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Monday Madness: Chatting with Rob Zombie, Danny Elfman, Devo's Gerald Casale and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.22.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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An Environmental Experience: Electric Kulintang at the Atrium (VIDEO)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 07.22.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

Electronica, as Rodriguez composes it, contains an invitation to trance that is an appropriate matrix for the shamanistic meditations inspired by the Kulintang.

First Nighter: Is A Minister's Wife the Musical's Tepid Future?

David Finkle | Posted 07.21.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

This observer believes the musicalized version of George Bernard Shaw is not only a sorrowful entertainment, but indicative of a much larger concern about how the musical, as a genre, is evolving.

The 2011 James Beard Awards: A First-Timer's Recap

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 07.10.2011 | Home
Marie Elena Martinez

It was a good night for New York and a good night for women in food. A New York girl attending my first James Beard Awards, I couldn't have been happier about the winners. Here, a quick recap of the night's events.

Meklit Hadero: Diva in the Works

Michal Shapiro | Posted 06.19.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

Finding one's voice in any field can be a lifelong pursuit. Meklit Hadero has found her voice early on. And by that I mean her voice, quite literally, is distinct.

Stage Door: Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, War Horse

Fern Siegel | Posted 06.16.2011 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The Iraq War is now in its eighth year -- and the costs, in personal, economic and political terms, are staggering. But translating the existential aspects of war demands a sensitive dramatist like Rajiv Joseph.

Theater: War Horse Gallops Onto Broadway

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.14.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

A massive critical and commercial hit in the UK, War Horse comes to Broadway fully intact. It's a dazzling theatrical achievement that is sure to move audiences here as much as it has in London.

Caroline Dworin

Anatomy Of A War Horse: The Actors Behind The Puppets Speak (SLIDESHOW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Dworin | Posted 06.13.2011 | Arts

It is a tremendously simple narrative, linear and sweet -- a love story of boy meets horse, boy loses horse, boy goes through hell to get horse back.

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff's Wonderland: NYFW 2011 Reflections and Fashion at Lincoln Center Projections

Anisha Lakhani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Anisha Lakhani

Winston Wolkoff's realness is an inspiration, made all the more compelling when juxtaposed with her statuesque beauty.

First Nighter: A. R. Gurney's Black Tie Diverts as it Disappoints

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Remove the "r," "n" and "y" from playwright A. R. Gurney's name and what's left is "argue"--perhaps a reviewer's excessively roundabout way to assert ...

Stage Door: Ute Lemper -- The Music of Kurt Weill

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Fern Siegel

If Kurt Weill were alive, he'd worship Ute Lemper. The songs of pre-war German composers, especially Weill, forged her musical identity -- and the se...

New York Fashion Week's Dazzling Newcomer: CIRCA Lounge

Anisha Lakhani | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Anisha Lakhani

CIRCA's Chris Del Gatto pioneered an initiative to highlight handpicked accessories designers and showcase them throughout the week.

So This Is Fashion, and Other Things

Alex Geana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alex Geana

Fashion is a reflection of our times. It's a consumer-driven art -- when individuals can feel comfortable and not be worried about a purchase, they can take fashionable risks.

Betsey Johnson to Show Runway Dresses on Real Girls

Ariston Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ariston Anderson

Marc Jacobs grabbed headlines when he picked a couple of girls off the street to walk his runway show. This year Betsey Johnson takes it a step further. How much further?

Performance Spotlight: 'Nixon In China' At Metropolitan Opera

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: John Adams, composer/conductor; Peter Sellars, director; Kathleen Kim as Madame Mao; Janis Kelly as Pat Nixon; Robert Brubaker as Chairman Mao; J...

Fashion Week Producers Warns Neighbors Of Traffic Threat

dnainfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPPER WEST SIDE -- Designers are still hemming their apparel for this month's Fashion Week, but some streets around Lincoln Center are already snagged...

New York Jewish Film Festival

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

For those who view the prism of Jewish experience through Woody Allen or Jerry Seinfeld, these films are revelatory.

Black Swan: A Must See Even if Ballet Ain't Your Thing

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Black Swan is wrapped together in a wonderful package by director Darren Aronofsky to such an extent that you are gripped from almost the beginning right until the captivating end.

Stage Door: A Free Man of Color, The Break of Noon

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

Playwright John Guare takes audiences on a wild ride in A Free Man of Color, a lively epic set in 1801 New Orleans.

ARTS LUST: Leonard Bernstein Boycotts the Koch

Allan M. Jalon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Allan M. Jalon

Top: Poster for "A Quiet Place." Bottom: Facade of the David H. Koch Theater Photos by Allan M. Jalon       I heard his deeply...

The Simple Art of the Big Apple Circus -- Take the Kids, but Go for You!

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

Sometimes I think it is much more fun to go to the circus as an adult, rather than a child. You can get your own program, treats and novelties without begging your harried parents. You can even sport a red sponge clown nose.

More Funding for School Arts Programs, Less for Sports

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Sports programs often produce extremely competitive students whose careers peak early in life. Arts programs often produce extremely creative students whose critical thinking skills deepen as they mature.

Hello Tomorrow: A Conversation With Dave Koz, Plus KT Tunstall's Video Exclusive Pt. 3

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I really did not want to make another record just because I could, especially now. Why make another record when I've got eleven albums, you know? I've got tons of music out there."

OPERA: CultureZohn (Singing in the Streets)

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-09-27-rheingoldbox.jpgThe Metropolitan Opera offers proof that the double dealing, back-stabbing, larger-than-life emotion of Wagner rivals any of our great governmental dramas.

The End of American Fashion Week

Alex Geana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alex Geana

When Sarah Jessica Parker and a plethora of reality stars are in attendance with little excitement about the looks down the catwalk, there's nothing to do but to report on the buzz in the audience.