MAX CLIFFORD, PUBLICIST AND SEX OFFENDER, DIES AFTER COLLAPSE IN PRISON

Mr. Clifford, once Britain's highest-profile publicity agent, was serving an eight-year sentence for assaulting woman and girls as...

‘S.N.L.,' SANTA AND JAMES FRANCO RELENTLESSLY TACKLE SEXUAL HARASSMENT

This weekend's episode opened with children asking Santa questions like “What did Al Franken do?” and “Is President Trump on the naughty...

 
 
 

WHAT'S ON TV SUNDAY: ‘THE WALKING DEAD' AND ‘ENCORE'

Be prepared for a major death on “The Walking Dead.” And Kristen Bell tries to bring former musical theater stars back to their glory...

TEAM TO LEAD CITY BALLET DURING MARTINS SEXUAL HARASSMENT PROBE

Four New York City Ballet veterans will take over the responsibilities of Peter Martins during an investigation into accusations of...

 
 
 

JOHNNY HALLYDAY HONORED WITH ROCK-STAR FUNERAL

Crowds lined the streets of the French capital to watch the singer's funeral procession and had a message, “Merci Johnny.”

NEWSBOOK: 3 HOMAGES TO NATURE

In these books, Henry Thoreau, John Muir and Terry Tempest Williams relish in the beauty of our national parks.

 
 
 

WHAT'S ON TV SATURDAY: ‘SELMA' AND THE MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER CUP

Ava DuVernay's “Selma” airs on FXM. And the Seattle Sounders play the Toronto FC in the finale of the Major League Soccer Cup.

JAMES LEVINE WILL NOT FACE CRIMINAL CHARGES IN ILLINOIS

Officials said that even if they could prove a man's accusation that Mr. Levine sexually abused him in 1986, he was over what was then...

 
 
 

COURT RULES AGAINST BRENDAN DASSEY, SUBJECT OF ‘MAKING A MURDERER'

A federal appeals court ruled that his confession in a 2007 sexual assault and murder had not been coerced by police investigators,...

POPCAST: IN 2017, POP MUSIC MADE TRIUMPH OUT OF TOUGH TIMES

From Lorde to Kendrick Lamar, many of the albums and songs on our critics' best-of lists showcased the work of musicians meeting difficult...

 
 
 

SCENE CITY: FASHION, DINOSAURS AND FOOD

Galas were held last week for Lincoln Center, the American Museum of Natural History, and Food Allergy Research and Education.

PROFILE: ELUDING CENSORS, A MAGAZINE COVERS SOUTHEAST ASIA'S LITERARY SCENE

Mekong Review's contributors include some of the best-known authors, journalists and academics who follow the region.

 
 
 

THAT DECISIVE MOMENT: BRAZEN VIRTUOSITY: THE WEEK'S 8 BEST CLASSICAL MUSIC MOMENTS ON YOUTUBE

Janine Jansen, Laurie Anderson and two young opera stars were among the highlights.

IN ‘COCO,' DEATH IS THE POINT

A villain's demise, a parent's absence. That's how death used to figure in animated movies for children. Thanks to Pixar and now “Coco,”...

 
 
 

BOOKS OF THE TIMES: A POLITE DRIVE FOR SECESSION IN ‘RADIO FREE VERMONT'

The well-known environmentalist Bill McKibben turns his hand to satire in this novel about an old-school radio host who falls backward...

PLAYLIST: THE PLAYLIST: SEUN KUTI AND SANTANA SOUND AN ALARM, AND 10 MORE NEW SONGS

The week's most notable new songs, from Migos to Johnny Mathis.

 
 
 

‘BIG LITTLE LIES' TO RETURN FOR A SECOND SEASON

Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman will return for another seven episodes of the HBO show, which was a hit with critics and audiences.

REVIEW: ‘BROOKLYN NUTCRACKER' IS SIMPLY, IMPERFECTLY CHARMING

Diverse in multiple ways, “The Brooklyn Nutcracker” combines ballet and hip-hop - with a superb Arabian belly dance number, too.

 
 
 

UP NEXT: WIKI, FORMERLY OF THE HIP-HOP COLLECTIVE RATKING, STRIKES OUT ON HIS OWN

The 24-year-old rapper from New York released a debut solo album and isn't slowing down.

10 THINGS TO DO NOW IN NYC

It's a big city, with plenty to do, see, hear and watch. Here's a sampling of cultural highlights this weekend and over the week ahead.

 
 
 



Stand Up Sunflowers, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Stand Up Sunflowers, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Stand Up Sunflower9x12 oil on canvas panel This sunflower brightened my day when it was blooming in my garden. I loved the clouds that seemed to be dancing in the background... Read more ...

Peppo & Balzac - 2

Peppo & Balzac - 2

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Sketchs Incheon Int'l Airport

Sketchs Incheon Int'l Airport

Last Saturday, we had a regular meeting of usk at the Incheon lnt'l Airport It's weekend, I was a little worried there were so many people, but unexpectedly it was not crowded... Read more ...

Contemporary Mixed Media Flower Art Painting

Contemporary Mixed Media Flower Art Painting

FRESH OFF THE EASEL.. 6"x"6"x.75 Mixed Media on Wood-Framed/Available $140.00 Read more ...

Holiday Sale Aspen Tree Painting,Abstract Landscape,Birch Trees "Saplings in...

Holiday Sale Aspen Tree Painting,Abstract Landscape,Birch Trees "Saplings in Winter IV-Winter Aspens 2017 Series" by Colorado Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad

12"x6"x7/8" Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas $100 Limited time Holiday Pricing. Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Still Life Art Painting "Easy to Love" by Santa Fe...

Contemporary Abstract Still Life Art Painting "Easy to Love" by Santa Fe Artist Annie O'Brien Gonzales

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Whimsical Fall Sumac, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Whimsical Fall Sumac, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Whimsical Fall Sumac11x14 oil on canvas I love to explore different effects and ways to apply the paint on the canvas. The paint was applied with a palette knife in circle like... Read more ...

Forrest Hines

Forrest Hines

Body Steel Pipe7'x3'x3.5' This piece is a continuation of the Body series where I seek to explore creating the structure of the human figure through space and shape. Using... Read more ...

19C French Flower Seller

19C French Flower Seller

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1933) Flower Seller Flower sellers were common on the streets of London, Paris, & other European urban centers. We can glean some information about... Read more ...

Morning Madonna

Morning Madonna

Jean Malouel or Jan Maelwael Madonna and Child with Angels c 1410 In this blog, I try to begin each day with a painting of the Madonna & Child. It centers me; connects me to... Read more ...