News: Arts

In ‘Bad Hair,’ The Mane Rebels
Aisha Harris | October 23, 2020
Justin Simien's horror-comedy gets tangled in its own mythmaking, but as an '80s workplace comedy period piece, it's spot-on.
History And Hatred Drive The Horror In ‘Ring Shout’
Danny Lore | October 21, 2020
P. Djèlí Clark's new novella is set in an alternate Jim Crow America where the Ku Klux Klan contains actual pointy-headed white demons, and The Birth Of a Nation is not just a film but an incantation.
NEA Announces Its 2021 Jazz Masters
Nate Chinen | October 21, 2020
Four luminaries – Henry Threadgill, Terri Lynne Carrington, Jimmy "Tootie" Heath and Phil Schaap – will be inducted in a ceremony scheduled, virtually, for next spring.