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Gallant 'Honored and Humbled' By Grammy Nomination

FaceCulture | Posted 12.13.2016 | Entertainment
FaceCulture

Among a list that features artists like Beyonce, Rihanna, and rising star Anderson. Paak, American singer Christopher Gallant never expected to find h...

New Voices in Vietnamese American Literature: A Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen, Andrew Lam, and Aimee Phan

Andrew Lam | Posted 10.05.2016 | Books
Andrew Lam

Viet Thanh Nguyen became the first Vietnamese American writer to win the Pulitzer Prize for his debut novel, The Sympathizer, this year. His achieveme...

Olympic Runners Who Collided During Race Get Sportsmanship Award

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 12.19.2016 | Good News

These Olympic runners got something rarer than gold. After colliding during a race last week and helping each other cross the finish line, American Ab...

Dreamy and Atmospheric, Kashuks' Fiction Is Wonderfully Enigmatic

Shawn Russell Johnson | Posted 03.25.2016 | Entertainment
Shawn Russell Johnson

I recently had an album come across my desk that was a bit different than anything I'd covered before. It was simple, elegant, cinematic, and epic. Af...

Using Technology to Help Farmers Adapt to Climate Change

Katje Vanden Heuvel | Posted 03.14.2016 | Technology
Katje Vanden Heuvel

Authored by Berhane Gebru, Director of Programs, TechLab, FHI 360 Photo credit: Berhane Gebru, FHI 360 Hellen Mary Akiror's livelihood relies on th...

Bermie Awards Reappear After a Year in Hiding

Michael L. Berman | Posted 01.15.2017 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

One of the questions we hear most often in Jocgeekville is "What happened to the 2015 Bermie Awards?" Truthfully, our panel of experts was too tired ...

Another Glimmer of Hope That the Veil of Silence Is Lifting

Allison Hope | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Allison Hope

Kate Bornstein is a Queer and Pleasant Danger does what a lot of films have not yet done: Shine a light on the life of a pioneer transgender activist and artist, without shying away from the nuances that makes Kate Bornstein the quirky, colorful, brilliant person she is.

Chicago Chefs Inducted Into The Chefs Hall Of Fame

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 12.24.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

On October 16, chefs Stephanie Izard of Girl and the Goat and Little Goat (Chef of the Year), Gale Gand of Spritz Burger (Pastry Chef of the Year), Mi...

The Chicago International Film Festival Celebrates 50 Years

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.30.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

The Chicago International Film Festival celebrates its 50th year this October 9 - 23. Recognized as the first international film festival in North American, the Chicago International Film Festival is a pioneer in focusing on international films.

Chef Bruce Sherman of North Pond Restaurant: The Real Deal

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.16.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Long before food was a fad and long before farm-to-table was something one said to impress one's date, North Pond Restaurant was creating dishes that aimed less to impress and more to satisfy by focusing on the natural goodness of local produce.

Emmy Party Insider

Philip David Morton | Posted 05.26.2015 | Impact
Philip David Morton

OK!TV, first out of the Gate with the pre-Emmy parties, brings some emotional weight and charitable awareness with the service that any of us can do, not just the celebrities who have found their calling.

The Haunted Hathaways Star Benjamin 'Lil P-Nut' Flores Jr. Receives News of 'Favorite TV Actor' KCA's Nomination

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 04.29.2014 | Black Voices
Danai P. Maraire

In a recent set visit to the Nickelodeon show, The Haunted Hathaways, I sat down with Ernie Hudson, who starred in Ghost Busters, with fellow actor, writer and producer Harold Ramis among others.

The Best of the Best Books Lists

Carole DeSanti | Posted 03.02.2014 | Books
Carole DeSanti

Every year, as an editor, reader and writer, I wish for a cool hand, or the hand of history, to lay alongside these best-ofs and favorites.

The Carl Sandburg Literary Awards

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 12.25.2013 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

In a time when reading seems to be less of a priority for people, it was heartening to see so many willing to give money to the Chicago Library Foundation and celebrate the Chicago Public Library and Chicago authors.

History Making TV Journalist Belva Davis Shares Passion, Advice

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 10.22.2013 | San Francisco
Alison van Diggelen

Belva Davis, who hosted KQED's This Week in Northern California for almost 20 years, explains why she admires PBS Newshour's anchors Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill; and why journalists need both curiosity and passion to create a successful career.

Tony Hale Practices Winning and Losing Emmy Speech For "Veep"

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

The hilarious Tony Hale - best known for playing the mama-loving Buster Bluth in "Arrested Development" - has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy for ...

The Government Has Guns, She Has A Pen: Tibetan Poet Tsering Woeser

Michaela Haas | Posted 05.07.2013 | Impact
Michaela Haas

Born in Lhasa, Tsering Woeser has documented the unrest and self-immolations in Tibet for many years. She has famously said, "You have the guns, I have the pen."

Building Hope -- Education for All

Turk Pipkin | Posted 04.07.2013 | Impact
Turk Pipkin

There are a lot of crazy choices you can make in this life, but education is not one of them. Education is the most rationale choice of all. There are times when we choose education for ourselves, and there are times when we have the opportunity to help others make that choice.

Jennifer Lawrence And Robert Downey Jr.?

Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 01.11.2013 | Celebrity

Jennifer Lawrence, you quirky beauty, you've done it again. Last night, receiving the People's Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actress, the 22-year...

Shining a Light on Human Rights and Justice Projects

Diana Jenkins | Posted 12.03.2012 | Impact
Diana Jenkins

We created a platform that allows the International Criminal Court's Office of the Prosecutor to pose difficult legal questions that it faces to the world community, and we opened the discussion to the world.

National Medal Awards at the White House

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

Every visit to the White House is special, but there is something very exciting about witnessing this event. Perhaps it is because I am a painter and I understand the years of work that went into what they have achieved and I can rejoice with them in their successes.

The Week in Culture

Posted 01.30.2012 | Home

Last week, Claire Danes was presented the "Woman of the Year" award by Harvard University, Bob Dylan exhibited a different side of his artistic talent...

Innovators Over 60 Win $100,000 For Contributions To Communities

Evan Allis | Posted 01.07.2012 | Fifty

Each year, social think tank Civic Ventures awards the Purpose Prize to individuals over 60 who are combining their passion and experience for social ...

NYC Wins Award for the Most Marijuana Arrests in the World

Jesse Levine | Posted 07.25.2011 | New York
Jesse Levine

Community leaders, drug policy reform advocates and two members of the City Council gave a satirical award to Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday for making New York City the "Marijuana Arrest Capitol Of The World."

HUFFPOST EXCLUSIVE: DesignMiami's Designer Of The Year Award To Be Announced Thurs By CraneTV and HuffPost Arts

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Exciting news! Crane.tv and The Huffington Post will be announcing the winner of one of the most coveted awards in the design community - The Designer...