This Week in Culture: André Leon Talley, J Balvin’s New Album, DanceAfrica

This Week in Culture: André Leon Talley, J Balvin’s New Album, DanceAfrica

New TV exhibits, museum openings, movie releases and concert events — it’s quite a bit to maintain observe of. Let us assist you. For the week of May 20, seven occasions in New York and elsewhere to not be missed: Film: André Leon Talley Dishes on Camera May 25. “I don’t live for fashion — […]

Bloomberg Expands Arts Grant Program to Seven More Cities

Bloomberg Expands Arts Grant Program to Seven More Cities

Bloomberg Philanthropies is investing $43 million in additional than 200 small and midsize cultural organizations in seven cities — Atlanta; Austin, Tex.; Baltimore; Denver; New Orleans; Pittsburgh; and Washington. “We wanted to reach cities that we thought had a really strong mix in the way they were serving up arts and culture,” stated Kate Levin, […]

This Week: Royal Wedding Run-up; Beach House’s New Album

This Week: Royal Wedding Run-up; Beach House’s New Album

All of which is to say that when you have loved any of Beach House’s earlier work, you’ll very probably love their seventh LP, appropriately titled “7” and launched this Friday, May 11. The modifications to their method, as at all times, are incremental: a extra outstanding studio function for his or her stay drummer, […]

A Year of Cultural Celebrations in Europe

A Year of Cultural Celebrations in Europe

It’s the European Year of Cultural Heritage, an ongoing celebration throughout a number of international locations that features museum exhibitions; excursions of gardens and monuments​; theater, dance and ​musical performances; and the reappearance of many long-running annual festivals. Each occasion is supposed to talk to the theme of European cultural heritage in some type or […]

From Aristophanes to Hitchcock, Celebrating Birds and Culture

From Aristophanes to Hitchcock, Celebrating Birds and Culture

“This says so many things that correspond to contemporary realities,” he stated. Photo Taka Kigawa taking part in Messiaen’s “Catalogue d’Oiseaux” on the American Museum of Natural History. Credit Roderick Mickens, American Museum of Natural History But don’t anticipate the entire pageant to be purely an homage to classics and a mirrored image of present […]

That Shaggy Mutt? At Dog Museums, Our Drooling Companions Are the Stars

That Shaggy Mutt? At Dog Museums, Our Drooling Companions Are the Stars

Below are a number of museums world wide devoted completely to our canine mates. At this charge, cats could begin to marvel what’s up. Dackelmuseum, Passau, Germany Mr. Küblbeck and Oliver Storz have been gathering dachshund memorabilia for a quarter-century. But the majority of the gathering — about three,500 objects — was acquired from a […]

This Week: a Devilish Matthew Broderick; and a Righteous Chiwetel Ejiofor

This Week: a Devilish Matthew Broderick; and a Righteous Chiwetel Ejiofor

Then, whereas watching a program in regards to the Rwandan genocide, Mr. Pearson had a revelation that slammed laborious up in opposition to his church’s doctrine, which maintained that non-Christians had been destined for hell except they professed their perception in Jesus. What if hell was a human assemble and everybody was already the recipient […]

New Yorkers and Their ’80s Routines — Block by Block

New Yorkers and Their ’80s Routines — Block by Block

The period might need been previous New York’s final actual gasp — a time when the very streets, soiled and unsafe as they had been, appeared infused with chance. Here, notable locals revisit their routes and routines, from lunch on the Upper East to nighttime sojourns to then-emerging neighborhoods like TriBeCa. Below 42nd Street Penny […]

With Choice of New Director, the Met Gets a Scholar and a Showman

With Choice of New Director, the Met Gets a Scholar and a Showman

“You fulfill your programmatic ideas and then you do everything you can to find the funding to make that happen,” Mr. Hollein stated in an interview on the Met. A ‘Think Big’ Coach This potential to strike a steadiness between artwork and enterprise was a ability Mr. Hollein discovered from Mr. Krens on the Guggenheim. […]