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A woman in Delhi whose brain has been annexed by worry craves an escape.
This is MoMA’s first show that traces the progress of one art movement, assembled entirely from the museum’s collection.
A teenage girl and her downtrodden mother struggle to build a normal life, but any progress they make seems to unravel.
Jaco Van Dormael’s satire follows a bored deity who, from his apartment in Brussels, plays jokes on humans.
The German artist Hanne Darboven’s magnus opus offers a personal, imperfect vision that absorbs, but never fully clarifies, the 20th century.
This loose, loopy and enjoyable seminar on the making of “The Wizard of Oz” combines live video and performance.
“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical,” at the Theater at Madison Square Garden, has bucks as well as does, but its message of equality is not fully realized.
Frankie and Johnny’s story returns, written and directed by Matthew Ross, but not much has changed except the actors and how well they fit together.
In this year’s edition of “New Dances” at the school, Pam Tanowitz’s “thunder rolling along afterward” exhilarated the junior class.
In Meshell Ndegeocello’s show at Harlem Stage, “The Fire Next Time” might as well be the Bible. And the big question is, “How are you surviving 2016?”
A palace and a water buffalo calf figure in this Pietro Marcello film — part fable, part documentary — set in the Campania region of Italy.
In this horror movie, two brothers play an old-school board game with a videotape and run into Barbara Crampton of “Re-Animator.”
A former assistant to a war journalist resettles in small-town America, where culture clashes turn mysterious and dangerous.
This adulatory profile focuses on a photojournalist who has documented many high-profile figures, but it skips some hard questions.
Listings of holiday music and special events throughout the month of December.
Directed by Josh Gordon and Will Speck, this bawdy comedy is full of familiar faces, including Kate McKinnon and Courtney B. Vance, behaving badly.
Dani Menkin’s documentary recounts this team’s unlikely run to the European Cup championship in 1977, a year in Israel’s history that was more fraught than usual.
This sweet-natured coming-of-age movie is perhaps more complicated than most by having characters whose sexual orientations are in flux.
A swordsman has grown tired of his work and his love in this remake of “Death Duel,” a nod to the Chinese magic-and-martial arts genre wuxia.
Geometric abstraction from Latin America figures prominently in Ms. Fontanals-Cisneros’s collection of some 3,300 works.
Lady Gaga is opening up further on her struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder in an open letter, writing that it's 'a daily effort' to stay ca
British rock musician Greg Lake, singer with 1970s progressive rock groups King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer, has died of cancer aged 69, his manager announced Thursday.
Mick Jagger's representatives say the rock legend and Rolling Stones frontman has welcomed the birth of his eighth child with girlfriend Melanie Hamr
“Hairspray Live!” and its musical predecessors have shown us what works in these TV productions. And what doesn’t.
Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger became a father for the eighth time Thursday when his ballet dancer girlfriend gave birth to a son in New York, his publicist said.
An anonymous donor gave $700,000 to help close a projected deficit, allowing the sides to agree on a contract without the cuts management had sought.
A year ago these Syrian children had just arrived in Canada, hoping to be welcomed in a new country far from home. Today they are singing songs about
The concert will take place Jan. 8 at Webster Hall and feature Jojo Abot, Betsayda Machado and Indo-Pak Coalition.
Our guide to stand-up, improv and variety shows.
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While the singer won’t be able to perform in a Met production in the spring, he said he would “continue to give concerts and recitals as well as make recordings.”

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