Category: Arts

Bob Dylan Museum Opening in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Elvis Costello, Patti Smith and Mavis Staples will be among the dignitaries expected in Tulsa, Oklahoma, this weekend for the opening of the Bob Dylan Center, the museum and archive celebrating the Nobel laureate’s work.Dylan himself won’t be among the…

Warhol Monroe Portrait Set to Smash Records at New York Sales

An Andy Warhol portrait of Marilyn Monroe worth an estimated $200 million headlines this month’s spring sales in New York that collectors say are among the most anticipated ever.Christie’s expects Warhol’s 1964 Shot Sage Blue Marilyn to become the pric…

Oscars Set for Return to Normal, Except All the Changes

For the first time in two years, the Academy Awards are rolling out the red carpet at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre for what the film academy hopes will be a back-to-normal Oscars. Except for all the stuff that’s changed.The telecast for the 94th Academy …

Brent Sass Maintains Lead as Iditarod Reaches Bering Sea Ice

Brent Sass continued to lead the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Sunday, but he must hold off the defending champion as mushers have reached the Bering Sea coast and its treacherous ice.Sass breezed through the checkpoint in the village of Shaktoolik o…

New Film Documents Courage of Myanmar’s Media

Scores of journalists arrested, at least two killed and several news outlets banned. Myanmar’s junta cracked down on the media at an alarming rate.And with militias across the country resisting military rule, reporting in Myanmar has become even more d…

Glitz Returns on Screen Actors Guild Awards Red Carpet

The 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards will kick off with a “Hamilton” reunion, feature a lifetime achievement award for Helen Mirren and, maybe, supply a preview of the upcoming Academy Awards.The SAG Awards, taking place at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica…

What to Watch for When Oscar Nominations Are Announced Tuesday

It’s time again to celebrate Hollywood’s grandest ambitions and most daring risk takers.No, I’m not talking about Jackass Forever.On Tuesday morning, nominations for the 94th annual Academy Awards will be announced. Nominations are occurring a little l…