| Nov 1, 2014
| 6:29 PM
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this year's Olympus InVision Photography Festival is a literal library of visual stories — told through powerful and provocative images that speak to everything from capturing personal moments with an...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"Ouija" and "Nightcrawler" are effectively tied for first place at the box office, providing a little excitement in an otherwise deadly Halloween weekend at the multiplexes.
Both films picked up roughly $10.9 million, but a clear leader will only be...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 11:57 AM
A stash of free photos, the art repatriation debate reignited, Larry Gagosian’s sushi gets reviewed and George Lucas’ museum unveils its initial design schematic. Plus: the literary roots of Cheviot Hills, the controversy behind Marcel...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The politics of emotion must appear
To be an intellectual structure.
Creates a logic not to be distinguished
--Wallace Stevens, "Esthetique du Mal"
If opera were a game of Clue, the solution to this case would be...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Three prominent Mexican film directors have called out their government on the issue of the 43 disappeared students, a San Diego architect takes on Sen. Ted Cruz and border policy and protesters hit the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Plus: There are plans...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 8:00 AM
James Cuno, president of the J. Paul Getty Trust, is back in the fray over whether antiquities and other prized artifacts from Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cradles of Western civilization should remain in museum collections in America, Great Britain...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:02 PM
William and Catherine are crossing the pond again -- the royal couple is heading to the Big Apple in December.
Let the royal photo ops begin.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be in New York from Dec. 7 to 9, palace officials announced on Friday....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:15 PM
The Metropolitan Opera had a mess on its hands.
Hundreds of people stood, or sat in rented wheelchairs, outside Lincoln Center on Monday to protest its production of John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer," an operatic depiction of the high-profile...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:20 PM
The 23-year journey of "The Death of Klinghoffer" to the Metropolitan Opera:
1991 — "Klinghoffer" premieres in Brussels.
1992 — San Francisco Opera stages "Klinghoffer." It will be the last new fully staged U.S. production of the opera for...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Haymarket Opera Company is the most notable success story among the newer Chicago groups specializing in historically informed performances of pre-classical music.
Since its calling-card production of Handel's rarely performed "Aci, Galatea e Polifemo"...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:58 PM
The Metropolitan Opera's opening of "The Death of Klinghoffer" on Monday in New York has resurrected the long-running controversy surrounding the 1991 John Adams opera. With its depiction of the 1985 hijacking of the cruise ship Achille Lauro by...