The Atlanta rapper 21 Savage opened at No. 1 after a brief trip through the social media outrage cycle in a week heavy on holiday listening.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art offered two latter-day alternatives to “Messiah” with performances of “El Niño” and “the little match girl passion.”
Readers (and one rock star) answered our questions about how to balance a love of classic movies and songs, like “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” with the cringing they can produce.
The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at King’s College, Cambridge, will be directed for the last time by Stephen Cleobury and broadcast around the world.
Hear seasonal tracks from Wynton Marsalis, Lucius, Rae Sremmurd and others.
Some new graphic novels and comics nod to holidays past and those to come. Let the new tales — and some classics — unfold.
A strange journey to the glitter factory.
Christmas brings out — in rotation — Benjamin W. Bradley’s collection of more than 3,000 handmade and unusual ornaments, many of them from Germany.
Charpentier is a specialty of the brilliant early-music group Ensemble Correspondances, which the series Music Before 1800 presented on Sunday.