Shrugging Off Netflix’s Shrinking Demand, New York-Area Film Studios Keep Expanding

Film-production facilities are proliferating across the New York region, paying little heed to Netflix Inc.’s surprise announcement last month that it lost subscribers for the first time in more than a decade. Lucrative tax credits and years of growing demand for streaming content have fueled the growth of this industry in New York. Investors remain … Read more

‘Cats’ offers an un-fur-gettable night of theater

MILWAUKEE— What is perhaps one of Broadway’s most iconic shows is telling its “tail” right here in Wisconsin. “Cats” follows a tribe of cats, known as the “Jellicles.” Once a year, the clan of kitties makes the “Jellicle choice,” deeming one cat to be reborn and have a new life. The plot, which there isn’t … Read more

Space Center Houston launches out-of-this-world Moon2Mars Festival

In honor of NASA’s Artemis missions to the Moon, Mars, and beyond, Space Center Houston is launching a new festival this summer. Called Moon2Mars, it’s a three-day public event from June 9-12 that provides an up-close look at the latest space technology and hands-on experiences like piloting an actual space rover. There are also panel … Read more

Worldwise: Fashion Designer Nigel Curtiss’ Favorite Things

British fashion designer Nigel Curtiss has mastered the art of slow fashion. In a time where fast fashion is dominating e-commerce sales, Curtiss shows us what sustainable chic looks like in his flagship boutique in New York. “We want to make small quantities of the very best clothes,” Curtiss says. “We want everything that is … Read more

The Met’s ‘Heirloom Project’ Pays Homage to Its Islamic Wing

Silvia Furmanovich designed two earrings and a clutch bag inspired by three Iznik plates and tiles from The Met’s collection. Courtesy of The Hairloom Project Text size The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has unveiled “The Heirloom Project,” showcasing more than 20 global artisanal brands whose designs are inspired by pieces and collections … Read more

Free outdoor music series returns to Long Center lawn all summer long

Returning for its second year, The Drop-In concert series at the Long Center is bringing a dozen refreshing new outdoor shows for Austinites, completely for free. The Drop-In series, driven by Subaru and run by the Long Center in partnership with Austin City Limits Radio, will bring up-and-coming acts to the stage on the Hartman … Read more

More People Are Heading Back to AMC’s Theaters. What Wall Street Thinks.

Text size AMC has benefited as the pandemic has faded, allowing people to return to the movies. Victor J. Blue/Getty Images AMC Entertainment Holdings stock initially rallied, but then fell, after the movie-theater company reported a jump in attendance that gave it higher revenue and a smaller loss than expected for the first quarter. In … Read more

Vin Diesel helps supercharge AMC stock, while Dave & Buster’s rising social-media mentions raise eyebrows among those fearing scam

AMC Entertainment’s shares on Monday were too fast and too furious for short sellers, while Dave & Buster’s stock PLAY, +1.85% mentions on community-investing platforms elicited some skepticism. “F9,” The ninth installment of Vin Diesel’s “Fast & Furious” franchise, pulled down $70 million over its opening weekend after opting for a theater-only release, potentially marking … Read more

After 80% plunge from peak, AMC stock bounces back slightly as revenue beats expectations

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. Produced a better first quarter than expected, and shares recovered slightly in late trading Monday after losing steam this year. AMC AMC, -9.01% reported a first-quarter loss of $337.4 million, or 65 cents a share, the 11th consecutive quarterly loss for the theater chain. After adjusting for a $135 million loss … Read more

AMC Results Come at a Difficult Time for Meme Stocks

AMC Entertainment shares, along with other meme stocks, haven’t been spared during the broader market rout of the last few weeks. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Text size AMC Entertainment Holdings’ earnings report on Monday comes at a treacherous time for meme stocks and the broader market. The movie theater company is set to report … Read more