The latest film on psychiatric ward patients, 'It's Kind of a Funny Story,' is based on Ned Vizzini's semiautobiographical novel.
Vivaldi concerto: The extraordinary find, a 300-year-old copy of the Italian Baroque composer's original manuscript, comprises the parts for "Il Gran Mogol," one of a quartet of national concertos.
A teenage, pre-Beatles John Lennon pulls through hard times with rock 'n' roll in 'Nowhere Boy.'
In 'Life as We Know It,' Katherine Heigl plays a mopey singleton suddenly faced with parenthood.
In 'Secretariat,' Diane Lane plays Penny Chenery, owner of the greatest of all racehorses who, in 1973, won the Triple Crown.
Santana's new 'Guitar Heaven' CD, Sundance Channel's dramatization of terrorist Carlos the Jackal in 'Carlos,' British TV's miniseries 'The Queen' on DVD, and more recommendations.
Roy Halladay took the Year of the Pitcher into the postseason. The All-Star right-hander, who tossed a perfect game at Florida on May 29, dominated the Reds with a sharp fastball and a devastating slow curve in his first playoff start.
John Lennon would have been 70 this year. Yoko Ono thinks he would have been more relaxed about the milestone than he was about his 40th birthday.
At the Des Moines Farmers' Market on Saturdays, zucchini is a dollar, but petting a puppy is free. It's a great place to people watch and dog watch, as well as pick up everything from punk pumpkins to handmade clothes.
Underrated and overcooked, the pork chop has had a tough history.
A retired college professor tries his hand at writing murder mysteries and finds the characters leading the way.
But the beavers' persistence was no match for a front-loader.
Patrick Stewart in new 'MacBeth' film, National Geographic's 'Making History,' Iraqi musician Rahim AlHaj's new CD 'Little Earth,' and more recommendations.
In a home that bridges two cultures, Wiener schnitzel gets a curry make-over to appeal to the spicy palates of the children.
Documentary 'Waiting for "Superman" ' takes a swipe at unions as the cause of America's failing high schools.