Arts and Entertainment Columns

Fri, Apr 18, 2014, 5:50am

To celebrate National Poetry Month, Emily Neil examines the ways poetry is relevant to our daily lives.

Fri, Apr 18, 2014, 5:36am

David Ecker had unusually high hopes for this year's Bacchanal headliner—but he has to concede to the haters that Lupe really was a fiasco.

Fri, Apr 11, 2014, 5:55am

Jenny Singer takes a look at the fiscal motives at work behind the scenes of big Broadway productions, and argues that the musical is being dumbed down in favor of profit.

Fri, Apr 11, 2014, 5:50am

In visiting the "A Brush with Asia" exhibition at the Met, Joanna Lee was forced to reflect upon her relationship with the Chinese language and script.

Fri, Apr 4, 2014, 5:00am

Emily Neil is delighted at Barnard's choice to honor rebel and musical genius Patti Smith at this year's commencement ceremony.

Fri, Apr 4, 2014, 4:58am

The comic chemistry between Jimmy Fallon and The Roots makes for TV musical gold, argues David Ecker.

Fri, Mar 28, 2014, 5:10am

Joanna Lee reflects on her spring break in Toronto, and the ways in which New Yorkers might follow the lead of Torontonians in promoting diversity.

Fri, Mar 28, 2014, 5:01am

Given the allegations leveled against Woody Allen by Dylan Farrow, Jenny Singer argues it’s best to not support the new Broadway show.

Fri, Mar 7, 2014, 6:43am

Emily Neil walks the reader through a personal journey into her mind, revealing the joys and frustrations of creative expression.

Fri, Mar 7, 2014, 6:38am

David Ecker casts a critical eye over the critical structure of the Academy Awards.