Arts
Immigrants, They Get The Job Done In New 'Hamilton Mixtape' Video
June 28th, 2017, 04:35 AM
The track serves as "a musical counterweight" to xenophobia, Lin-Manuel Miranda has said.
Paddington Bear Creator Michael Bond Dies At 91
June 28th, 2017, 04:35 AM
The children's book character became iconic in the U.K. and beyond.
The Lasting Impact Of 'Handmaid's Tale' Is The Activism It's Inspired
June 27th, 2017, 04:35 AM
This is what resistance looks like in 2017.
Michael Moore Donates $10K To The Theater Behind Controversial 'Julius Caesar'
June 27th, 2017, 04:35 AM
The sponsorship is intended to support the right to free speech.
Sick Of Streaming Services, This Crew Crowd-Funded An IRL Video Store
June 27th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Could brick-and-mortar be the old-new alternative to finicky streaming services?
Hillary Clinton Says Libraries Are Essential In Fight To Defend ‘Truth And Reason’
June 27th, 2017, 04:35 AM
"I believe libraries and democracy go hand-in-hand."
Early Wedding Photos Had No Touching, No Smiles, No Hashtags
June 27th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Late 19th-century brides and grooms were participating in a different kind of fad.
How 'Harry Potter' Saved Young Adult Fiction
June 27th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Hang These Glorious Trans Activist Posters In Your Local Public Bathrooms
June 27th, 2017, 04:35 AM
An initiative called Arts Not Parts is fighting bigotry with beauty.
Why 'Philosopher' Became 'Sorcerer' In The American 'Harry Potter' Books
June 26th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Scholastic needed "a title that said 'magic' more overtly," apparently.
These Real, Magical Texts Are Straight Out Of 'Harry Potter'
June 26th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Fantastical beasts and herbs from "Harry Potter," and where to actually find them -- at the New York Academy of Medicine.
7 Small Ways To Celebrate Harry Potter's 20th Anniversary
June 26th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Add a little magic to your Monday!
Broadway's '1984' Is Making Audience Members Puke, Faint And Fight
June 26th, 2017, 04:35 AM
"If this show is the most upsetting part of anyone’s day, they’re not reading the news headlines."
How Alan Rickman Got A Child Fighting Cancer Cast In 'Harry Potter'
June 26th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Sometimes magic actually happens.
In Surreal News, Salvador Dalí's Body Will Be Exhumed For A Paternity Test
June 26th, 2017, 04:35 AM
An astrologist and psychic believes the artist had an affair with her mother in 1955.
J.K. Rowling Celebrates Harry Potter's 20th With A Perfect Tweet
June 26th, 2017, 04:35 AM
No, thank YOU.
Poll Shows Once And For All That Most 'Harry Potter' Fans Are Hufflepuffs
June 26th, 2017, 04:35 AM
You might think you're a Gryffindor, but you're not.
A Retrospective On 'Harry Potter' Midnight Release Parties
June 26th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Alexis Bledel Is Signed On For Season 2 Of 'The Handmaid’s Tale'
June 23rd, 2017, 04:35 AM
What does that mean for the future of the show?
Banksy's Real Identity May Finally, Actually Have Been Revealed
June 23rd, 2017, 04:35 AM
A friend of the artist's accidentally slipped what could be Banksy's real name.
11 New Podcasts To Refresh Your Summer Playlist
June 23rd, 2017, 04:35 AM
5 Neighborhoods That Are Popping With Murals and Street Art Right Now
June 22nd, 2017, 04:35 AM
Monument Art in El Barrio, Harlem. Monument Art really concentrates on large high quality murals for El Barrio in NYC. Beginning
John Green's Next Novel Has A Release Date
June 22nd, 2017, 04:35 AM
This will be the first novel in six years (!!!) for the "Fault in Our Stars" author.
First Selfie Andy Warhol Ever Took Is Headed To Auction For Millions
June 22nd, 2017, 04:35 AM
Because it is the future and everyone is famous for 15 minutes.
