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Q&A with Bill T. Jones: The Live Ideas Festival Honors James Baldwin

The accomplished choreographer and director talks about this year’s celebration of the legendary writer in New York.

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The Fabulous (Second) Life of the Park Avenue Armory

Michael Shnayerson meets the players behind the landmark’s latest revival.

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Inside the Abu Dhabi Festival

Julian Sancton reports from the cultural extravaganza that included a showstopping performance by soprano Renée Fleming.

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10 Foreign TV Shows to Watch Now

Groundbreaking programs that are changing the face of entertainment at home and abroad.

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Culture Index: Denzel Does Broadway

And six other cultural to-dos.

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House of Cards’ Shakespearean Playbook

It’s hard to find a review that doesn’t point out the Shakespearean undertones of “House of Cards,”...

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Q&A: David Lang

The Pulitzer Prize–winning composer on his upcoming "collected stories" series at Carnegie Hall.

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What to Read This Spring

Three books that go behind the scenes, backstage and back home.

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Postcard from the Berlinale 2014

The 64th annual Berlin International Film Festival spotlighted Wes Anderson‘s "The Grand Budapest Hotel," but there was plenty more to see.

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The Grand Budapest Hotel

How the fastidious filmmaker Wes Anderson re-created the iconic building that never was.