Taking advantage of his newly granted artistic freedom, the singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist created a visionary album that defined the sound of 1970s soul.
With its technique, unity and wide-ranging repertoire, the Danish String Quartet—currently on a U.S. tour—gives new life to a faded form.
As the war in Ukraine continues, many cultural sites in the capital—some on Unesco’s World Heritage list—are under threat from Russian missile attacks.
The actress, who died on Oct. 11, merged darkness and comedy across her lengthy career on stage and screen—in memorable characters such as Eleanor Iselin of ‘The Manchurian Candidate,’ Mrs. Lovett of ‘Sweeney Todd’ and Jessica Fletcher of ‘Murder, She Wrote.’
Central Park is not only a shining example of outdoor design, but also one of the greatest works of American art.
As the theater season gets underway one of our critics reminisces about Playbill magazine and what it means to her.
On the 100th anniversary of the arrival of jazz in Russia, the music’s message of freedom and individuality is more important than ever.
The director best known for the ‘Pink Panther’ series used comedy to depict the frustrations of existing in a physical body and the human need to be understood.
The Franco-Swiss filmmaker, known for ‘Breathless,’ ‘Contempt,’ ‘Band of Outsiders’ and his sometimes inscrutable aesthetic, died at age 91 near Lake Geneva on Tuesday, Sept.13.
Britain’s longest-reigning monarch was not so much a patron of the creative class as fodder for it, becoming in the process a living work of historical art.
The industrial-rock album paid tribute to the teenage wastelands of 1972 and inspired the emergence of heavy metal.
Just short of the 21st anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, budgetary issues have closed the doors of one of the most intimate memorials and therapeutic gathering places for survivors, victims’ families and the general public.
The former Longbranch Pennywhistle songwriter’s debut LP features country-rock storytelling, tight vocal harmonies and train-whistle melancholy.
Annandale-on-Hudson hosts two weekends of talks and concerts in celebration of the Russian Romantic.
New York’s Film at Lincoln Center is hosting a retrospective of everything from his silent movies to ‘Duel in the Sun,’ ‘Stella Dallas,’ ‘The Fountainhead’ and documentary shorts.
The singular filmmaker’s hard-hitting, hard-drinking movies, including a Richard Schickel-led 2004 reconstruction of the butchered ‘The Big Red One,’ are the subject of a retrospective at the Pacific Film Archive.
The influential soundtrack album for the 1972 blaxploitation film remains a prime example of social realism and messaging through soul music.
European cities have rebuilt many of their destroyed architectural monuments. Why can’t New York do the same?
The 1955 romantic drama starring Katharine Hepburn, available from the Criterion Collection and restored in 4K, marks a turning point in filmmaker David Lean’s career.
The British band repurposed disposable rock culture and wrapped it in American glamour.