You may know him as the cranky lawyer from the '90s TV series "Picket Fences." But he got his first break as a child star in the Yiddish theater in Brooklyn. Fyvush Finkel died on Sunday at his home in Manhattan. He was 93.
A photographer found birds to be the best way to channel her sadness over the loss of friends and families. She turned the birds into a book of 135 beautiful images of birds found at Canada's Royal Ontario Museum.
Artemisia Gentileschi was "one of the most remarkable women in the history of western art," says Richard Savino, artistic director of the music ensemble El Mundo, whose newest CD was inspired by the Baroque painter.
Iran holds an anti-ISIS cartoon contest and invites satirists around the globe to participate. Sounds worthy, except it's state-sponsored and this is the same country that held a Holocaust cartoon contest just a month ago.
Writer and performer Nadia Manzoor is a proud Muslim and feminist — now. But as a headstrong young woman, raised in a conservative Pakistani immigrant family, her curiosity, intellect and wit were not welcomed. Being true to her stubborn and sarcastic spirit, Manzoor has used comedy to push boundaries and promote a more inclusive understanding of Islam.
If you're the type who likes to take selfies with art, you may have to rethink your use of so-called "selfie sticks." Museums all over the globe are starting to ban the contraptions, saying they're harmful to the exhibits and potentially other museum-goers.
Dance instructor Sean Scantlebury has only met his student on Skype: Sean is in New York, and his student, Aadel Qies, is in Baghdad. But that hasn't stopped them from holding dance classes and trying to keep Qies' passion for dance alive.