These top US ballet companies teach art and dance to urban youth.
Black Swan, starring Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis as rival ballerinas, got a record 12 nominations in the Critics' Choice Movie Awards. Close behind was The King's Speech.
Holiday recipes, such as Jezebel Jelly, offer a chance to recapture a taste of the past. It's a quickly made tangy condiment that had a real heyday when I was a kid.
Some long-awaited glimpses of blockbusters for 2011, including Thor, Transformers Dark of the Moon, and Real Steel, debuted this week.
Julie Taymor's rendering of Shakespeare's final play 'The Tempest' takes the wind out of it sails, despite a stellar cast.
The fighting isn't just in the ring in 'The Fighter,' as Mark Wahlberg's working-class boxer 'Irish' Micky Ward deals with his destructive family.
Steve Martin was Colbert's guest Wednesday on the late-night satirical show "The Colbert Report," where Martin was promoting his new novel, "An Object of Beauty."
Eminem and Ke$sha had the best-selling albums on iTunes and the addictive game Angry Birds was the top selling mobile app.
Martina Navratilova: The 27-person climbing team Martina Navratilova was in has faced heavy snows and mist since beginning the climb up the 19,340-foot mountain Monday.
Michael Apted's direction of 'The Voyage of the Dawn Treader,' Part 3 of the Narnia franchise, brings an elegance to the production.
'Paula Deen's Christmas' magazine, singalong hits in 'Oasis: Time Flies 1994-2009,' 'Path of Beauty: Photographic Adventures in the Grand Canyon,' and more recommendations.
Angelina Jolie's and Johnny Depp's star power can't save 'The Tourist' from losing its way in this bland mystery drama.
Gift guides are popular this time of year, especially for the procrastinating shopper. Check out the Monitor holiday gift guides, which include classic and foreign TV programs in DVD sets.
The 30 years that have passed since John Lennon's death have done little to diminish him as one of the most respected musicians of the 20th century. As a member of one of the most successful and influential songwriting teams of all time, he changed the face of popular music. Lennon was a mad experimenter, a avant-garde visionary who not only responded to the tenor of his day, but set it. He was also a master of wide appeal, able to temper his unorthodox impulses with approachability. Many of his innovations are now essential components of pop music. Here are six of his most influential songs:
Roger Clemens trial on perjury, false statements and obstruction of Congress charges was delayed for three months by a judge on Wednesday. The attorney for Roger Clemens said he needs more time to go through evidence.