Arts and Entertainment Columns

Fri, May 2, 2014, 6:15am
Emily Neil considers the importance of the arts in child development.
Fri, May 2, 2014, 5:44am
David Ecker reflects on Billy Joel’s staying power and Madison Square Garden gig.
Fri, Apr 25, 2014, 1:56am
Jenny Singer rounds up the best ways to experience the thrill of a Broadway musical at a fraction of the cost.
Fri, Apr 25, 2014, 1:54am
For Joanna Lee, competitive collegiate ballroom dancing is about more than winning.
Fri, Apr 18, 2014, 5:50am
To celebrate National Poetry Month, Emily Neil examines the ways poetry is relevant to our daily lives.
Fri, Apr 18, 2014, 5:36am
David Ecker had unusually high hopes for this year's Bacchanal headliner—but he has to concede to the haters that Lupe really was a fiasco.
Fri, Apr 11, 2014, 5:55am
Jenny Singer takes a look at the fiscal motives at work behind the scenes of big Broadway productions, and argues that the musical is being dumbed down in favor of profit.
Fri, Apr 11, 2014, 5:50am
In visiting the "A Brush with Asia" exhibition at the Met, Joanna Lee was forced to reflect upon her relationship with the Chinese language and script.
Fri, Apr 4, 2014, 5:00am
Emily Neil is delighted at Barnard's choice to honor rebel and musical genius Patti Smith at this year's commencement ceremony.
Fri, Apr 4, 2014, 4:58am
The comic chemistry between Jimmy Fallon and The Roots makes for TV musical gold, argues David Ecker.