In the age of COVID-19, Arts Fuse critics have come up with a guide to film, dance, visual art, theater, and music — mostly available by streaming — for the coming weeks. More offerings will be added as they come in.
Latest in Visual Arts
This is an important book, a powerful account of the decline of California as America’s paradise.
Latest in Music
Each month, our arts critics — music, book, theater, dance, and visual arts — fire off a few brief reviews.
Latest in Dance
Egon Wellesz’s Weimar era critique of the cruelty of nations that are victorious in war still rings hauntingly true.
Latest in Television
If you love fiction you should devote several hours to watching Hemingway. Ken Burns and Lynn Novick have brought a special tenderness to this series, something deeper and more compelling than previous Burns documentaries.
Host Elizabeth Howard talks to Fred Turner and Mary Beth Meehan about their book Seeing Silicon Valley: Life Inside a Fraying America, a photographic study of income disparity.
Latest in Books
This is an excellent deep dive into the ways fracking mirrors the many problems we face as we try to change the way we think about energy, individual choice, and climate change.
Latest in Theater
An exciting, subversive idea animates TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever.
Latest in Film
The Andromeda Strain’s anti-intellectualism is rooted in Cold War paranoia: a distrust of science, of academia, and of the press.
Latest in Food
The current rage for inserting the personal/confessional in everything from cookbooks to literary criticism can go too far.