Noseda and the NSO rock out with ‘Beethoven & American Masters’
Maestro Noseda and the orchestra resumed the cycle of symphonies by Beethoven and George WalkerBy Michael Andor Brodeur
Hannah Waddingham stole the show at Eurovision
The "Ted Lasso" star has grabbed the headlines as her viral moment circulated the internet.By Herb Scribner
Sweden wins Eurovision contest marked by kitsch and tributes to Ukraine
At the 67th Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool, wartime tributes jostle against kitsch and extreme silliness.By Karla Adam
Living with depression is hard. A new memoir, ‘Life B,’ offers hope.
Bethanne Patrick’s memoir, "Life B," is a candid account of living with a chronic mental illness.By Steven Petrow
Larry Mahan, rodeo cowboy whose fame transcended the arena, dies at 79
He won an unprecedented five straight all-around world championships, started his own clothing line and appeared on “The Tonight Show” with Johnny Carson.By Michael S. Rosenwald
From the wires
Kelly Clarkson responds to report accusing her daytime talk show of being a toxic workplace
Kelly Clarkson has responded to a Rolling Stone report accusing her daytime talk show of being a toxic workplaceBy Associated Press
'Succession' star Jeremy Strong lands a role on Broadway in 2024 in 'An Enemy of the People'
Jeremy Strong is going from a corporate boardroom on TV to a whistleblower on BroadwayBy Mark Kennedy | AP
Jonas Brothers release new album, plan to prioritize mental health on upcoming tour
After two decades in the spotlight, the Jonas Brothers are still chasing butterfliesBy Sian Watson | AP
NASA and National Philharmonic team up for another successful launch
Composer Henry Dehlinger collaborated with NASA and the National Philharmonic to create his new orchestral and multimedia suite, “Cosmic Cycles.”By Michael Andor Brodeur
‘Yellowface,’ a satire of race and publishing, falls into its own trap
Some books have unreliable narrators. The narrator of R.F. Kuang’s new novel is just unbelievable.By Zoe Hu
The newest TV shows and movies to stream right now
What’s available on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, Prime Video and more in April.By Michael O'Sullivan, Olivia McCormack, Bethonie Butler, Travis M. Andrews, Amy Hitt, Fritz Hahn, Sonia Rao, Lili Loofbourow, David Betancourt, Sophia Solano and Pat Padua
Sometimes getting your life together means making a mess of it first
In her graphic memoir "Impossible People," Julia Wertz reflects on alcoholism, sobriety and the unsustainability of life in New York City.By Kay Sohini
Behind a pseudonym, literary provocation
James Campbell’s "NB by J.C." collects the columns of an incendiary cultural critic. Steven Moore’s "Dalkey Days" explores publishing artistically ambitious authors.By Michael Dirda
25 years later, America still loves ‘Seinfeld’ but some hate how it ended
“Seinfeld” became a smash NBC hit with relatable absurdity like the Soup Nazi. Its finale 25 years ago was a “terrible letdown.”By Frederic J. Frommer
What to watch with your kids: ‘Crater’ and more
Common Sense Media's guide to this week's family movies and TV shows.
In the galleries: An inspiring annual student showcase of art and media
Graduating students participate in an annual arts festival, two artists' takes on landscapes, an exhibit focuses on the threatened blue crab and an interactive show keyed to music and video.By Mark Jenkins
How Mira Nair’s ‘Monsoon Wedding’ became a musical
It's been "a long journey" to the stage for the Indian-born director's 2001 film about a lavish family wedding in Delhi.By Annie Gowen
Was Cleopatra Black? We’re asking the wrong question.
Experts say critics of the Netflix docudrama's Cleopatra are anachronistically applying modern racial constructs to an ancient civilization.By Bethonie Butler
A zany team gets ‘Spamalot’ up on its funny feet — at breakneck speed
It takes nerves of steel and a village of deft theater people to whip up a full-fledged Kennedy Center musical like "Spamalot" in the space of two weeks.By Peter Marks
It’s okay for libraries to be loud! Take it from me, a librarian.
In praise of the happy hubbub in the public library.By Karen MacPherson
How Taylor Swift fans turned a mysterious book into a bestseller
An untitled and unreleased book has been rocketing up the charts, and Swifties think they know who's behind it.By Jacob Brogan and Emily Yahr
Why is Eurovision a big deal? A guide for perplexed Americans.
The United Kingdom is hosting this year's competition, the biggest, and strangest, live music event on the planet.By Karla Adam
‘Iron Man’ rescued superhero movies. Ultimately, it wrecked them.
"Iron Man" kicked off the Marvel Cinematic Universe as a deservedly widely-loved mega-hit. Fifteen years later, it may have been the worst thing to happen to movies.By Ann Hornaday