Lauren Bacall, the iconic actress known for her sultry voice and timeless beauty, died Tuesday at the age of 89. Bacall acted for more than 50 years, but she is best known for her earlier films. Check out the posters below from some of her best known films. Continue reading
Husky-voiced actress Lauren Bacall, who leapt to fame after starring in her first movie at age 19, died Tuesday in New York City at the age of 89. Continue reading
Williams is not the only creative genius to have suffered from depression. That much is clear from history. Continue reading
Robin Williams’ illustrious career touched five decades. Survey any group of people and they will each give you a top 10 list of their favorite Williams performances as diverse as the comedy industry itself. We looked to IMDb — a arguably the most comprehensive inventory of films and television on the web. Here is a list of every film, television show and stand-up performance in which Williams made an appearance — from lead role to minor character — ranked by IMDb user ratings. Continue reading
Poet Alison Powell has always been a fan of the underdog. In her debut collection, “On the Desire to Levitate,” the writer takes that attraction as inspiration for her work. Continue reading
In author Eugene Rogan’s forthcoming book, The Fall of the Ottomans, Rogan writes about a small and relatively unknown prisoner-of-war camp called Halbmondlager, or ‘Half Moon Camp’ that was specifically designed for Muslim captives. Continue reading
Painter Jamie Wyeth, a descendant of one of the country’s most famous artist families, recounts the rich details of 60-year career, spanning from the rugged coast of Maine to painting President John F. Kennedy to befriending Andy Warhol. WGBH’s Jared Bowen reports. Continue reading
Learning to sing or play a musical instrument can improve language and reading skills of disadvantaged children, according to a new study released Friday.