As the pop music landscape has shifted over and over again this decade, major artists have repeatedly attempted to reinvent the album release for a digital time: There have been surprise albums, visual
The summer festival season may be almost over, but it’s about to enter its most enchanted hour. Late summer and early fall can bring some of the balmiest days to the city, and a host of outdoor festivals
Our guide to plays and musicals coming to New York stages and a few last-chance picks of shows that are about to close. Our reviews of open shows are at nytimes.com/reviews/theater. ‘AMERICAN MOOR’ at
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead. BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA at Tanglewood in Lenox, Mass. (Aug. 23-24, 8 p.m.; Aug. 25, 2:30 p.m.). John
Our guide to cultural events in New York City for children and teenagers happening this weekend and in the week ahead. ARTHUR ASHE KIDS’ DAY at the U.S.T.A. Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (Aug.
Our guide to stand-up, improv and variety shows happening this weekend and in the week ahead. ‘GAYME SHOW!’ at the Bell House (Aug. 24, 8 p.m.). In this live game show, two heterosexual men compete through
It’s important to remember that graffiti was never just one thing. Within a few short years from when scrawled tags first went up on walls and trains, graffiti became marketing, fine art, politics and
As a stand-up comic, Aparna Nancherla is a master deadpan artist. Onstage she plays the role of the shrugging neurotic, dryly poking fun at her own shortcomings, surreal ideas and life’s grim absurdity.
One of the most popular “Sesame Street” songs is “1,2,3,4,” a take-off on Feist’s 2007 indie hit. With a Muppet cast that includes Elmo, Rosita, some penguins and vacation-ready chickens, it’s the appearance
Kirsten Dunst works hard to carry “On Becoming a God in Central Florida,” a series that passed through the hands of AMC and YouTube Premium before arriving at Showtime, where it premieres on Sunday. Like
If you timed it for just the right moment, a flattering selfie wouldn’t be impossible. In the preshow lighting cycle at “#DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment,” a fuchsia glow does occasionally roll around. the
It’s too early to tell if New York will see a White Christmas this year — outside, at least. Inside Broadway theaters, the holiday offerings are already piling up. At the Lyceum Theater, a new stage adaptation
With costumes and sets by Sid and Marty Krofft, Hanna-Barbera’s “The Banana Splits Adventure Hour” aired during a period (1968-70) when children’s television embraced the aesthetics of a psychedelic drug
A brash bumpkin from the countryside comes to the city, dreaming of stardom. He cuts a record, gets ripped off, turns to trafficking drugs, is betrayed, and dies a folk hero at the hands of the police
When Taylor Swift took to Tumblr earlier this summer to decry the sale of the Nashville-based Big Machine Label Group, the owner of her first six multiplatinum albums, to the powerful music manager Scooter
The 1973 Jamaican movie “The Harder They Come” was a hybrid crime drama and musical with an irresistible premise: a singer hits the top of the pop charts at the same time he hits the top of the most-wanted