Over the last several weeks, we spoke with some people who were involved in one way or another in films nominated for an Oscar. We figured we should update you on how they did.
Christina Davis is the author of "Forth A Raven" (Alice James Books, 2006). In February, Poet Laureate Kay Ryan chose Davis and Mary Szybist for the 2009 Witter Bynner Fellowships.
Jeffrey Brown previews the Academy Awards with the AFI's Todd Hitchcock.
For documentary filmmakers, the reward of an Oscar nomination is twofold: It raises awareness around the film's subjects or issues and generates interest in a genre that ticket buyers don't generally flock to.
Fashion Week in New York ends Friday, but take a short walk from the big tents (which, face it, you're not going to get into anyway) and you'll see enough models making fierce faces and striking poses to last the…
This week the Securities and Exchange Commission charged Texas banking billionaire R. Allen Stanford with over $8 billion in fraud, leaving depositors throughout Latin America wondering where their money is and whether they'll get it back.
Most of us aren't asked to dance our life's work, and that's probably a good thing. But John Bohannon, a visiting scholar at Harvard University and writer for Science Magazine, believes dance is the ultimate translation challenge for scientists.
"The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line," W.E.B. Du Bois wrote in 1901 in the Atlantic Monthly. What soon followed was an intellectual and artistic revolution that was first embodied in the Harlem Renaissance.
Say you're an awesome cymbal player and you have a Web cam. Or maybe marimba is your thing. You catch wind of the YouTube Symphony Orchestra project, read the rules and upload a video of yourself playing.
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For Presidents Day (and two days after Valentines Day), here are poems by two presidents, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, that hit on the theme of love.
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