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Carl Sagan Papers Donated To Library Of Congress By 'Family Guy' Creator Seth MacFarlane

AP   |  BEN NUCKOLS   |   June 27, 2012

WASHINGTON -- Seth MacFarlane once included a gag on his animated TV comedy "Family Guy" about an "edited for rednecks" version of Carl Sagan's "Cosmos,"...

Angel Corella: To Barcelona From American Ballet Theater, Where He Charmed, Leaped And Grew

AP   |  JOCELYN NOVECK   |   June 27, 2012

NEW YORK -- In the ballet world, they call him the charming one. In fact, the word "charming" is used so often to describe Angel...

Censored: 10 Artists Who Have Been Persecuted For Their Work (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Hallie Sekoff   |   June 27, 2012

Last week, we ran a post about Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour, who was barred from leaving Iran for being a conscientious objector, but still managed...

Leonardo Da Vinci's Only Universally Acknowledged Self Portrait Is 'Damaged Beyond Repair' (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Priscilla Frank   |   June 27, 2012

A Leonardo Da Vinci self-portrait is in critical condition, and there might not be anything experts can do to fix it. Restoration experts recently conducted...

Alec Baldwin In 'Orphans': '30 Rock' Actor To Appear On Broadway Next Spring

AP   |  MARK KENNEDY   |   June 27, 2012

NEW YORK — Alec Baldwin will be kidnapped on Broadway next spring. Producers said Wednesday that the "30 Rock" star will appear in Lyle Kessler's...

Isa Brito's 'Passengers' Opens At Milk Gallery (PHOTOS, INTERVIEW)

The Huffington Post   |  Priscilla Frank   |   June 27, 2012

Isa Brito came to New York in 1984 with a Kodak Instamatic and $200. Her photographs from her early New York days went on display...

Arrested Development Art Show In LA Called 'There's Always Money In The Banana Stand' (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Kathleen Miles   |   June 28, 2012

Have you been longing for Buster and Tobias to come back into your life since "Arrested Development" died an untimely death in 2006? Well, despair...

Ringo Starr Talks His Artwork, Favorite Artist And MS Paint Tips (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Gazelle Emami   |   July 20, 2012

"Can I get a little help from my friends?" Fumbling to get the mike working, Ringo Starr used a little Beatles humor to let the...

Poland Lights Up The Sky With 15,000 Paper Lanterns on Summer Solstice (VIDEO, IMAGES)

The Huffington Post   |  Katherine Brooks   |   August 23, 2012

In celebration of the summer solstice, or St. John's Night as it's called in Poland, residents and visitors in the Polish city of Poznan released...
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Patio Theater, Chicago Historic Movie House, Turns To Kickstarter To Remain Viable (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Joseph Erbentraut   |   June 27, 2012

The Patio Theater, with its twinkling "night sky" ceiling and detailed Spanish and Italian architecture, is a unique Chicago landmark. Opened in 1927, the theater,...

Anthony Jones, Video Game Artist, Makes Noir-Style Super Mario Bros., Robot Unicorns (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Andres Jauregui   |   June 27, 2012

Whoever said video games kill your imagination was so short sighted. Anthony Jones, an Irvine, Calif.-based video game concept artist behind the art blog Robot...

LA Shakespeare In The Park & By The Sea: Free Shows

The Huffington Post   |  Eliza Fisher   |   June 27, 2012

Now this truly is "A Midsummer Night's Dream." The Independent Shakespeare Company is resuming its annual series of free Shakespeare performances in Griffith Park. The...

U.S. Marshals Auction Seized Artwork By Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall And Other Masters (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |  Kyle McGovern   |   June 27, 2012

Art-lovers have the chance to take home original works by Picasso, Chagall, Matisse and many others, thanks to the U.S. Marshals Service. The pieces are...

In Sweden, A Hotel Room For A Work Of Art

  |   June 27, 2012

A new promotion in Stockholm is putting a new spin on the phrase "hotel art." Guests who check in to the Clarion Hotel Stockholm can...

Seeing Double: Beautiful Photographs Play With Exposure

The Huffington Post UK   |  Alice E. Vincent   |   July 2, 2012

Photography captures a moment, but what if you could capture more than that? Photographer Christoffer Relander does just that with his amazing digital double exposure...

Eve Ensler's 'Emotional Creature' Comes To New York City

AP   |   June 27, 2012

NEW YORK — A play based on Eve Ensler's 2010 best-seller "Emotional Creature" is heading off-Broadway. Producers announced Wednesday that the stage adaptation, also written...

