Monday, December 9, 2013
An American singer with no Arab heritage nearly took the top prize in the “Arabs Got Talent” television show this weekend, breaking into the top three alongside a Palestinian artist and a Syrian dance troupe.
There are several studies that show women sleep differently than men. Women sleep on average an hour longer than men but it takes them longer to get to sleep and they wake more often in the night.
La Scala's gala season premiere Saturday opened with spontaneous applause for Nelson Mandela's memory and closed with mixed reviews for “La Traviata.”
Children's author and illustrator Tomie dePaola tackled a big stack of his books on the table. A longtime fan plunked them down at the book signing — just a sampling of the nearly 250 he's worked on.
Sunday, December 8, 2013
Rapper Jay Z led all artists with nine Grammy nominations on Friday, but newcomers Lorde, Kendrick Lamar, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis edged out industry heavyweights for nods in the top categories of the annual music awards.
U.S. television network NBC's one-night live revival of the venerable Broadway musical “The Sound of Music” pulled a respectable 18.5 million viewers, but it failed to thrill the critics.
With the passing of Nelson Mandela, the sweeping biopic “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” transforms in the midst of its theatrical release from a living tribute to a big-screen eulogy.
Italian classical singer Andrea Bocelli says he might one day get to use the tools that researchers around the world are developing with support from the foundation that bears his name.
An electric guitar on which Bob Dylan performed a legendary set at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965 sold for a record US$965,000 at an auction in New York on Friday, Christie's announced.