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David Lang is an avant-gardist listeners actually like.
Justin Davidson’s Want-to-Sees
What our critic is most eager for this fall.
Maya Lin’s Big Dig
Her new museum becomes Chinatown’s culture hub.
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A Delicate Colossus
The Standard Hotel is a big, brawny exhibitionist with a surprisingly sensitive touch.
See Jane Be Co-opted
A new exhibition shows how Jane Jacobs became famous for the wrong things.
Ethel’s All-American World Music
Joining the Family Business
Alisa Weilerstein’s parents didn’t teach her the cello to complete their string trio. But it did work out that way.
That Party for Lenny
Marin Alsop wishes Bernstein a happy 90th.
Daniel Barenboim, Still Busy
The Manhattan Project
Counting down to the Met’s premiere of Doctor Atomic.
When the House Is the Yard
At the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, landscape architecture mingles with the steel-and-glass kind.
Two Jewish cultural centers reinvent themselves for the demographics of a changing city.
22. Because the Skyline Is Soaring Again.
A Tony Soprano
Measha Brueggergosman ought to be headed to an opera house near you.
Bully for Tully
Lincoln Center’s battered chamber-music hall gets a triumphant rehabilitation.
The Year in Architecture
Green roofs sprouted in the South Bronx, the Glass House opened wide, bus shelters got chic, Frank Gehry finally built something in New York, Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs kissed and made up (after a fashion), and a gauzy aluminum museum rose shimmering over the Bowery.
The Gray Ghost of the Bowery
An unsentimental valentine from the New Museum.
These Cities Built Affordable Housing That’s Also Appealing. Can NYC?
Social justice doesn't mean sacrificing good design.
Theater Review: The Philharmonic’s Razor-Sharp Sweeney Todd
Emma Thompson sings!