ENCOUNTERS: A MELANIA TRUMP IMPERSONATOR'S DOWNTIME WITH HER DAUGHTER

Laura Benanti, the cabaret performer and Broadway star, keeps a low profile in her Harlem neighborhood.

IN ‘MCMAFIA,' CRIME'S TENTACLES GO GLOBAL

The eight-part series is unusual in mainstream TV-making in having a cast of international actors in major roles, often speaking in...

 
 
 

A WORD WITH: GILLIAN JACOBS IS READY TO LET GO OF HER FEARS

Ms. Jacobs, of “Community” fame, talks about the adrenaline rush of “Kings” at the Public, the gift of empathy and her own MeToo moments.

CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK: THESE ACTORS ARE OFF BOOK. WAY OFF

Words on the page are only a start when improvisers and actors collaborate at a monthly show at Upright Citizens Brigade called “Gravid...

 
 
 

AN OPERA STAR'S SONG CYCLE CONJURES A BLACK MAN'S LIFE IN AMERICA

“Cycles of My Being,” written for the tenor Lawrence Brownlee by Tyshawn Sorey and Terrance Hayes, grapples with hope and hate.

WORLD TRADE CENTER ARTS SPACE GETS A LEASE, AND A LEADER

The new artistic director of the Perelman Center will be Bill Rauch, the theater director who currently leads the Oregon Shakespeare...

 
 
 

A MULTIPLEX WHERE ‘BLACK PANTHER' PLAYS NEXT DOOR TO EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC

Next week, AMC Empire 25 in Times Square will be home to a music and video festival that includes the Sun Ra Arkestra and JLin.

YOUR WEEK IN CULTURE: ED HARRIS, ANNA DEAVERE SMITH, THE STONE'S SEND-OFF

Mr. Harris will appear Off Broadway in “Good for Otto,” and Ms. Smith brings her one-woman show to HBO.

 
 
 

A NEW JULIET BLOOMS AS A BALLERINA

Indiana Woodward, a soloist at City Ballet, is making her debut as Juliet - a dream role.

AN ORGAN - AND SOON ANOTHER - LANDS ON BROADWAY

As Trinity Wall Street prepares to welcome a new instrument to St. Paul's Chapel, it is announcing a brand-new organ for Trinity Church.

 
 
 

CRITICS LAP UP WES ANDERSON'S ‘ISLE OF DOGS'

The American director's second stop-motion film received a warm reception when it opened the Berlin Film Festival.

THE SECRET OF SUCCESS IN A CHILLY CLASSIC CAR MARKET

Auction prices for high-end collectible automobiles have dropped as specialists have replaced speculators. Cars that do sell have one...

 
 
 

IVORY TOWER: SCIENCE'S INFERENCE PROBLEM: WHEN DATA DOESN'T MEAN WHAT WE THINK IT DOES

Three new books on the challenge of drawing confident conclusions from an uncertain world.

CHILDREN'S BOOKS: GREAT NEW BOOKS FOR A CHILD JUST LEARNING TO READ

Clever, beautifully illustrated new books from Brian Selznick, Sara Varon and Bryan Collier that are easy to read - and to love.

 
 
 

CHILDREN'S BOOKS: ONE PART FANTASY, ONE PART REALITY IS A CHILD'S PERFECT FORMULA

In the Dory Fantasmagory books, Abby Hanlon finds the humor - and the coping strategies - in a young heroine's shifting line between...

ANOTHER KILLING FOR VEENA SUD, BOTH FAMILIAR AND NEW

The showrunner of “The Killing” returns with “Seven Seconds” on Netflix, a dive into the racially charged murder of a black teenager.

 
 
 

PAPERBACK ROW

Six new paperbacks to check out this week.

WHILE ‘LAST WEEK TONIGHT' WAS AWAY, JOHN OLIVER WAS BUSY

Mr. Oliver talks about the new season of his topical HBO comedy series and a challenging interview of Dustin Hoffman that he conducted.

 
 
 

FICTION: WHAT WOULD IT BE LIKE TO BE 400 YEARS OLD?

In Matt Haig's new novel, “How to Stop Time,” the narrator - born in 1581, and still alive today - seems to be having a midlife crisis.

INSIDE THE LIST: AFTER SETTING HER HAIR ON FIRE, LISA GARDNER DECIDED TO BECOME A WRITER

It was the 1980s, she was waitressing, “and there was a lot of Aqua Net involved. I took the hint. No more food service. Lots more...

 
 
 



Original Contemporary Colorful Wildlife Leopard Painting "Leopard" by...

Original Contemporary Colorful Wildlife Leopard Painting "Leopard" by Colorado Artist Nancee Jean Busse

The MEOW! series is an expression of joy. Beautiful big cats, bright colors, abstract backgrounds. This series was pure fun to paint. 6x18 Acrylic on Cradleboard /SOLD Fine Art... Read more ...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, Sail Boat Painting, Nautical Art, Sailing...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, Sail Boat Painting, Nautical Art, Sailing “Sailing Adventure” by California Artist Cecelia Catherine Rappaport

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... 24"x20"x1.5" Mixed Media on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Google Removes ‘View Image' Button from Image Search to Protect Photos

Google Removes ‘View Image' Button from Image Search to Protect Photos

Google has removed the “View Image” button from its Image Search results that had allowed anyone to quickly download the original image file while bypassing the host webpage... Read more ...

House ML / Arquipélago Arquitetos

House ML / Arquipélago Arquitetos

© Pedro Napolitano Prata Architects: Arquipélago Arquitetos Location: Paraty, Brazil Architect In Charge: Luís Tavares, Marinho Velloso Area: 140.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Abstract Seascape,Beach, Ocean Coastal Living Decor "Emerald Reflections" by...

Abstract Seascape,Beach, Ocean Coastal Living Decor "Emerald Reflections" by Colorado Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art "Pouring Color Into Your Life" FRESH OFF THE EASEL... Original abstracted seascape painting. 11"x14" Acrylic on 140 lb Cold Press Watercolor... Read more ...

2 Houses in Chigny / dieterdietz.org

2 Houses in Chigny / dieterdietz.org

© Adrien Comte and Mikael Blomfelt Architects: dieterdietz.org Location: Chigny, Switzerland Lead Architects: Dieter Dietz, Vincent Mermod, Manuel Potterat Area: 701.0... Read more ...

WUJU JAE, JE / 100A associates

WUJU JAE, JE / 100A associates

© Kim Jae Yoon Architects: 100A associates Location: Gwangju-si, South Korea Lead Architects: Kwang il An, Solha Park Area: 165.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Kim Jae... Read more ...

AMERICAN COWBOY, FIGURATIVE by TOM BROWN

AMERICAN COWBOY, FIGURATIVE by TOM BROWN

This is an original oil painting on a 4x6-inch heavyweight card that has been primed to accept oil paints. It's available here . Read more ...

Pukekura Park Tea House

Pukekura Park Tea House

In the attempt to stay out of the heat, I went into Pukekura Park to sketch in the shade. As I sketched the Tea House on the lake, I kept thinking how they sell ice cream. Of... Read more ...

King of the Road: 1940

King of the Road: 1940

March 1940. "Interstate trailer truck at Elko, Nevada." Medium format negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Read more ...