It's the year of the woman at the 2016 Jazz Awards with Maria Schneider becoming the first artist ever to sweep five categories.
South Korean writer Han Kang's Booker prize marks a major victory for a decade-long effort to drag one of Asia's oldest but, until recently, least-known literary traditions into the global market.
Moscow's Aragvi restaurant, once the legendary haunt of KGB spies and cosmonauts, has reopened with its Soviet-era grandeur restored.
LONDON -- South Korean author Han Kang has won the Man Booker International Prize for fiction with "The Vegetarian," an unsettling novel about a woman whose decision to stop eating meat has devastating consequences.
A collection of historic postage stamps issued when Hawaii was a kingdom is expected to fetch at least US$2 million at auction.
Mariah Carey is no stranger to honors and awards, but the pop star said that her GLAAD Ally Award, which she received at the annual event on Saturday in New York, was something more.
Rapper Azealia Banks has apologized for a stream of racist and Islamophobic invective against former One Direction heartthrob Zayn Malik that led Twitter to suspend her.
Drake ruled the U.S. album sales chart for a second straight week Sunday as the rap star who has smashed streaming records fended off challenges from Beyonce and Radiohead.
Campaigners for a minimum income in Switzerland set a Guinness Record for the world's largest poster on Saturday, as they sought support for the controversial proposal ahead of a referendum next month.
With her arms stretched out and her hands elegantly curved, the young dancer stamps her feet with aplomb, defying prejudice.