Camping it up at The Met

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“Camp: Notes on Fashion,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new Costume Institute exhibit, has some hot artistic hunks and elegant threads, a provocative idea and plenty of pink. But by pitching too big a tent, the show’s theme eludes it.

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Leaps to fame

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Though vastly different men, ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev and opera tenor Luciano Pavarotti were larger than life figures who defined their art forms. Now these irresistible legends are the subjects of new films.

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A botanical paradise unearthed

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David Hosack, MD, America’s first botanist and friend to both Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, has been a footnote in the nation’s history (though he does get a shout-out in “Hamilton.”) Victoria Johnson is looking to change that with her National Book Award finalist “American Eden.”

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