Performance

9.11.19

Rare Candid Portraits of Drag Artists That Capture What’s Underneath

I wanted spontaneous portraits of Bushwig's drag performers—so I scared them with a fake rat.

2.15.19

Watch Scientists Express Their Research in Interpretive Dances

Dancers performed as electrons, brain processes, and teaching tools.

1.17.19

Cardi B, Janelle Monáe, Post Malone, and More to Perform at This Year's Grammys

The list of performances for the 61st annual Grammys is pretty stacked. Camila Cabello, Kacey Musgraves, and Shawn Mendes are also set to perform.

12.18.18

The Drag Troupe For Kings and Queens With Learning Disabilities

British performance collective Drag Syndrome wants audiences see and appreciate the artistic and creative talents of people with Down's syndrome.

10.30.18

Hurley from 'Lost' Builds an Unreal Haunted House in Hawaii Every Halloween

This year, Jorge Garcia conjured a demented carnival with killer clowns.

9.27.18

Watch an Exclusive, Intimate Performance from Christine and The Queens

This is choreography at its very best, as the French artist performs her track "Comme si on s'aimait​"

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7.30.18

The Length of Your Ring Finger Can Help Predict Your Athleticism

There's more than two decades of evidence to draw from.

7.10.18

Rare Ephemera from New York's Storied Era of Renegade Artmaking

These vintage art advertisements were made by artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol, and Nan Goldin.

6.11.18

Trump's EPA Is a Disaster, So These Artists Made Their Own

It's run by weeds (yes, weeds)—which are somehow a plausible alternative to Scott Pruitt.

11.22.17

What It's Like Adapting Haruki Murakami's Surreal Fiction

An experimental performance visualizes the Japanese novelist's magical world IRL.

10.4.17

Creativity and OCD Go Bizarrely Hand-in-Hand

The disorder presents a unique set of challenges—and sometimes freedom—for people in the performing arts.

9.22.17

Gaga Gets Candid About Her Pain in New Netflix Doc

“They say sometimes it’s like open-heart heart surgery, making music. It’s invasive."

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