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Knight Arts Challenge names these artists — and South Florida — winners

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Monday awarded 43 South Florida art ideas as winners in the 10th annual Knight Arts Challenge. It also recognized the contributions of 25

Misty Copeland on diversity in dance, her 'Nutcracker' princess and coming home

America's most famous ballet dancer returns to Southern California to dance the role of Clara in American Ballet Theatre's "The Nutcracker" at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. She

The Takeaway discusses allegations of harassment and bullying against ex-host

We take a deeper look into the allegations facing former Takeaway host John Hockenberry.

Levittown and the rise of the American suburb

After World War II, many American GIs wanted to settle down and start families. Businessman Bill Levitt saw a huge business opportunity and helped create a new vision of suburbia.

Bill O’Reilly sued by woman who says he violated terms of settlement in a

Rachel Witlieb Bernstein's attorneys filed a lawsuit against O'Reilly and Fox News for breach of contract and defamation.

Why is Meek Mill still in prison?

How rapper Meek Mill’s actions in 2007 fueled racial politics in 2017.

Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia departs from the score and reaches for the

From Mozart to John Cage, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia took a chance on improvisation on Sunday with mixed results, though the buck stops at the composer.

A steady 25-year-old hand leads the L.A. Phil and Hilary Hahn through a riveting

Will the Los Angeles Philharmonic be Jonathon Heyward's good luck charm? The young American conductor stepped in to lead the Los Angeles Philharmonic and soloist Hilary Hahn

Culture, history and cuisine come together at this Native Thanksgiving dinner

The dinner is a chance for people to break bread together and hear a narrative that inspires critical thinking about Native life and legacy.

Can virtual reality change how people respond to war reporting? One

Photojournalist Karim Ben Khelifa put together a virtual reality exhibition from the front lines of international conflicts for a museum at MIT.

Exiled Zimbabwean musician wonders if it's safe to go home

Musician Thomas Mapfumo made no secret of his disdain for Zimbabwe's deposed leader.

London has a unique vigil for its forgotten dead

On a small London backstreet, a few minutes walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, a unique ceremony takes place every month. The Crossbones Vigil is unlike any other ritual for

A quick spin around the globe via 1950s LP covers

This week is one of the most heavily traveled weeks of the year. Authors of a new book about midcentury album covers take us on a trip around the globe (Europe, Cuba and Egypt) by

This Painter Just Went From ‘Up and Coming’ to Investment-Worthy

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s art has been a hit for more than a decade. Now her pieces are offering profitable returns for early buyers.

Maria tore up this Puerto Rican artist’s life. He’ll still show in Miami this

Puerto Rican artist and social activist Chemi Rosado-Seijo will show this week at the NADA fair in Miami, despite the havoc Hurricane Maria brought to his life.

This artwork will make you feel out of control. That’s the idea.

Miami artist Antonia Wright’s newest performance piece at Spinello Projects is a riveting look at the violence and fear that surround crowd control barricades and public protest.

Kennedy Center Honors: President Trump has no surrogate in attendance

Politics are front and center at the supposedly nonpolitical celebration of the performing arts.

The Crown star on portraying royalty, and whether the Queen watches

If the stories are true, the Queen watches television drama The Crown without Prince Philip. It's loveable and completely mad says actor Vanessa Kirby.

Symphony for a Broken Orchestra: What, exactly, did it sound like?

David Lang's Symphony for a Broken Orchestra was no joke, but a significant addition to this Pulitzer Prize-winning composer's output, and something that conductor Jayce Ogren

City to dedicate Kerry James Marshall mural on Cultural Center facade

One of the 20 prominent women depicted said she hopes the mural will signal to young girls that "there are no limitations."

NYC's Metropolitan Opera investigating allegations against conductor James

New York's Metropolitan Opera said Saturday it will open an investigation into allegations that its longtime conductor, James Levine, sexually abused a man three decades ago

Malpaso Dance brings its breezy, charming surprises from Cuba

The Cuba-based Malpaso Dance Company’s Los Angeles debut Saturday night at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion was a pinch-me moment, one of those times when you catch an artistic

Met opera to probe misconduct accusation against conductor James Levine

New York's Metropolitan Opera said Saturday it will open an investigation into allegations that its longtime conductor, James Levine, sexually abused a man three decades ago

2017 Kennedy Center Honors recognize artists, skip drama

WASHINGTON — This year's Kennedy Center Honors will recognize some of the best artists and performers in the country, while skipping the political drama that loomed over it

Keillor's successor: Misconduct allegation 'heartbreaking'

NEW YORK — The man who replaced Garrison Keillor as host of "A Prairie Home Companion" says the workplace misconduct allegation against Keillor came as "heartbreaking news."Chris

Brian Ross suspended by ABC after erroneous Trump report

“My job is to hold people accountable and that's why I agree with being held accountable myself,” Ross said.

Orbiter 3's 'The Brownings' at FringeArts: Crazy, smart portrait of crazy art,

Orbiter 3's world premiere of "The Brownings" by Sam Henderson is fictionalized history, a dissection of marriage, and a crazy portrait of crazy artists: Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The week ahead in L.A. classical music, Dec. 3-10: Angel City Chorale, Pacific

The week ahead in L.A. classical music, Dec. 3-10, 2017

'On Your Feet!,' Gloria and Emilio Estefan's bio musical, urges Playhouse Square

Miami icons Gloria and Emilio Estefan talk life, love and music.

At REDCAT, 'Tesseract' blurs dance boundaries

The choreography of two former Merce Cunningham dancers, Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener, is combined with the video of artist Charles Atlas for an intriguing, psychedelic trip.

SNL cold open: Alec Baldwin's Trump gets spooked by Michael Flynn in 'A

Alec Baldwin returns as President Trump, who is confronted by Billy Bush, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Hillary Clinton.

2017's best summer reads

Whether it's by the beach, an adventure or relaxing at home, here's our guide to getting lost in a good book this summer.

Theatre Baton Rouge's 'A Christmas Carol' brings lots of new faces to the stage

It wouldn't be the holidays without a "A Christmas Carol."

Orlando Ballet will join the Tri-Parish Ballet in "The Nutcracker" on Dec. 9-10

Tri-Parish Ballet is back with "The Nutcracker" after a year's hiatus because of the 2016 flood.

Finding Hansel and Gretel with the Philadelphia Orchestra and Donald Runnicles

Donald Runnicles put the spotlight on the Philadelphia Orchestra's strings in a program featuring a suite drawn from Humperdinck's "Hansel and Gretel."

What happened when Hillary Clinton talked about 'What Happened' at the Academy

Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke at the Academy of Music on Thursday night. She's on a book tour for "What Happened." From the roaring standing ovation that greeted her entrance, to

Dmitri Hvorostovsky: The world copes with the death of an operatic rock star

The passing of a great singer is always lamented, but with Dmitri Hvorostovsky, greater forces were at work, and not just his charisma.

New Alexander Calder book puts Philly-linked sculptor among the 20th-century

Jed Perl's new book "Calder: The Conquest of Time" rates the Philly-linked sculptor of mobiles and more among the top artists of the 20th century. Perl speaks at the Free Library