As the age of COVID-19 wanes, Arts Fuse critics have come up with a guide to film, dance, visual art, theater, and music. Please check with venues if the event is available by streaming or is in person. More offerings will be added as they come in.
Latest in Visual Arts
In New York, museums and galleries are racing toward a new normal, whatever that might be. Most exhibitions that opened earlier in the year will stay open into the summer.
Latest in Music
Bassist Dave Holland’s new album, Another Land, will take you to interesting places. Clarinetist’s Ben Goldberg’s latest, with its guitar/bass/drums core, might do the same.
Latest in Dance
Re-envisioning and performing this beloved classic ballet with dancers that identify as disabled seems to me to be the definition of courageous.
Latest in Television
There are stunning scenes full of energy and visual beauty, but Halston left me feeling somewhat cold.
Latest Short Fuses
Each month, our arts critics — music, book, theater, dance, and visual arts — fire off a few brief reviews.
Book sales are up, but indie bookstores are struggling. In this podcast, Lauren Cerand suggests ways to promote new titles, particularly those published by independent presses or written by emerging authors.
Latest in Books
There is enough candor and humor, along with a handful of bracingly moody characters, to make Mariana Leky’s vision of perpetual love compelling.
Latest in Theater
For many dramatists, the label of ‘leftism’ was not pejorative: it was about fighting for human decency and political reform.
Latest in Film
Do you believe your eyes? Should you?
Latest in Food
The current rage for inserting the personal/confessional in everything from cookbooks to literary criticism can go too far.