals,” she said, “was to put a lesbian on camera.”
In her new memoir, Carolyn Forché tells the story of how a stranger’s suggestion that she visit El Salvador in the late 1970s changed the course of her art and her life.
Mr. Doyle will also helm a production of “Macbeth” in a season that focuses on gothic horror, too, with “Dracula” and “Frankenstein.”