Arts Calendar: Happenings for the Week of November 12

‘The Hunger Games’ gets a prequel, ‘The Crown’ ascends to the throne for a final season, Dolly Parton tries out rock ’n’ roll and more.

'Urban Archaeology: Lost Buildings of St. Louis' Review: The Art of Adornment

An exhibition at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation gives a close-up view of carved and cast creations that once decorated many of the city’s structures.

San Francisco Symphony's Nordic Delights

Led by conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, the orchestra performed the premiere of Swedish composer Anders Hillborg’s ‘MAX Concerto’ with virtuoso pianist Emanuel Ax. Reference

'Gutenberg! The Musical!' Review: A Mock Broadway Biography

Andrew Rannells and Josh Gad play two would-be theater impresarios attempting to put on a show about the inventor of the printing press in this energetic musical farce. Source link

Arts Calendar: Happenings for the Week of October 8

Taylor Swift performs on the big screen, ‘Frasier’ orders another round of tossed salad and scrambled eggs, Sondheim’s ‘Merrily We Roll Along’ returns to Broadway and more Source link

'Among Friends and Rivals: Caravaggio in Rome' Review: A Master and His Worthy Imitators

At the Art Institute of Chicago, two stunning Caravaggios—‘The Cardsharps’ and ‘Martha and Mary Magdalene’—are shown alongside works by those who were inspired by his talents. Source link

A Thrilling Modernist Dream at MoMA

Back on view after conservation, Henri Rousseau’s ‘The Sleeping Gypsy’ had a long, controversial history before becoming one of the museum’s most treasured paintings. Source link

George Segal and Kaari Upson: Exploring the Body, Outside and In

One sculptor creates hauntingly voyeuristic works, while the other grapples with inner turmoil Source link

'Max Roach: The Drum Also Waltzes' Review: A Career With Percussive Impact

This ‘American Masters’ documentary on PBS looks at the famed jazz drummer and his enduring legacy. Source link

'The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial' Review: A Classic Redeployed

William Friedkin’s last film is a stripped-down television take on the stage adaptation of Herman Wouk’s novel, now set in today’s Persian Gulf and starring Kiefer Sutherland as Captain Queeg. Source link