Wrapped Arc de Triomphe Is Christo’s Fleeting Gift to Paris

PARIS — For almost 60 years, the artist known as Christo dreamed of wrapping the Arc…

The 18-Year Wait for New Wrens Music Is Over. Sort Of.

How do you know it’s time to pull the plug on the band you started as…

How ‘The French Dispatch’ Took Over a French Town

What happens when you combine the cinema of Wes Anderson with a charming, historic French city?…

New York Public Library to Keep Picture Collection Browsable

The New York Public Library on Thursday reversed course and announced that it would continue to…

At 75, the Ojai Music Festival Stays Focused on the Future

OJAI, Calif. — Returning is a process. Rarely is it linear. The Ojai Music Festival, for…

How the Cast Members of ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Found Their Voices

When you’re making a movie musical, you’re probably going to be looking for actors who can,…

Some Asked, ‘Does Chattanooga Need a Lynching Memorial?’

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — In 2018, the Georgia-based artist Jerome Meadows was selected for a formidable project:…

A Cabaret Star and an Opera Star Walk Onto a Stage …

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‘The Many Saints of Newark’: A Guide to the ‘Sopranos’ Family Tree

In the world of “The Sopranos,” there’s family, and then there’s “family” — those hard-won, deep-seated…

An Architect Who’s Known for Aesthetic Purity and Counts Kanye West as a Client

THE MONOLITHIC VILLA in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains an hour south of Marrakesh, Morocco,…