Arts and Entertainment
The @ sign, the only preposition on the keyboard, dates back to the middle ages, but has found new life in the internet age.
The Motor City has become an epicenter of scantily clad shimmies, but belly dancing is still controversial....
Twyla Tharp on her Sinatra-inspired musical, how she came to develop her art form, and the legacy she wants to leave behind....
In Miami, poets create on-demand verses for passers-by on manual typewriters -- the project is called the "Poem Depot."...
This is no SNL skit: Baldwin hosts a public radio show for real when he takes over for Kurt Andersen on "Studio 360."...
Yuriko's journey from a WWII Japanese internment camp to the world's stages as lauded dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company....
A play opening in Sydney might make for uncomfortable viewing -- its star Mamdouh Habib based the play on his experiences as a Guantanamo detainee....
Broadway has brought figures like Jesus and Thomas Jefferson to the stage; Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti is the latest....
It seems that everything involving watching TV is bad for you -- but could there be anything TV does that positively affects your health?...
The story of how a forgotten star of a campy 90s American TV show became a political icon in Serbia....
- Eddie Huang discusses memoir, growing up Taiwanese-American
- Book 'Ghana Must Go' explores the lives of Afropolitans
- Widely praised author Stephane Hessel dies -- with one book still to publish
- Academy Award-nominee Life of Pi inspired by much older book by Brazilian author
- Classic book 'Of Mice and Men' under scrutiny in Turkey
- The Giver author describes upcoming fourth book; movie in the works
- Modern Hamlet achieves record-breaking Kickstarter campaign
- Stella Rimington: The real woman behind James Bond's M
- New book looks tells fictional tale of post-euro Europe
- Andrew McCarthy's new book tells tale of transition from movie star to travel writer
- Musician Dom La Nena's debut album fits her diminutive name
- Darcy James Argue's 'Brooklyn Babylon' almost never was
- U.K.'s hot new singer Jessie Ware debuts new album in the U.S.
- Thatcher's legacy includes activists songwriters who challenged her tenure
- Legendary Indian classical musicians bring songs to United States
- Long-lost Jimi Hendrix concert recording finds new life
- Musicologist collects Saharan music with cellphones
- Utah band blends American folk music with Chinese instruments
- Hungarian surf rock band breaks new ground in nation's music scene
- Spanish-turned American Flamenco artist releases album inspired by colors of spring
- Photographer captures images of movie sets preserved in African desert sands
- Borgia's Jeremy Irons has perfected role of being bad
- Magic, friendship and thrills among movie new releases this weekend
- 'Girl Rising' documentary highlights importance of girls' education in the developing world
- Best picture winner Argo, nominees Lincoln and Zero Dark Thirty draw criticism
- Play #OscarsBingo with PRI and Studio 360
- Warm Bodies, Bullet to the Head out in theaters this weekend
- Brothers Grimm fairy tale Hansel and Gretel gets superhero upgrade
- CIA plays active role in managing its image in Hollywood films
- Zero Dark Thirty, out this weekend, 'remarkably accurate' yet still controversial
- Young musical director mashes history with music to create entertaining show
- New York's Museum of Modern Art reconsiders decision to raze neighbor
- New York's Museum of Modern Art 'acquires' @ for its permanent collection
- Irish actress plays singular role in Broadway's Testament of Mary
- Tom Hanks says he aspires to appear in a completely silent movie
- Provocative artist Charles Krafft goes public as Holocaust denier
- New play about Isaac Newton tells story of time he supposedly put a needle in his eye
- Can creativity be measured with a score?
- Architect proposes natural-inspired rethink of New York City waterfront
- New exhibition at N.Y.'s Met looks at roots of photo manipulation