27 Sep 2016
President Barack Obama on Saturday expressed hope that a new national museum showcasing the triumphs and tragedies of the African American experience will help to bring people together as the nation reels from recent racial upheaval....
26 Sep 2016
The curse of the "The Phantom of the Opera" appears to have struck again with a fire at a Paris theatre on Sunday which is threatening to derail the musical's debut in France next month.
The global sensation composed by...
24 Sep 2016
Jim Parsons has been unveiled as the highest-paid actor in TV, according to this year's Forbes list.
The star of "The Big Bang Theory" earned $25.5 million from June 1, 2015 to June 1, 2016, the publication reports,...
21 Sep 2016
Entesar Abdel Fattah, the head of Hewar Foundation for Peoples Arts and Cultures, is launching an initiative to "revive Cairo's historic arts", according to a press statement from the foundation.
The new project has been in...
17 Sep 2016
The streets may be paved with gold in heaven but in New York, it's a gold toilet providing creature comfort — and an eyeful for visitors to the city's Guggenheim museum.
The working toilet, cast in brightly gleaming...
17 Sep 2016
Furniture, jewelry and cowboy boots are among the more than 700 personal items that once belonged to U.S. President Ronald Reagan and first lady Nancy Reagan set for sale by auctioneer Christie's in New York starting on Monday.
09 Sep 2016
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail issued a resolution on Wednesday evening banning local authorities in each governorate from the restoration or installation of statues, murals, or sculptures in public squares without approval from the...
07 Aug 2016
Lily Tomlin, one of America's most enduring comic actresses, will receive a lifetime achievement award in January from the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the group announced on Thursday.
Tomlin, 76, who rose to fame in 1969 through...
06 Aug 2016
Armed with a spray gun and lugging buckets of flour, water, and pigment, a French artist has overcome storms and burrowing moles to turn a hectare of Swiss hillside into what is believed to be the world’s largest painting on grass....
31 Jul 2016
It's been five years since fans of Harry Potter tearfully said goodbye to the boy wizard they had grown up with, but a new play, book release and spin-off film are casting his spell all over again.
Fans around the world went...