Arts And Entertainment

Blackface skit in China's new year gala sparks racism accusations

Feb 16, 2018

US-LUNAR-NEWYEAR-CHINA-BLACKFACE:Blackface skit in China's new year gala sparks racism accusations

Restored 'Porgy and Bess' gets key test on road to Met Opera

Feb 16, 2018

A restored edition of an enduring American opera emerges at a time when its racial and social themes are as relevant as the era in which it premiered

Minnie Driver, Stephen Fry to read letters live

Feb 16, 2018

The theatrical event in which famous actors and musicians read out memorable real letters from history is coming to America with such celebrities as Minnie Driver, Stephen Fry, Jake Gyllenhaal and Mark Hamill

Solange Knowles named Harvard Foundation artist of the year

Feb 16, 2018

The Harvard Foundation has named Solange Knowles as its artist of the year

Boseman, Haddish, Gerwig, Nanjiani among Oscars presenters

Feb 16, 2018

'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman, 'Girls Trip' breakout Tiffany Haddish, 'Lady Bird' author Greta Gerwig and 'The Big Sick' co-writer and actor Kumail Nanjiani are set to appear at the 90th annual Academy Awards

Norman Rockwell's sons withdraw from lawsuit against museum

Feb 16, 2018

Norman Rockwell's sons have withdrawn from a lawsuit against a Massachusetts museum that wants to sell one of their father's paintings

National Geographic launches imprint for children's fiction

Feb 16, 2018

National Geographic is entering the land of make-believe: After focusing for years on nonfiction, National Geographic Kids Books is starting an imprint for children's fiction

Being there helps at Olympics, even if you don't want to be

Feb 16, 2018

Being on the scene proves valuable for NBC's Steve Porino, even if it means watching Mikaela Shiffrin vomit

New York Botanical Garden names first female president

Feb 16, 2018

The New York Botanical Garden has named Carrie Rebora Barratt its first female president

Tate Britain exhibition to explore van Gogh's UK years

Feb 16, 2018

London's Tate Britain has announced an exhibition exploring how a formative period in Britain inspired Vincent Van Gogh

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