arts & entertainment
Thousands of former professional football players and their wives have filed a class action lawsuit against the National Football League. Now, the NFL is faced with ameliorating the problem, as well as, perhaps, a legal battle that the organization could lose.
The release of an action-packed version of the fairy tale Hansel and Gretel is one of a string of Hollywood's retellings of internationally loved stories. A folklore scholar explains why the Brothers' collection is still popular today.
Lara Bello's new Flamenco album is inspired by an American. But its roots, and its title, are absolutely Spanish. Bello grew up in Granada, surrounded by Flamenco culture. And her new album reflects that culture.
The art director for the Bolshoi Ballet is being treated by doctors in Moscow after an acid attack outside of his Moscow apartment Thursday night. Some believe the attack is linked to his professional work with the theater, which hasn't been welcomed with open arms.
British punk rocker Joe Strummer made Granada, Spain, a regular stop on his travels and with his band, The Clash. Since inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Granada officials are considering naming a square after the musician.
Up until the 1990s, the CIA was happy to remain in the shadows, unconcerned with how it was, or wasn't portrayed in movies. But that's no longer true. Today, the CIA contributes and advises on certain films, in order to put its best foot forward -- and attract the best and brightest new hires.
Zero Dark Thirty, the critically acclaimed film that looks at the events leading up to the death of Osama bin Laden. The film, though, has not been without controversy, particularly on Capitol Hill, where several senators have been outspoken critics.
The World Kora Trio took Paris's Africolor music festival by storm recently. The musical group is comprised of a Frenchman, an American and a Malian, together performing modern, funky music with traditional instruments.
The motion picture industry is saying goodbye to film and hello to digital. That's meant all new projectors and often new sound systems too for movie theaters. For some, small theaters, where profits are few and far between, that expense has been a lot to bear.
The Giver, the controversial, yet popular, children's book has been renewed with a fourth installment, Son. Out in October, Son continues the story of the Community. But that's not the only news for the series. The Giver itself is being made into a movie.