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Sans Teeth, Sans Eyes? Shakespeare's Views on Aging Aren't That Simple

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 08.19.2014 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

If Shakespeare were alive today, it's likely that he would be writing very differently about the experience of aging, time, and death. People live longer and, at least in developed countries, are in far better mental and physical health than they were in Elizabethan England.

Wars of the Roses: Stormbird: A Talk With Conn Iggulden

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 09.21.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Conn Iggulden is internationally known for his historical fiction. Now, he's begun the Wars of the Roses series with the first of three books, Stormbird.

Cleopatra Herself In All Her Glory

Maggie Harris | Posted 07.21.2014 | Fifty
Maggie Harris

Cleopatra herself in all her glory couldn't look as good I did done up in all my finery for an assignation with you. Maybe I was in denial but there's...

A Fabulous Debut at Davies Symphony Hall for Natalie Dessay

Sean Martinfield | Posted 05.18.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Natalie Dessay's musicianship is sublime. It is her commitment to the text -- and thus, to the heart and soul of the character she communicates -- that stimulates and mobilizes her vocal delivery.

Egypt's Textile Industry Regaining Her Speed

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 04.29.2014 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

In January, I picked up my camera, put on my go-to black dress (which was probably made in China, although it bears a recognizable designer name) and ran to a luncheon, which promised to be monumental in the long history of conflict between Israeli and Arab record.

Katy Perry Transforms Into Cleopatra For Her 'Dark Horse' Video

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 02.19.2014 | Style

Always one for putting on the theatrics, Katy Perry transformed into Cleopatra for her "Dark Horse" music video. Wearing a jet black wig adorned with ...

Of Genius, Cable Cars and Duck Shoes

Renate Stendhal, Ph.D. | Posted 04.09.2014 | Style
Renate Stendhal, Ph.D.

Birthdays do what birthdays must, giving rise to repetitive thoughts. Gertrude Stein's birthday has just come around again on February 3rd. Born i...

The 7 Sexiest Seductresses Of All Time

YourTango | Kristen Droesch | Posted 01.27.2014 | Fifty

The 7 Sexiest Seductresses Of All Time By Kristen Droesch The ladies who turned the world upside down. Over the course of thousands of year...

70% Of Silent Films Lost, Study Finds

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 12.05.2013 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The vast majority of feature-length silent films made in America have been lost due to decay and neglect over the past 100 years, ...

The Truth About What Really Killed Cleopatra

www.weather.com | Posted 02.03.2014 | Weird News

Case in point: Cleopatra. Find out why the story of her suicide from an asp (snake) bite probably isn't true on the next page. ...

Did You Know Cleopatra Is in the Bible?

Angela Jamene | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Angela Jamene

Before I write anything I always open my bible. If you aren't like-minded this may sound bonkers: Everything in there is give or take 2,000 years old, but this is the meaning of 'The Living Word.' It can and will speak to you.

Will 'Schmekelgate' Stop the Rise of Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer?

Bernard Starr | Posted 09.22.2013 | Comedy
Bernard Starr

History tells us that if you do good deeds and control the "restless penis syndrome," time, compassion, changing mores -- and statistics -- will trump Schmekelgate.

Back to the Future: Ancient Beauty Secrets

Napoleon Perdis | Posted 09.14.2013 | Style
Napoleon Perdis

One of the things I love most about being in the beauty industry is that it really is the best blend of art and science. It's essential to evolve, and be completely engaged with the global beauty scene.

A Look Back At Elizabeth Taylor

Posted 03.23.2013 | Celebrity

It's been two years since the legendary Elizabeth Taylor died of congestive heart failure at the age of 79. The classic Hollywood actress had been suf...

Cleopatra's Murdered Kin Claim Stirs Controversy

Posted 02.26.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/26/2013 12:57 PM EST on LiveScience A Viennese archaeologist lecturing in North Caro...

CultureZohn: I Spent New Year's Eve With Richard Burton

Patricia Zohn | Posted 03.12.2013 | Books
Patricia Zohn

It had taken all fall to try to set this up -- and I even had to take a back seat to Lindsay Lohan. But it was worth the wait. Richard Burton was the kind of man I had always imagined for whom one could throw everything over. We all get crushes on movie stars and rock stars but Burton was something unique.

First Nighter: Maria Stuarda at the Met, Donna McKechnie at 54 Below

David Finkle | Posted 01.03.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

In setting Maria Stuarda to music, Gaetano Donizetti did some of his most beautiful writing, not just for the title character and her prevailing adversary Elizabeth I. Throughout, Donizetti also imagined any number of ensembles

Time To Return To Egypt?

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

If you have never been, now is the time to go. Tourism -- and prices -- fell dramatically following the Arab Spring, but tourist have begun to return.

'Cleopatra' Shocker As Angie's Project Loses Director

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.24.2012 | Entertainment

David Fincher is the latest big name director to walk way from Angelina Jolie's Cleopatra film, Vulture reports. Sony is reportedly approaching oth...

Diary Dish On Mega-Famous Hollywood Pair

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.14.2012 | Celebrity

Richard Burton reportedly wrote more than 450,000 words in private journals, but the words he reserved for Elizabeth Taylor will likely get the most a...

'Cleopatra' Is Coming To NBC

Posted 08.11.2012 | TV

One of history's most powerful women is likely coming to television next year, with Deadline reporting that NBC has ordered a put pilot for "Cleopatra...

A Priest, A Camera And An Understanding

Richard Wiese | Posted 09.15.2012 | Travel
Richard Wiese

Filming people while traveling is always a sensitive issue. I always ask first and, if the subject demurs, I thank them politely and quickly put my camera away.

Antony and Cleopatra: The Original "Brangelina"

Vicky Alvear Shecter | Posted 06.23.2012 | Celebrity
Vicky Alvear Shecter

The original outrageous, illicit power couple was none other than the pair who refuse to die in our imaginations -- the fun-loving Roman General Mark Antony and the fascinating Queen of Egypt, Cleopatra VII.

To Cher, With Love From Travis Banton

Debra Levine | Posted 06.17.2012 | Arts
Debra Levine

In a TCM Fest curtain talk with UCLA costume historian Deborah Nadoolman-Landis (she's married to film director John Landis) prior to a screening of C...

Gary Susman

Elizabeth Taylor At 80: Her 10 Best Performances

HuffingtonPost.com | Gary Susman | Posted 04.27.2012 | Entertainment

Were she alive, Elizabeth Taylor would have celebrated her 80th birthday today. Instead, she got a fitting send-off as the finale of the "In Memoriam"...