Arts & Culture

The best in art, museums, theater, dance, books and classical music in NYC


The best arts & culture in NYC: Critics' picks

Art: "Now You See It: Photography and Concealment"

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

The Met digs into its collection to explore how the camera can hide as well as reveal its subject.

  1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Ave, at 82nd St, 10028
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Mon Sep 1
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Theater: Cirque du Soleil: Amaluna

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Diane Paulus helms this ladycentric, Shakespeare-inspired spectacle.

  1. Citi Field Roosevelt Ave, at 126th St, 11368
  2. Thu May 15 - Sun May 18
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Museums: "Bill Cunningham: Facades"

  • Critics choice

The NYHS revisits a 1968 photo essay by the legendary New York Times fashion photographer.

  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Sun Jun 15
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Museums: "Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles!"

  • Critics choice
  • Free

On the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four arriving stateside, check out memorabilia, videos and photos of Beatlemania.

  1. New York Public Library for the Performing Arts 40 Lincoln Center Plaza, at 65th St
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Sat May 10
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Arts & Culture: Top stories

YA dystopian smackdown

With Divergent and like-minded fiction series arriving in movie theaters, we make the franchises battle to the death for the title of the next Hunger Games.

Politics, posthaste

Biographical titles about fascinating political figures like Pussy Riot speed their way into print.

Hottest chorus boys and girls

They may be in the background, but these sexy Broadway dancers and singers are heating up the stage.

Q&A: Neil Patrick Harris

Goodbye, ducky tie; hello, heels: The TV star returns to the stage with a primal roar in Hedwig and the Angry Inch.




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