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    The N.H.L. Needed 100 Portraits. So Tony Harris Got to Work.

    The N.H.L. Needed 100 Portraits. So Tony Harris Got to Work.


    Tony Harris’s oil-painted portraits of N.H.L. legends, from left: Mike Gartner, Bobby Orr and Darryl...

    For its 100th anniversary, the N.H.L. commissioned an Ottawa artist to paint all of the players voted as the top 100 in the league’s history.
    Critic’s Notebook: East Side, West Side: Lighting the Way, Darkly

    Critic’s Notebook: East Side, West Side: Lighting the Way, Darkly


    From left, Emily Hoffman, Maggie Cloud and Justin Hyacinth performing in “Moon Fate Sin” by Gillian Walsh at Danspace...

    Two new works by the choreographers Marjani Forté-Saunders and Gillian Walsh make dramatic use of the Manhattan spaces in which they are performed.
    Now You Can Read the Book From ‘Jane the Virgin’

    Now You Can Read the Book From ‘Jane the Virgin’


    Gina Rodriguez as Jane Villanueva on the Nov. 17 episode of “Jane the...

    Jane Villanueva’s book will finally be published on the show. It will also be available for fans to purchase in real life.
    Creator of Brazil’s Outdoor Museum Inhotim Sentenced to Prison

    Creator of Brazil’s Outdoor Museum Inhotim Sentenced to Prison


    Bernardo Paz, the creator of Inhotim Institute, a contemporary art center and botanical garden in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil, was sentenced to nine years in...

    Bernardo Paz, the founder of the Inhotim Institute, was convicted of money laundering.
    Art Review: The Comedic Beauty of Laura Owens’s Work

    Art Review: The Comedic Beauty of Laura Owens’s Work


    A detail from an untitled seascape in Laura Owens’s midcareer survey at the Whitney Museum of American Art. This 2009 painting pairs lurid tones of purples and pinks with clunky white...

    At the Whitney, this artist’s superb midcareer survey and catalog highlight her art, life and times — and a world of possibility for painting.
    Critic’s Notebook: Puerto Rico Mattered at the Latin Grammys. So Did Salsa.

    Critic’s Notebook: Puerto Rico Mattered at the Latin Grammys. So Did Salsa.


    “Despacito” was a big winner at the Latin Grammys, and the show closed with a performance of the song by Luis Fonsi, right, and guests including Victor...

    As anti-immigrant sentiments spread and natural disasters have torn through Latin America, the awards became a showcase for Latin pride and solidarity.
    ‘Star Wars’ Royalty: Princes Said to Have Cameo in Film

    ‘Star Wars’ Royalty: Princes Said to Have Cameo in Film


    Prince William, left, and Prince Harry, who reportedly will be part of “Star...

    Britain’s Prince William and Prince Harry will play Stormtroopers in a scene in an installment of the new trilogy, The Hollywood Reporter says.
    Cultural Studies: ‘Torch Song Trilogy’ and Me: A 35-Year Love Affair

    Cultural Studies: ‘Torch Song Trilogy’ and Me: A 35-Year Love Affair


    Harvey Fierstein as Arnold and Estelle Getty as Mrs. Beckoff in “Torch Song Trilogy” at Broadway’s Little Theater in...

    Before Harvey Fierstein came along, most gay-themed plays featured characters who were either closeted or bitter or suicidal, and usually all three.
    10 Things to Do in NYC Now

    10 Things to Do in NYC Now


    Two viewers observe the dialogue of images between Cynthia Daignault and Daniel Heidkamp, part of “Talking Pictures: Camera-Phone Conversations Between Artists” at the Met. See listing...

    It’s a big city, with plenty to do, see, hear and watch. Here’s a sampling of cultural highlights this weekend and over the week ahead.
    Review: A Raucous Day at the Beach With ‘The Sisters Macaluso’

    Review: A Raucous Day at the Beach With ‘The Sisters Macaluso’


    Marcella Colaianni, Daniela Macaluso, Serena Barone, Alessandra Fazzino, Elena Borgogni, Leonarda Saffi and Italia Carroccio are the title characters in “The Sisters Macaluso” at Montclair State...

    Life and death, joy and poverty coexist in Emma Dante’s wondrous show about a family in Palermo. And it only costs $20 to see it.
    What’s New in NYC Theater

    What’s New in NYC Theater


    David Greenspan in Eugene O’Neill’s “Strange Interlude.” See listing...

    Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
    Encounters: French Montana Shops for Tracksuits and Timberlands in the Bronx

    Encounters: French Montana Shops for Tracksuits and Timberlands in the Bronx


    French Montana returned to Sammy’s Fashion, a street wear emporium in the Bronx where he and his friends used to shop for Timberland boots and Vanson...

    The rapper made a homecoming to the borough where he was raised, visiting the spots where he and his friends would shop and try to talk to girls.
    A New ‘She’s Gotta Have It’: Spike Lee’s Feminist Breakthrough

    A New ‘She’s Gotta Have It’: Spike Lee’s Feminist Breakthrough


    More than 30 years after his breakthrough film, Spike Lee revisits “She’s Gotta Have It” with a new series on...

    Critics have long noted Mr. Lee’s “woman problem.” But in his new Netflix series, based on his 1986 film, he has created his most nuanced female character yet.
    Art and Museums in NYC This Week

    Art and Museums in NYC This Week


    Two viewers observe the dialogue of images between Cynthia Daignault and Daniel Heidkamp, part of “Talking Pictures: Camera-Phone Conversations Between Artists” at the Met. See listing...

    Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
    Science Is Dry, Obscure, Complex? Well, It Makes for Great Comedy

    Science Is Dry, Obscure, Complex? Well, It Makes for Great Comedy


    At a live taping of the podcast “You’re the Expert” this month, from left, Jackie Faherty, Chris Duffy, Aparna Nancherla, Zhubin Parang and Ashley Brooke...

    In podcasts and live shows, comedians are extracting the funny from astronomy, climate change and even the physics behind urinal cakes.
    A Word With: Alia Shawkat on Growing Up and Gaining Control

    A Word With: Alia Shawkat on Growing Up and Gaining Control


    Alia Shawkat, who stars in “Search Party” on...

    Ms. Shawkat talks about her three series — “Search Party,” “Transparent” and “Arrested Development” — as well as why sexual harassment in Hollywood feels like her personal war.
    ‘Call Me by Your Name’: A Love Story Fueled by Strangers’ Chemistry

    ‘Call Me by Your Name’: A Love Story Fueled by Strangers’ Chemistry


    Armie Hammer, left, and Timothée Chalamet hadn’t met before being cast in “Call Me by Your Name.” “It was the luck of the universe, or something, that there was just a natural bond as humans,” Mr. Chalamet...

    Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet play lovers with a connection that crackles in this movie from Luca Guadagnino. Yet they first met on set in Italy.

    Embroidering With Björk’s Maskmaker


    Step inside the home studio of Björk’s co-creative director, James Merry, where he experiments with embroidery and sculpture to bring their artistic visions to life for her latest album,...

    Step inside the home studio of Björk’s co-creative director, James Merry, where he experiments with embroidery and sculpture to bring their artistic visions to life for her latest album, “Utopia.”
    Dressing to Play a Power Woman

    Dressing to Play a Power Woman


    Michelle Dockery and Douglas Henshall in “Network,” at the National Theater in London. The costume designer An D’Huys said she dressed the actress in bright colors to show that her character is “not a team...

    The National Theater’s “Network” redefines the wardrobe of the modern media executive.

    A Leonardo Sold for $450 Million. What Else Could You Buy?


    Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” painting is already spoken for, but here are a few things you could also afford for that price...

    Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” painting is already spoken for, but here are a few things you could also afford for that price tag.
    Terry Crews Names Hollywood Executive He Accused of Groping

    Terry Crews Names Hollywood Executive He Accused of Groping


    The actor Terry Crews appeared on “Good Morning America” on Wednesday to discuss a police report he had filed against a Hollywood executive, Adam Venit. He accused Mr. Venit of groping him at a...

    The actor filed a police report against the agent, Adam Venit of William Morris Endeavor, which suspended him after an investigation.
    New Trailer: Dwayne Johnson in ‘Rampage’

    New Trailer: Dwayne Johnson in ‘Rampage’


    Dwayne Johnson in a scene from the trailer for...

    The star plays a scientist trying to save a giant gorilla after an experiment goes wrong. Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Joe Manganiello are also in the film.
    Events for Children in NYC This Week

    Events for Children in NYC This Week


    A Charles Addams cartoon from 1956. See listing at...

