Monday, December 1, 2014
Mark Strand, a Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. poet laureate widely praised for his concentrated, elegiac verse, has died. He was 80.
Lebanese-French trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf is reaching beyond his classical and jazz roots to a more mainstream audience seduced by his unique musical style blending Arabic and Western influences.
Yes, French women do get fat. And the curvier among them are tired of being dictated to about what they can wear, as they showed on a plus-size Parisian catwalk.
Sunday, November 30, 2014
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a helmetless storm trooper appeared in frame, panicked and sweaty in the middle of a vast desert landscape, kicking off the first official look at “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”
Eminem is provoking more outrage on a new album in which he threatens female stars, but this time the self-styled Rap God also waxes philosophical on the reasons for his aggression., 1 Comment
Roberto Gomez Bolanos, the iconic Mexican comedian who wrote and played the boy television character “El Chavo del Ocho” that defined a generation for millions of Latin American children, died Friday at age 85.
Saturday, November 29, 2014
In a part of Rome few tourists ever reach, the Metropoliz Museum of the Other and the Elsewhere (MAAM) takes the concept of the warehouse gallery into a new dimension.
A long-lost avant-garde painting has returned home to Hungary after nine decades thanks to a sharp-eyed art historian who spotted it being used as a prop in the Hollywood film “Stuart Little.”
“Blind Massage,” the award-winning new film by the enfant terrible of Chinese cinema Lou Ye, throws a rare spotlight on those who cannot see for themselves in a country where the disabled are often marginalized.
Frank Yablans, a former president of Paramount Pictures in the 1970s who oversaw the release of several groundbreaking pictures, has died.