Main Content

Books, Movies, Music

Good Reads @ JCPL

New Adult Fiction From JCPL is "The Real Thing!"

Butter vs. margarine; there used to be a commercial with a woman dressed as Mother Nature, who, when challenged about the benefits of margarine vs. butter, coined the phrase, “You can’t fool Mother Nature!”

Read more

NY Times Movies

James Brown Is Celebrated in ‘Get On Up’

The new biopic “Get On Up” covers the life of...

In Shake-Up at Sony Pictures, Jeff Blake to Leave

The 22-year veteran was the vice chairman of the...

Theater Review: ‘Shakespeare in Love: The Play,’ in London

The Oscar-winning film that pondered the sexual...

Playing at Newfest

Images from films included in NewFest: The New...

In Search for Gay Characters, Don’t Turn to Action or Fantasy Films

A new study by Glaad finds only four significant...

Skye McCole Bartusiak, Actress, Dies at 21

Ms. Bartusiak was best known for playing Mel...

Movie Review: In ‘A Master Builder,’ Wallace Shawn Adapts Ibsen’s Play

Wallace Shawn turns the title character of Ibsen’...

Movie Review: ‘A Letter to Momo,’ a Hiroyuki Okiura Animated Film

“A Letter to Momo” covers a range of emotions as...

Universal Signs Producer of ‘The Purge’ to a 10-Year Agreement

Jason Blum, the maker of horror series like “The...

‘Shakespeare in Love’ Makes Stage Debut in London

The Oscar-winning film about the most famous...

NY Times Music

James Brown Is Celebrated in ‘Get On Up’

The new biopic “Get On Up” covers the life of...

Music Review: Marcus Belgrave and His Quintet Play Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

The trumpeter Marcus Belgrave and his band kept a...

Music Review: National Youth Orchestra Flexes Its Muscles at Carnegie Hall

The National Youth Orchestra, whose members range...

ArtsBeat: Classical Playlist: Herbert von Karajan, Brahms, Tchaikovsky and More

Times critics share what they’ve been listening...

Music Review: Patti LuPone Goes Iconoclastic at 54 Below

The Broadway star Patti LuPone makes a...

Marc-André Dalbavie’s ‘Charlotte Salomon’ to Open at Salzburg

Marc-André Dalbavie’s latest work, based on the...

Music Review: The Knights Play Stravinsky and Bartok in Central Park

The eclectic program played by the Knights on...

Weird Al Yankovic Scores With ‘Mandatory Fun’

Weird Al Yankovic’s “Mandatory Fun” is the first...

ArtsBeat: Rain Cuts Short Once-in-a-Generation Performance of ‘Hommy’

The first performance in 40 years of “Hommy: A...