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  • Classical music online: Salonen, Sellars and Mozart

    Classical music online: Salonen, Sellars and Mozart
    I do not unconditionally celebrate the Internet, particularly its intrusion into classical music. As replacements for the record store, Amazon and iTunes have become necessary evils. Typical commercial downloads are sonic shadows of the superior sound...
  • Words from the past, insights for today

    Words from the past, insights for today
    Saturday morning, hyperbolic weather reporters here barked out warnings of heavy wind and drenching rain all day. A shower or two did dampen Manhattan streets, but the real New York weather over the weekend was elsewhere. Friday night at the Chelsea...
  • Live: Chanticleer on 'Mission Road' in San Luis Obispo

    Live: Chanticleer on 'Mission Road' in San Luis Obispo
    SAN LUIS OBISPO -- On a balmy evening here Thursday, the dozen men of Chanticleer, dressed in identical stylish dark suits, began a slow procession down the aisle of the San Luis Obispo de Tolosa mission, founded in 1772. It was a solemn, beautiful,...
  • 'Sunburns' illuminates with astonishing camera tricks

    'Sunburns' illuminates with astonishing camera tricks
    Photography, literally defined, means writing with light, and light packs heat. Together, the twinned energy sources fuel Chris McCaw's astonishingly beautiful body of work, "Sunburns," at Duncan Miller. The process McCaw devised to create the work is...
  • Lenny, the indispensable

    "He drank a lot," Ned Rorem says of Leonard Bernstein in a new 11-part radio documentary that has begun airing weekly around the country and starts tonight at 7 on KMZT-FM. "I remember he even drank for breakfast. That impressed me." Bernstein's drinking...
  • Stylish gift ideas

    We asked a variety of tastemakers to tell us about their versions of 'The One,' the go-to gift they'll turn to this season. Jenni Kayne, fashion designer L'Artisan Parfumeur amber balls, $75 for the small size, luckyscent.com. "They are earthy and...
  • Hugh Hefner helps present a Humphrey Bogart retrospective

    Hugh Hefner helps present a Humphrey Bogart retrospective
    Hugh Hefner has a confession. "I think I opened the first Playboy Club because of 'Casablanca.' I wanted to have a place where people came to hang out as they did at Rick's," admits the pajama-clad founder of the Playboy empire. The Oscar-winning 1942...
  • The Fast Track

    The Fast Track
    A roundup of this morning's arts and entertainment headlines: "Community" creator Dan Harmon disses Steven Spielberg and apologizes for "Monster House." (New York Times) Jon "Napoleon Dynamite" Heder drops out of a Will Ferrell-produced Comedy Central...
  • A restored and remastered 'Gone With the Wind'

    A restored and remastered 'Gone With the Wind'
    To celebrate the movie's 70th birthday, Warner Home Video is releasing a newly restored and remastered version Tuesday of "Gone With the Wind" for the first time on Blu-ray, as well as a standard DVD. The Technicolor film has never looked better...
  • The resurgence of Rudolph Wurlitzer

    The resurgence of Rudolph Wurlitzer
    Reading Rudolph Wurlitzer's novels is like watching a road movie backward. In his 1969 underground classic, "Nog," the narrator drifts across an amorphous terrain on which his shifting identity molds itself like soft clay. Rather than buttressing his...
  • The Sunday Conversation: Aziz Ansari of 'Parks and Recreation'

    The Sunday Conversation: Aziz Ansari of 'Parks and Recreation'
    Aziz Ansari likes to pick fights. As Leslie's ( Amy Poehler) undermining lieutenant Tom Haverford on NBC's "Parks and Recreation," his attacks are snide but subtle. Ansari is much more aggressive. The 26-year-old comedian takes down everyone from his...