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Review: New York Philharmonic’s Summer Host Beats the Cold

Review: New York Philharmonic’s Summer Host Beats the Cold

Bramwell Tovey, once a summertime fixture at the New York Philharmonic, leading the orchestra on Wednesday at David Geffen Hall.

Picasso in 1932: Ingenious, Exhausting, Relentless

Picasso in 1932: Ingenious, Exhausting, Relentless

Pablo Picasso’s “Nude, Green Leaves and Bust,” a breakthrough 1932 painting, treats Marie-Thérèse Walter’s mauve flesh as the source of vegetation.

‘Transparent’ Season 2 Finale: It’s a Boy

‘Transparent’ Season 2 Finale: It’s a Boy

Jenny O’ Hara, Jeffrey Tambor, Shannon Welles and Gaby Hoffmann in “Transparent.”

Review: Sacha Baron Cohen Is Back. Should We Care?

Review: Sacha Baron Cohen Is Back. Should We Care?

Sacha Baron Cohen as a gun-loving antiterrorism expert, one of several new characters he introduces in “Who Is America?” on Showtime.

‘God Bless America’: 100 Years of an Immigrant’s Anthem

‘God Bless America’: 100 Years of an Immigrant’s Anthem

Irving Berlin, who fled Russia as a child, in his Army uniform during World War I, when he wrote “God Bless America.”

The Changing Shape of American Ballet Theater

The Changing Shape of American Ballet Theater

Jeffrey Cirio, center, in Alexei Ratmansky’s “Whipped Cream,” part of American Ballet Theater’s eight-week spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House.

Morgan Freeman’s Team Demands Retraction From CNN Over Sexual Harassment Report

Morgan Freeman’s Team Demands Retraction From CNN Over Sexual Harassment Report

Morgan Freeman was accused of sexual harassment in a report by CNN, but his legal team is pushing back.

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ Season 2, Episode 11: Brokering Peace

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ Season 2, Episode 11: Brokering Peace

Alycia Debnam-Carey in “Fear the Walking Dead.”

If Comedy Is Making You Feel Bad, You’re Not Paying Attention

If Comedy Is Making You Feel Bad, You’re Not Paying Attention

Jon Stewart at the Rally to Restore Sanity in 2010. At the time, he was an example of the argument that standup could make real-world changes.

‘Jessica Jones’ Episode 4: Think About Me

‘Jessica Jones’ Episode 4: Think About Me

Krysten Ritter in “Jessica Jones.”

A Deep Dive Into the Brain, Hand-Drawn by the Father of Neuroscience

A Deep Dive Into the Brain, Hand-Drawn by the Father of Neuroscience

“Cells in the retina of the eye” (1904), one of Santiago Ramón y Cajal’s most striking drawings at the Grey Art Gallery in Manhattan.

‘Scream Queens’ Season 1, Episode 8: Snuffed Out

‘Scream Queens’ Season 1, Episode 8: Snuffed Out

From left, Lea Michele, Billie Lourd, Abigail Breslin, Emma Roberts and Niecy Nash in "Scream Queens."

How Benny Blanco Became the Most Popular Oddball in Pop Music

How Benny Blanco Became the Most Popular Oddball in Pop Music

Benny Blanco is a hitmaking songwriter and producer who estimates that “like 75 percent” of his success has come from being a good hang.

In Kanye West, the Right Sees Truth-Telling and a Rare A-List Ally

In Kanye West, the Right Sees Truth-Telling and a Rare A-List Ally

Kanye West has renewed his support of Donald J. Trump in a series of Twitter posts that have his fan base concerned and conservative America energized.

Review: Mark Morris’s New Pastoral Says Less Than Its Music

Review: Mark Morris’s New Pastoral Says Less Than Its Music

From left, Christina Sahaida, Billy Smith (behind Ms. Sahaida), Dallas McMurray, Mica Bernas and Aaron Loux in “The Trout,” which had its premiere on Thursday at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater as part of the Mostly Mozart Festival.

At the Met, a Riveting Testament to Those Once Neglected

At the Met, a Riveting Testament to Those Once Neglected

Thornton Dial’s two-sided relief-painting-assemblage, “History Refused to Die” (2004), also gives this Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition its title. His work is in conversation with quilts by, from left, Lola Pettway (“Housetop,” circa 1975); Lucy T. Pettway (“Housetop” and “Bricklayer” blocks with bars, circa 1955); and Annie Mae Young (“Work-clothes quilt with center medallion of strips,” from 1976).


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