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Critic's Notebook: Uncertainty in Brazil, Vitality in Its Art

The São Paulo Biennial shows that it’s possible to learn from the problems of the region.
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Tchaikovsky classic meets modern moves and time travel in ‘The Hip Hop Nutcracker’        
“Bitter/Sweet: Coffee, Tea & Chocolate” is the new exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts.        
Looking back at the season, in light of a presidential election.
A restoration of “The Dumb Girl of Portici,” a century-old silent film featuring the dancer Anna Pavlova, has a run at Anthology Film Archives.
“The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart,” at the McKittrick Hotel, is a rambunctious yarn imported from Scotland.
The PBS series “Secrets of the Dead” looks into the night Vincent van Gogh apparently cut off his ear, and what led up to it.
“Syria: A Living History,” at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto focuses on the country’s past and present through 48 objects.
Music by Mahler, arriving by way of this noted German baritone.
Rez Abbasi’s all-star project, Invocation, includes the pianist Vijay Iyer and will be playing the Asia Society.
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, a sassy all-male drag troupe, arrives at the Joyce.
After years of fits and starts, this project about the director and producer Harold Prince is to open next summer at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater.
The latest figures from Elena Ferrante’s publisher show that her Neapolitan novels have now sold some 5.5 million copies worldwide.
This event will feature notables such as Bettye LaVette and Rhiannon Giddens paying homage to Ms. Franklin.
The music critics of The New York Times share their picks for the best songs of the year.
Beyoncé and Bowie, Chance the Rapper and Radiohead, Frank Ocean and Leonard Cohen — and much, much more.
Tehran, Dec 7, IRNA - Italian Ambassador to Iran Mauro Conchatori said on Tuesday that Iran’s call on Italy for implementation of the project for restoration, protection and maintenance of historical
The Toronto International Film Festival group has announced the lineup for the 2016 Canada's Top Ten Film Festival, an annual event aimed at celebrat
Brett Gorvy, the auction house’s worldwide chairman for postwar and contemporary art, will join Dominique Lévy, whose Madison Avenue gallery will be renamed Lévy Gorvy.
The 17th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'The Nutcracker' has solemnly ended in Moscow.
Those countries have both entered unusual comedies, but a raft of more traditional films are also in the running in a banner year for the category.
Ahead of this year's YouTube Rewind, the company also released a list of the clips, music videos and trailers that 'captured the imaginations of Cana
Tehran, Dec 7, IRNA – Deputy Minister of Health and Medical Education said that Iran and Cyprus are to widen cooperation in developing genetics science and metabolomics.
Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova has expressed the organization`s interest in implementing projects with Azerbaijan in a variety of fields as she met with Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and To
A rollicking cross-country New Year's Eve party — featuring Carly Rae Jepsen, The Strumbellas and Brett Kissel as well as a spectacular fireworks sho
A rollicking cross-country New Year's Eve party — featuring Carly Rae Jepsen, The Strumbellas and Brett Kissel as well as a spectacular fireworks sho
The film critics of The New York Times — Manohla Dargis, A. O. Scott and Stephen Holden — share their picks for the best movies of the year.
Azerbaijan's Carpet Museum, one of the most striking of Baku's new wave of architectural gems, invites everyone to magic journey into the history of carpets.
Unleash your dancin’ feet to “Hairspray Live!,” the latest musical spectacular from NBC. And Jeffrey Donovan plays a fake psychic who starts having real visions after a bonk to the head in “Shut Eye.”
Mr. Vaughan had an acting career in films and British television for more than 50 years before his turn as the blind mentor to Jon Snow in the HBO series.
Dan LeFranc’s sweet and scary, lackadaisical and hypnotic play centers on a pending divorce and baby-boomer couples with a lot of time on their hands.
Sculptor Helen Marten has won the Turner Prize, at a London ceremony where the art world rallied against xenophobia and intolerance.
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk is not a war movie in the traditional sense.
Erik Ehn’s sprawling experimental drama at La MaMa, directed by Glory Kadigan, means to be obscure, though probably not to the degree that it is.
The heirs of the art dealer Alfred Flechtheim are suing Bavaria for eight paintings, which the German state denies were stolen.

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