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London Halts Arab Spring-Themed Installation

ARTINFO | Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

London-- As the powerful tide of the Arab Spring continues to wash over countries like Syria and Bahrain, the West has been cheering it along. But whe...

PHOTOS: Beyond Fashion: Great Moments In Art Couture

Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts

In the royal court of couture Alexander McQueen wears the crown. His recent show, 'Savage Beauty' at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, drew ...

London: Fashionistas And Festivals

Tamie Adaya | Posted 11.29.2011 | Travel
Tamie Adaya

Last April, I declared Coachella to be the Rolls-Royce of festivals, but I have to say that the Rolls has been overtaken by a Bugatti known as Bestival.

Jagger, by Marc Spitz

J. Michael Welton | Posted 11.29.2011 | Books
J. Michael Welton

Jagger: Rebel, Rock Star, Rambler, Rogue is book that tells its story in a series of interludes, which makes perfect sense for readers who see the world as a procession of snapshots.

Stop the Insanity: Please get a grip!

Randall | Posted 11.09.2011 | Comedy
Randall

So much has been going on recently...seriously? It's been beyond craazzzy. David Cameron and Parliament seem to have their heart set on a mass badger killing, Texas was hit by wildfires and Republicans have been debating up a storm. But at least those laboratory chimps got released. Thank goodness!

WATCH: London Theater Transformed Into Giant Red Dress

Posted 11.22.2011 | Arts

In honor of the London Design Festival at York Hall, designer Aamu Song has created an immersive theatrical experience out of a 550 meter red dress. T...

PHOTOS: London Design Week Goes Green

Posted 11.26.2011 | Green

From Inhabitat: Couldn't make it across the pond for London Design Week, when the coolest new furniture and products pop up all over town? No need ...

WATCH: Troy Davis Inspires Poignant Art Piece

Posted 11.23.2011 | Arts

Following the controversial execution of Troy Davis, a 2010 art piece that depicted Davis as an inmate has gained new meaning. The piece is a collabor...

British Theme Parks Fit For The Queen

The Huffington Post | Wendy Gould | Posted 11.19.2011 | Travel

Theme parks in England offer more than just thrilling rides and entertainment. Because of England's long history, many of the country's theme parks al...

10 Top-Notch Study Abroad Spots for Students

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.19.2011 | Travel
The Daily Meal

Having the opportunity to live and learn in a foreign country is a truly unmatchable experience every college student should try to take advantage of (degree permitting, of course).

Architect of Illusions: Charles Matton's Enclosures

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

A retrospective of handmade miniature interiors by the Parisian artistCharles Matton is on exhibit in London's All Visual Arts gallery. Matton, who died in 2008 of lung cancer, built 'Boxes,' that recreated artist studios and mise-en-scènes, emotive still-frames of inhabited interiors, empty hotel hallways, lonesome ateliers and imaginary boîtes. Poking one's head inside one of Matton's enclosures is being Gulliver trespassing into another reality and expecting the room's lilliputian occupants to return any moment.

The Cold, Cold Case Of Jack The Ripper

Los Angeles Times | Posted 11.21.2011 | Crime

Reporting from London— It's been called the world's most famous cold case, a source of endless fascination and speculation ever since the first muti...

Are Models Fleeing London Fashion Week?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.20.2011 | Style

Despite London's recent ranking as the world's supposed fashion capital, London Fashion Week always seems to be getting the short end of the stick. ...

Irish 'Bad Bank' Selling Debtor's Art Collection

AP | Posted 11.19.2011 | Arts

DUBLIN -- Ireland's "bad bank" and Christie's auctioneers say they are selling a bankrupt property baron's art collection, including a work by Andy Wa...

WATCH: Big Hands Emerge From European Streets

Posted 11.19.2011 | Travel

Visitors to a handful of major European cities have been left scratching their heads over the sight a 20-foot tall white hands. Are they part of a mas...

Banksy's Rival

Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

As far as his fans are concerned, Banksy can do no wrong. But a new documentary airing on UK's Channel 4 shows the complicated relationship that Bansk...

Oscar Wilde's 'New' Play Questioned

www.guardian.co.uk | Posted 11.15.2011 | Arts

The grandson of Oscar Wilde is accusing an Olivier award-winning theatre company of "dishonesty" over its claims that it is staging "the world premier...

Undercover 'Hip Hop Cop Shop' Leads To 37 London Arrests

Posted 11.12.2011 | Crime

Time to face the music. Thirty-seven London criminals could serve a combined 400 years in prison after a record store fronting as a crime haven tur...

Eating On Maltby Street: How London Locals Spend A Saturday

FATHOM | Malika Dalamal | Posted 11.12.2011 | Travel

Maltby Street, in a non-descript corner of Bermondsey, is the last place you'd expect to find a gourmet food mecca. But tucked away under the railway ...

4 Charged With Caravan Site Slavery

AP | Posted 11.12.2011 | World

LONDON -- Authorities says four men have been charged with slavery offenses for holding a group of men in squalid conditions at a caravan site north o...

Fashion Film: The New Music Video?

Crane.tv | Posted 11.10.2011 | Arts
Crane.tv

With the first ASVOFF fashion film festival taking place in a couple of weeks at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, this new film genre could not b...

WATCH: Are Former Tube Stations London's Next Big Attraction?

Posted 11.08.2011 | Travel

London's long empty Brompton Road subway stop is looking to get new life as Entrepreneur Ajit Chambers is hoping to buy the station from England’s ...

The Roaring Twenties: Domestic Tranquility

Stefanie Lee | Posted 11.07.2011 | San Francisco
Stefanie Lee

I was fortunate enough to spend the past two weeks in London and Paris. Here are my sweeping generalizations about London and Paris and most likely unfair comparisons between them and our city by the bay. Take 'em or leave 'em.

Couture Crashpads (PHOTOS)

Black Tomato | Posted 11.06.2011 | Travel
Black Tomato

Check out our pick of the smartest couture crash pads where style drips from every door knob.

Astoria Characters: The Young Man Looking for Love

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 11.06.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Maki Hirose is full of promise. He just turned 26, but he looks 16. He's so proper that he eats French fries with a fork and cuts melted cheese sandwiches into bite-sized pieces.