Ronen Bergman’s blend of history and investigative reporting is a humane book about a contentious subject.
“I am not aware of a time after the rise of mass literacy when reading did not compete with other forms of leisure: dance halls, theater, and religious revivals, plus cinema, art galleries, and, more recently, video games. It may feel as though we read less now than we did before the advent of smartphones […]
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Stephen Hough’s program at Carnegie Hall seemed a curious way of honoring the 100th anniversary of a composer’s death. But his playing proved his point.
Site-specific work isn’t new, particularly among contemporary dance circles. The scale, however, of these recent efforts from companies who customarily present work in big, proscenium settings is notable. Choreographers are looking to every corner of t…
If most longtime gallerists continue clinging to familiar patrons and familiar methods, then the art business, as physicist Max Planck once said of science, will only “advance one funeral at a time.” But either way the next generation appears ready to step up and reach out.
Glenn Howerton stars as a bitter high school teacher in this abrasive sitcom.
Ms. Pesle championed the choreographer Merce Cunningham, the experimental director Robert Wilson and many others, but the public rarely knew her name.
In “What the Day Owes to the Night,” the French choreographer Hervé Koubi reimagines the world of his Algerian ancestry.
Plenty of politicos write novels; but not many write eviscerating self-satires. It was as though Karl Rove had taken the knife to his and George W. Bush’s America in, say, 2005. Surkov, however, wasn’t, and isn’t, simply a Rove. The documentary filmmaker Adam Curtis calls him “a hero of our time” (in praise and opprobrium) […]