Japanese Student Chooo-San's Surreal Body Art Is Creepy And Totally Awesome (PHOTOS)

  |   June 27, 2012

These days we are all a little jaded when it comes to special effects; even the most over-the-top of horror movie gore can't really bring...

Tim Casson's 'The Dance We Made': An Olympics Stunt That Could Break A Record (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Hallie Sekoff   |   June 27, 2012

The travel blog over at The New York Times drew our attention to a project transforming the city of London into a dance studio as...

The World's Largest Coffee Mosaic, 'The Awakening,' Features 1 Million Coffee Beans

  |   June 27, 2012

The world's largest coffee mosaic, according to Russia's Book of Records recently debuted in Gorky Park, Moscow. The piece features 1 million coffee beans, weighs...

Lincoln Harrison's Swirling Stars Make Night Skies Even Prettier (PHOTOS)

Caters   |  Lauren Hill   |   August 27, 2012

At first glance these pictures look like something that greets you at the end of a kaleidoscope. But these marvels are the product of up...

Artists Who Passed Away From HIV/AIDS (SLIDESHOW)

  |   June 27, 2012

Today is National HIV Testing Day, so we want to reflect on the history of AIDS and its impact on the Arts. Acquired Immune Deficiency...

Ronald Searle Remembered: Exhibition Opens In Tribute To The Cartoonist

The Huffington Post UK   |  Alice E. Vincent   |   June 28, 2012

Fans of Ronald Searle were saddened by the news of his death, earlier this year. But as proof that good art outlives those who create...
Ashley Woods

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Imagination Station Fire Guts Detroit Nonprofit Project, Historic Homes in Corktown

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Ashley Woods   |   June 27, 2012

Detroit's Imagination Station, a nonprofit project aiming to rescue two blighted homes facing Corktown's Roosevelt Park and the Michigan Central Station, caught fire this morning...

It Ain't Over: Too Big For Ballet? Dancer Returns To The Barre In Midlife To Prove Them Wrong

  |   October 9, 2012

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. Women should know...

Pop Art: Nagai Hideyuki's Incredible 3D Sketches

REX Features   |   August 27, 2012

Talk about pop-up art - these stunning sketches look as if they are bursting from a humble sketch pad. Talented artist Hide - real-name Nagai...

Pop Art: Nagai Hideyuki's Incredible 3D Sketches

REX Features   |   August 27, 2012

Talk about pop-up art - these stunning sketches look as if they are bursting from a humble sketch pad. Talented artist Hide - real-name Nagai...

Quincy Jones: 'Diddy Wouldn't Know A B Flat' If It Hit Him

The Huffington Post   |  Kia Makarechi   |   June 28, 2012

Quincy Jones is certainly one of the most influential producers of all time, having lent his midas touch to everyone from Ray Charles to Michael...

Seattle Opera Expects Budget Shortfall, Cuts

AP   |   June 27, 2012

SEATTLE -- Seattle Opera says an anticipated $1 million budget shortfall this season is forcing it to cut future performances, leadership salaries and staff. The...

'Craft Wars' Premiere: Tori Spelling Brings Her Passion For Crafting To New Reality Competition Series (VIDEO)

  |   August 27, 2012

Tori Spelling brings her lifelong love of crafting to television on the new summer reality competition series "Craft Wars" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on TLC)....

Happy Birthday Philip Guston! (PHOTOS)

  |   June 27, 2012

Today is the birthday of abstract cartoonist extraordinaire, Philip Guston. The notable painter and printmaker who served as a bridge between abstract expressionism and neo-expressionism...

Louis C.K. On Why He Cast A Black Actress As His Kids' Mom On 'Louie' (VIDEO)

  |   August 27, 2012

Louis C.K. has turned so many of the conventions of a television series on their head with his critical darling "Louie" -- which premieres Thursday...

Da Vinci Self-Portrait Exposed To The Sun Is Covered In Mould And May Be Unrepairable

  |   December 14, 2012

A self-portrait of Leonardo da Vinci is covered in 'mould' and will likely prove impossible to repair. The precious red chalk drawing of the elderly,...

Whitney Houston's 'The Bodyguard' Costume Found On 'Hollywood Treasure' (VIDEO)

  |   June 27, 2012

While her film career wasn't the biggest part of her success, Whitney Houston nevertheless made a splash on the big screen with her memorable role...

'America's Got Talent': Controversial Singing Soldier Timothy Poe Sent Home From Las Vegas (VIDEO)

  |   June 27, 2012

Country singer Timothy Poe made national headlines when he claimed he had been injured while serving in the military in Afghanistan during his first "America's...
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