Sunday, May 12, 2013
The Czech crown jewels went on show at Prague Castle Friday, in a rare public display for the 700-year-old items that are pulled out only on special occasions.
The Kalimantan region in Borneo has some of the richest, most complex and most diverse basketry traditions found anywhere in the world, but modernization has been posing a constant threat to these.
Steven Spielberg will bring a Hollywood veteran's eye to the more art-house Cannes Film Festival next week — but he insists he has no preconceptions and will be a strictly “democratic” jury head.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Fans of Harry Potter and magic, rejoice: Universal Orlando is expanding its Wizarding World of Harry Potter with a new area based on the books' fictional scenes in Diagon Alley and London.
Chris Smith remembered his Kris Kross hip-hop partner Chris Kelly Thursday as a true friend who he's sure is in heaven now.
Michael Jackson's longtime makeup artist testified Thursday that she overhead an executive for concert promoter AEG Live insist that the singer rehearse despite signs of Jackson's declining health.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Venice removed a controversial white statue of a naked boy holding a frog by U.S. sculptor Charles Ray from the entrance of the Grand Canal on Wednesday, sparking criticism from art lovers.
“The Great Gatsby” is an American classic. But that hasn't stopped Australian director Baz Luhrmann from bringing his trademark style to the tale, set to a provocatively modern soundtrack.
A record was set for French artist Chaim Soutine on Wednesday at Christie's auction of Impressionist and modern art, which met expectations with a total of just under US$160 million.