Arts & Entertainment

Myles Johnson and Kendrick Daye are raising money on Kickstarter to publish their children's book Large Fears.

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Lovely illustrations from the story of a black boy who dreams of going to Mars

The authors — who are black and queer — didn't see a lot of kids like them in children's books growing up. They wanted to help change that.

A blind visitor to Spain's Prado Museum runs his fingers across a 3-D copy of the Mona Lisa, painted by an apprentice to Leonardo da Vinci.

Do touch the artwork at Prado's exhibit for the blind

The renowned Spanish museum has made 3-D copies of some of its most iconic works to allow blind people to feel them.

Jacques Audiard's DHEEPAN (Palme d'Or Winner - Cannes 2015)

Cannes 2015: Who was cheered and who was booed?


The Frame sat down with Vulture's Kyle Buchanan to talk about winners, losers and the films that stood out at the Cannes Film Festival.

Photographer Mary Ellen Mark dies at 75

The influential photographer was known mostly for her humanist work.

'Immediate Family' confronts coming out in a progressive black family

In the play “Immediate Family,” playwright Paul Stovall takes on racism and homophobia in African-American culture through a family gathering in Chicago for a wedding.

For Women's World Cup, US Soccer Fans Kick It Up A Notch

For the first time, the American Outlaws — a growing and influential U.S. soccer fan group — will cheer for the women's national team at a World Cup.

Chicago Bears release Ray McDonald after arrest in California

The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police say stemmed from an assault on a woman who was holding a baby.

'Lawrence of Arabia' star Omar Sharif has Alzheimer's

Legendary "Lawrence of Arabia" actor Omar Sharif is battling Alzheimer's disease, his agent Steve Kenis confirmed on Monday.

'Tomorrowland' takes top spot at box office on slow weekend

The future doesn't look so bright for "Tomorrowland." Disney's film essentially had Memorial Day weekend to itself, and still only pulled in a modest $41.7 million.

Audiard's 'Dheepan' wins Palme d'Or in upset Cannes finale

The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiard's Sri Lankan refugee film taking the festival's coveted top honor, the Palme d'Or.

Actress Anne Meara, mom of Ben Stiller, dies

Actress and comedian Anne Meara, who gained fame as half of the comedy team Stiller & Meara and went on to star in TV and film, has died. She was 85.

Novelist Mat Johnson explores the 'optical illusion' of being biracial

Johnson, the son of an African-American mother and an Irish-American father, has just written "Loving Day," a funny, sometimes absurd look at what it means to grow up mixed heritage in the U.S.

'19 Kids And Counting' pulled amid sexual misconduct claims

Reports say Josh Duggar, 27, molested five underage girls in 2002 and 2003.

How Hollywood can change to give women greater opportunity

In part one of our conversation with women filmmakers we discussed specific instances of gender bias the women faced. Now we talk possible solutions.

'Tomorrowland,' 'Poltergeist': The movies NOT to watch on Memorial Day

It used to be that Hollywood believed summer started around Memorial Day. Now with blockbusters starting earlier, the holiday weekend isn't so special for movies this year.

Tomorrowland: The tomorrow Walt Disney envisioned, from Disneyland to space

Walt Disney's Tomorrowland was almost immediately outdated, but other Disney visions helped lead to real change, including his advocacy for man going to the Moon.