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Thursday, February 14, 2019

The Spry Confessions of Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next” by Amanda Petrusich

Amanda Petrusich reviews “Thank U, Next,” the new album by the pop star Ariana Grande.

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Monday, March 19, 2018

A Daughter's View of Arthur Miller by Amanda Petrusich

Amanda Petrusich on Rebecca Miller’s new HBO documentary, “Arthur Miller: Writer,” which offers an intimate look at the playwright's work in the theatre, struggle with McCarthyism, and…

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Saturday, February 3, 2018

Listening to the Avett Brothers and Thinking About Extreme Musical Honesty by Amanda Petrusich

Amanda Petrusich reviews “May It Last,” a documentary, directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio, about the folk-rock band the Avett Brothers.

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Remembering Rick Hall and the Musical Alchemy of FAME Studios by Amanda Petrusich

Amanda Petrusich on Rick Hall, the music producer who founded FAME Studios, who died, at the age of eighty-five, this week.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

On Broadway, Springsteen Channels His Inner Springsteen by Amanda Petrusich

Amanda Petrusich on Bruce Springsteen and his new Broadway show, “Springsteen on Broadway,” at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Lady Gaga Documents a Transformation That Doesn’t Feel Real by Amanda Petrusich

Amanda Petrusich writes about Lady Gaga’s new Netflix documentary, “Gaga: Five Foot Two.”

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

A Soft and Vulnerable Moment at Ariana Grande’s Manchester Concert, Destroyed by Terror by Amanda Petrusich

As we heard the news from Manchester, it was hard not to feel especially devastated by the age of Ariana Grande’s fans: the youngest confirmed victim, Saffie Rose Roussos, was just eight y…

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Lady Gaga’s All-American Super Bowl Halftime Show by Amanda Petrusich

In the days leading up to her performance at the Super Bowl halftime show, pundits speculated about whether or not the pop star Lady Gaga—who has long advocated for misfits, throwing her c…

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Friday, January 13, 2017

A Springsteen Cover Band Is a Fitting Choice for Trump’s Inauguration by Amanda Petrusich

Earlier this week, it was announced that the B Street Band—“the original Springsteen tribute band”—would be performing at the Garden State Presidential Inaugural Gala, one of several…

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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Editing Wikipedia at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts by Amanda Petrusich

“Wikipedia! The Musical!,” at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on Saturday, is intended to improve that Web site’s entries related to musical theater.

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