Amy Sherald: See these six paintings before 6/6

Luminous paintings on display until June 6
5.19.21

DREAM: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Virtually (2 Ways)

We are awash in content these days and one thing that’s clear after a year of lockdown is that great writing stretches and adapts over time. William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is fresh and relevant right now. Here are …

3.13.21

The Future – Magic at the Geffen

Hands down, the best Zoom adventure I have had this year came from a theater in my neighborhood, The Geffen Playhouse.
3.5.21

Lotusland

An excellent socially distanced outing in Montecito.
3.5.21

New York International Film Festival is online!

A pandemic silver lining means that we can all attend film festivals from home. The New York International Film Festival starts on March 5 and looks terrific.
3.5.21

March Reading List

 

Joan Didion’s new book What I Mean is a collection of old essays, and besides the pleasure of a trip down memory lane (profiles of Nancy Reagan and early Martha Stewart are particularly pleasurable), the slim volume includes a …

3.2.21

Nomadland

One of the best films of 2020 is not always easy to watch but will leave a powerful impression.
3.2.21

What We Keep Getting Wrong About Fame

A peek at three docs we've been talking about in 2021 -- "Fake Famous" and "Tiger Woods" and "Framing Britney Spears" - mothers, don't let your babies grow up to be famous!
2.25.21

Minari’s Quiet Confidence

Empathy and humor abound in a quiet tale about the farming dreams of a Korean American family in the 80s.
2.21.21