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City Ballet Ordered to Reinstate Male Dancers Fired Over Inappropriate Texts

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:40 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

An arbitrator ruled that City Ballet overstepped by firing Zachary Catazaro and Amar Ramasar. Mr. Ramasar will return; Mr. Catazaro has decided not …

Critic’s Pick: Review: You’ll Never Dance Alone (a Solo)

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:16 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

Mariana Valencia’s autobiographical solo reminds us we are products of our communities and histories, songs we’ve heard and dances we’ve …

Critic’s Pick: Review: ‘Bosch’ Is Back, Still on the Straight and Narrow

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:00 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

The Amazon series based on Michael Connelly’s Los Angeles detective novels returns for a fifth season of unadorned police …

The Playlist: Madonna Dreams Up Her Next Era, and 11 More New Songs

Apr 19, 2019 • 2:00 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

Hear tracks by Mavis Staples, Sheryl Crow and Johnny Cash, Wynton Marsalis and …

Review: A Composer’s Redacted Music and Raucous Noise

Apr 19, 2019 • 1:18 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

Two of David T. Little’s politically charged instrumental works were the halves of a Composer Portrait concert at Miller Theater on …

Juice WRLD, the Young Rapper, Confronts Death at a Brooklyn Cemetery

Apr 19, 2019 • 1:07 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

Catacombs, famous headstones and a place to deposit secrets. “What is this?” he said. “The gates of …

Fiction: A Suspicious Death Exposes Painful Fissures in a Mojave Desert Town

Apr 19, 2019 • 1:00 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

In “The Other Americans,” a powerful new novel by Laila Lalami, a diverse group of citizens are forced to question their beliefs and allegiances after …

‘Kalank’ Review: A Bollywood Love Story in the Shadow of Partition

Apr 19, 2019 • 11:38 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Abhishek Varman’s maximalist melodrama delivers spectacle (some of it mind-numbing) but fails to tell a gripping …

Pole Dancing Without Nudity or G-Strings. Just Express Yourself

Apr 19, 2019 • 11:14 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

The curious hybrid of art, sport, exotic dance and fitness craze has developed a mainstream following but “it’s still a little …

‘When They See Us’ Trailer: Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five Mini-Series Features Felicity Huffman

Apr 19, 2019 • 11:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

The actress who pleaded guilty in the college admissions scandal plays the D.A. The powerful trailer also stars Michael K. Williams and John …

Inside the List: ‘That’s When I Acknowledged What Had Been Simmering Inside Me for Years: Anger’

Apr 19, 2019 • 10:51 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

The U.S. soccer legend Abby Wambach wants to help other women overcome institutionalized discrimination — and she’s written a book, “Wolfpack,” about …

Children’s Books: Books That Expand the Possibilities of Boyhood

Apr 19, 2019 • 10:51 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

What does it mean to be a boy now? New nonfiction books show the varied thoughts and experiences of boys facing peril — or just figuring out how to be …

New in Paperback: ‘Warlight,’ ‘Air Traffic’

Apr 19, 2019 • 10:45 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Six new paperbacks to check out this …

A Teenage Pierre Boulez, Heard for the First Time

Apr 19, 2019 • 10:33 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Listen to excerpts from the piano solo “Prélude, Toccata et Scherzo,” written in 1944, when the modernist master was just …

How Social-Media Surveillance of Teenagers Led to a New Kind of Policing

Apr 19, 2019 • 10:00 AM ET Culture The Nation  

David Uberti Sociologist Jeffrey Lane’s book The Digital Street looks at the ever-increasing scrutiny of teenagers’ social-media accounts in central …

The Week’s Most Interesting Trailers: ‘Dark Phoenix’ and ‘Hobbs & Shaw’

Apr 19, 2019 • 10:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

A blond Jessica Chastain and extensive action scenes liven up those clips, and we finally get to hear Mark Hamill as Chucky in the promo for “Child’s …

A Word With: John Cho on Heritage, Hashtags and Hollywood’s Surprises

Apr 19, 2019 • 10:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

He talks about taking the lead — this spring, in a documentary and “The Twilight Zone” — and whether “Harold & Kumar” has smoked its last …

Back in Westeros

Apr 19, 2019 • 8:00 AM ET Culture The Nation  

Katha Pollitt Game of Thrones ’ final season depicts a fractured world’s last shot at redemption. The post Back in Westeros appeared first on The …

Anatomy of a Scene: How to Make Crying Frightening in ‘The Curse of La Llorona’

Apr 19, 2019 • 7:02 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

The director Michael Chaves narrates a scene from this thriller in the series that includes “The …

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ | Anatomy of a Scene

Apr 19, 2019 • 7:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Michael Chaves narrates a sequence from the …