Performing Arts

Ban on film depicting women's love story to resume in Kenya

Sep 28, 2018

A lawyer says the first Kenyan feature film to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival has gotten overwhelming audience support since a court temporarily lifted a ban imposed by censors over the movie's gay content

French scholar names model for artist Courbet's famous nude

Sep 28, 2018

A French scholar says he has identified the model for a famous nude that artist Gustave Courbet painted in the 19th century

Award-winning 'Dear Evan Hansen' musical spreads its wings

Sep 28, 2018

'Dear Evan Hansen' spreads its wings with a national tour, productions in Toronto and London, and a new novel based on the hit musical.

Correction: France-Paris Fashion Week-Watch story

Sep 28, 2018

Correction: France-Paris Fashion Week-Watch story

New Orleans gallery acquires Lincoln opera glasses

Sep 28, 2018

A set of small binoculars believed to have been used by President Abraham Lincoln on the night he was assassinated in a Washington theater are now the latest prized possession of a New Orleans antique dealer

Denzel Washington launches August Wilson House renovation

Sep 27, 2018

Actor Denzel Washington is marking renovations of playwright August Wilson's childhood home in Pittsburgh

Dior and Gucci theatrically kick off Paris Fashion Week

Sep 24, 2018

Dance and theatricality were at the heart Paris Fashion Week's first day of spring shows, as American stars Blake Lively and Shailene Woodley gushed over Dior's balletic Monday presentation at the famed Longchamps race-course

'Assassination Nation' wants to get under your skin

Sep 20, 2018

Edgy and stylish, "Assassination Nation" is a Salem parable for the digital age

Harvard's Hasty Pudding casts first women in 175 years

Sep 20, 2018

Harvard University's Hasty Pudding theater troupe has cast its first women after nearly two centuries of all-male productions

Arthur Mitchell, pioneering black ballet dancer, dies at 84

Sep 19, 2018

Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has died

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