Radio stations are axing staff and subbing in syndicated hosts to cut costs.
Guitarist Joe Satriani's claim against Coldplay highlights the complexity of comparing melodies.
Natasha Wimmer's acclaimed translation of Roberto Bolaño's '2666' is giving foreign works new prominence.
The president-elect's proposed Artists Corps is one plank in his push to revitalize the arts in education.
Christopher Guest displays his musical talents, quirky 'This American Life' puts out a second DVD, Martin Luther King Day offers a chance to make a difference, and more.
Write an inaugural speech for Obama, learn where the real dragons live, listen to Bonnaroo in the dead of winter, and more.
As lighting moves beyond its utilitarian role, urban planners are embracing it as a way to showcase a city's character.
India's epic history on TV, Japan's thriving game arcades, and a game of charades that you can play by yourself.
Chilean-book buzz, a multiplatform prince, an L.A. Christmas extravaganza, and three (more) heavenly voices from Ireland.
Lin Evola-Smidt turns weapons into art – on an increasingly ambitious scale.
Influx of foreign art work around the city is complemented by 'unofficial' local installations.
Alexander McCall Smith's latest witty novel, Boston Symphony music ready for your iPod, 'Man on Wire' out on DVD, and more.
Unscripted shows and foreign imports squeeze writers, some of whom look to Internet as new outlet.
From fairies to pandas and penguins, with a little Beethoven thrown in, these movies and music will keep children watching again and again ... and again.
From Abbott & Costello to "The Godfather" on Blu-ray, a spread of collectors' editions to appeal to all generations.
New books spark outside-the-box thinking through imaginative graphics.
A Minnesota troupe brings the timeless humor and complexities of Shakespeare to the homeless, prisoners, and the like.
In push to create more international hits, Australia's film industry is reorganizing and offering hefty rebates for new productions.
P.D James's latest mystery, Space Station spotting from your backyard, 'Traveling Pants 2' on DVD, and more.
From ancient sculpture to Van Gogh's night inspirations, the best of this season's art.