| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:15 PM
The film “20,000 Days On Earth” is that rare thing, a movie that is hard to classify. Even describing it is difficult to do.
Screening as part of the World Cinema Documentary Competition at Sundance, it is a document of the recording of Nick...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 12:30 AM
An aptly intense and innovative study of pioneering rock poet Nick Cave, "20,000 Days on Earth" playfully disguises itself as fiction while more than fulfilling the requirements of a biographical documentary. As if that weren't ambitious enough, co-...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 12:45 AM
HAMPTON — Virginia and Virginia Tech appear headed on a collision course toward a rematch of last year's National College Division championship, while Old Dominion found itself on the cusp of making the semifinals. The Monarchs fought for their...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:34 PM
When Georgette Sleeth became a mother, she figured she needed to learn how to scrapbook.
One craft led to another and, soon enough, Sleeth found herself facing her biggest project yet: creating the Girl Cave.
An ever-evolving concept, the Girl Cave...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Here are my favorite shows from 2013:
1. Savages at South by Southwest Music Conference, March 16: The U.K. quartet previews its forthcoming debut album, "Silence Yourself" (Matador), with a show like a knockout punch. Singer Jhenny Beth's fists and...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- Marketing support body European Film Promotion is to back the sales campaigns of 12 European films at the Sundance Film Festival, including "20,000 Days on Earth," a fictionalized day in the life of singer Nick Cave.
EFP's Film Sales Support...
| Jan 14, 2014
France is always working to show off its rich heritage in innovative ways. You'll see some impressive changes this year.
The big news in Paris is that the extensive, multi-year makeover of the Picasso Museum is nearing completion. The museum, which...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 2:33 PM
A 50,000-year-old toe bone found in a Siberian cave is giving scientists a surprising view of the breeding habits of early humans.
In what has been described as a “Lord of the Rings”-type world, researchers say that Homo sapiens,...
| Jan 19, 2014
Family travel creates a lifetime of memories for children, so we've searched the country for places and activities that are extra cool. Check websites or call for information, as prices and schedules can vary by age and season.
Safari West Wildlife...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Stocky, sturdy and strong, Neanderthals may also have been sentimental. A new study suggests our closest, extinct human relatives took the time to bury their dead as much as 50,000 years ago.
The findings, published in the journal PNAS, add to a...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 2:30 AM
This is the third article in a four-part series on Rick's recent trip to the Holy Land.
Lots of tourists go to the Palestinian territories, but I'd estimate a vast majority of them do it in a rush from Jerusalem to Bethlehem just to see the Church of the...