Culture Cat - NYT Art & Culture (1)
A Family Compound in Coastal Maine, Made From Scratch
At just 31 and with no formal training in architecture, Anthony Esteves has built a beautiful place to live with a Japanese influence.
Sep 19, 2017 6:03PM - NYTimes
Culture Cat - NYT Art & Culture (2)
A Short List of What We Like Right Now
A new Gucci collaboration, designer building blocks and a dream house in Brazil.
Sep 18, 2017 8:37PM - NYTimes
Culture Cat - NYT Art & Design (3)
Parliament Square in London Is Closer to Having First Female Statue
The British artist Gillian Wearing presented her design of a bronze statue of Millicent Garrett Fawcett, the womens rights campaigner.
Sep 20, 2017 4:08PM - NYTimes
We know it for its traditional ceramics. But once, the storied pottery maker turned out the most bonkers design around.
Sep 20, 2017 2:57PM - NYTimes
Bunny Rogers brings her Columbine trilogy to the Whitney; Mary Heilmanns Process Art is on view at Craig F. Starr Gallery; and more.
Sep 20, 2017 5:04PM - NYTimes
The architect Vincenzo De Cotiis combines futuristic furniture with 18th-century finishes to create a home thats entirely of the moment.
Sep 20, 2017 3:55PM - NYTimes
Seth Meyers and Trevor Noah discussed Robert Muellers investigation and Trumps UN speech, while Stephen Colbert interviewed Hillary ClintonLate-night hosts on Tuesday addressed the latest revelations regarding Robert Muellers Russia investigation and Donald Trumps speech to the United Nations General Assembly, in which he touted his America First doctrine and threatened to wipe out North Korea. Stephen Colbert also hosted Hillary Clinton, who is promoting her new book What Happened.Of course, with everything else going on, Trumps been preoccupied lately with the North Korean nuclear program, Seth Meyers began.
Sep 20, 2017 4:04PM - Guardian-Culture
Bronx boxer captured world middleweight championship in 1949He had eyes that danced, all the way to the very endJake LaMotta, the Bronx boxer who captured the world middleweight championship in 1949 and whose turbulent life was later the subject of the 1980 film Raging Bull, died on Tuesday because of complications from pneumonia. He was 95.LaMottas wife, Denise Baker, said the longtime professional boxer died on Tuesday at Palm Garden of Aventura nursing home in Florida.
Sep 20, 2017 3:42PM - Guardian-Culture
Following years of rifts and a 2015 lawsuit, New Order have wrapped up their legal battle with former bassist Peter HookNew Order have reached an undisclosed settlement with their former bassist Peter Hook, bringing an end to the long legal feud if perhaps not the antipathy between the two parties.A statement by the band about the full and final settlement reads: Continue reading..
Sep 20, 2017 4:05PM - Guardian-Music
In the last of this series, we look back at Soft Cells bleak but beautiful synthpop from their run of Top 3 hits to their disintegration amid drug use and nervous breakdownLikeminded art student renegades at Leeds Polytechnic in the late 70s, Dave Ball and Marc Almond originally came together to make music to accompany theatrical productions an evolution of Almonds developing interest in often extreme, sexual, graphic and confrontational performance art. Their first release, the short EP Mutant Moments, was funded by a 2,000 loan from Balls mum, and was enough to grab the attention of record label Some Bizzare, whose eccentric owner, Stevo, would go on to talent-spot some of the 80s best underground electronic groups. Their early single Memorabilia, from 1981, reveals just how much of the winning Soft Cell formula was already firmly in place.
Sep 20, 2017 1:39PM - Guardian-Music
An ancient Japanese technique protects cedar by charring it a witchy charcoal. Its having a renaissance in the West (for less practical reasons).
Sep 19, 2017 6:03PM - NYTimes
In Maine, a home built with Japanese-style soot-based paint and charred cedar slats.
Sep 19, 2017 4:05PM - NYTimes
On this boy bands new EP, Love Yourself: Her, the group steps back from the genres sometimes manic energy.
Sep 20, 2017 5:22PM - NYTimes
A Macanese immigrant opened Popular Jewelry, a humble store on Canal Street, in 1988. But then Cappadonna from the Wu-Tang Clan walked in. The rest is history.
Sep 20, 2017 5:05PM - NYTimes
In this special episode, we highlight Alanis Morissette and TLC's contributions to the rock and R&B of the decade and beyond.
Sep 20, 2017 9:49PM - NPR-Music
Hear the eclectic pop maestro blend rock, pop and classic musical during his front-and-center debut on Mountain Stage.
Sep 20, 2017 6:39PM - NPR-Music
Twyla Tharp Dance returns to New York, with a world premiere to Dylan songs, a staged rehearsal and two classics from the early 1970s.
Sep 20, 2017 10:15PM - NYTimes
Alicia Vikander takes over for Angelina Jolie in this reboot of the franchise, based on the video game.
Sep 20, 2017 8:50PM - NYTimes
In Walden, Massachusetts, S.B. Walkers meditates on the cruel contradictions of modernity.
Sep 20, 2017 3:25PM - Photography (Aperture)
In this special episode, we highlight Alanis Morissette and TLC's contributions to the rock and R&B of the decade and beyond.
Sep 20, 2017 9:49PM - NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk
The brooding pop band performs its shimmering single in the Morning Becomes Eclectic studio for KCRW.
Sep 20, 2017 2:13PM - NPR-Rock/Pop/Folk
Loosely inspired by a true story, Dan McCormicks play The Violin follows a lost Stradivarius that falls into greedy hands.
Sep 20, 2017 6:19PM - NYTimes
Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass explore friendship, competition and endurance in a show that mixes physical exertion and mischievous humor.
Sep 20, 2017 2:01AM - NYTimes
In this session, we catch up with the 23-year-old alt-R&B singer and songwriter after the release his first EP, Juice.
Sep 11, 2017 2:00PM - NPR-Urban
Unlike the MTV VMA-winning visual Young Thug failed to show for, Young Thug shows all the way out on this one.
Sep 8, 2017 5:00PM - NPR-Urban