Singer Dee Dee Bridgewater says she's proud to be among the few women to be awarded the nation's highest jazz honor.
The wild popularity of "Hamilton" on Broadway translated into huge bump in ratings for the Tony Awards -- the CBS' telecast on Sunday beat last year's audience by more than 2 million viewers.
Freddy Lim, a legislator and lead vocalist of the Taiwanese death-metal band Chthonic, received a Global Metal Award at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards in London Monday, Lim's office said in Taipei Tuesday.
"Hamilton," the hip-hop stage biography of Alexander Hamilton, won the 2016 Tony Award for best new musical, capping an emotional night in which many in the Broadway community rallied to embrace the LGBT community after a shooting at a gay Florida nightclub.
There's no matador, betting or blood when bulls lock horns in the Gulf emirate of Fujairah, but a winning beast in the popular sport can still earn its owner a fortune.
Beneath the crackle and hum of Japan's neon veneer, graffiti culture has traditionally been viewed as mindless vandalism assaulting the country's highly valued sense of order and cleanliness.
Residents on Estonia's two biggest islands took their age old rivalry to a whole new level this weekend by staging their first tug-of-war using a 10-kilometer (6.2-mile) long rope across the part of the Baltic sea which separates them.
Steve Hely's plan is vague: travel south and make lots of stops along the way until he reaches the end of the world. And so begins "The Wonder Trail," Hely's account of everything from the history of the Panama Railway (tragic) to the best sandwiches in South America (they're in Chile).
In the first few pages of Paul Doiron's "Widowmaker," game warden Mike Bowditch seizes an illegal animal (10 percent dog and 90 percent wolf) from a violent, drug addled couple; is stabbed in the back for his trouble; gets into a fight with his girlfriend; discovers he has a half brother; and learns that this newfound relative has violated his probation on a sex-offense conviction.
List of select winners for the 2016 Tony Awards, announced Sunday.