| Apr 29, 2012
Trees, Forests and the Making of a Nation
Scribner: 407 pp., $29
Every book has its quirks. In the case of the newly published history "American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 10:12 AM
NEW YORK -- Victoria Beckham, newly relocated from Los Angeles back to her home in London, presented her fall-winter 2013 fashion collection at the New York Public Library on Sunday morning. The crowd included her hunky hubbie David Beckham, who...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:19 PM
NEW YORK -- For the first time, Raif Adelberg presented his cashmere-heavy Raif fall-winter 2013 menswear runway collection during New York Fashion Week, staging a runway show Saturday in the New York Public Library at Lincoln Center as part of Details...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 11:26 AM
The American Library Assn. announced its 2013 book award winners Monday at its annual national conference, held this year in Seattle. While the best-known awards are the John Newbery Medal and the Caledecott Medal, there are dozens of awards, each of...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Perspective: A leading “adult” search engine reported in December that, over the last seven years, just two of the most popular Internet pornography websites it analyzes have been viewed 93 billion separate times, which averages to about 13...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Hartford's iQuilt plan, which focuses on the arts and cultural institutions around Bushnell Park, is one of many land-use master plans and studies produced for the city. The most prominent of these plans is arguably the 1912 Carrere and Hastings plan....
| Feb 26, 2012
Dmitri Nabokov, the only child of acclaimed novelist Vladimir Nabokov who helped protect and translate his father's work while pursuing careers as an opera singer and race car driver, has died. He was 77.
The younger Nabokov died Wednesday at a...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Now that the Oscars are over we can move on to Broadway's big night, the 2012 Tony Awards. They will take place on June 10 in a three-hour ceremony at New York's Beacon Theatre....
| Oct 18, 2011
| 9:33 PM
The richest arts organizations saw modest fundraising gains in 2009-10, says a study by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. No Southern California cultural groups made the publication's annual list of the top 400 charities....
| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The NY Public Library system has seen e-book lending increase by 81 percent in the last year....
| Nov 3, 2011
| 9:35 PM
The digital revolution, while improving society, has gutted many professions. And now, the Internet is replacing librarians. Or at least it should be....