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Fran Healy's Life on the "B-list": Busking, Beatles, Berlin and more

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

Last Thursday night at the Fox Theater in Oakland, Brandon Flowers joined Fran Healy onstage for a cover of Travis's 2001 singalong, "Side." As the tw...

Blogger Series: London Fashion (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Constantin Bjerke

Fashion Foie Gras For most of us a high-flying full-time career is more than enough, but not Emily Johnston - the (super)-woman behind the globally su...

PHOTOS: Isabella Blow's Life In Fashion

Lauren Goldstein Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lauren Goldstein Crowe

Isabella wasn't just a muse or a patron, although she was partly both of these things. She was more a spark, an electric impulse that set imaginations racing.

Lulu Kennedy Presents Lulu & Co (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Constantin Bjerke

Lulu Kennedy, founder and director of Fashion East, catches up with Crane.tv to talk about her latest venture: Lulu & Co. After supporting ten years w...

Music You Can Feel: Mumford and Sons Inspire NYC Crowd

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jon Chattman

"I don't wanna think, I wanna feel... How do I feel?" That's a great line from a forgotten Pearl Jam tune "Hail, Hail," which I live and struggle w...

What a Riot

Alan Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alan Miller

Recent events in France where violence erupted in response to proposals to raise the pension age to 62 from 60, seemed to demonstrate that rather tha...

WATCH: Celebrating Tate Modern's 10 Years With A Confessional

curatedmag.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Fun stuff in celebration of 10 years of the Tate Modern - "It's ten years since Tate Modern opened its doors for the first time. For the film 'Tate M...

Foreigners Banned From Big Ben Tours Due To Security Fears

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

If you were thinking about taking a tour around London's Big Ben, forget about it. Tourists from overseas are no longer allowed to visit London's icon...

THEATRE: Americans Take To The London Stage

nytimes.com | MATT WOLF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

LONDON -- Here's a truism about the London theater that gets voiced infrequently: its indebtedness to American titles -- and talent -- has increased e...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Artist James Turrell On View At Gagosian Gallery, London

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: James Turrell WHAT: James Turrell at the Gagosian, Britannia Street WHEN: 13th October- 10 December 2010 WHERE: Gagosian Gallery, 6-24 Britann...

Top Ten Things to Do in London's Hyde Park

Millie Kerr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Millie Kerr

In addition to providing still waters and leafy trees for lazy afternoons, Hyde Park offers a multitude of activities within its borders.

London Art Festivals and the East End's Response

Carmen Zella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Carmen Zella

The Frieze Art festival in London this year opened a window not only onto contemporary art from around world, but also onto the economic climate of the arts market

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Tom Wesselmann's 'Works 1958-2004' At Haunch Of Venison, London

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Tom Wesselman WHAT: Works 1958-2004 WHEN: 8 October- 6 November 2010 WHERE: Haunch of Venison 6 Burlington Gardens London W1S 3ET United Kingd...

WATCH: DETAILED ART: Transforming The Everyday, Kim Rugg At Cool Hunting

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

In an age where Photoshop is the most used artistic medium, it is refreshing to learn about a contemporary artist who manually creates complicated pie...

Abdelatif Redjil, Frenchman Who Comforted Princess Diana, Exposed As Paris Thief

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The man believed to have comforted Princess Diana during her final moments has been jailed for theft after months on the run, the BBC is reporting. ...

Club 21: Remaking the London Art Scene (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

With the hype of the Frieze Art Fair, one of the most exciting events to arise from it came packaged as a re-invention of the art-club scene, where wo...

WATCH: STREET ART: Graffiti Artist Max Wiedemann On How To Make A Billion Dollars

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

A glass of champagne being forced into hand and fistfuls of dollar notes - albeit fakes - everywhere I turn, you'd think that I was well on my way to ...

Anti-Islam Protesters Clash With Police In UK

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — A right-wing group that opposes what it calls the spread of Islam in Britain clashed with riot police in northern England on Saturday, ...

Best London Hotels for Oh-So-British Tea

Pam Grout | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Pam Grout

The Brits, true to stereotype, consume more tea per capita than anywhere in the world. And their tea rooms take their mission of serving afternoon tea seriously. Here are two of my favorites:

PHOTOS: EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Pages From Ancient Egyptian Book Of The Dead At The British Museum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: 'Journey Through the Afterlife: The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead' WHEN: 4 November 2010 - 6 March 2011 WHERE: British Museum Great...

TECHNOLOGY DESIGN: Interact With London's Hello Wall

Design Milk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Wasted Spaces is a non-profit art organization that transforms vacant properties and other unloved spaces into exciting art experiences. One of their ...

Saudi Prince Given Life Sentence For Slaying Servant In UK

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Life in prison, with parole possible after 20 years. That was the sentence handed down Wednesday to a Saudi prince convicted of a killi...

Saudi Prince Convicted Of Murdering Servant In UK Hotel

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — A Saudi prince was convicted Tuesday of murdering one of his servants in a frenzied attack in a British hotel. A jury in London's Old ...

Love and Death, the New Album from Ghanaian Legend Ebo Taylor

Modiba | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Modiba

Recorded with Berlin-based collective Afrobeat Academy, Love and Death is a conscious effort on the part of Taylor to advance the afrobeat movement.

WATCH: BLOG WATCH> Francis Alys: Deceiving Everyone, Even You

dailyserving.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

A Story of Deception is the title of Francis Alys' current retrospective on view at the Tate Modern. The title of the exhibition, which spans the arti...