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GERMAN CURRENTS — FRANZ ROGOWSKI

Franz Rogowski made an indelible impression last year in Michael Haneke’s Happy End. He returns this weekend in a German Currents double bill featuring the local premiere of TRANSIT—the new film from Christian Petzold. This thriller addressing themes of identity and morality in times of advancing totalitarianism co-stars Paula Beer. The evening will open with […]

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POLLY STENHAM’S JULIE

“We think we are super ‘woke,’ yet in reality we rely on a whole cast of modern slaves. “[JULIE] becomes really intersectional and really political. I wanted to show the dark heart of liberalism, especially in this building [the National Theatre in London]—which is populated by the liberal elite—and to go for the jugular. I’m […]

DRIES VAN NOTEN — SPRING 2019

During an Indian summer afternoon in Paris that carried a fresh, crisp undercurrent, Dries Van Noten presented his summer 2019 collection in a splash of natural light under the grand canopy of Palais de Tokyo. Optic white silhouettes of ladybirds with real feather hairdos revealed a gangling waist heighten by a squarish padded shoulder—yet the […]

HANS ULRICH OBRIST IN CHICAGO

As part of Art Design Chicago—a citywide celebration of the city’s arts and design legacy—the first U.S.-based marathon by Hans Ulrich Obrist will be held this weekend. CREATIVE CHICAGO—AN INTERVIEW MARATHON takes a “multi-dimensional, multidisciplinary look at creativity in the city—past, present, and future. Bringing together artists, authors, activists, architects, historians, musicians, philosophers, scientists, and Obama Presidential […]

NED ROREM

Boston Court presents pianists Brent McMunn and Paul Floyd, soprano Graycen Gardner, and tenor Todd Strange in a rare performance of FOUR DIALOGUES, by Ned Rorem. Also on the bill: works by Leonard Bernstein and Michael Welsh. NED ROREM—FOUR DIALOGUES Friday, September 28, at 8 pm. Pre-show discussion with the musicians at 7:15 pm. Boston […]