George Lucas joined with playwright Tony Kushner, director-writer Elaine May and musician Herb Alpert at the White House on Wednesday as President Obama awarded them with National Medals of the Arts…
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For years, Texas films were the last thing people wanted to see at South by Southwest, to the extent that local directors begged fest programmers not to put them in the Lone Star section.
Jordan Roth, president of Jujamcyn Theaters, has acquired a majority stake in the company, one of the three primary owner-operators of Broadway venues.
"Breakfast at Tiffany's," "A Christmas Story," "Dirty Harry" and "The Matrix" highlight an array of films deemed culturally significant enough for inclusion on the National Film Registry, Librarian…
Pianist-composer Dave Brubeck, whose rhythmically daring recordings made him one of jazz's major commercial and artistic players of the '50s and '60s, has died. He was 91.
Performers including Bruce Springsteen, Jay Z and Ricky Martin appeared for President Obama, and Kid Rock and Meat Loaf stumped for Mitt Romney in the final day of the 2012 presidential race on…
Outlining a number of areas in which he would cut from the federal budget, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told Fortune magazine that he would eliminate federal funding for PBS, the…
Latin jazz artist Francisco Aguabella died May 7 of cancer in Los Angeles. He was 84.
An arts community that's solidly enamored with the Obama administration -- except regarding one key point -- will descend on Washington today for the 22nd annual Arts Advocacy Day to promote policies…
Nancy Reagan had Halston. Hillary Clinton had health care. For Laura Bush, it could well be the arts. Quietly, the word has been spreading among entertainment and arts circles that the Lone Star…
President Clinton announced Thursday that Barbra Streisand, theater director-producer Harold Prince and scripter-playwright Horton Foote are among this year's recipients of the National Medal of Arts.