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"Rewind/Fast-Forward: Celebrating the Artist Documentaries of Olympia Stone" is set for Nov. 7 at 7pm.
According to "Putin Kitsch in America," those beefcake shots not only boosted Putin’s image, they sexualized his public image.
On the moral conundrum presented by Austrian writer Peter Handke, eulogist of Slobodan Milosevic and winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature.
My, my -- how can I resist Harvey Fierstein in his new play, "Bella Bella"?
If we're to subject arts philanthropists to sniff tests, let's be consistent about it.
Step one is underway. Step two will mean the whole game.
"What does it mean to be an 'American'?" Philip Roth had an idea -- one that runs through all our literature.
Directors Erick Stoll and Chase Whiteside discuss their exquisite and thought-provoking new documentary.
Maybe Trump can finally be hauled to the federal hoosegow where the lifelong criminal belongs.
Or maybe just watch "Queer Eye" again and remember the world isn’t always a big scary place run by a clown.
"Our idea has been to let the plays shine, to let the playwright shine, and to support each other."
Harris' play is so scattershot that his many points, and the fireworks that generate, remain unhappily in chains.
"If we can inspire a sense of connection, wonder and whimsy in a fractured world, then I think we have done our job."
When it comes to acknowledging Native land before a performance, artists and administrators sure have room for thought and growth.
As Tolstoy said, “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” The Lennon-Bairds were no exception.
In Veronica Raimo’s novel "The Girl at the Door," there's a fine line between admiring a culture and alienation from it.
Composer Michael Kooman and book writer/lyricist Christopher Dimond celebrate their "average" world-premiere CD.
If there's no positive impact you can measure, why hang your hat on the idea?
Sometimes you're Hope Hicks. Sometimes you're Madeleine Westerhout. Sometimes you're Sean Spicer.
But why salt so much dialogue with, like, annoyingly contemporary expressions?
To the degree that Donald Trump has taste in art, it reveals his vanity. Of course.
Don't tell me that I "need to calm down," Taylor. Oh, and please, Kellyanne, don't sing.
The hard elegance of the performances -- especially Tom Hiddleston, in his Broadway debut -- are a potent factor in the overwhelming success of this revival.
Looking to ancient drama to comprehend the incomprehensible.
How bad does it need to get before it’s time for me to leave the country? This question has been popping up more frequently...
The zeitgeist doesn’t bode well for top-flight musical theater scores. Unless...
How 24 newspaper writers teamed up 50 years ago to create the sex-soaked novel "Naked Came the Stranger."
Key spaces and crucial opportunities to share ideas and resources to generate that sector-wide shift.
If you won't pay artists -- or respect HR laws on exempt and non-exempt employees -- maybe you don't deserve our donations.