Elton John regrets he didn't get to meet President Vladimir Putin during his current trip to Moscow, but says he's looking forward to meeting the Russian leader in the future to discuss LGBT issues.
Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is planning a fundraiser in Boston with rocker Jon Bon Jovi. … Click to Continue »
More than a quarter-century ago, Jim Huggins led the investigation into the death of an FBI informant that ended with an agent pleading guilty to manslaughter. Now he's helping filmmakers tell the story in a movie being shot in Kentucky.
A French auction house has withdrawn a Pueblo shield from a contested sale of Native American artifacts after protests from the United States. … Click to Continue »
Romania's public has donated less than 3 percent of funds needed to purchase a sculpture by Constantin Brancusi, considered one of the country's finest modern artworks, the prime minister said Monday.
The truck-size metal container sitting in a downtown park here isn't meant to raise awareness about the global shipping industry, though it may nudge some people's curiosity in that direction.
Spain's King Felipe VI is inaugurating a major exhibition for the 500th anniversary of Dutch artist Hieronymus Bosch that is being billed as a once-in-a-lifetime review of the Renaissance master.
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China features prominently in the rhetoric of presumed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who accuses the country of stealing American jobs and cheating at global trade. In China though, he's only just emerging as a public figure, despite notoriety elsewhere for his voluble utterances, high-profile businesses and reality TV shows.
Cy Cushenberry is more of an art historian than a musician, though he has a lot of music friends. On occasion, he ran into Charlie Phillips, chatting him up while not knowing his almost-a-country-star background.
Britain's Prince Charles has returned to Romania where he has a charity that promotes skills and training in rural Transylvania. … Click to Continue »
Next door to Pyne Poynt Park, its namesake documentary about the North Camden Little League was projected onto an inflatable screen, a special showing of the film for the people who inspired it.
A collage of broad stripes, bright stars and images of liberty adorn Bristol native Katie Haire's fiberglass donkeys, that will greet visitors at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. … Click to Continue »
On Nov. 9, 1938, the murder of a German diplomat by a Polish Jew was the pretext to unleash hell on the blameless Jewish citizens of Germany and Austria. The Gestapo and SS were sent to smash Jewish shops, beat and humiliate random Jewish people, set synagogues ablaze, and arrest tens of thousands of Jewish men.
The museum that operates the Glass House, the internationally known modernist landmark designed by architect Philip Johnson, is moving to expand arts programming and the fundraisers its hosts on the building grounds in New Canaan.
Now that the season is over, Lionel Messi is getting ready to go to court. … Click to Continue »
Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier has been arrested following an argument with police after a night out in a Paris, a police official told The Associated Press on Monday. … Click to Continue »
A Ponca artist is out to eternalize the mythos of outlaw country legend Merle Haggard in bronze. … Click to Continue »
Patton Avenue traffic whizzes by its intersection with North French Broad, escaping the stop-and-go of the rest of downtown and making its way toward the interstate. Just around the corner, in a red-brick building with vaulted roofs and stained-glass windows, lies one of Asheville's most prominent musical draws.
China features prominently in the rhetoric of presumed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who accuses the country of stealing American jobs and cheating at global trade. In China itself, though, he's only now emerging as a public figure, despite notoriety elsewhere for his voluble utterances, high-profile businesses and reality TV show.
A bookkeeper who stole $234,500 from former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Joe Piscopo has been sentenced in New Jersey to three years in prison. … Click to Continue »
The Cincinnati Music Hall is donating nearly 1,000 seats from its first balcony to its sister theater in Middletown. … Click to Continue »
Tapping free WiFi at public libraries and cafes and hawking T-shirts and bumper stickers out of a Santa Fe hemp clothing store, autonomous cells of Bernie Sanders volunteers in New Mexico have been feverishly fundraising and speed-dialing voters for months.
Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip has decided to follow medical advice and skip upcoming commemorations to mark the Battle of Jutland. … Click to Continue »
Students from an all-female arts college in Philadelphia attended a conference for video game developers last year and, without even trying, they stood out. … Click to Continue »
China on Monday lashed out at criticism from U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, accusing him of harboring a Cold War mentality and saying Beijing has no interest in "playing a role in a Hollywood movie" of Washington's design.
Parents need to know that "X-Men: Apocalypse" (the third film in the "X-Men: First Class" reboot series), pits the super-powered heroes against a mighty foe who's bent on nothing less than laying waste to the whole world.
A 2.5-acre undeveloped tract near Golden Beach in Venice once owned by bestselling writer Walter Farley has sold for $1.77 million. … Click to Continue »
The Mississippi Museum of Art wants to tell Natchez's story along with the rest of the state's as part of its Mapping a Modern Mississippi initiative. … Click to Continue »
Youvensky Despeignes used to spend hours a day at home drawing pencil-and-ink abstractions on cheap notebook paper, his aspirations as a painter frustrated by a lack of opportunities in Haiti where a rich artistic heritage has suffered decades of decline.