    Our guide to cultural events in New York City for families with children and teenagers.
    Film Series in NYC This Week

    Film Series in NYC This Week


    An image from “Black Gravel” (1961). See listing...

    Our guide to film series and special screenings.
    Homesick for Downton Abbey? Here’s a Way to Go Back There

    Homesick for Downton Abbey? Here’s a Way to Go Back There


    Arrested time: Fans of “Downton Abbey” can wander into Mrs. Patmore’s kitchen, steaming pots and all, in “Downton Abbey: The Exhibit” in...

    “Downton Abbey: The Exhibition” comes to Manhattan, offering fans of the series a cleverly immersive period wonderland.
    Classical Music in NYC This Week

    Classical Music in NYC This Week


    Gianandrea Noseda conducting the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra at Avery Fisher Hall. See listing...

    Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.
    Dance in NYC This Week

    Dance in NYC This Week


    Bruno Isakovic and Mia Zalukar in “Suddenly Everywhere.” See listing...

    Our guide to dance performances.
    Eric Newman, Whose Coins Told of America’s History, Dies at 106

    Eric Newman, Whose Coins Told of America’s History, Dies at 106


    Eric Newman at his home in Clayton, Mo., in 2013. He had the instincts of a detective and the sharp eye of a trader in antiquarian...

    Mr. Newman, a numismatist for nearly a century, was one of the country’s most distinguished authorities on the art and history of coinage and paper money.
    Comedy in NYC This Week

    Comedy in NYC This Week


    Keisha Zollar in 2016. See listing...

    Our guide to stand-up, improv and variety shows.
    Review: A Virtuoso Pianist Is a Virtuoso Composer, Too

    Review: A Virtuoso Pianist Is a Virtuoso Composer, Too


    Daniil Trifonov, playing his concerto with the Mariinsky Orchestra at Carnegie...

    Daniil Trifonov played his own dazzling concerto as part of a two-concert stand at Carnegie Hall by the Mariinsky Orchestra and Valery Gergiev.
    Bernstein in the Berkshires: Tanglewood to Celebrate a Local Hero

    Bernstein in the Berkshires: Tanglewood to Celebrate a Local Hero


    Leonard Bernstein conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection,” in...

    Orchestras around the world are celebrating Leonard Bernstein’s centennial, but Tanglewood, his longest-standing artistic association, is going all out.
    Review: A Brief ‘Brigadoon’ That’s Almost Like Falling in Love

    Review: A Brief ‘Brigadoon’ That’s Almost Like Falling in Love


    Sara Esty and Robert Fairchild in Christopher Wheeldon’s City Center production of “Brigadoon,” which nods to Agnes de Mille’s original...

    City Center’s gorgeous revival of the Lerner & Loewe musical, staged by Christopher Wheeldon and starring Kelli O’Hara, disappears after Sunday.
    Gaudí’s First Completed House Opens to the Public

    Gaudí’s First Completed House Opens to the Public


    Antoni Gaudi’s Casa Vicens in Barcelona, Spain. It was his first completed building, and is the last of seven Unesco-designated Gaudí treasures in the city to open to the...

    The newly restored Casa Vicens is the last of seven Unesco-designated Gaudí treasures in Barcelona, Spain, to admit visitors.

    Anatomy of a Scene | ‘Mudbound’


    Dee Rees narrates a sequence from the film featuring Jason Mitchell, Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke and Jonathan...

    Dee Rees narrates a sequence from the film featuring Jason Mitchell, Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke and Jonathan Banks.
    With Big Gift and Tighter Oversight, the Met Gains Solid Ground

    With Big Gift and Tighter Oversight, the Met Gains Solid Ground


    Herbert and Florence Irving. Ms. Irving and her husband’s estate are giving $80 million to the Metropolitan Museum of...

    Coming off a tumultuous year, the museum is reducing its deficit and aiming to increase transparency. An $80 million donation helps.
    Party Coverage: Scene City: French Honors and Film Tributes

    Party Coverage: Scene City: French Honors and Film Tributes


    Galas were held last week for the French Institute Alliance Française, the Museum of Modern Art, the Aspen Institute and the Humane...

    Galas were held last week for the French Institute Alliance Française, the Museum of Modern Art, the Aspen Institute and the Humane Society.