Best Classical Music of 2021

Rarely, though, did either piece deploy the full forces of the orchestra. “Vista” opens with an…

Best Movies of 2021

Also … “Annette” (Leos Carax), “The Disciple” (Chaitanya Tamhane), “Flee” (Jonas Poher Rasmussen), “The Green Knight”…

Carrie Mae Weems Sets the Stage and Urges Action

Weems’s analysis of our current political landscape will be familiar to anyone who has been paying…

‘C’mon C’mon’ | Anatomy of a Scene

“Hello, everyone. My name is Mike Mills, and I’m the writer/director of C’mon C’mon. So this…

Review: An Ambitious Project Returns at the Philharmonic

After a long delay, Joan Tower’s “1920/2019” was premiered on Friday by the New York Philharmonic…

Three Great Documentaries to Stream

The proliferation of documentaries on streaming services makes it difficult to choose what to watch. Each…

Cambodian Effort to Find Artifacts Won’t End With Informant’s Death

Cambodian officials say a reformed looter who directed a ring that pillaged Khmer-era temples for two…

When Did Spotify Wrapped Get So Chatty?

“In 2021 you did what you had to do.” “You always understood the assignment.” “You deserve…

How ‘West Side Story’ Could Make (Even More) Oscar History

2. The cast could score multiple nominations. The 1961 version of “West Side Story” picked up…

Proceeds From Rare Treasures Sold at Auction Help Steady Jewish History Museum

In June, the shoe designer and entrepreneur Stuart Weitzman sold the world’s most expensive coin, the…