| Feb 8, 2014
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK — By his own admission, Bartlett Sher is not normally drawn to material like "The Bridges of Madison County," Robert James Waller's mega-bestselling 1992 novel.
The weepie about a brief but life-changing 1960s romance between an Italian...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:05 PM
NEW YORK -- Todd Snyder presented his technically ambitious, ultra-luxe Mod Gents menswear collection in the Lincoln Center tents Thursday night during New York Fashion Week.
The inspiration: "I was first inspired by some old photos of Mick Jagger from...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Latino playwright, actor on 'The Electric Company.'
Luis Avalos, 67, a Cuban American actor who had a regular role as Dr. Doolats on the 1970s public television children's series "The Electric Company" and later was active in Los Angeles'...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:00 AM
NEW YORK — A few years ago, playwright Christopher Durang began wondering "what if" a bunch of Anton Chekhov's characters lived in Bucks County, Penn., as he did. And what if two of the older ones lived in a nice stone farmhouse like his for not...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:12 AM
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in New York, where patrons of the New York City Ballet peer at a massive photograph on linoleum flooring featuring over 80 dancers arranged in an array of poses at the Lincoln Center. The work of French-born...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:01 AM
New York Fashion Week begins Wednesday, and with so many designers abandoning the official Lincoln Center hub and decamping uptown, downtown and all around to show their fall 2014 collections, this could be the season of the transportation snafu.
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:38 PM
During my career, one of the biggest joys of covering fashion has been the opportunity to attend runway shows in spectacular settings. Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent at the Rodin Museum in Paris was one, John Galliano for Christian Dior Couture at the...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 10:30 AM
When Esperanza Spalding was named best new artist at the 2011 Grammys, not even the most ardent jazz fan dared believe this would usher in a new era for a marginalized genre long left out of the major award categories.
Still, there was hope. Beyond...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
That Claudio Abbado, who died Monday at 80, would become an important conductor was never in doubt.
He was elegant in that intimidatingly sophisticated way of Milanese artists. He wasn't flashy, but he was of his time. In his youth he had the charisma...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked:
Taraji P. Henson | Actress
She may not be a household name, but Taraji P. Henson has notched...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:55 PM
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A salute to Peter O'Toole...