Hidden in a church basement and forgotten, the books and documents recently discovered provide sharp new insights into Jewish life and literature.
Inside the making of “Introduce Yerself,” the intimate new solo album that the Tragically Hip frontman made before his death this week.
The Rolling Stone founder seemed to enjoy opening up his life to Joe Hagan. Now that the book is about to come out, they are no longer speaking.
A look back at the major elements of the continuing story, which has spilled well beyond Hollywood.
The comedian stars in a film with overtones of the Woody Allen comedy “Manhattan.”
Ms. Lawrence, Reese Witherspoon, Molly Ringwald and others are coming forward to talk about their bad experiences starting out in Hollywood.
On this week’s podcast, the “Kevin (Probably) Saves the World” actress tells the story of a couple’s adventures in sexual role play.
Brett Morgen’s documentary tells her story through footage of Ms. Goodall’s interactions with chimpanzees in what is now Tanzania.
The author of the “His Dark Materials” trilogy returns, with answers to the questions what happened first and what happens next.
The nicest guy in Hollywood discusses his love of typewriters and his new collection of short stories, “Uncommon Type.”
Daniil Trifonov, Khatia Buniatishvili and more talented pianists (and one harpsichordist) share their favorite albums by the great Argentine musician.
A lavish new book examines the history of Ardrossan and the old-money world of Philadelphia’s Main Line.
Anthony Hernandez’s photography, Tom Friedman’s short animated videos and Julia Bland’s fiber weavings are among the works on display around town.
The Borromeo Quartet will perform selections from its transcription of Bach’s “The Well-Tempered Clavier” on Friday at Carnegie Hall.
The Bard Hall Players, a theater company made up of Columbia University medical students, is marking its 50th season with a production of “Into the Woods.”
After a recent digital restoration, this French film noir adapted from a Georges Simenon novel will have a weeklong run at Metrograph.
Knopf will publish “Spy of the First Person,” which the actor and playwright wrote in the final months of his life.
The music weekly Les Inrockuptibles featured Bertrand Cantat, who was jailed for fatally beating his partner in 2003, on the front of its latest issue.
Patty Chang’s show at the Queens Museum sees water as a metaphor for gender fluidity, migration, life.
As the zombie apocalypse drama returns for Season 8, the AMC series is looking to rebound from a stretch of storytelling shenanigans that alienated viewers.
Mr. Saunders is the second consecutive American writer to win the Man Booker Prize.
A new composition by Ryoji Ikeda created a wash of sound — car stereos blaring variations on the note A — as part of the Red Bull Music Academy festival.
David Henry Hwang has reworked his gender-blurring, career-launching Tony-winning play to assure that it feels “resonant with the culture today.”
Reopening after a $143 million renovation, which removed a thousand seats, Cincinnati’s stately Music Hall offers a model for Lincoln Center.
The Obamas have chosen Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald: one established artist, one on her way.
“I’m making it up as I go,” the photographer said of his keyboard playing on “Musik,” his first album.
The two old friends — and one-time frenemies — both became famous wearing women’s clothing. But don’t call them “drag queens.”
In an interview with the BBC, Mr. Allen expressed sympathy for “the poor women that were involved” but also called the situation “sad for Harvey.”
Continuing a horror boom at the box office, “Happy Death Day” arrived as the No. 1 movie in North America, with $26.5 million in ticket sales.
Her electric performances in the 1960s made her an elusive cult heroine. A Numero Group boxed set unravels her true story for the first time.
Criticized for earlier overlooking the scandal, “Saturday Night Live” addressed it this weekend, with varying degrees of comfort and effectiveness.
The underappreciated AMC series, whose finale aired Saturday, dramatized the joy of creation and the beauty of struggle.
Comedians in some Asian countries must have their scripts approved while finding creative ways to joke about sex and politics so as not to offend the government.