Sunday, March 15, 2015
Hailed as one of the greatest living composers, Pierre Boulez is earning worldwide praise as he approaches 90, even as he sometimes suffers in his native France from the idea that he is stern and dogmatic.
Harper Lee's literary agent says he was “surprised” that his client was believed a victim of elder abuse and asserted “categorically” that she was in “full possession of her mental faculties” and “delighted” about this summer's publication of her second novel.
For some movie buffs, showing Orson Welles' acclaimed film “Citizen Kane” at Hearst Castle is like having a screening of “Star Wars” on the Death Star.
With so many movie stars flocking to the small screen, Juliette Lewis, who has a long list of film credits including “Cape Fear” and “From Dusk Till Dawn,” says she resisted taking a TV role for a long time.
Iranian filmmakers, at home and in exile, are breaking free from restrictions — imposed both by their repressive government and by audience expectations — to form a creative wave that is increasingly winning attention internationally.
Saturday is the day when love of math and a hankering for pastry come full circle. Saturday is Pi Day, a once-in-a-year calendar date that this time squares the fun with a once-in-a-century twist.
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Stars turned out to honor the late “enfant terrible” of British fashion, Alexander McQueen, on Thursday, the opening party of a London show celebrating the designer five years after his death.
British author Sir Terry Pratchett, creator of the science fantasy Discworld novels, died on Thursday aged 66 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, his publishers said.
Investigators in the state of Alabama looked into whether the recent deal to publish Harper Lee's “To Kill A Mockingbird” sequel involved financial fraud, but they have closed the inquiry, a state official said Thursday.