Three Riveting, Slow-Burn New Thrillers

This month’s thrillers pose intriguing questions. Can one seemingly unimportant decision change everything? What would happen…

Bidders Chase Elton John Items and a Banksy at Christie’s Auctions

More than 3,500 people from 34 countries registered for the chance to bid on the superstar…

Robert Macbeth, Founder of Harlem’s New Lafayette Theater, Dies at 89

Robert Macbeth, a rising Black actor in the New York theater scene, was sitting in a…

Review: A Case for Understated Majesty at the Philharmonic

I always wince when people say they like classical music, “but not the new stuff.” Comments…

J. Lo and Behold: Is She for Real?

Sometimes levity does achieve liftoff. Sometimes, Lopez can trick you into believing that life should be…

An HGTV Star’s Party Inspires a Question: What Makes a Home?

What makes a house a home? On Tuesday night, that question floated in the delicately candle-scented…

Armorer Who Loaded Gun in Alec Baldwin Shooting Faces Trial: What to Know

Who is likely to testify? The prosecution has included several “Rust” crew members on its list…

The ‘Sad, Happy Life’ of Carson McCullers

It has been seven years since McCullers (1917-67) had her centennial, when the Library of America…

Alonzo King Wants to Wake Up the World With Ballet

The choreographer Alonzo King sees ballet differently. A dance is never just a dance. It’s a…

Architect Embraces Indigenous Worldview in Australian Designs

Jefa Greenaway will never forget the first time he heard his father’s voice. It was in…

Popcast (Deluxe): Usher, Beyoncé and Ye Lead a Busy Week in Pop

This week’s episode of Popcast (Deluxe), the weekly culture roundup show on YouTube hosted by Jon…

‘Between Two Knees’ Review: A Virtuosic Romp Through a Century of Terrors

Rapid-fire punchlines and crafty sight gags may not seem the most obvious means to convey a…

Cast of ‘The New Look’ Reflects on Chanel and Dior’s War-Torn Past

On Monday evening along Madison Avenue in Manhattan, while fashionistas on the Upper East Side finished…

Seiji Ozawa: 8 Essential Recordings

Seiji Ozawa, the eminent Japanese conductor whose death, at 88, was announced on Friday, was a…

How GKids Became the A24 of Animation

When the Irish animated film “The Secret of Kells” received a surprise Oscar nomination in 2010,…