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Spring Culture Preview

Save this storySave this storySave this storySave this story Shauna LyonGoings On editor You’re reading the Goings On newsletter, a guide to what we’re watching, listening to, and doing. Sign up to receive it in your in-box. With spring showers…

Catching the Fire Bug

Save this storySave this storySave this storySave this story Before I left the city for the prairie, I never thought that I might be a pyromaniac. I’d never started a fire outside a hearth, or thrilled at seeing one burning…

A Landmark Look at Family Dysfunction

Save this storySave this storySave this storySave this story In 1997, the British photographer Richard Billingham published “Ray’s a Laugh,” a landmark book that launched him from a shelf-stacking job at a Birmingham Kwik Save to the art-world stratosphere. The…

Can You Really Want an Oscar Too Much?

Save this storySave this storySave this storySave this story On Valentine’s Day, Bradley Cooper strode onto the stage of Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall, flush with exuberance in his tux. “What we’re going to watch is an experiment,” he told…

Victoria Tentler-Krylov’s “All Clear”

Save this storySave this storySave this storySave this story The city is full of unexpected sights, but few are more endearing than a row of wobbly preschoolers, holding onto a rope while they walk with their teachers. For the cover…