| May 1, 2013
| 3:05 AM
Anne Wilkes Tucker is currently the Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston where she has worked since 1976. She founded the Photography Department at the museum that now has a collection of over 28,000...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Cinecon Classic Film Festival, which kicks off Thursday at the Egyptian Theatre, offers hard-core film buffs a chance to see 35-mm prints of rare and obscure movies. In other words, this is not for the "Gone With the Wind" crowd.
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:30 AM
"Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine: Two Kids From Brooklyn," currently ensconced at Walt Disney Concert Hall's Ira Gershwin Gallery through Feb. 23, is a treasure trove of lyric sheets, performance materials, scripts, correspondence, business papers, posters,...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 10:00 PM
Fay Kanin, an Oscar-nominated screenwriter for the 1958 Clark Gable-Doris Day comedy "Teacher's Pet" and former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, died Wednesday. She was 95.
In a writing career that spanned more than four...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:02 AM
The Poetry Foundation announced Tuesday that "Revenge of the Lunch Ladies" author Kenn Nesbitt will be its next children's poet laureate, a position the foundation created in 2006 to recognize that "children have a natural receptivity to poetry and are...
| Jun 8, 2013
Several classic feature films such as 1961's "Breakfast at Tiffany's," 1950's "Born Yesterday" and 1983's "A Christmas Story" were among the 25 motion pictures selected last December for inclusion in the prestigious National Film Registry of the Library...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:32 AM
The Library of Congress announced Monday that the U.S. poet laureate, Natasha Trethewey, has been appointed to a second one-year term.
Trethewey celebrated the end of her first term with a reading at the Library of Congress, which she compared to a...
| May 23, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Carole King has amassed some impressive accolades in her storied five-decade career. Now she can add the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song to her mantle.
The prolific singer-songwriter was feted with the songwriting award — named...
| May 17, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Carole King seems to have fans in high places: The singer-songwriter's life will be staged with an eye toward Broadway, and next week her oeuvre will be honored at the White House.
Officials announced Friday that President Obama will host a star-studded...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:33 PM
In the upcoming HBO movie “Hemingway & Gellhorn,” actors Clive Owen and Nicole Kidman bring to life the passionate and stormy relationship between Hemingway and World War II correspondent Martha Gellhorn, the inspiration for his novel “...
| May 4, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Poet Laureate Philip Levine is doing a live reading and conversation today in a webcast originating from the Library of Congress in Washington. Schools and libraries nationwide have been set up to watch and participate -- and anyone on the......