National Endowment for the Humanities Announces $31.5 Million in Grants

A PBS documentary on the 400-year history of Shakespeare’s plays, a New York Public Library summer…

Upending Expectations for Indigenous Music, Noisily

Raven Chacon wasn’t sure he should accept the commission that would soon earn him the Pulitzer…

Anne Heche Onscreen: Wily and Funny but Also Unnerving

Long before the car crash that led to the actress Anne Heche being declared brain-dead at…

R. Kelly Stands Trial in Chicago: What to Know

R. Kelly, who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for racketeering and sex trafficking earlier…

‘Mack & Rita’ Review: 70 Is the New 30

In the Diane Keaton comedy “Mack & Rita,” the 30-year-old Mack (Elizabeth Lail) has always felt…

At the Salzburg Festival, Riches, Retreads and Notes of Caution

SALZBURG, Austria — The premiere of a new production of Janacek’s opera “Kat’a Kabanova” had just…

‘Fall’ Review: Things Are Looking Down

If you, too, are afraid of heights, you’re likely to experience “Fall” as a straightforward horror…

‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ Review: Forrest Gump in India

“Forrest Gump” has been called many things: a feel-good crowd-pleaser, a maddening piece of pap, and…

Review: An Opera’s Exquisite Brutality Arrives in America

LENOX, Mass. — The problem with “Lessons in Love and Violence” has always been that it…

The New ‘Monuments Officers’ Prepare to Protect Art Amid War

FORT BELVOIR, Va. — The Army Reserve officers worked with brisk efficiency. For much of the…