It was a long, wet (not to say dark) summer, but fall looks bright—even hot—for arts and entertainment. Our sneak preview.
Halle Berry goes mental, Uma goes martial, and Gwyneth channels Sylvia Plath
Hugh Jackman does Oz, Taboo crosses the Atlantic, and Little Shop of Horrors returns
Tom Valenti goes Italian, Robert Pearson takes barbecue uptown, and Gray Kunz and Jean-Georges blend their inventive talents
The Met salutes El Greco, Rosenquist takes the Guggenheim, and the ICP holds its first triennial
The Rapture goes major, Courtney Love flies (scarily) solo, and Iggy reunites with the Stooges
CLASSICAL MUSIC & DANCE
Merce teams up with Radiohead, Lang Lang takes the stage, and Carnegie Hall goes underground
Jhumpa Lahiri goes long, Jonathan Lethem revisits Brooklyn, and Martin Amis takes on his critics
Coupling is the new (sexier) Friends, Whoopi hits the Bowery, and Paris Hilton moves to Arkansas
Isaac Mizrahi targets high and low, Facconable frenchifies Fifth Avenue
Readers sound off on our picks for the sexiest New Yorkers and more.
Trendy rugs that will pass the test of time
Cool pillows, nifty candles, and camera-binoculars for kids
Adam Rosenberg's closet-sized new shop is a world of opportunity for mid-century-furniture lovers.
Fall's best new sneakers hit the street
Half-off gems, Judaica, and Jiwon Park fashion
Avon's new makeup line is right on the Mark
Where can I take a crash course in Spanish?
Advantage, Sampras...Si Newhouse and Isabella Rossellini join forces...Julianne Moore's wedding night
If the Nets actually move to Brooklyn, should they change their name?
Danny took her ashes to a bar. Now does he want the kids?
A Warholian street artist stokes celeb chef's egos.
From Hebrew homies to homo thugs, meet the new wave of novelty rappers.
Amy Gray went from publishing drone to private eyea career move that just so happened to lend itself to a book of her own.
Could Rupert Murdoch take down the BBC?
With American Idol, reality TV is remaking not only TV but also the music business
What did the blackout teach us? That nightlife in this city needs more freedom—not more rules.
Smackdown: female body builders and the men who love (or at least obsess over) them
Ronald Harwood’s exploration of art-vs.-politics in Nazi Germany substitutes evenhandedness for intrigue
Masterly Mexican-fusion empanadas and coma-inducing cocktails at Sue Torres’s Sueños
The Neptunes recycle old studio tricks on their debut album, Clones
John Leonard reviews And Starring Poncho Villa As Himself, Showgirls: Glitz & Angst, and more
The roving chef Gary Robins gets new digs at the Biltmore Hotel; an ex-bartender serves up a different kind of drink; and Leshko's loses the pierogis and goes pan-Latino.
Our top picks from the Film Society's Latin Beat 2003
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