Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual art, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.
Arts and Sciences
Cartagena is a 500-year old urban jewel in the Caribbean. But climate change and rising sea levels threaten its heritage.
Two stories about how a public process, because of politics, can make it very difficult, and costly, to connect two points.
The nagging question: why didn’t the ICA didn’t create a building that offered options to be developed vertically?
Kelly Joan Whitmer does two things very well: she tells a vibrant tale of intellectual reform and shines a light on less prominent historical actors in the history of science.
Whether art can comfortably exist in this thoroughly commercial frame is a question for the ages. Let’s say that whether this show succeeds is firmly in the eye of the beholder.
Today, the fountain at Copley Place feels embarrassing in some way; not its form or execution, but its very existence.
“Reading Ḥayy Ibn-Yaqẓān” is a mesmerizing study that will enchant anyone interested in interdisciplinary, cross-cultural explorations of the history of science that transform the way we look at the past and the present.
A two week stay in Paris, April 11 through 26, delivered the sights and sounds crooned about in the well-known songs.
Moving restlessly between independence and interdependence in style and content, the lecture captures the changeling quality that Gish Jen associates with those who must creatively manage multiple cultural influences.