Monday, June 10, 2013
Willi Sitte, one of the most prominent painters of former Communist East Germany, whose talent also brought him recognition in the West, has died at the age of 92 after a long illness, German media reported on Saturday.
Sunday, June 9, 2013
Stephen King and John Mellencamp had a simple problem when they started the long odyssey to create a musical.
Manuscripts, letters and drawings of the writers William Faulkner, Samuel Beckett and Joseph Conrad start to go on auction in New York next week, in a rare chance to snap up their belongings.
Two members of the Russian feminist punk-rock band Pussy Riot on Friday urged the United States to help free their bandmates jailed last year for an anti-government protest performance.
In the upcoming film “Man of Steel,” Superman faces off against ruthless outcasts from his home planet. The last son of Krypton also encounters a more realistic force of nature on earth: a deadly tornado.
Saturday, June 8, 2013
Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan became the first Chinese actor Thursday to have his hands and feet cast in wet cement at Hollywood's famed Chinese Theatre, alongside generations of Tinseltown icons.
If you recall your youthful diaries or journals as being on the shallow side, you'll really cringe when comparing them to the ambitious eloquence to be found in essayist Susan Sontag's published journals.
Nearly half a century after his death, New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will pay homage to celebrated French architect and designer Le Corbusier in a major exhibit that opens next week.
Visitors to the Eiffel Tower began getting a little extra for the price of their entry ticket on Thursday with the unveiling of a new landmark on Paris's artistic landscape.
Diageo Taiwan, a global alcoholic beverage business, has recently worked together with the Kaohsiung City Government to officially kick off a wine and spirit-tasting competition in the city.