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Le Crazy Horse's Burlesque Show

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 08.16.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

This week we were feeling adventurous and playful here at Crane.tv.. which is why when we heard that the legendary Parisian burlesque show was being p...

WATCH: Assange Slams Detention As WikiLeaks 'Impediment'

AP | By JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.16.2011 | World

LONDON (AP) — After six months under virtual house arrest, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange acknowledged Thursday that his detention is hampering th...

Ritz Hotel, Eton College Among Al Qaeda Bomber's Planned Targets

AP | By PAISLEY DODDS | Posted 08.16.2011 | World

LONDON -- The Ritz Hotel in London and the elite private school Eton were among a handful of possible British terror targets that a senior al-Qaida le...

WikiLunch? Chance To Dine With Julian Assange On Sale

AP | Posted 08.15.2011 | World

LONDON -- It may be the ultimate indiscreet lunch. WikiLeaks is offering eight people the chance to dine with founder Julian Assange as a fundraiser ...

WATCH: Rare Masterpieces By Picasso, Michelangelo Displayed In London

Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts

For three days, Christie's London will display rarely seen masterpieces by artists such as Michelangelo and Picasso before they go to auction. The ...

My Trip to England

Michael Kaiser | Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

When I was running the Royal Opera House, private fundraising was considered distasteful, at best. Now the English reticence to talk about money, let alone ask for it, is beginning to evaporate.

Art Meets Fashion In Émilie Meldem's Eccentric Designs

Crane.tv | Posted 08.12.2011 | Arts
Crane.tv

Swiss-born Émilie Meldem studied fashion design at Ecole de Bahl, did her master's degree at Paris' Institut Français de la Mode and after graduatin...

PHOTOS: A Love-Hate Relationship With Reality: Philip-Lorca diCorcia's 'Roid'

Posted 08.10.2011 | Arts

American artist Philip-Lorca diCorcia's 'Roid' is an opportunity to see him both develop and set aside the style of his trademark compositions. His fi...

Outrageous Themed Dining Around The World

The Daily Meal | Posted 09.16.2011 | Food
The Daily Meal

Normally, when you think of themes, you think back to wielding a lightsaber at your Star Wars-themed birthday party, pajama day during your high s...

iGagosian: Gallery Launches iPad App

Posted 08.02.2011 | Arts

One of the world's largest art galleries has just embraced technology in a big way. This month the Gagosian Gallery is launching an iPad app where use...

Theater: Rupert Everett Growls His Way Through Pygmalion

Michael Giltz | Posted 07.31.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Pygmalion is one of Bernard Shaw's best works, but it is clearly in the shadow of My Fair Lady. It's lovely to revisit this comic romance sans music; but it's a shame they didn't come up with any particular reason for doing so.

Theater: One Man, Two Guvnors: A Crash Course in British Humor

Michael Giltz | Posted 07.26.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

If you're planning to visit London soon, check out One Man, Two Guvnors at the National. It's a crash course in British humor that will teach you as much about post-war Britain as a hundred walking tours.

Roald Dahl Musical On London's West End

Posted 07.25.2011 | Arts

London's West End will soon be home to Roald Dahl's Matilda, the beloved children's tale. The story has been adapted into a musical written by Dennis ...

Ingenue Interview: Rosa Rankin-Gee

Nicole Garton | Posted 07.25.2011 | Arts
Nicole Garton

Photo courtesy of Amaury Choay. The Ingénue Interview features select artists and scene-makers from around the w...

18 Years Later, Will Justice Come for Stephen Lawrence?

David A. Love | Posted 07.24.2011 | World
David A. Love

Stephen Lawrence was a black teenager from south-east London who was stabbed to death. Now, after years of allegations of official corruption and the withholding of evidence, two men stand trial for his 18-year-old murder.

WATCH: London's Answer To Milan: Clerkenwell Design Week

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 07.21.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Disorientated from the effects of Salone del Mobile in design capital Milan last month, we were still eagerly ...

Opulent Keith Haring Inspired Shoes

Posted 07.20.2011 | Arts

Award-winning English shoe designer Nicholas Kirkwood is no stranger to collaborations. Having created catwalk shoes for the likes of Rodarte and John...

WATCH: Ai Weiwei's Most Political Works

Posted 07.19.2011 | Arts

With the media's extensive coverage of Ai Weiwei's politically-charged detention in China, reports have consistently described the provocateur as the ...

WATCH: 96 Ways Of Capturing Loneliness

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 07.19.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

It is some years ago that London-based photographer and filmmaker, Laurence Von Thomas, started his pictorial...

Queen's Irish Visit Sparks London Bomb Threat

AP | GREGORY KATZ and SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 07.16.2011 | World

LONDON — Much of central Dublin has been closed off by police to prepare for the landmark visit of Queen Elizabeth II, who is set to become the ...

London Visitors To 'Walk On Water'

AP | By RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 07.13.2011 | World

LONDON -- A Singapore investment company will build a 60 million-pound ($97 million), kilometer-long (half-mile) walkway on the River Thames in time f...

Lightning's About To Strike Plane

AOL.Com | Posted 07.12.2011 | Home

Stunning video shows multiple bolts of lightning striking a plane as it descends into London. Luckily, no one was hurt -- and plane didn't even have a...

Astoria Characters: The Internationalista

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.10.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

London. Johannesburg and Nairobi. Fort Worth, St. Louis and San Diego. Tokyo and Manhattan. And Astoria. What do they all have in common? Well, let's see... Matthew Peipert.

Sculpting Corpses: A Conversation With Taxidermy Artist Polly Morgan

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Atrial Flutter: Taxidermy Cardinal in Ribcage - Portrait of Polly Morgan by Stuart Hall for SpreadArtCulture © Stuart Hall 2010 I walked into Po...

Weaker Dollar Sends Oil Prices Up

AP | By ALEX KENNEDY | Posted 07.09.2011 | Business

SINGAPORE -- Oil prices rose to near $100 a barrel Monday in Asia, bouncing back from last week's plunge, as a weaker U.S. dollar made commodities les...