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New York City He’s the most written-about president in U.S. history, but Abraham Lincoln remains, for many, more myth than man. The exhibition “Lincoln and New York” at the New York Historical Society (October 9-March 25, 2010), which examines ...
Kepler Brooklyn Academy of Music (November 18–21). In the popular imagination, Philip Glass is a composer of film scores and repeating minimalist patterns; but he’s also an eminent, and prolific, opera composer, with a particular interest in sc...
A drowned piano will be making its way across North America and Europe this fall during the international tour of Pictures Reframed, a collaborative performance by Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and visual artist Robin Rhode. Debuting at Li...
London The Show: Enron (Royal Court Theatre; through November 7; royalcourttheatre.com)Why Go: This new black comedy by Lucy Prebble riffs on the mother of corporate fiascos. The Show: The Power of Yes (National Theatre; in repertory)Why Go: Dav...
Fresh from opening his first season as music director of the New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert takes the orchestra on a five-country Asian tour this month (Oct. 8–24; nyphil.org). What’s special about the tour? First up is Japan, with one of th...
The Museum of Modern Art is jumping down the rabbit hole with “Tim Burton,” the first retrospective devoted to one of Hollywood’s most imaginative and innovative talents. Opening November 22 and running through April 26 (timed to the March release...
Through bolder stage productions, the Metropolitan Opera is bolstering its claim at opera’s forefront. This fall, the Met introduces three directors from spoken theater: Luc Bondy stages Tosca (through Oct. 17); Richard Eyre directs Carmen with me...
Is ballet entering a new golden age? Two gifted choreographers—the English Christopher Wheeldon and the Russian Alexei Ratmansky—are poised to reinvent the classical tradition for contemporary audiences. This month, Wheeldon takes his troupe Morph...
Heads swiveled at a recent Texas dinner party when a CEO announced that a day spa was on his cell-phone speed dial. Massage, he explained, is the only thing that helps when his back coils up like a mattress spring. It's a bizarre picture, a hard-c...
Three decades after its turn as the poster child for urban blight, New York City is poised to become a model of a different sort: the eco-metropolis. In April, Mayor Bloomberg announced a visionary initiative called PlaNYC that would cut New York’...
More than 8.25 billion gallons of bottled water were sold in the United States in 2006, creating 1.5 million tons of plastic waste. The good news?People are turning back to tap—and their sources are getting better every day. San Francisco and Pari...
See our slideshow of the World’s Top Late-Night Restaurants How do you coax Anthony Bourdain, Daniel Boulud, and four other celebrated, eternally busy Manhattan chefs to sit down for three hours? Put them in the company of friends and culinary ...
The best drink we’ve had in months was a simple Scotch at Star Bar (starbar.jp), in Tokyo, that took 15 minutes to make, thanks to the hand-carved ice. There’s no question that “rocks” are the cocktail ingredient of the moment. Chicago’s Violet ...
After making a name in New York City with her Resculpting Face and Body treatments at the Tracie Martyn Salon, the celebrity aesthetician is branching out to Lapis, The Spa at the Fontainebleau. T+L asked the skin-care guru about the new partnersh...
See our slideshow of the World’s Strangest Restaurants. You cross a wooden walkway, walk down some steps, and find a restaurant with just six tables. Not so strange. On the menu are items like reef-fish carpaccio and Wagyu beef. Not so strange ei...