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Arts Feb 25The Daily Frame
Entertainers prepare to be transported to the Lantern Festival in Nuanquan, China, on the last day of celebrations for the Lunar New Year.
Arts Feb 21Test Your 2013 Oscars Knowledge
Whether thumbs up or thumbs down, fresh tomatoes or rotten tomatoes, film critics will never run out of things to say about the Oscar-nominated movies. We've taken their punchy lines and are challenging you to guess which films they're praising…
Arts Feb 21The Daily Frame
Three boys wait to take part in the carnival at the IX Poetry Festival in Granada, Nicaragua, on Wednesday. This year's festival is dedicated to poet Ernesto Cardenal.
Arts Feb 20The Oscar Documentaries, Part 4: ‘The Gatekeepers’
"The Gatekeepers" is a film that consists mostly of interviews with six men, but they happen to be six former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency. Jeffrey Brown talks to the director of the Academy Award-nominated documentary.
Arts Feb 20The Daily Frame
Workers install mirror panels designed by British architect Norman Foster above the Old Port in Marseille, France. This installation will be inaugurated March 2.
Arts Feb 19The Gun: a Trigger for Art
A look at some of the ways the gun has been depicted in art, from movies to paintings to photographs.
Arts Feb 19The Tuesday Cutline… a Contest
What? You think bamboo leaves grow on trees? Oh, wait. You think being cute and lazy is easy work? Times are tough, whether you're a panda or someone in a panda suit. So get to work: Write a caption to…
Arts Feb 18The Oscar Documentaries, Part 3: ‘The Invisible War’
Sexual assault within the U.S. military has been the subject of scandals, studies and a recent congressional hearing. But it's perhaps never been so thoroughly investigated and dramatically presented as in the documentary, "The Invisible War," which has been nominated…
Arts Feb 18Weekly Poem: ‘Molyvos’
Titos Patrikios is one of the leading poets of Greece. Born in 1928 to parents who were actors, he spent his first years in the United States as they toured with a Greek theater company. He returned to Greece, where…
Arts Feb 18The Daily Frame
Ukrainian artist Anna-Sofiya Matveeva uses chewed chewing gum -- Some 800 pieces-- to create a portrait of Romanian soccer coach Mircea Lucescu in her studio in Makiyivka, Ukraine. The portrait of Steve Jobs behind her took 500 pieces of gum.