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  • Monster Mash: Artworks go home; 'Book of Mormon' creators chat

     
    Trey Parker, Matt Stone sat down with "60 Minutes" to talk about "The Book of Mormon" and "South Park." Actress Jennifer Aniston purchased a Glenn Ligon painting worth an estimated $450,000 at a recent Haiti benefit auction....
  • Monster Mash: Guggenheim's Abu Dhabi project; Ai Weiwei's Taiwan show

     
    The future of the planned Guggenheim Museum in Abu Dhabi looks uncertain after a company working on the project dropped plans to award a major construction contract. The Taipei Fine Arts Museum in Taiwan is set to host an exhibit dedicated to artist Ai...
  • Book review: 'The Information' by James Gleick

    Book review: 'The Information' by James Gleick
    The Information A History, a Theory, a Flood James Gleick Pantheon: 531 pp., $29.95 Partway through "The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood," James Gleick describes a technological innovation so transformative that it was heralded as "one of...
  • 'Sonata Mulattica: Poems' by Rita Dove

    'Sonata Mulattica: Poems' by Rita Dove
    Sonata Mulattica Poems Rita Dove W.W. Norton: 232 pp., $24.95 There was once a time when celebration of black achievement in the humanities, arts and sciences was limited to Black History Month and recitations at black churches. But given the widely...
  • Theater preview: Hamlet x 2: To be AND not to be

    Theater preview: Hamlet x 2: To be AND not to be
    What we have here is an abundance of Hamlets. It's pretty strange for a single town to have more than one Hamlet, but what we are facing here is even bigger — two Ophelias, two Gertrudes and, most alarming of all, two Rosencrantzes and two...
  • Who wore it best (and worst) at the 2011 Emmys

    Who wore it best (and worst) at the 2011 Emmys
  • Off-kilter is still Jeremy Irons' calling

    Off-kilter is still Jeremy Irons' calling
    In "Impressionism," the new play by Michael Jacobs, art gallery owner Katharine Keenan (Joan Allen) playfully teases shy colleague Thomas Buckle about "a hideous sexual problem." That figures. After all, Thomas is played by Jeremy Irons, who has never...
  • Theater: Amid the many bloated musicals, originality sneaks in

    Theater: Amid the many bloated musicals, originality sneaks in
    Millennial anxieties ushered in the new decade with Y2K panic, 9/11 made it seem as if the paranoid were on to something, two quagmire wars were launched and the Great Recession left everyone wondering about the prognosis of the American economy as it...
  • Darko Tresnjak Named New Artistic Director of Hartford Stage

    Darko Tresnjak Named New Artistic Director of Hartford Stage
    Darko Tresnjak, a theater director known for his work with Shakespeare, world classics and the rediscovery of neglected plays, is expected to be named the new artistic director of Hartford Stage when the board votes Monday morning. He will succeed Michael...
  • Cultural exchange: Radio 4 in Britain is evidence that the medium is as popular as ever

    Cultural exchange: Radio 4 in Britain is evidence that the medium is as popular as ever
    Editors' note: With this report, Sunday Calendar launches a new, weekly feature, "Cultural Exchange." In it, Times foreign correspondents will explore cultural and entertainment trends, developments, personalities and debates around the world. The...
  • Monster Mash: Magritte painting stolen in Brussels; senator launches inquiry into NEA; Stoppard, Hadid win awards

     
    -- Missing masterpiece: A 1948 painting by Magritte valued at about $1.1 million was stolen in broad daylight from the Musee Rene Magritte in Brussels. -- Digging deeper: Republican Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming said in a press release (pdf......