Nichols gets Closer … Giamatti goes Sideways … Topher Grace loses his innocence to Dylan Kidd … Sarsgaard’s kinky Kinsey role
Mary-Louise Parker and Craig Lucas together again … Edie Falco’s dark side … Matthew Broderick gets his post-Producers theater fix
Artists at the airport … MoMA remade … Benjamin Edwards off the grid … Chicks with cameras … Old iconography in hip-hop regalia
Cynthia Ozick revisits the Bronx … Philip Roth gets counterfactual … Jonathan Lethem and Craig Thompson picture fiction’s future
Drea de Matteo forsakes Christopher for Joey … Felicity Huffman, Desperate Housewife … Law & Order and CSI shoot it out
Nas gets in touch with his roots … The Clash, a quarter-century later … Johnny Cash’s last stand at Sotheby’s
Julie Taymor remakes The Magic Flute … Salman Rushdie gets operatic … Kronos plays music from outer space
Jacques Torres builds a Wonkaland … BLT Steak’s fishy brother … Three new pizzerias are anything but cheesy
Pucci paints Fifth Avenue red (and orange, and purple) … Peter Elliot works blue … Alessandro Dell’Acqua sets Madison Avenue a-shimmer
Bill Gilroy raids Keith McNally’s restaurants…Courtney Love to unload apartment…Ian Schrager searches for designer.
Artist Wolfgang Staehle inadvertently recorded the 9/11 attacks during his last show. His new exhibit: mostly landscapes.
A new exhibit of Winogrand’s sixties photos—and a look at how zoos have changed since.
A Miami fad comes to Manhattan.
How a line lost its cool
Bartlett’s back. Imitation’s uptown. A Fashion Week preview.
This season the newcomer with breakout potential is hardly new to the scene.
What will models march to this year?
New Yorkers, mere extras in the GOP’s passion play.
What was the best—and worst—part of your week in New York?
New on DVD: The Ladykillers, Topdog Diaries, Jersey Girl, Alfred Hitchcock Collection, American Film Archives.
Opening this week: Coast, Angon On The Sixth, The Blue Mill, Freeman’s, and Frankies 457 Court Street Spuntino.
The New York Film Festival’s less than two months away—so warm up with these little series first.
Readers sound off on Adam Bellow’s politics, Fall Fashion, Fur, Brooke Shields, and more.
How to pick the presidential candidate who will best serve your portfolio.
Beyond the pomp of the RNC ’04, Republican strategists look ahead to a campaign endgame in which the culture wars rule.
More men seem to be asking: Why have a breakup talk when you can just fade away?
Stealing friends is another one of those junior-high habits that you never quite outgrow
Tumi’s new sports-bag line; paint-by-numbers wallpaper
Desiron’s new furniture collection promises, and delivers, within days.
Express furniture from Desiron
Criminal, a stylishly low-budget bit of film noir with a terrific cast, collides the disparate worlds of Beverly Hills and the L.A. barrio
Despite the best efforts of twelve actors, Guantánamo might play better in a lecture hall than on a stage; Susannah York’s awkward solo show
What happened to political art? Television.
NYU filmmakers in a baby Project Greenlight.