In New Orleans, an Art Break Hotel

This article is part of our latest Design special report, which is about expanding the possibilities of your home. Don’t call Travelers New Orleans a bed-and-breakfast. For one thing, there’s no breakfast (for now, anyway). For another, the phrase “conjures images of lace curtains and doilies,” said Ann Williams, who, …

The Composer at the Frontier of Movie Music

The composers and filmmakers I spoke to about Britell emphasized the poetic intelligence he brings to his work. But his emotional reach is equally important. Part of his job is helping directors and producers feel things they can’t explain but know they want to feel. As Jesse Armstrong, the showrunner …

5 Things to Do This Weekend

Even as theaters stretch, yawn and ready their return, recent initiatives to expand dance’s digital presence continue to bear fruit. Beginning Sunday, the inaugural “Past, Present, Future” dance film festival, presented by the online cultural platform ALL ARTS, offers “a time capsule of the thoughts, processes and artistry” of its …

Naomi Watts on the Joys of Post-Covid Beauty

The actress Naomi Watts has been wearing several hats since the pandemic hit. She is a founder of Onda Beauty, an indie retail store with branches in TriBeCa and Sag Harbor, N.Y. She has also been filming, including a couple of movies that will be out this year: the thriller …