Millennials Are Using Public Libraries More Than Any Other Generation
June 22nd, 2017, 04:35 AM
Give it up for young readers.
Theater Community Receives Death Threats Following 'Julius Caesar' Controversy
June 22nd, 2017, 04:35 AM
Public Theater director's wife, as well as other Shakespeare companies around the country, have been targeted.
35 Reasons J.K. Rowling Should Never, Ever Leave Twitter
June 22nd, 2017, 04:35 AM
Mother Potter is the internet savior we deserve.
This Summer, NYC's Billboards Will Show Feminist Art Instead Of Ads
June 22nd, 2017, 04:35 AM
Here's How A Duke Professor Broke Down Wizard Genetics In 'Harry Potter'
June 21st, 2017, 04:35 AM
Is magic ability something one can inherit?
All Hail Bellatrix Lestrange, The 'Female Monster' 'Harry Potter' Needed
June 21st, 2017, 04:35 AM
Women like their villains powerful, rotten and complicated, too.
Meet The 'Nasty Stitches' Making Embroidery And Knitting Political
June 21st, 2017, 04:35 AM
LeVar Burton Has A Podcast For The 'Reading Rainbow' Generation
June 21st, 2017, 04:35 AM
Take a look, it's in a book ... and wherever you get your podcasts!
'Practice Being Brave': How One Ballerina Learned To Dance Through Fear
June 20th, 2017, 04:35 AM
The New York City Ballet principal dancer believes that not trying is worse than failing. “What’s the worst that can happen, you fall on the floor?”
Art Of Iranian Immigrants Reveals The Creative Potential Of Inclusivity
June 20th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Brace Yourself For A 'Dracula' Revamp, From The Creators Of 'Sherlock'
June 20th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Here's hoping Benedict Cumberbatch will play the lead.
Every 'Simpsons' Superfan Should Follow This Surreal Instagram Account
June 20th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Do you recognize this hallucinatory scene?
Child Refugees Document Horror Of Fleeing Their Homes Through Powerful Art
June 20th, 2017, 04:35 AM
The youngsters are using their creativity to share their stories and speak for themselves.
The Dangers Of Climate Change Are Real In This New Comic Anthology
June 19th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Five artists weigh in on their art and their activism.
Words From 'Harry Potter' Even Muggles Know And Love
June 19th, 2017, 04:35 AM
How the wondrous vocabulary of "Harry Potter" became part of our everyday speech.
American Teenagers Are Using Slam Poetry To Make Sense Of Trump
June 19th, 2017, 04:35 AM
'Julius Caesar' Play Halted As Protester Storms Stage, Another Screams At 'Nazis'
June 16th, 2017, 04:35 AM
The play came to a temporary stop as security removed the two demonstrators.
How Hermione Granger Went From Literary Witch To Powerful Feminist Symbol
June 16th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Twenty years later, Hermione persists.
The Street Art Hiding On The 69th Floor Of One World Trade Center
June 16th, 2017, 04:35 AM
The project is called an "art world in the sky."
A First-Grader's Picasso-Like Painting Is Now Hanging At The Met
June 16th, 2017, 04:35 AM
We Are Not Hysterical: 18 Strong Female Voices You Should Read
June 15th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Strand Book Store staff recommends reads by outspoken women.
14-Year-Old Girl Delivers 'Absolutely Extraordinary' Dance Routine
June 15th, 2017, 04:35 AM
In the words of J.Lo, this girl is a star.
Broadway Icon Patti LuPone Refuses To Perform For 'Motherf**ker' Trump
June 15th, 2017, 04:35 AM
What would LuPone do if our president showed up at her musical? Well...
Dobby Brings Generosity To The 'Harry Potter' Universe And Beyond
June 15th, 2017, 04:35 AM
An ode to the series' most tragic character.
After 46 Years, Yoko Ono Is Finally Credited For Co-Writing 'Imagine'
June 15th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Congratulations, Yoko. It's about time.
