REVIEW: CHASING SHOPWORN DREAMS IN ‘PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL'

This wan resuscitation of the 1990 movie about a Cinderella prostitute is likely to make you nostalgic for Julia Roberts's original...

NEWSBOOK: READ THESE 3 BOOKS ABOUT GUN VIOLENCE IN CHICAGO

Two books explain the contributing factors, while a young adult novel shows the toll it takes on a teenager.

 
 
 

ART REVIEW: 3 KNOCKOUT ART SHOWS TO SEE IN LOS ANGELES RIGHT NOW

At the Hammer, one of the strongest biennials; at the Fowler, the most beautiful sculpture show in recent memory; and at LACMA, Iranian...

6 PLAYS AND MUSICALS TO GO TO IN N.Y.C. THIS WEEKEND

Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.

 
 
 

6 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.

4 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.

 
 
 

12 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.

7 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.

 
 
 

4 FILM SERIES TO CATCH IN N.Y.C. THIS WEEKEND

Our guide to film series and special screenings.

31 ART EXHIBITIONS TO VIEW IN N.Y.C. THIS WEEKEND

Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.

 
 
 

6 DANCE PERFORMANCES TO SEE IN N.Y.C. THIS WEEKEND

Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

AN APPRAISAL: ARETHA FRANKLIN HAD POWER. DID WE TRULY RESPECT IT?

The Queen of Soul sang the most empowering popular song ever. But even though she was brimming with it, we don't think of her as an...

 
 
 

NONFICTION: AN AMERICAN IN JAPAN, LEADING A ZEN KOAN OF A LIFE

Tracy Franz's “My Year of Dirt and Water” considers the paradoxical experience of being married to a Buddhist monk, cloistered in a...

A REVAMPED FRINGE FESTIVAL RETURNS TO NEW YORK

The New York International Fringe Festival will be split into two, with one slate in Manhattan and a “bring your own venue” slate in...

 
 
 

THE ENTHUSIAST: IN PRAISE OF KAREL CAPEK

“This is the power of “War With the Newts”: It leaves us staring with bewilderment at the ways that we - with our tiny acts of greed...

REVIEW: MATT GROENING ENTERS THE NETFLIX AGE WITH ‘DISENCHANTMENT'

With the medieval-fantasy satire, the creator of “The Simpsons” and “Futurama” throws in a story along with jokes.

 
 
 

USING THE HASHTAG SHAREYOURREJECTION, WRITERS ARE TWEETING ABOUT THEIR ROCKY PATHS TO PUBLICATION

It's not all glamour and prizes.

AFTER A DIRECTOR DIES, FRIENDS FINISH HIS LIFE'S WORK: A ZOMBIE MUSICAL

Ryan McHenry left detailed instructions for “Anna and the Apocalypse,” based on his feeling that “High School Musical” would be “better...

 
 
 

WHEN ARETHA FRANKLIN BROUGHT DOWN THE HOUSE AT THE KENNEDY CENTER

Her rendition of “Natural Woman” in December 2015 was unforgettable. Performers, guests and others who were there talk about the soaring...

REVIEW: IN ‘MILE 22,' MARK WAHLBERG, PATRIOTISM AND PARANOIA

The plot involves a team of covert agents devoted to a level of violence we're told most people find unpalatable. Peter Berg directs.

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson Fine Art

6"x12"x1.5" Mixed Media on Panel /Available SUMMER SALE PRICE $199 Read more ...

Dead at 76, Aretha Franklin

Dead at 76, Aretha Franklin

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7:23 AM Christmas Cove

7:23 AM Christmas Cove

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$Highest bid for a good cause$

$Highest bid for a good cause$

Here in Newport, RI we all look forward to Wet Paint at the The Newport Art Museum. It's a big fundraising event which culminates in a live auction and brings artists and the... Read more ...

Bjarke Ingels: "New York is not the Capital of the United States. It is a...

Bjarke Ingels: "New York is not the Capital of the United States. It is a Capital of the World."

Since moving to New York in 2010, BIG founder Bjarke Ingels has built an impressive portfolio, from developed projects such as VIA 57 West and The Eleventh to propositions such... Read more ...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson Fine Art

6"x12"x1.5" Mixed Media on Panel /Available SUMMER SALE PRICE $199 Read more ...

"End of the Evening" Original Impressionist landscape sunset oil painting by...

"End of the Evening" Original Impressionist landscape sunset oil painting by Janice Trane Jones

"End of the Evening" is an original 18 x 36 x 1.5 oil on a canvas wrap. This is a large landscape painting of the last light of the night just as the vivid colors light up the... Read more ...

True North / Alain Carle Architecte

True North / Alain Carle Architecte

© Adrien Williams Architects: Alain Carle Architecte Location: Cornwall, Canada Area: 513.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Adrien Williams Conception Team: Christian Aubin... Read more ...

Wacky Reference Wednesdays, No. 386

Wacky Reference Wednesdays, No. 386

X-23. 2018. Gouache on mixed media board, 9 × 12″. (Claws also made from Strathmore Mixed Media Board) gouache washes to hone the drawing decided to add a hand pencils Read more ...

Seven Blocks / studio M architects

Seven Blocks / studio M architects

© Kouichi Torimura Architects: studio M architects Location: 5-11-27 Nakanobu Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan Area: 281.72 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Kouichi Torimura ©... Read more ...