Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual art, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.
Latest in Visual Arts
There have been times in the MFA’s past when it hasn’t lived up to its educational mission, when it has pandered to the whims of the wealthy — particularly its fat cat benefactors.
Latest in Music
An exhilarating and entertaining evening with Puddles, a most personable and unique clown.
Latest in Dance
Black + White from the Fernanda Ghi Dance Company was provocative, dramatic, and oh-so-mysterious.
Latest in Television
Wondering where to find the best documentaries on digital platforms? Look no further.
Latest in Books
Virginie Despentes novel reads like Paul Thomas Anderson’s Magnolia mashed with Don Quixote and set in contemporary Paris.
Latest in Theater
Part cautionary tale about the fate of the earth, part homage to Samuel Beckett, part theatrical metaphor for dementia, X is a harrowing exploration of the human psyche.
Latest in Film
Portrait is a masterly work of historical realism — about an enduring love between two women — done in high-flying poetic style.
Latest in Food
There are 170 recipes in King Solomon’s Table . Joan Nathan, a sort of culinary archeologist, tracks down the details of their origins to Biblical times.