Did Bob Dylan Really Plagiarize SparkNotes In His Nobel Lecture?
June 14th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Maybe -- but more importantly, he was intellectually lazy.
Lucy Sparrow Opens an All-Felt Bodega In NYC
June 14th, 2017, 04:35 AM
You know what? I absolutely love doing it. I’ve done graffelti with flat pieces of felt and I use ‘No More Nails’, ” which
Hear Janet Mock Read A Powerful Passage From Her New Memoir
June 14th, 2017, 04:35 AM
It's from her new book, "Surpassing Certainty."
How A $165 Million Painting Is Funding Criminal Justice Reform
June 14th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Some Theories On What You Can Expect From 'Handmaid’s Tale' Season 2
June 14th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Meet Tracy K. Smith, America's New Poet Laureate
June 14th, 2017, 04:35 AM
“Her work travels the world and takes on its voices," says the standing Librarian of Congress who appointed Smith.
'Bachelor In Paradise' Was Fun -- And A Disaster Waiting To Happen
June 13th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Are reality show casts being put at risk in the pursuit of the on-screen drama viewers crave?
Trump Blocked Stephen King On Twitter, So J.K. Rowling Stepped In
June 13th, 2017, 04:35 AM
She's still got access, Stephen.
Roxane Gay Responds To Website's 'Cruel And Humiliating' Article
June 13th, 2017, 04:35 AM
"Shame on you."
Theater Won't Apologize For 'Julius Caesar.' Hypocrisy Of Ire Proves It Shouldn't
June 13th, 2017, 04:35 AM
The controversy over Trumped-up Shakespeare in the Park continues to be a bloody mess.
100 Questions Every 'Harry Potter' Superfan Should Be Able To Answer
June 13th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Can you Stupefy this impossible 100-question quiz?
Roxane Gay Opens Up About Living ‘In This World In A Fat Body’ On 'Daily Show'
June 12th, 2017, 04:35 AM
The author’s new memoir, "Hunger," is out this week.
Artists Defend Shakespeare In The Park, Because Political Theater Matters
June 12th, 2017, 04:35 AM
"Such discussion is exactly the goal of our civically-engaged theater," The Public declared.
50 Years After The Loving Verdict, A Photo Essay Looks Back On Their Love
June 12th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Remembering the couple who brought down anti-miscegenation laws in 16 U.S. states.
Uproar Over Trumped-Up 'Julius Caesar' Ignores The Play's Actual Meaning
June 12th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Queen Bette Midler Finally Wins Her First Competitive Tony Award
June 11th, 2017, 04:35 AM
In a moment like this, no one plays Bette Midler off the stage.
A Complete List Of The 2017 Tony Award Winners
June 11th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Woman Uses 150 Unsolicited Dick Pics To Protest Online Harassment
June 9th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Your Next Summer Read Is A Novel About Lonely People Grasping For Connections
June 8th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Catherine Lacey takes on the dystopian world of modern dating.
For Evanna Lynch, Life After Luna Lovegood Is A Different Kind Of Magic
June 8th, 2017, 04:35 AM
"'Harry Potter' felt like my people. They were the kind of friends I wanted to have."
Read A Chapter Of Mark Twain’s Previously Unpublished Children’s Book
June 8th, 2017, 04:35 AM
20 Of America's Greatest Frank Lloyd Wright Creations
June 8th, 2017, 04:35 AM
On his 150th birthday, a digital tour of the architect's best designs.
Artist Realizes Only Appropriate Use Of Trump Tweets Is Plant Food
June 7th, 2017, 04:35 AM
The more he tweets, the stronger an underground field of lavender becomes.
Meet The Painter Who Inspired Wonder Woman's New Look
June 7th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Calling all art history majors.
Women Use Shakespeare’s Words To Challenge Definitions Of Rape
June 7th, 2017, 04:35 AM
How Political Podcasts Can Help Cut Through The Noise Of The News
June 7th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Can Donald Trump be impeached? Figure it out while at the gym or on your commute.
