Stories about Culture

Jun 13 2017

What was your favorite part of this year's Tony awards?

Instead, two of Hamilton's most regal stars, Brian d'Arcy James and Jonathan Groff, who have both played King George III in last year's best musical victor (James is ...

Jun 13 2017

Tony Award Winner Tells Young People to Be Themselves

He appeared on the Tony Awards Sunday night to present the award for Best Revival of a Musical, and as he set up his own category, he compared Trump and his administr...

Jun 13 2017

Steep: Road To The Olympics Release Date Announced

The snowboarding game's new content will have players competing in winter sports at the Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Players will get to actually particip...

Jun 13 2017

After edgy Trump portrayal, NYC theater is in cross-hairs

Delta's decision - joined by Bank of America - to withdraw funding from the Public's production of Julius Caesar comes on the heels of two high-profile punishments f...

Jun 13 2017

Bette Midler Defies Play-Off Music in Tony Acceptance Speech

Dear Evan Hansen picked up six Tonys in all, including one for Platt. The show centers on a profoundly lonely 17-year-old who fabricates a prior friendship with a clas...

Jun 13 2017

Donald Trump slams 'cowardly' James Comey as Sessions offers to testify

Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat on the committee, who pressed Comey last week on why Sessions' was involved in his firing if he had recused himself, argued that Sess...

Jun 13 2017

Comey's testimony was more popular than the National Basketball Association finals

On Sunday, Mr. Trump took to Twitter to post his latest thought on the matter. The way Comey described their interactions, it was like Trump was testing and grooming ...

Jun 13 2017

Watch Bette Midler Refuse to Leave the Stage at the Tony Awards

Gavin Creel won best featured actor in a musical for " Hello, Dolly! ", the revival that scored 10 nominations. "This has the ability to lift your spirits in these awfu...

Jun 13 2017

Gingrich calls on GOP to 'abolish' Trump-Russia probe

He also seized on Mr Comey's revelation that he had directed a friend to release contents of memos he had written documenting his conversations with the president to a ...

Jun 13 2017

Just Dance 2018 is out this October

One interesting aspect of the game that may viewers caught on to was the consoles that it's scheduled to be released on. These songs will mostly consist of newer pop hits...

Jun 13 2017

Bette Midler's Expletive-Filled Awards Speech

The show opened to critical acclaim back in November 2016, and chronicles a lonely, awkward high school student, Evan Hansen (Platt) caught up in a lie that goes vira...

Jun 13 2017

Uber fires more than 20 employees following harassment investigation

The firings, the company confirmed Tuesday afternoon, were for sexual harassment, discrimination, unprofessional behavior, retaliation, bullying and physical safety - mos...

Jun 13 2017

Dear Evan Hansen Wins Best Musical at Tony Awards

The actor Kevin Spacey , who hosted the event, chose former President Clinton and the legendary talk show host Johnny Carson, who retired 25 years ago, as the targets ...

Jun 13 2017

Former Panama dictator dies

The invasion ordered by President George H.W. Bush brought an end to his career of money-laundering and dug smuggling, in which he worked with traffickers like Colombian ...

Jun 13 2017

Tale of millennial angst scoops Tony Awards

Michael Aronov was a surprise victor for his lively featured actor performance as an Israeli negotiator in " Oslo ", J.T. Rogers' behind-the-scenes look at the 1993 Midd...

Jun 13 2017

Republicans taking big political risk on health care

The Republicans have spent eight years insisting that they could produce a better health-care-reform plan if they had the chance. Under expansion, the number of low-i...

Jun 13 2017

Stephen Colbert Takes Shots at Donald Trump at TONY AWARDS

Veteran Bette Midler won her second Tony with best actress in a musical for her role in Hello, Dolly! , which won four prizes. Gavin Creel has won his first ...

Jun 13 2017

GOP's pursuit of health care overhaul comes with risks

With Trump's surprise victory in the presidential election and Republicans maintaining control of both houses of Congress, GOP leaders predicted a wave of legislati...

Jun 13 2017

Broadway shows its age on Bette's big night out

Steven Lensen, on the other hand, won the Best Book of a Musical , while Rachel Bay Jones earned the Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical f...

Jun 13 2017

Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care

This story originally appeared on Kaiser Health News . They view it as a fait accompli, an inevitable effect of birth defects that doomed the ACA from the get-go. Senat...