| Dec 1, 2013
A pop-up book and a smartphone prop. A pretty little poncho and a sturdy, stylish tripod. A comfy new pillow and a little lamb that lulls you to sleep. These are some of the finds that just might wind up on your wish list — or your shopping list for...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
MEXICO CITY — The cultural ecology of any great city is a complex organism, its shape shifting over time. But in the modern era, always it starts with the same ingredient. It starts with artists, the yeast that makes the dough rise. Without them,...
| Dec 1, 2013
By most accounts, the Divvy bike-sharing program has had a strong start, but it's likely to face a major test as it goes through its first Chicago winter. The Italian pro cycling team Lampre-Merida has its own share of troubles after more than 100 bikes...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
NEW YORK — New York's smallest museum has reached its capacity of three, and Nicholas Kokkinis, volunteer docent, feels obliged to amuse the waiting crowd.
He points to the museum cafe (a cappuccino machine mounted on the wall) and gift shop...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Cinema was in a state of transition 100 years ago. Films and movie audiences were becoming more sophisticated.
On Friday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will explore this seminal time with "A Century Ago: The Films of 1913" at the...
| Dec 7, 2013
The "Diner" guys, Tracy Turnblad and the moody teens of Hamilton will be basking in the New York spotlight this month, thanks to a Museum of Modern Art exhibition focusing on the works of Baltimore filmmakers Barry Levinson, John Waters and Matt...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival has selected 12 films for its Generation section, which shows pics for kids and teens.
Two films make their world premieres in the section: Ines Maria Barrionuevo's "Atlantida" and Matias Lucchesi's "Ciencias Naturales"...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
American Film Institute, Los Angeles
Graduate students in AFI's production-based program make 4-10 films in two years under the guidance of master filmmakers led by artistic director James L. Brooks. AFI alumni number 4,500, with an impressive 81% of them...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Capping 12 months that moved from a potential loss of independence to a chance at a fresh start under new museum director Philippe Vergne, L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art announced the return Tuesday of trustees John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger and...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"DO YOU want to have a loveless marriage?"
"Yes, because if a girl's worrying all the time about the money she doesn't have, how can she ever settle down and fall in love?"
"Has it ever occurred to you that some people just don't...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has used high-strength cardboard tubes to make temporary housing for victims of natural disasters and refugees fleeing conflicts, on Monday was named the 2014 winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the field's...