Taylor Swift Earns Her Fourth No. 1 in 16 Months With New ‘Red’

NYT Arts - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 12:45
“Red (Taylor’s Version)” had the equivalent of 605,000 sales in the United States. On next week’s album chart, Adele’s “30” is expected to reach or exceed one million sales.
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Review: Channeling Anger in ‘A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing’

NYT Arts - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 12:32
Annie Ryan’s stage adaptation of the Eimear McBride novel is given a lucid and intimate revival at the Irish Repertory Theater.
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Broadway Play "Clyde's" Will Be Livestreamed

NYT Arts - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 11:42
The digital experimentation born of the pandemic shutdown is continuing: the final 16 performances of Lynn Nottage’s “Clyde’s” will be streamed, for $59.
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The Searing Beauty, and Harsh Reality, of a Kentucky Tobacco Harvest

NYT Arts - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 11:12
At a family farm in Shelby County, a group of 26 men from Nicaragua and Mexico perform the grueling seasonal work that Americans largely avoid.
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Macy’s Parade Is Back This Thanksgiving, Without Kids on Floats

NYT Arts - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 11:02
The tradition has been largely restored, but children under 12 years old will not be allowed in the parade — only as spectators.
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Robert Bly, Poet Who Gave Rise to a Men’s Movement, Dies at 94

NYT Arts - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 11:00
His most famous, and most controversial, work was “Iron John: A Book About Men,” which made a case that American men had grown soft and feminized. It made him a cultural phenomenon.
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The Emails Behind the Opera ‘Eurydice’

NYT Arts - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 09:59
For several years, the composer Matthew Aucoin corresponded with Sarah Ruhl about how to adapt her play into the Met Opera’s latest premiere.
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Brooklyn Museum to Receive $50 Million Gift From City of New York

NYT Arts - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 09:00
The funding will be the largest capital investment in the museum’s nearly 200-year history.
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The Little Lad? Berries and Cream? Call It Performance Art.

NYT Arts - Mon, 11/22/2021 - 07:09
Jack Ferver, the creator of a well-regarded body of dance-theater works, has also become a TikTok phenomenon because of a Starburst ad from 2007.
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What’s on TV This Week: ‘Dancing With the Stars’ and the Soul Train Awards

NYT Arts - Sun, 11/21/2021 - 23:00
The season finale of “Dancing With the Stars” airs on ABC. And Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold return to host the 2021 Soul Train Awards on BET.
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Review: ‘The Alchemist,’ a Play in Search of Comedy Gold

NYT Arts - Sun, 11/21/2021 - 22:22
Red Bull Theater brings on the cons and their marks in this adaptation of the 17th-century Ben Jonson work.
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‘Insecure’ Recap, Season 5, Episode 5: Out of Control

NYT Arts - Sun, 11/21/2021 - 20:31
As Molly deals with a family emergency, Issa finds a new relationship moving faster than she planned.
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‘Succession’ Recap, Season 3, Episode 6: Pretenders to the Throne

NYT Arts - Sun, 11/21/2021 - 20:00
Kendall had hoped to be the kingmaker, but we all know whom that role belongs to.
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He Sold Away His People’s Heritage. He’s in the Jungle to Get It Back.

NYT Arts - Sun, 11/21/2021 - 13:48
A Cambodian temple looter, who says more than 100 artifacts he stole are in museums around the world, is working to help reclaim them.
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Review: The Met Opera’s Next ‘Ring’ Will Be a Sea Change

NYT Arts - Sun, 11/21/2021 - 11:56
Richard Jones’s bleak staging of Wagner’s “Die Walküre” in London offers a clean break from the extravagance of the Met’s most recent production.
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How Do You Make Teen Comedies Today? Buy a High School.

NYT Arts - Sun, 11/21/2021 - 11:46
A former school outside Syracuse, N.Y., has been transformed into American High, a production hub for inexpensive films aimed at streaming platforms.
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Bonnie Sherk, Landscape Artist Full of Surprises, Dies at 76

NYT Arts - Sun, 11/21/2021 - 08:13
Her artwork included transforming forlorn parcels, sometimes by planting them, other times just by sitting in them.
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A Robot Wrote This Book Review

NYT Arts - Sun, 11/21/2021 - 03:00
In “The Age of AI,” Henry Kissinger, Eric Schmidt and Daniel Huttenlocher explore how far artificial intelligence has come.
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New York’s Midcentury Art Scene Springs to Life in ‘The Loft Generation’

NYT Arts - Sun, 11/21/2021 - 03:00
Edith Schloss’s memoir recounts an era of great creative vitality and the time she spent with Willem and Elaine de Kooning, Merce Cunningham, Leo Castelli and others.
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‘Saturday Night Live’ Weighs In on the Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict

NYT Arts - Sun, 11/21/2021 - 00:24
This weekend’s broadcast, hosted by Simu Liu, also included some helpful Thanksgiving tips and, uh, Dog Head Man.
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