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Yes, the ubiquitous year-end list is here. Some top highlights and transitions, many covered in this blog, and by no means comprehensive.

Dusan Tynek Dance Theatre and the four-piece string quartet ETHEL complemented each other superbly for a week at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center.

Facing an impending wave of cultural tributes to 9/11, I think back on the days following the attack. The entire city reeked of that acrid burning smell that we suspected was the entire contents of the Twin Towers.

American paintings and sculpture at the New Museum, Hungarian symphonies at Lincoln Center, Catherine Deneuve films at BAM, and more.

When you first got your driver’s license, did you take your parents’ car out? Perhaps tentatively at first, and then with more confidence each time? And yet, it was always your parents’ car, and always would be, but you got used to it, and maybe they got used to the idea of you in it. [...]

In this SundayArts profile, Mark Morris‘ inspiration for dance always comes from music. Watch archival footage of Morris at work as the choreographer takes a look at his long career and explains the process of creating dance for Orfeo ed Euridice for the Metropolitan Opera.

Mark Morris has proven how deft he is with opera, particularly when it includes his wonderful dancers. His productions of Romeo & Juliet: On Motifs of Shakespeare, Orfeo ed Euridice, Platée, King Arthur—and the sublime L’Allegro ed il Penseroso ed il Moderato and Dido and Aeneas for his own company—all integrated his astute sensitivity with [...]

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