Arts and entertainment news from The New York Times.
After 27 years and more than 2,500 reviews, Ben Brantley, The Times’s co-chief theater critic, reviews his own tenure and talks about why he’s (quietly) making an exit
The artist Simone Leigh will be the first Black woman to represent the U.S. at the Venice Biennale in 2022, bringing her commanding figurative sculptures to this prestigious international stage
The soprano Erin Wall was in treatment for cancer for much of 2018, but continued to perform amid surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation, maintaining her appearances until earlier this year, when her cancer returned. She has died at 44.
The economic bleakness of 1970s Britain gave birth to far-right movements. And then to punk rock. And then to the organization Rock Against Racism.
The pathbreaking musician Keith Jarrett reveals the health issues that make it unlikely he will ever again perform in public. “I don’t feel right now like I’m a pianist,” he said. “That’s all I can say about that.”
BTS is funding a new series of global arts projects, featuring 22 artists including Antony Gormley
As the K-pop boy band BTS’s popularity grows, so does the demand for translations of the group’s songs, social media posts and interviews
Two former students of an acting school that James Franco helped create say the now-defunct program was a scheme to provide him and his male collaborators with a pool of young female performers that they could take advantage of
A new kind of pop star stormed 2018: How the dominance of streaming (and the power of hip-hop) pushed BTS, Bad Bunny and Cardi B to the next level
Breaking: Beyonce's "Lemonade" is coming to iTunes at midnight