Award Shows

Armenia's Oscars submission imagines a world without war

Nov 24, 2017

Armenia's foreign-language film submission to the Academy Awards for this year invites viewers to imagine a world without war, according to its director

Movies

Trump supporters confuse LeVar Burton with LaVar Ball online

Nov 24, 2017

Trump supporters confuse LeVar Burton of "Reading Rainbow" with basketball dad LaVar Ball in Twitter attacks

Armenia's Oscars submission imagines a world without war

Nov 24, 2017

Armenia's foreign-language film submission to the Academy Awards for this year invites viewers to imagine a world without war, according to its director

Q&A: Denzel on 'Roman J. Israel,' 'Malcolm X' and 'Shaft'

Nov 23, 2017

Q&A: Denzel Washington, 62 years-old and a seven-time Oscar nominee, is still trying to get better

Music

Shoes, bags, even dentures lost at Burning Man await owners

Nov 24, 2017

Those who oversee the lost-and-found from the Burning Man counterculture festival are hard at work reuniting owners with thousands of belongings

Macy's Thanksgiving parade revels on amid tight security

Nov 23, 2017

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade featured balloons, bands, stars and heavy security on its annual march through Manhattan.

Pioneering jazz singer Jon Hendricks dies at 96

Nov 23, 2017

Jon Hendricks, the pioneering jazz singer and lyricist who with the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross popularized the "vocalese" singing style in which words were added to instrumental songs, has died

Celebrity Fashion

Melania Trump visits military families in Alaska

Nov 11, 2017

First Lady Melania Trump visited military families in Alaska on her return from Asia

E! cancels Joan Rivers' 'Fashion Police' after 22-year run

Oct 20, 2017

E!'s long-running series, "Fashion Police," will come to an end next month with a special finale episode featuring its late host and co-creator Joan Rivers

Christy Turlington Burns: model harassment widely tolerated

Oct 18, 2017

Christy Turlington Burns: Sexual harassment, mistreatment of models widely tolerated

Couture

Designer Azzedine Alaia, known for clingy style, dies

Nov 18, 2017

Tunisian-born designer Azzedine Alaia, an iconoclast whose clingy dresses marked the 1980s and who dressed famous women from Hollywood to the White House, has died

French designer Gaultier to make theater show of his life

Nov 8, 2017

The corsets, sparkle and provocation of French couturier Jean Paul Gaultier are coming to a theater near you

Jean Reno talks seduction at Lanvin designer's Paris debut

Sep 27, 2017

It was debuts and new faces at Paris Fashion Week Wednesday as Lanvin's new designer unveiled his first collection and Lacoste returned to the French capital

Dance

Russian dancer challenges centuries of ballet tradition

Nov 23, 2017

Diana Vishneva, an acclaimed dancer with a career on both sides of the Atlantic, is promoting contemporary dance in Russia with her annual festival which departs from the stiff academic tradition of Russian classical ballet

Court extends house arrest for Russian theater director

Oct 17, 2017

Russia court agrees to extend house arrest of a widely revered theater and film director

Armisen startled after discovering he's 'quarter Korean'

Oct 13, 2017

American actor and comedian Fred Armisen has just learned that his grandfather was a legendary dancer from Japan who allegedly volunteered in propaganda work for the Third Reich and moonlighted as a spy for the emperor in Tokyo

Opera

Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky dies at 55

Nov 22, 2017

Dmitri Hvorostovsky, the Russian baritone known for a velvety voice, dashing looks and shock of flowing white hair, died Wednesday at a hospice near his home in London

Coloratura hits new high in Ades opera

Nov 14, 2017

Soprano Audrey Luna amazes with her high note in Thomas Ades' "The Exterminating Angel." Luna's performance can be seen and heard when the Metropolitan Opera's production is broadcast live in HD to movie theaters worldwide on Saturday

New Adams opera re-examines California's Gold Rush

Nov 7, 2017

John Adams and Peter Sellars have collaborated on an opera that de-romanticizes California's Gold Rush. "Girls of the Golden West" will premiere at the San Francisco Opera on Nov. 21.

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