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.
Classic puzzlers in a crisp new book, Jack Bauer is back in a '24' movie, Stephen Colbert croons his way into Christmas, and more.
New galleries and rejuvenated ones put Czech contemporary art on the map.
Exhibition of 19th-century visions of the 'exotic' Orient recalls the heavy history of colonialism.
Tally up your carbon footprint, giggle at 30-second 'bunnified' movies, lift your mood with some Depression-era blues, and more.
Two New York exhibits showcase cloth traditions and new interpretations.
A well-sourced website for the undecided voter, Snow Patrol's latest anthemic album, Kit Kittredge's sweet charm out on DVD, and more.