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Chi-Raq - Trailer 1

A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago.

'Macbeth': EW review

Macbeth<p>We gave it a <b>B</b><p>The role of Macbeth is a lot like one of those test-your-strength contraptions at a carnival. It calls out to actors eager to …

Stop Wars: Street artist turns Yoda into activist for peace

Art Basel took over Miami this week, but perhaps one of the most moving pieces of art released in Miami this week wasn't featured in a some posh …

Art

Raspberry Pi Zero is a tiny computer that costs only $5

When Raspberry Pi first arrived in 2012, it was revolutionary not because of its computing power — although, for a credit card-sized PC, it was …

Will Anthony Bourdain’s Market Be Sweet or Sour?

Move over, Eataly—the globetrotting chef is betting that New York City foodies will traipse far west for his new mega-market.<p>From Midtown’s …

New York Times

Aga Khan Museum’s first solo exhibition features photos of doors from Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami

Doors are very important in our lives. They separate inside from out, permit access from outside to in (and vice versa); they can welcome or dissuade, create privacy and hide secrets, protect and prevent, admit or block. Yet we don’t seem to pay very much attention to the doors of our lives – …

Mickey's Parrot | A Classic Mickey Cartoon | Have A Laugh

7 Things You Didn't Know About Mickey Mouse | Disney Shorts

Emi Anrakuji – ‘1800 millimetres. It’s the size of my bed’

Confined to a bed for the better part of a decade, Emi Anrakuji’s brain tumour caused irrevocable damage to her eyesight. Trapped in her own private …

The Lomo'Instant Wide instant camera makes even the boringest parties a blast

Instant cameras have never been hotter. Lomography's Lomo'Instant Wide is the latest instant camera to stick it to digital.<p>Lomography's no stranger …

Paris attacks prompt artists to pick up their pencils

World<p>Electric atmosphere at Geneva International Motor Show<p>"Any company today, especially in the automotive world, can't ignore electrification." Jonathan Wells Head of Design at Morgan Motors<p>World<p>Geneva motor show and the ‘booth babes’<p>"My first thought when I came in was: where are all the girls? …

Aung San Suu Kyi: The Nelson Mandela of Myanmar?

<b>(CNN) —</b> She's the living symbol of Myanmar's long struggle for democracy and the country's most loved politician. Now -- and not for the first time -- Aung San Suu Kyi and her party are on the brink of making history.<p>The 70-year-old former political prisoner and Nobel laureate appears to have led …

Asia

When Brigitte Bardot met Pablo Picasso, notorious ladies man

Bardot and Picasso<p>The ascendant actress and the seasoned artist<p>When Brigitte Bardot met Pablo Picasso in 1956, she was 21 and he was 74. Picasso had …

6 Timeless Quotes on Creativity From Pablo Picasso

Despite his rocky beginning, Picasso, whose birthday is Oct. 25, became one of the most influential artists of the early 20th century, and has a lasting legacy that pushes our creative boundaries today.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This column originally published on</i> …

Pablo Picasso

It’s a sprawling, beautiful city, still, in spite of the unrestrained construction where Europe and Asia meet. There’s no place like it — and for a time, until very recently, it looked like the future.

Trove of modernist art from Tehran museum may travel to the U.S.

A trove of modern art, some of which has been in storage since the Iranian Revolution, will emerge over the next year, when works from the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art go on exhibit in Berlin and possibly other cities.<p>The Tehran museum has the most valuable collection of Western modern art …

From Marcia Resnick's PUNKS POETS & PROVOCATEURS ( NYC Bad Boys 1977-1982)

Watch Anthony Bourdain Get a Painful Tattoo in Borneo

Season six of Anthony Bourdain's CNN series <i>Parts Unknown</i> is in full swing, with recent episodes taking him to Ethiopia, Okinawa, and Marseille — and the next episode chronicles his return to the Southeast Asian island of Borneo.<p>Bourdain says the last time he was in Sarawak, Borneo was a decade ago …

Lego Won't Give Ai Weiwei Legos To Use For 'Political Works'

The Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has reportedly been refused a shipment of Legos he ordered because the company “cannot approve the use of …

Lego
Lego

Tehran reinvented by contemporary art

Hatice Utkan Özden<p>Iranian culture according to many people in Turkey is exotic and one that needed to be discovered. The latest articles written in …

Greek Street Art Group Exhibition in Athens Features 5 Hot Names of the Scene

October 24, 2015<p>Street and urban art often reflexts socio-political problems, economic crisis, conflicts one or more societies are facing with. Many …

Explore Parts Unknown – Eat, Drink, Know, Go: The world according to Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain

New series of travel guidebooks — focused on where and what to eat

Just eat.<p>Two words that encapsulate Anthony Bourdain’s approach to travel and appreciation of other cultures. Want a better understanding of the …