“The Handmaid’s Tale,” Margaret Atwood’s cautionary fable, is adapted for the screen. And “Gomorrah” begins a bloody second season of Neapolitan crime.
Bit by bit, Elizabeth the patriot is learning to cede space to Elizabeth the wife and mother.
Corey Hawkins soars as a great pretender in this otherwise earthbound revival of John Guare’s masterwork.
When the Walt Disney Co. wrote a check for more than $4 billion in 2009 to acquire Marvel Entertainment Inc., Disney fans predicted a massive invasion of superheroes at the company’s Anaheim resor
The timing has been uncanny, says Margaret Atwood, marveling at how her 1985 novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, has been given renewed life as a TV series, and gained disturbing urgency.
Anthony Bourdain is not one for activism. The Greek tattoo on his arm reads, I am certain of nothing.
Drake was the world's most popular recording artist in 2016, as the growth of music streaming gave global music sales their biggest boost in 20 years
Night Trap, an infamous video game whose controversial content helped pave the way for an industry-standard ratings system, is coming back in a remas
Global streaming giant Netflix has finally found a doorway into the vast Chinese entertainment market, months after pulling back on efforts to launch its service there. The Los Gatos, Calif., comp
An installation piece with overlapping performances of works for solo violin at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine followed a symposium in Amherst, Mass.
Recent L.A. hometown hit "La La Land" got its own local holiday Tuesday. Here are 15 other films set in L.A. worth celebrating.
Until this week, Georges Aperghis was a Greek composer never on Monday. At least never on the Monday Evening Concerts, which devoted its last concert of the season to him. Born in Athens in 1945 a
A Puente retrospective at the Hostos Center offered three days of performances, discussions and workshops in the Bronx, a rarity for the city’s Latin music tradition.
Sara Baume’s second novel follows a 25-year-old Irishwoman (one who cries all day) down the rabbit hole of elegiac distress.
Berns is not as well known as Phil Spector, but this songwriter and music producer amassed an impressive number of durable pop and R&B hits in the 1960s.
The poet and the choreographer team up for a work that meshes language and dance to address an open-ended question about surveillance and being human.
The documentary peers over the shoulders of journalists at The New York Times as they decide who merits obituaries and then go about the delicate business of writing them.
Ms. Paz’s solo at the Chocolate Factory refers to her teacher in Buenos Aires and honors the beauty of a dancer engaged in daily practice.
The body and the mind commune in “Poor People’s TV Room,” a work at New York Live Arts that was partly inspired by women’s resistance movements in Nigeria.
The poet Claudia Rankine and the choreographer Will Rawls team up for a work that meshes language and dance to address an open-ended question about surveillance and being human.
Margaret Atwood published "The Handmaid's Tale," her novel about a near-future, totalitarian patriarchal theocracy, in 1985. It was right in the middle of the Reagan years, and as a Canadian she w
What was going through Shania Twain’s mind while serving recently as a guest vocal coach on NBC’s “The Voice”? Was she more concerned with technical expertise or emotional impact? “It’s a combinat
There's another reason to celebrate the knockout Canadian musical Come From Away — the Broadway show just scored seven nominations for the prestigiou
“So at Stagecoach, I’m going to be mostly surrounded by the guys?” Shania Twain asked a visitor about her upcoming headlining slot at the world’s biggest country music festival that opens April 28
“Only I can tell my story,” Madonna said in reaction to “Blond Ambition,” a biopic in the works about her years in gritty 1980s New York.
Mashad, Razavi Khorassan Prov., April 25, IRNA -- Fourty mayors from 27 Islamic countries visited Ferdowsi’s tomb in suburbs of Mashad, Razvi Khorasan Province, on Tuesday.
The bequest from the estate of the artist, who died last year, is being described as the largest gift of art in the Buffalo museum’s history.
Lady Gaga, Pokemon Go and January's Women's March among the winners of this year's Webby Awards. The annual honour, now in its 21st year, celebrates
Tehran, April 25, IRNA—Iran became one of the only three countries in the world that are in possession of the technology to take medical images of small animals, after unveiling its Animal PET Scan.
A month-long auction of a Maud Lewis painting that was found in a New Hamburg, Ont., thrift store donation bid has reached $125,208 after 26 bids.
On a hot summer night 22 years ago, Attiya Khan ran through the streets fleeing her ex-boyfriend Steve, who’d been abusing her on a daily basis. Now,
“Blond Ambition,” a biopic about the entertainer’s early years as an aspiring material girl in gritty 1980s New York is officially in the works.
The authorities said Mr. Soules, who appeared in season 19 of the series, left the scene of an motor-vehicle accident where a death occurred.
Actress Faye Dunaway says she thought co-presenter Warren Beatty was joking when he paused before showing her the envelope that should have contained