| Nov 4, 2011
| 1:36 PM
Imagine getting fuel efficiency that reaches 40 mpg and beyond, on models that sell for thousands of dollars less than hybrids. Manufacturers have delivered just that with several new and redesigned gas-sipping rides for 2012 — many of them...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 11:24 AM
One of the most basic tenets of the American Dream is being called into question by recent economic data. Can each new generation do better than the one before it?
So far, today's young people aren't off to an encouraging start.
According to analysis by...
| Dec 20, 2009
Throughout the first decade of the 21st century, impatient dancers, choreographers, critics and audience members all hoped that a new breed of innovators would appear to transform theatrical dance the way that Russian impresario Sergei Diaghilev radically...
| Jul 18, 2008
Since first produced more than 40 years ago, "Sweet Charity" has undergone an unfortunate metamorphosis from the sweetly sentimental to the downright treacly. Granted, Cy Coleman's music and Dorothy Fields' lyrics combine in some memorable standards ("...
| Nov 1, 2009
A Life Beyond Limits
W.W. Norton: 536 pp., $35
Our image of the Great Depression has been indelibly shaped by the photographs of Dorothea Lange: homeless men standing dejectedly in line for food at a San Francisco mission,...
| May 14, 2008
Robert Rauschenberg, the protean artist from small-town Texas whose imaginative commitment to hybrid forms of painting and sculpture changed the course of American and European art between 1950 and the early 1970s, died Monday night, according to New...
| Dec 28, 2007
As Gregory Rodriguez notes in his column, environmentalism has become a secular proxy religion. And it's growing faster than any of the world's traditional beliefs. Sadly, Rodriguez fails to note that the productive scientific motives and technologies...
| Jun 15, 2008
FOR HALF an hour on a late May afternoon, Damian Woetzel had the New York State Theater stage to himself. Although odd noises emerged from the wings as stagehands went about their business, Woetzel, in a T-shirt and stretch pants, focused intently on...
| Dec 7, 2007
| 8:36 PM
A documentary about young Ethiopian women who walk miles in search of medical attention after traumatic childbirth injuries won the feature-length competition at the 2007 International Documentary Assn. awards Friday night.
"A Walk to Beautiful,"...
| Oct 2, 2008
| 4:32 PM
At least 600 of the 20,700 new-car dealerships in the U.S. will have been forced to close this year, versus 430 last year, according to the National Automobile Dealers Association. "Up to 80% will be domestics, because they've lost more......
| Dec 18, 2009
| 4:32 PM
In Britain, an actor isn't really an actor unless he or she has performed on stage. And so it came to pass this week that film star Keira Knightley made her theatrical debut in a West End production of "The......