Elisabeth Moss On What It’s Like To Film 'Handmaid's Tale' Rape Scenes
June 7th, 2017, 04:35 AM
“It was really important to show it exactly for what it should be."
Cher Is Gifting Us With A Broadway Musical Based On Her Life
June 7th, 2017, 04:35 AM
We'd like to turn forward time to 2018, please.
A ‘Harry Potter’ Superfan And A NASA Engineer Are Creating A Real ‘Leaky Cauldron’
June 6th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Here's one Kickstarter that Rowling fans won't want to skip out on.
George Weasley May Have Solved The Biggest 'Harry Potter' Plot Hole
June 6th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Actor Oliver Phelps finally clears things up.
The Bookish Magic Of Black Women Is Getting A Literary Festival
June 6th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Ballet Dancer Jumps Onto Subway Tracks, Rescues Man, Becomes NYC Hero
June 5th, 2017, 04:35 AM
His mother recounted the "disturbing" scene and "brave" rescue on Facebook.
Margaret Atwood: It's 'A Form Of Slavery To Force Women To Have Children'
June 5th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Here's What The First 'Harry Potter' Book Looks Like Around The World
June 5th, 2017, 04:35 AM
The French and Japanese versions are simply beautiful.
Lawsuit Accuses Glass Artist Dale Chihuly Of Plagiarizing Work
June 2nd, 2017, 04:35 AM
Chihuly called the suit, brought by a former handyman, "baseless."
Let These Cartoonists Illustrate The Horror Of Trump's Climate Change Stance
June 2nd, 2017, 04:35 AM
And some of the absurdity, too.
Writers' Group Is Raising Money To Send Girls To See 'Wonder Woman'
June 2nd, 2017, 04:35 AM
Alongside Girls, Inc., whose goal is to “inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold.”
These Theories Will Change How You See 'Harry Potter'
June 2nd, 2017, 04:35 AM
All the theories you need to say, "Mischief managed."
Hillary Clinton Basically Wanted To Grow Up To Be Nancy Drew
June 2nd, 2017, 04:35 AM
Same, actually.
9 Other Superheroines Who Deserve Their Own Movie Adaptations
June 2nd, 2017, 04:35 AM
24 'Harry Potter' Superfans Share The Stories Behind Their Magical Ink
June 2nd, 2017, 04:35 AM
True "Harry Potter" obsessions never fade, at least not for these tattooed readers.
One Illustrator Captures The Intersection Of Internet Weirdness And Femininity
June 1st, 2017, 04:35 AM
Read an excerpt of Jillian Tamaki's new graphic collection, "Boundless."
12 Essay Collections By Women To Get You Through Your 20s
June 1st, 2017, 04:35 AM
During "the defining decade," it's nice to have some literary commiserators.
Now You Can Read A 100-Year-Old Elven Love Story By J.R.R. Tolkien
June 1st, 2017, 04:35 AM
"Beren and Lúthien" is about a relationship between a man and an immortal elf.
Diving Deep Into The Erotic World Of 'Harry Potter' Fan Fiction
June 1st, 2017, 04:35 AM
The Agent Who Discovered J.K. Rowling Explains Why Her Stories Are Magical
June 1st, 2017, 04:35 AM
Literary agent Christopher Little says he hadn’t read something so immersive since "The Lord of the Rings."
Women Writers Face Major Hurdles, Especially In Bestselling Genres
May 31st, 2017, 04:35 AM
Game-Changing Muslim Architect Gets The Google Doodle She Deserves
May 31st, 2017, 04:35 AM
She was the first woman to win the "Nobel Prize of architecture."
2017 Is So Ridiculous, Real Words Can't Describe It Anymore
May 31st, 2017, 04:35 AM
It's all covfefe now.
Alanis Morissette’s 'Jagged Little Pill' Is Getting Turned Into A Musical
May 30th, 2017, 04:35 AM
You know you wouldn't want it any other way.
