Category Archives: Legend, John

The Playlist: The xx Return in a Brighter Mood

Ten songs, videos and unearthed live recordings that caught our critics’ attention this week, from Giorgio Moroder’s “Good for Me” to Coldplay’s “Everglow.”

ArtsBeat: ‘SpongeBob’ Musical Will Open in Chicago, With Sights on Broadway

“The SpongeBob Musical,” with original songs by David Bowie, John Legend, Cyndi Lauper, T.I. and Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, is planning to move to Broadway in the 2016-2017 season.

ArtsBeat: What’s on This Week Around the World

This week, the famed Avignon festival kicks off in France, a pop music festival gets under way in a Serbian fortress, and an exhibition in Australia examines the artistic legacy of the spice trade.