Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual art, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.
Latest in Visual Arts
This fascinating exhibition surveys the entire history of the National Academy membership and, almost incidentally, provides a potent cross-section of the history of American art and its discontents.
Latest in Music
I’m not sure Can You Imagine? will be able to summon back Dizzy Gillespie from the great beyond, but it’s not a bad way to pass the time while we wait.
Latest in Dance
The Boston Dance Theater’s talented group of dancers spent much of the performance nervously twitching and swaying.
Latest in Television
This BBC/Netflix production is an audacious rekindling of the undying appeal of literature’s most famous vampire.
Latest in Books
Alan Rosen’s book thoughtfully illuminates the perilous calendrical devotion of Jews during the Holocaust, seeing it as a form of resistance.
Latest in Theater
If one of the aims of art is to create a distinctively imaginative world, than Pass Over succeeds in generating a landscape of devastation, a hopeless place filled with gaping wounds and visible scars.
Latest in Film
Artful films like Just Mercy remain necessary — these are the kind of stories our troubled nation needs to hear if we are to move forward.
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.