Artist Protests 'Fearless Girl' By Installing Urinating Dog At Her Feet
May 30th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Alex Gardega asserts that he’s pro-feminism, in spite of his dogged antics.
Cultural Obsession With 'Pretty Dead Girls' Began Long Before 'Twin Peaks'
May 30th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Portraits Reveal The Beautiful Diversity Of 'Outsiders' Of All Ages
May 30th, 2017, 04:35 AM
“My only agenda is to make beautiful images that make people feel something."
Unclear Language Isn't Just Annoying, It's Politically Dangerous
May 30th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Renowned journalist and editor Harold Evans discusses his new book, "Do I Make Myself Clear?"
24 Incredible Books To Add To Your Shelf This Summer
May 26th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Kehinde Wiley Paints The Formative Black Artists Of Our Time
May 26th, 2017, 04:35 AM
When Ballet Is Your Life, What Does Life After Ballet Look Like?
May 26th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Wendy Whelan only ever wanted to dance. But what happens when you can't dance anymore?
Nude Portraits Trace A Journey To Reclaim Pleasure After Sexual Assault
May 26th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Rowan Renee reclaims their body in a gorgeous series of photos.
Amazon’s Grip On The Book World Could Silence The Stories That Matter
May 25th, 2017, 04:35 AM
How 'The Handmaid's Tale' Villains Were Inspired By Trump
May 24th, 2017, 04:35 AM
His election was "in a weird way an inspiration but also a horrid parallel."
Stunning Self-Portraits Document One Woman's Complex Road To Body Positivity
May 24th, 2017, 04:35 AM
People Are Sending Trump Art To Guarantee Their Opinions Are Archived
May 24th, 2017, 04:35 AM
A project called "In Care of the White House" asks citizens to send art in hope it will be included in the National Archives.
In 'The Handmaid's Tale,' 'Good' Men Are Not The Heroes
May 24th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Meet The Man Bringing Slam Poetry To The Deaf Community
May 23rd, 2017, 04:35 AM
Ben Platt’s ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Performance Brings Colbert To Tears
May 23rd, 2017, 04:35 AM
Stephen Colbert's teary smile after the performance says it all.
15 Women On The Front Lines of Photojournalism Today
May 22nd, 2017, 04:35 AM
Artist Projects Image Of Jeff Sessions In KKK Hood Across DOJ Building
May 22nd, 2017, 04:35 AM
"I thought the KKK was OK until I learned that they smoked pot," the piece reads, quoting the Attorney General.
In 2017, Casting A Black Actor Derailed A Staging Of This Famous Play
May 22nd, 2017, 04:35 AM
An Oregon theater producer claims that Edward Albee's estate refused to grant him the rights to present "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" with a black actor.
How Jean-Michel Basquiat Became The Ultimate American Artist
May 19th, 2017, 04:35 AM
The RompHim Isn't Just Lame Wordplay, It's Male Fragility
May 18th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Men need their own "bro-ified" trends to alleviate the anxiety of appearing feminine.
Praise Be, Netflix Is Releasing Its Own Margaret Atwood Adaptation
May 18th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Fans of Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale," get very excited.
Wrongfully Incarcerated Artist Finished Grad School Wearing An Orange Jumpsuit
May 18th, 2017, 04:35 AM
How 'Master Of None' Captures The Loneliness Of Constant Connectivity
May 17th, 2017, 04:35 AM
American Library Association Urges Schools Not To Remove '13 Reasons Why'
May 16th, 2017, 04:35 AM
"The popularity of the series might really save lives and so might more reading and talking about the issue."
Stunning Photos Debunk The Myth That Queerness Is 'Un-African'
May 16th, 2017, 04:35 AM
'Boring Self-Care' Drawings Celebrate Everyday Mental Health Wins
May 15th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Lets talk about the radical act of taking care of yourself.
Relentlessly Grim 'Anne With An E' Reveals A Darker Green Gables
May 12th, 2017, 04:35 AM
Your Guide To The Feminist Films And Art Featured In 'I Love Dick'
May 12th, 2017, 04:35 AM