As the age of COVID-19 wanes (or waxes?), Arts Fuse critics supply a guide to film, dance, visual art, theater, and music. Please check with venues about whether the event is available by streaming or is in person. More offerings will be added as they come in.
Latest in Visual Arts
The quilts serve as landmarks whose significance is evolving with shifting times and demographics. Where have we come from, they ask. Where are we going? The answers are no longer what they were.
Latest in Music
Even if this is a commercial confection, it’s worth taking seriously because it is very likely to be Tony Bennett’s final album.
Latest in Dance
“I believe artists create a safe space for unsafe ideas in our world.”
Latest in Television
Syfy’s latest iteration of the killer doll remains as campy and violent as ever.
Latest Short Fuses
Each month, our arts critics — music, book, theater, dance, and visual arts — fire off a few brief reviews.
A conversation with South African writer and artist Zakes Mda about his recent projects, which include a London production of his play And the Girls in Their Sunday Dresses, two books, and a solo exhibition of his collages.
Latest in Books
The Sum of Us shows how the economic and political powers-that-be have exploited race to split Americans into warring tribes trapped in a zero-sum game fighting for what’s left after the top 1% take 40% of the wealth.
Latest in Theater
At the very least, Ionesco’s drama about the unreality of the world should produce shudders as well as chuckles.
Latest in Film
One of the great strengths of this Dune is that it humanizes its protagonists. They are detailed human characters, which makes their assuming the mask of the White Savior all the more troubling.
Latest in Food
Theresa Rebeck’s foodie comedy Seared is more of an amiable appetizer than a substantial entree.