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Encounters: From Reality Star to Rapper: Cardi B Makes Her Money Move

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:00
The “regular degular schmegular girl from the Bronx,” whose “Bodak Yellow” is this summer’s rap anthem, prepares for a hometown show.

Critic's Notebook: A Weekend Can Span Centuries at Tanglewood

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 13:27
Our critic’s visit to the Boston Symphony’s home in the Berkshires began with Purcell’s 17th-century “Fairy Queen” and ended with a work from 2015.

Dispatch From Lebanon: Next Door to War, an Indie Arab Band Sings of Defiance and Joy

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 01:57
At an outdoor concert, a reporter learns why Mashrou’ Leila’s music is like air to its fans.

Queens of the Stone Age, Redefining Itself to Renew Its Sound

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 22:14
Joshua Homme’s band teamed with the pop- and soul-leaning producer Mark Ronson for its seventh album, “Villains,” but didn’t stray far from its aesthetic.

‘I’m Grateful for What Taylor Swift Did’: Readers React to the Verdict

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 21:50
The New York Times asked women to share their experiences and thoughts about the pop star’s testimony on sexual assault.

American Boychoir School to Close

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 21:10
The 80-year institution in New Jersey struggled to recruit students amid the lingering effects of a sexual abuse scandal.

Playlist: The Playlist: Pink Returns, Asking Questions With No Clear Answers

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 19:31
Hear the 9 tracks that caught our critics' attention this week, from Frankie Rose, Marshmello and more.

Album Review: Review: Grizzly Bear Staves Off Despair With Beauty on ‘Painted Ruins’

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 19:14
The band’s fifth album — its first for a major label — turns more cryptic and voluptuous, and emphasizes its longstanding 1960s and ’70s influences.

Reporter's Notebook: Watching Neo-Nazis in Virginia From a German Opera House

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 18:45
Ruminating on a storied German opera festival’s troubled past, only to learn at intermission that Nazi sympathizers were on the march back home.

Manchester Arena to Reopen After Terror Attack With Benefit Concert

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 17:40
Noel Gallagher of Oasis will headline a show also featuring the Courteeners, Blossoms and Rick Astley on Sept. 9.

Taylor Swift Spoke Up. Sexual Assault Survivors Were Listening.

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 21:22
The pop superstar gave blunt testimony in her case against a radio host in Denver, and provided a voice for others in similar situations.

‘Hamilton’ Tries New Sales Method to Battle Bots and Scalpers

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 18:19
The show is the third on Broadway to declare that it will use Verified Fan, the Ticketmaster technology that scrutinizes potential ticket buyers.

Cue the Carrots! Strike Up the Squash!

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 16:55
The musicians of the Long Island Vegetable Orchestra make their instruments from things that grow in the garden.

Your Playlist for the Solar Eclipse

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 15:08
Eclipses provoke strong feelings that make us reckon with the awesomeness of space. Here are some songs that might give you the feeling of totality.

In South Korea, K-Pop Pleads for Peace

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 04:10
During heightened tensions, thousands of young people turned out to a concert near the demilitarized zone.

Pandora, After Shake-Up, Picks New C.E.O.

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 03:18
Roger Lynch, the chief of the video streaming service Sling TV, will be the new chief executive and president of the struggling internet radio giant.

Taylor Swift Was Groped by Radio Host, Jury Finds

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 00:13
On its first day of deliberations, a jury found that a radio host had groped Taylor Swift during a meet-and-greet photo session before a 2013 concert.

Shoegaze, the Sound of Protest Shrouded in Guitar Fuzz, Returns

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 21:37
The British bands Slowdive and Ride achieved critical acclaim in the 1990s and recently released new albums that have reverberated on both sides of the Atlantic.

Review: A Funky Rethinking of Schubert’s Winter Journey

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 21:37
Netia Jones’s staging of Hans Zender’s “composed interpretation” at Mostly Mozart added several layers of concept to the song cycle “Winterreise.”

‘Gettin’ the Band Back Together’ to Open on Broadway Next Summer

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 20:24
This new musical comedy is scheduled to open in August 2018 at the Belasco Theater. The early announcement shows the hot competition for audiences and space.