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Beth Rudin DeWoody opens a space for her vast collection of provocative contemporary art in West Palm Beach.
She talks about her leap from the Disney Channel’s “K.C. Undercover” into adult fare as a trapeze artist in “The Greatest Showman.”
Following mounting reports accusing the music mogul of sexual misconduct, law enforcement is conducting a preliminary investigation.
This German filmmaker, writer and philosopher has been named the most influential person in the art world by a British magazine. But she sees value in even the poorest image.
From Douglas Sirk to Todd Haynes and points in between, Lincoln Center’s Dennis Lim discusses the Film Society’s sprawling series “Emotion Pictures.”
Susan Graham and Paul Groves star in a tired revival of Lehar’s operetta after spending a night off during rehearsals singing karaoke.
Beloved characters in some of our favorite holiday films set truly poor examples. What were they thinking?
Oxford Dictionaries choice of “youthquake” as Word of the Year has inspired a revolt. Do you have a better idea?
With charm and wit, the latest “Star Wars” movie unites the past and present as it looks toward the future.
What is a porg, how did Leia become a general and what happened in the last movie?
Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver and their “Last Jedi” comrades discuss the difficulties of new relationships, the joys of villainy and those porgs.
Mark Hamill has always embraced his “Star Wars” legacy, but when he was invited back for “The Force Awakens” and “The Last Jedi,” he hesitated: “I was just really scared.”
Picking up “Star Wars” where J.J. Abrams left off, Rian Johnson got to write Skywalker’s next lines. He also had to contend with Carrie Fisher’s death.
TNT offers a “Star Wars” crash course. And the chef Rashad Jones hosts a new food travel show.
Kathleen Kennedy, Nina Shaw and other female powerbrokers spearheaded the idea, and top agents, studio chief executives union leaders have signed on.
Disney has achieved great success under the leadership of Robert A. Iger. But he is likely to be judged on the success of his 21st Century Fox deal.
Leontyne Price, "Messiah" and "Carmen" were among the highlights.
Hear the most notable new music out this week, from Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamildrops team-up with the Decemberists to a Thelonious Monk reissue.
Rainn Wilson and Patricia Arquette play the parents of a girl who gets the titular treatment in this unsuccessful comedy.
Change is glacial in Kota Yamazaki’s “Darkness Odyssey Part 2: I or Hallucination”; Indah Walsh’s “homespun” is playful and benign.
Before heading to rehearsals for the Off Broadway play “Cardinal,” Ms. Chlumsky shopped for candles, perfumes and other holiday presents.
The production company canceled a 40-city tour scheduled to mark the 50th anniversary of the civil rights leader’s death.
It’s a big city, with plenty to do, see, hear and watch. Here’s a sampling of cultural highlights this weekend and over the week ahead.
Galas were held for Conservation International, New York Stage & Film, Central Park Conservancy and Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons.
The Kanaal complex designed by the art dealer and interior designer Axel Vervoordt reinforces the Belgian city’s resurgence as a cultural hub.
The French director’s films, currently on the streaming site Filmstruck, have more to say to us now than they ever have.
Know Your Meme, a database for the internet’s inside jokes, runs with the help of 38 volunteer moderators known as the meme council. These are their stories.
Diana Vishneva’s Context is a high-profile festival devoted to contemporary dance in a country synonymous with ballet.
The designer’s exhibition in Milan, which opens today, includes his fashion designs but also a sculptural intrusion — globular, coiled, ominous.
A scholar reflects on new information — and new confusion — about Purcell’s operatic masterpiece over the past three decades.
An F.B.I. agent criticized President Trump during the 2016 campaign, and now conservatives are saying the agency is biased. Mr. Noah isn’t convinced.
Jean-Claude Van Damme pokes fun at his meathead persona in a new Amazon series. And Mark Wahlberg tries to save the Gulf Coast in “Deepwater Horizon.”
The National Theater’s adaptation of this animated classic adds more music and mischievousness — all in the hands of the director of the new Harry Potter show.
Fiasco Theater’s agreeable production of a much-performed play finds the clarity in a comedy of confusion.
Films from Europe and the Mideast also made the nine-title list, which the academy will cull to five in January.
The media mogul Russell Simmons is accused of raping three women. Our culture reporter Melena Ryzik talks about The New York Times’s investigation into Mr. Simmons and the significance of women of color speaking out about alleged predatory behavior.
A term apparently coined to describe 1960s Swinging London came back in coverage of Britain’s elections, and beat out contenders like “Antifa” and “kompromat.”
The Times’s art critics select their favorite art books (and books about art) of the year.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz.
Our guide to film series and special screenings.
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
Our guide to cultural events in New York City for families with children and teenagers.
Our guide to stand-up, improv and variety shows.
Our guide to dance performances.
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
Larry David’s cringe humor sitcom, which returned this fall after a long hiatus, will begin production on a new season in the spring.
Carrie Mae Weems, Theaster Gates, Lynn Nottage and other artists, poets and writers devote a day to exploring power in its various forms at the Park Avenue Armory.
Funny dads, art-house comedy, Gilmore-like snappiness: A delightful weekend is there for the taking.
For the Amsterdam museum, which he visited often as a teenager, the architect oversaw the mounting of 700 artworks by the likes of Jeff Koons and Kazimir Malevich.
The filmmaker Charles Atlas works with the choreographers Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener in this multimedia production at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
The American filmmaker chases down clues and tries to exorcise demons as he tackles the biggest case of his career.
The Royal Court Theater has pulled a staging of “Rita, Sue and Bob Too” after allegations of misconduct by its co-director emerged.
Two 1980s dances return to the Ailey repertory: “Shelter,” a potent statement about homelessness, and the rambunctious “Stack-Up.”
In Amazon’s “Jean-Claude Van Johnson,” we learn that films like “Bloodsport” and “Timecop” were covers for a career as a secret agent. That’s a relief.
The filmmaker stepped down from his production company Thursday, after he wrote that he had engaged in sexual misconduct dating to his college days.
A radiant Guggenheim exhibition grounds the proto-Minimalist abstract paintings of Josef Albers in the geometric grandeur of Mesoamerican monuments.
The movie has talking animals, but it’s not necessarily for kids.
Fire destroyed the art-house movie theater a year ago. Locals came to its rescue, exceeding their $8 million fund-raising target for its restoration.