Cultures

Trump debuts on Washington social scene at theater gala

Jun 5, 2017

A rare evening on the town marks a coming out of sorts for President Donald Trump on the Washington social scene.

The Latest: Trump glad to honor Lincoln at Ford's Theater

Jun 5, 2017

President Donald Trump has made his debut on Washington's social circuit by headlining an annual fundraiser for Ford's Theater, scene of Abraham Lincoln's assassination

UNESCO has 'serious concern' over Great Barrier Reef coral

Jun 3, 2017

A United Nations agency says it has "serious concern" about coral bleaching on Australia's Great Barrier and urges the government to work faster to improve water quality in the region

Israeli minister threatens to defund art show over nudity

Jun 1, 2017

Israeli culture minister threatens to cut funding for major arts festival over performances featuring frontal nudity

'Dandy Lion' rejects young black male stereotypes

May 31, 2017

"Dandy Lion" rejects young black male stereotypes, celebrates fashion as form of resistance

Paris mayor says 'solution' found for black feminist event

May 29, 2017

The mayor of Paris said Monday that a "clear solution" has been found with organizers of a festival for black feminists, an event that had aroused her ire because four-fifths of the festival space was to be open exclusively to black women

Poland faces deadline to stop over-logging in ancient forest

May 26, 2017

Poland has until Saturday to explain to European Union authorities why it has increased logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests and to suspend the excessive removal of trees

Artists ask Polish leaders to stop primeval forest logging

May 19, 2017

Writers and artists have appealed to Poland's top leaders to stop the logging at Europe's last primeval forest

This year's Cannes Film Festival is quaking with change

May 14, 2017

With a lineup featuring Netflix films, virtual reality and television, this year's Cannes Film Festival is quaking with change

Thousands in Madrid demand end to bullfighting in Spain

May 13, 2017

Thousands of animal rights activists protested Saturday in Madrid to demand an end to Spain's long tradition of bullfighting

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