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Web extra: Lin-Manuel Miranda on the importance of federal funding for the arts
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Web extra: Lin-Manuel Miranda on the importance of federal funding for the arts

April 23rd, 2017 | by Contributor
The award-winning creator of “Hamilton” says government support for arts education is crucial to our children’s...
S.E. Hinton’s “The Outsiders,” a teen classic, turns 50
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S.E. Hinton’s “The Outsiders,” a teen classic, turns 50

April 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
We’ll be getting a look INSIDE “THE OUTSIDERS” this morning. Serena Altschul has a close-up on the classic novel and teen movie: For fans of the 1983 coming-of-age film, “The Outsiders,” maybe the...
Almanac: Shakespeare’s birth, and death
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Almanac: Shakespeare’s birth, and death

April 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
This painting of William Shakespeare, unveiled by The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust on March 9, 2009 in London, is believed to be the only authentic image of the playwright made during his lifetime. The recently-discovered...
The real story of documentary queen Sheila Nevins
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The real story of documentary queen Sheila Nevins

April 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
We have a round of QUESTIONS-AND-ANSWERS this morning with Sheila Nevins, courtesy of Lesley Stahl of “60 Minutes”: In the land of documentaries, one woman rules: Sheila Nevins, who for more than three decades has...
New documentary traces life of Heath Ledger through his own footage
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New documentary traces life of Heath Ledger through his own footage

April 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
The film explores the actor’s life, mostly through footage shot by Ledger...
One year after Prince’s death, fans gather in Minneapolis to celebrate his legacy
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One year after Prince’s death, fans gather in Minneapolis to celebrate his legacy

April 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor
April 21 marked a year since the death of Prince, and fans across the world came to Minneapolis to honor the musician’s legacy. Several events are planned for this weekend, including tours, discussion panels and...