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‘Vinyl’ Season 1, Episode 7: California Beach Party

‘Vinyl’ Season 1, Episode 7: California Beach Party

From left, Bobby Cannavale and Shawn Klush in “Vinyl.”

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ Season 2, Episode 11: Brokering Peace

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ Season 2, Episode 11: Brokering Peace

Alycia Debnam-Carey in “Fear the Walking Dead.”

A Quirky Violinist and a Festival to Match

A Quirky Violinist and a Festival to Match

Patricia Kopatchinskaja was the music director, and a lead performer, of this year’s Ojai Music Festival in California.

The Met Goes Beyond Its Doors to Pick a Leader Who Bridges Art and Technology

The Met Goes Beyond Its Doors to Pick a Leader Who Bridges Art and Technology

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new director, Max Hollein, heads the Fine Arts Museums in San Francisco and has a painting by Michael Langer, “Die Gelbrote Faust” (“The Yellow-Red Fist”), from 1967, on the wall of his home.

Steve Martin and Martin Short on Friendship and What’s Truly Funny

Steve Martin and Martin Short on Friendship and What’s Truly Funny

Steve Martin, left, and Martin Short at the Beacon Theater in Manhattan.

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.

Steeped in Blood, Soutine’s Work Revels in Life, Not Death

Steeped in Blood, Soutine’s Work Revels in Life, Not Death

“Fish, Peppers, Onions,” from around 1919, in the new show “Chaim Soutine: Flesh” at the Jewish Museum.

Giacometti: Beguiled by Thin Men and Women

Giacometti: Beguiled by Thin Men and Women

Alberto Giacometti, “Suspended Ball,” 1930–31. His Surrealist sculptures were witty, off-kilter and sometimes dripping with sex. A sphere dangles from a string in a cage, “teasing but never touching a curve. The objects are abstract prisoners trapped in an endlessly unconsummated dance,” our critic writes.

The New York Philharmonic’s Fresh Start: A Season Spent at Home

The New York Philharmonic’s Fresh Start: A Season Spent at Home

Jaap van Zweden conducting the New York Philharmonic in 2012. Next season will be his first as the orchestra's music director.

Bringing a 5Pointz Vibe to Lower Manhattan

Bringing a 5Pointz Vibe to Lower Manhattan

Pedestrians walk past a public mural project at 2 World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan. Top, Vesey mural by Chinon Maria and Sebastian Mitre; below, Brolga’s work.

On ‘Big Brother,’ America Gets the Reality-TV Politics It Deserves

On ‘Big Brother,’ America Gets the Reality-TV Politics It Deserves

Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former Trump administration staffer, said on “Celebrity Big Brother” that she wouldn’t vote for President Trump again “in a million years.”

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ Season 2, Episode 5: Hostages

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ Season 2, Episode 5: Hostages

From left, Kim Dickens and Lorenzo James Henrie in “Fear the Walking Dead.”

Clairo’s ‘Pretty Girl’ Went Viral. Then She Had to Prove Herself.

Clairo’s ‘Pretty Girl’ Went Viral. Then She Had to Prove Herself.

The 19-year-old singer, songwriter and producer Clairo learned that early viral success meant experiencing the perils of internet fame, too.

On TV, France’s New President Is Young, Centrist and Female

On TV, France’s New President Is Young, Centrist and Female

Anna Mouglalis, left, as President Amélie Dorendeu, and Kad Merad as the Machiavellian politician Philippe Rickwaert in the French television series “Baron Noir.”

As Brexit Looms, London’s Art Dealers Cater to Divided Tastes

As Brexit Looms, London’s Art Dealers Cater to Divided Tastes

An installation of “Bad Land” by the Venezuelan-American artist Alex Da Corte at Josh Lilley Gallery, London.


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