“Godspell” Is 50? I Feel Old

Upon the occasion of the half-century, some of the show’s former stars, including Victor Garber, pictured above, share their memories.

Watching “Halston”? Here’s Some Background

I watched the first two episodes of the new Netflix series “Halston” over the weekend. I was a little disappointed, but maybe things will pick up in subsequent episodes. If the series leaves you a little confused because you don’t know anything about Halston and the episodes provide the context haphazardly, you’re not alone. My friend Hal Rubenstein, the most knowledgeable person I know about fashion, has just given an interview to Esquire in which he fills in the gaps of Halston’s story. Link is here.

Your Weekend: A Selective Guide

TV/Streaming: Barry Jenkins’ adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s terrific novel “The Underground Railroad” premieres Friday on Amazon Prime…Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s new book is “Notes on Grief,” in part about her father, who died last year…Music: I’ve been listening lately to a lot of Ravel and a lot of The Isley Brothers. What a combination!…Movies: The next three weeks are a countdown to “In the Heights,” the film version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical about the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. I’m so eager for the film I’m going to see it in a theater…Sports: Still trying to keep up with the Knicks and the Nets, though both have cooled off a bit lately.

Ewan McGregor as “Halston”: Reviews

The series premieres today on Netflix, and the reviews — sample here — are poor.

St. Vincent’s New Album: Good Reviews

Including this one in The Guardian.

Ellen Made A Wise Decision

She had a long and tremendous run. Best wishes to her in her future endeavors.

David Hockney Tells British Interviewer: “I’m Teaching The French How To Paint Normandy”

No, you’re not. The French painted it perfectly well before you hit your beach-head there.