Art & Culture

13th Annual Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival at Callaway Gardens

End Summer on a High Note with Hot Air Balloon, Music and More

Are you lamenting the end of another Summer? Worry not…at Callaway Gardens®, things are looking up - way up - with the return of the Callaway Gardens® Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival for its 13th year.

A Millennial Incursion At Newport

Trombone Shorty, with Dan Oestreicher on baritone saxophone in the background, performing at the Newport Jazz Festival on Saturday.

Rio De Janeiro's Maracana stadium to host 2014 FIFA WC final

The famous Maracana stadium in Rio De Janeiro will host the final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Academy Library and Alamo Drafthouse to Archive Art Movie Posters from Mondo

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Margaret Herrick Library is partnering with the Austin-based Alamo Drafthouse theater chain to archive the company’s growing collection of original film posters designed by contemporary graphic artists. The first group of the Alamo Drafthouse’s Mondo posters arriving at the Herrick will include the latest print, a poster for the classic horror film “Frankenstein” (1931), created by Drew Struzan.

Landscape Reunited: Huang Gongwang and "Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains" New Media Arts


Lawsuit Targets Celebrity Poker Game

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Gabe Kaplan, star of Welcome Back Kotter, has been part of a long-standing, private poker game. He is now being sued for his winnings.

'Cars' Fans Get Their Rusty Kicks On Route 66

Reporter Missy Shelton traveled to Galena, Kan., with her 3-year-old son, Zeke, to catch a glimpse of the real Mater.

Academy Elects Four First-Time Governors, Returns Seven Incumbents

Cinematographer Richard P. Crudo, producer Gale Anne Hurd, composer David Newman and film editor Michael Tronick make up this year’s first-time electees to Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors. In addition, seven incumbents were reelected and three other motion picture professionals will return to the Board after a time away.

'Bob And The Monster': The Curious Question Of What You Leave Out

While most of Bob And The Monster is a straightforward documentary, it employs a couple of stop-motion animation sequences.

'Being Elmo': Covering Raw Talent With Bright Red Fur

Elmo and Kevin Clash, photographed on the Sesame Street set in 2006.