Arts and Entertainment
A look at the life cycles of artistic creativity -- with musician Nick Lowe, author Amy Gorman and screen writer Millard Kaufman.
Janeane Garofalo is an actress and comedian -- she's appeared in films like "Ratatouille," and was a leader in the alternative comedy movement of the 1990s....
Lifelong baseball fan and graphic designer Steven Heller looks at the quintessentially American piece of headgear -- the baseball cap....
Tony Award-nominated actress Anna Deavere Smith talks about her on-going project called "On the Road: The Search for American Character." ...
Will Wright, creator of the â€œSims,â€ shows how his new game â€œSporeâ€ lets players control the evolution of their very own species....
The science behind personality traits and musical preferences could explain why we judge others on the basis of the music on their playlist or CD/record collection....
In "Iron Fists: Branding the 20th-Century Totalitarian State," Steven Heller describes how famous tyrannies used architecture and design for propaganda and control....
Once upon a time, wearing the Sex Pistols or Ramones on your chest was its own act of rebellion....
Patti LuPone has made a Broadway career out of playing powerful women. Maria Callas, Eva PerÃ³n, and now, a Tony-winning performance as Mama Rose in the classic musical "Gypsy."...
The stories by Laura Ingalls Wilder -- about the American frontier in the late 1800s -- get new life as a musical....
- 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