Sunday, August 23, 2015
The Manhattan Theater Club, one of New York's foremost nonprofit theater companies, has added a play written by a woman to its upcoming season in the face of criticism that seven of its upcoming offerings were all penned by white men.
The odds really were in Jennifer Lawrence's favor last year as she raked in US$52 million, topping a ranking of the highest-paid actresses by a wide margin.
Two robbers have made off with a bronze bust by French sculptor Auguste Rodin from a Copenhagen museum in a bold theft in broad daylight, the museum said Friday.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Slovenian avant-garde rock group Laibach is known for pushing the envelope -- wearing military uniforms on stage, toying with socialist and Marxist themes, making visual references to authoritarian symbols.
Graffiti artist Banksy announced the opening of a dystopian theme park in a British seaside town on Thursday, featuring boats filled with migrants and an anarchist training camp.
A pinball machine from "The Simpsons" and fun pinup art are among the items going to auction from the collection of the show's co-creator Sam Simon.
Caitlyn Jenner could face a vehicular manslaughter charge after sheriff's investigators found she was driving unsafely when she caused a chain-reaction crash that killed a woman last February, officials said Thursday.
A Taiwanese musician is among the 25 awarded fellows of a U.S. government-initiated music diplomacy program, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced yesterday.
Friday, August 21, 2015
After decades of male domination, Bollywood has seen a recent wave of hit movies starring Indian women in tough, smart lead roles, suggesting the gender tide may finally be turning.
Social media users blasted a new Chinese film Monday for depicting a summit of world leaders during World War II which embellished history by portraying revolutionary leader Mao Zedong as vital to a conference he never attended.