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It’s Britney, B*tch A slutty-uniform-wearing Britney Spears sealed her fate as the Princess of Pop at just 16. All these years later, we’re still in her thrall

Opera Pick of the Week The Met Opera honors Dmitri Hvorostovsky with seven nights of streamed performances, including Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, with Renée Fleming

February 19, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week A new presentation of David T. Little’s Soldier Songs, starring baritone Johnathan McCullough and available for streaming by the Opera Philadelphia

February 12, 2021

Island in the Stream Rapa Nui native Mahani Teave learned to play the piano on her island’s only instrument. Here, an interview with the classical pianist

February 5, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week The Metropolitan Opera’s 1983 production of Berlioz’s Les Troyens, starring Jessye Norman as Cassandra

February 5, 2021

Good Grief New exhibitions spotlight the work of Anselm Kiefer and Berlinde de Bruyckere, artists evoking the pain and mourning of today

February 2, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week De Mondonville’s Titon et l’Aurore, by William Christie, Basil Twist, and Paris’s Opéra Comique …

January 29, 2021

Do the Twist More than 20 years after the puppeteer Basil Twist debuted his genre-defying response to Berlioz’s “Symphonie Fantastique,” a film version is available for streaming

January 22, 2021

Larger than Life An exhibition pairing Henry Moore’s oversized sculptures and 70 of his drawings goes on show at the newly reopened Museo Novecento, in Florence

January 19, 2021

Tintin and the Money Rejected cover artwork by Hergé sells for a record-breaking $3.9 million, but the real drama is still unfolding

Whole in One A new documentary attempts to paint the definitive picture of Tiger Woods. But his is a story that’s far from over

January 12, 2021

The Tastemaker Azu Nwagbogu is building a vibrant art scene in Nigeria. Can he reclaim the continent’s artistic glories?

Après le Déluge The Louvre is sending thousands of unseen works to safety in case the Seine overflows

Bird’s Eye View Museums may be shuttered, but birding is not halted by pandemics. In New York City, a rare visit from three forest-dwelling Barred Owls

January 7, 2021

Mean Streets Fran Lebowitz’s name is synonymous with two things: caustic wit and New York City. Martin Scorsese’s rollicking new documentary series captures both

January 6, 2021

In Bloom Flowers from ancient to modern times inhabit a festive book of photographs and works on paper