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Review: At Juilliard Festival, the Stunning Sounds of China Today

Review: At Juilliard Festival, the Stunning Sounds of China Today

Chen Lin conducting the Juilliard Orchestra in the stunningly visceral final concert of Focus! Festival 2018 at Alice Tully Hall on Friday.

‘Silicon Valley’ Season 3 Finale: An Empire Built on Quicksand

‘Silicon Valley’ Season 3 Finale: An Empire Built on Quicksand

T.J. Miller, left, and Thomas Middleditch in “Silicon Valley.”

After the Curtain Falls: Talking to Suzanne Farrell, Artist and Muse

After the Curtain Falls: Talking to Suzanne Farrell, Artist and Muse

Suzanne Farrell with her dancers as they prepared for the final performance of the Suzanne Farrell Ballet at the John F. Kennedy Center this month.

Syria’s Women Prisoners, Drawn by an Artist Who Was One

Syria’s Women Prisoners, Drawn by an Artist Who Was One

Tal El Mlouhi, a blogger detained since 2009.

They’ve Come Undone: Giselle, Lucia and Romantic Madness

They’ve Come Undone: Giselle, Lucia and Romantic Madness

Natalia Osipova in “Giselle” at American Ballet Theater. Like many heroines before her, she is catapulted into madness by heartbreak.

Lang Lang and Yuja Wang, Stars From China, at Carnegie Hall

Lang Lang and Yuja Wang, Stars From China, at Carnegie Hall

Yuja Wang with the New York Philharmonic in 2012.

Pusha-T, a Lecturer Seeking a Target, Finds One

Pusha-T, a Lecturer Seeking a Target, Finds One

Pusha-T raps about ethics on “Daytona,” an album produced by Kanye West. His post-release back-and-forth with Drake, however, has been grabbing more headlines.

A Mega-Dealer Expands: David Zwirner Plans a New Art Gallery

A Mega-Dealer Expands: David Zwirner Plans a New Art Gallery

David Zwirner, who is planning a five-story, $50 million gallery designed by Renzo Piano that is to open in 2020.

A Netflix Experiment Gives Deserving Comics Their 15 Minutes

A Netflix Experiment Gives Deserving Comics Their 15 Minutes

Michelle Buteau is one of the comics taking part in Netflix’s experimental 15-minute specials.

California Tried to Give Artists a Cut. But the Judges Said No.

California Tried to Give Artists a Cut. But the Judges Said No.

The artist Laddie John Dill, a plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit from 2011 seeking royalties under state law. Mr. Dill said of artists: “If they’re starting out and something goes up for auction, I think they should get a piece of it.”

A Museum’s Fresh Take on the Whole Megillah

A Museum’s Fresh Take on the Whole Megillah

The exhibition “Scenes From the Collection” at the Jewish Museum highlights an untitled work by William Anastasi, from 1987, composed of four canvases forming a cross, with the term “jew” overlapping one quadrant as if transgressing the space allotted to it. The artist considers this the most charged word in the English language, as well as an affirmation of Jewish culture. Right, “The Joys of Yiddish,” one of Mel Bochner’s “Thesaurus” paintings, from 2012.

Brief Encounters, Enduring Portraits of the Displaced

Brief Encounters, Enduring Portraits of the Displaced

Mounira Al Solh at the Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute’s show, “I strongly believe in our right to be frivolous,” is the first exhibition of her work in the United States.

How the Breeders Finally Learned to Get Along

How the Breeders Finally Learned to Get Along

From left: Kim Deal, Josephine Wiggs, Jim Macpherson and Kelley Deal. The Breeders lineup that recorded “Last Splash” reunited and made a new album, 25 years later.

Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller Drop By ‘S.N.L.’ to Help Skewer Michael Cohen

Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller Drop By ‘S.N.L.’ to Help Skewer Michael Cohen

Robert De Niro, left, as Robert Mueller, the special counsel in the Russia investigation, and Ben Stiller as Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s personal lawyer, on “Saturday Night Live.”

Live Nation Rules Music Ticketing, Some Say With Threats

Live Nation Rules Music Ticketing, Some Say With Threats

Live Nation promotes 30,000 concerts around the world each year, including recent tours by artists like Jay-Z and Janet Jackson, in which it played a role.

French Museum Discovers More Than Half Its Collection Is Fake

French Museum Discovers More Than Half Its Collection Is Fake

Visitors exploring the museum dedicated to the French painter Étienne Terrus in Elne, France, on Saturday, one day after it reopened with a significantly reduced collection.


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