The Agony and Ecstasy of Ballet Flats

While there’s no doubt that ballet flats are everywhere right now, the definition of what constitutes a ballet flat is somewhat elastic. Here are some helpful parameters to keep in mind when looking for a pair of your own: They

A Pianist Who Changes Key from Liberace to Cardi B

Name: Chloe Flower Age: 37 Hometown: Mechanicsburg, Pa. Now Lives: In a two-bedroom apartment in a Frank Gehry-designed tower in Lower Manhattan. Claim to Fame: Ms. Flower is a classical pianist and composer known for her self-titled crossover genre, “Popsical,”

Review: ‘Pinball: The Man Who Saved the Game’

The mesmerizing silver ball, banned for decades in New York for its perils, pings from bumper to bumper in a film that tilts toward the underwhelming. Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to

Space Is Getting a New Look

Space is getting a new look — sort of. On Wednesday, just a week after the end of the Paris fashion collections and with the sort of sonic crescendo attached to the most extravagant runway shows, NASA unveiled the new

Laverne Cox Just Wants to Go Deeper

LOS ANGELES — Don’t get her wrong. Laverne Cox loves Joan Rivers. “Joan is for me the originator of everything,” Ms. Cox said. The comedian, who died in 2014, was the first host of “Live From the Red Carpet,” now