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Entries by Mallika Rao from 09/2012

Chazz Palminteri's Play 'Human' Heads To Broadway

Posted 09.04.2012 | Arts

Chazz Palminteri is a man with many passions, among them acting, directing, writing, and Italian restaurant hunting. Two of those skills are getting a...

Animal Collective On How 'Centipede Hz' Is Different: 'No Insects, No Bugs, No Animal Sounds' (EXCLUSIVE, VIDEO)

Posted 09.05.2012 | Arts

It's been four years since Animal Collective swam close to mainstream with their breakout album Meriweather Post Pavilion. The poppy departure landed ...

Burning Man 2012: Burn Wall Street, El Pulpo Mecanico, And More Spectacular Scenes (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Posted 09.05.2012 | Arts

Maybe you were at the Burning Man Festival last week, or maybe you'd never go in a million years (that alkaline dust is no joke!). Either way, we high...

Timo Klos's Bus Stops To Nowhere

Posted 09.05.2012 | Arts
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Residents suffering from dementia wait at the stops for buses that will never come. ...

Bret Easton Ellis Attacks David Foster Wallace On Twitter, Tweeters Attack Him Back (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 09.06.2012 | Arts

If Bret Easton Ellis hasn't gotten across to you yet that he hates David Foster Wallace -- the humble but legendary writer who took his own life f...

A Renoir At A Flea Market? Possible 'Paysage Bords De Seine' For $7

Posted 09.07.2012 | Arts

A woman who bought a $7 box lot at a flea market may have unwittingly scored an original painting by Pierre-August Renoir. An auction house believes t...

Remembering September 11, 2001: The World Trade Center In The Movies (VIDEOS)

Posted 09.11.2012 | Arts

Architect Minoru Yamasaki's World Trade Center has been a movie star even since the late sixties, when it was under construction. After its completion...

Joo Heng Tan's Sand Sculptures Take 24 Hours To Complete (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 09.13.2012 | Arts

Summer may be officially over, but the beach isn't off-limits just yet. To inspire some last-minute beach bumming, we'd like to introduce a master of ...

Dietmar Machold, 'Bernie Madoff Of Violin Dealers,' To Stand Trial For Largest Fraud In Trade History (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.17.2012 | Arts

The biggest fraud case in the history of the violin trade starts this Wednesday in Vienna, Austria, and it's a doozy! Dietmar Machold, a man alternate...

Gallery Girls Episode 6: The Bloods And Crips Go To Art Basel

| Posted 09.18.2012 | Arts

Each week, our six interns/inexplicable "owners" of "galleries" look sad, but then a week comes along where a character contains an entire Russian novel of misery inside of her. This week: Amy.

Classical Stock Photos: 'Cool' People Leaning On Pianos Will Make You Laugh (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 09.18.2012 | Arts

We're huge fans of the Hairpin's stock photo series, in which women laugh alone with salad, struggle to drink water, and sometimes leave the salad lau...

Richard Linklater's Charming Travel Series

Posted 09.18.2012 | Arts

By Seth Stevenson Last week, Hulu posted the final entry in Up to Speed, its six-part travel series. Directed by Richard Linklater and starring Ti...

Did This Couple Steal A Cello In These Mysterious Security Camera Pictures? (SLIDESHOW) (UPDATED)

Posted 09.18.2012 | Arts

Yesterday, an attractive couple walked into a building and left with an instrument case. The twist? They may have left with a stolen cello. A Reddit u...

Scarlett Johansson Scores 'Cat On A Hot Tin Roof' On Broadway: In Liz Taylor's Role, Just Like She Wanted

Posted 09.20.2012 | Arts

Scarlett Johansson will star in a revival of the Tennessee Williams drama "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof" on Broadway this winter, according to reports citing...

Louvre's Islamic Art Wing Opens At A Tense Time (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.20.2012 | Arts

PARIS -- In its boldest development in a generation, the Louvre Museum has a new wing dedicated to Islamic art, a nearly (EURO)100 million ($130 milli...

Yoko Ono's Peace Day Times Square Act In Honor Of 'Peace One Day' Campaign (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 09.21.2012 | Arts

In 1969, Yoko Ono and John Lennon invited the public to join their honeymoon as it unfolded in a Montréal bedroom, complete with a song-writing sessi...

Portishead's Geoff Barrow Calls Amy Winehouse 'Fake,' 'Whiney' (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.21.2012 | Arts

It was a banner day for the niche music quarterly Electronic Beats yesterday, thanks to some incendiary quotes from former Portishead instrumentalist ...

Honda Surprises Struggling Band, Monsters Calling Home, With 'Jimmy Kimmel' Gig (INTERVIEW) (VIDEO)

Posted 09.25.2012 | Arts

If you caught Jimmy Kimmel Live! last Wednesday, you may have wondered about the night’s mysterious musical act. This indie band didn't have longtim...

El Seed On Graffiti, Censorship In Tunisia, And Why Arabic Is An Artist's Best Friend (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 09.27.2012 | Arts

Last week, Tunisia's tallest minaret went under the brush of the country's hottest muralist. On the Jara Mosque in his hometown of Gabes, 31-year-old ...

'Gangnam Style' Trivia: 6 Odd Facts About Psy, Our New Cultural Overlord (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 09.28.2012 | Arts

It’s not even December 2012 yet, and already the world is ending. A man with a slight paunch and a trademark gallop has sparked not one, not two, no...

Dentist With Brain Tumor Becomes A Painter (PHOTO)

Posted 09.28.2012 | Arts

Meet Kim Ott-Gray. The grandmother from Michigan found out she had a tumor the size of a golf ball on the left side of her brain. When doctors removed...