Pierre Huyghe, Hauser & Wirth, London

The French artist’s media include video, statuary and animals

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Leonard Cohen on stage at Wembley Arena ©Rex
Never before has one of rock music’s most illustrious artists contemplated how to approach that tricky 80th birthday album
Miley Cyrus performs onstage during the MTV EMA's 2013 at the Ziggo Dome ©Getty
Contemporary art has replaced rock’n’roll as the go-to art form for young people with no particular talent, but plenty of attitude, to express themselves
From left, Amanda Majeski, Peter Mattei, Ildar Abdrazakov and Marlis Petersen in 'The Marriage of Figaro' at the Met
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Le nozze di Figaro, Metropolitan Opera, New York

The Met’s season opener is energetic but lacks a point of view

Norwegian National Ballet perform Jiří Kylián's 'Future Memories'
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Future Memories: Jiří Kylián, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris

A career-spanning programme, superbly performed

Elizabeth Reaser, Fred Weller and Gia Crovatin in 'The Money Shot'
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The Money Shot, Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York

Neil LaBute takes easy shots at Hollywood stereotypes

Anselm Kiefer in front of his work ‘Ages of the World’ (2014)
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Interview: inside Anselm Kiefer’s studio

Ahead of his Royal Academy retrospective, the provocative artist talks to Jackie Wullschlager

'Guillaume Tell' at Welsh National Opera
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Guillaume Tell, Millennium Centre, Cardiff

A bold and gritty start to the Welsh National Opera season

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 19: Azealia Banks performs on stage at Brixton Academy on September 19, 2014 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Christie Goodwin/Redferns via Getty Images)
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Azealia Banks, Brixton Academy, London

The rapper has a star quality that defies her stuttering career

Woundwork 1 at Paris Opera Ballet
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Lander/Forsythe, Paris Opera Ballet, Palais Garnier, Paris

The season opens with Brigitte Lefèvre’s farewell programme

11th September 2014. Albion at the Bush Theatre

Albion, Bush Theatre, London

Chris Thompson’s play looks at the rise of the British far right

Isabel Karajan at Shostakovich Festiva
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International Shostakovich Days, Gohrisch, Germany

Spoken drama augmented (and sometimes undermined) the music