Latest breaking news Culture

Felicity Huffman's prison outfit is revealed as her family visits

Oct 21, 2019 • 3:47 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

As Felicity Huffman comes up on the halfway point in her federal prison sentence, her family pays a visit — and paparazzi get photos of what she's …

Review: Helen Mirren rules in 'Catherine the Great'

Oct 21, 2019 • 3:44 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

In HBO's miniseries about Catherine the Great, empress of Russia, no one steals a scene from Helen Mirren — even when she isn't in it. …

Naomi Wolf’s Publisher Cancels U.S. Release of ‘Outrages’

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:41 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

The book had been postponed for months after errors were uncovered earlier this …

Review: Soulful, sorrowful performance propels Pulitzer winner 'Between Riverside and Crazy'

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:35 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

Stephen Adly Guirgis's Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Between Riverside and Crazy' has its L.A. premiere at the Fountain Theatre in a production directed by …

YoungBoy Never Broke Again Scores a No. 1 Album

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:30 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

The rapper’s final tally for “AI YoungBoy 2” included 145 million streams but only about 3,000 …

A Musical Revolt Succeeds: WNYC, in a Reversal, Keeps ‘New Sounds’

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:29 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

After an outcry, the station decided to continue to air its influential, eclectic new music program, which has been a tastemaker since …

Review: Mark Morris’s Dancing ‘Orfeo’ Returns to the Met Opera

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:26 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

This revival of Gluck’s “Orfeo ed Euridice” opened as one of the Met’s popular new Sunday matinees, a welcome series that may also be straining the …

Review: ‘Forbidden Broadway’ Sticks It to the Great Woke Way

Oct 21, 2019 • 2:26 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

Gerard Alessandrini’s franchise was looking as long in the tooth as the shows it aimed to skewer. A new edition brings it back to hilarious …

Stella Abrera of American Ballet Theater to Retire in Spring

Oct 21, 2019 • 1:01 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

Ms. Abrera, a luminous principal dancer, will leave after 24 years with the …

A Church Service Inspired by Beyoncé, No Halo Required

Oct 21, 2019 • 12:54 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

The Beyoncé Mass explores how issues of race and gender impact the lives, voices and bodies of black women. (It’s not, however, about worshiping …

Helen Mirren Plays Catherine II in the Years That Made Her ‘the Great’

Oct 21, 2019 • 12:50 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

In HBO’s “Catherine the Great,” Mirren portrays the 18th-century Russian empress at the height of her …

Sam Bobrick, ‘Saved by the Bell’ Creator, Is Dead at 87

Oct 21, 2019 • 12:49 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

A television mainstay, he was also a playwright. His best-known play, “Norman, Is That You?,” flopped on Broadway but went on to international …

'Abominable' to skip Malaysia theaters after studio refuses to reedit the movie

Oct 21, 2019 • 12:40 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

Malaysia won't see "Abominable" in theaters after DreamWorks parent Universal refuses to cut a disputed map of South China Sea out of the animated …

Review: Susanna Malkki Returns to the New York Philharmonic

Oct 21, 2019 • 12:15 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

In her third appearance with the orchestra, she proved once again why she’s one of the most exciting and in-demand conductors of her …

Mike Birbiglia's one-man Broadway show 'The New One' to debut on Netflix next month

Oct 21, 2019 • 11:49 AM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

Mike Birbiglia's show, written with his wife about experiences with their infant daughter, will be available to stream days after closing at the …

‘Watchmen’ Opened with the Tulsa Race Riot. Here’s What to Read About It.

Oct 21, 2019 • 10:42 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921, depicted in Sunday’s series premiere of “Watchmen” on HBO, was one of the worst outbreaks of racial violence in American …

'The Crown' Season 3 trailer: Watch Olivia Colman take the throne

Oct 21, 2019 • 10:41 AM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

Netflix released the first full trailer for the much-anticipated third season of "The Crown," with Olivia Colman and Helena Bonham Carter taking over …

Review: Paintings that read as anything but: The intriguing 'Test Patterns' of Fritz Chesnut

Oct 21, 2019 • 10:00 AM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

At the L.A. gallery there-there, the boundaries of paint are pushed in works that evoke topographical maps and computer printouts gone awry. …

Inside 'Baby Shark Live,' Pinkfong's touring concert for musical toddlers

Oct 21, 2019 • 9:00 AM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

How can "Baby Shark Live!" turn Pinkfong's viral hit into an 80-minute concert? With interactive dances, friendly puppets and a ton of visual …

The Arts Are Shunning Big Oil. The Salzburg Festival Isn’t.

Oct 21, 2019 • 8:02 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

As some institutions shy away from oil and gas money, the prestigious music event has a new sponsor: …