06/17/2014 6:50amThe New York Public Library's majestic Rose Main Reading Room will be closed for the next six months while its ceiling is inspected and repaired.
06/17/2014 8:22amMichael Stipe will honor Ugandan gay rights activist John Abdallah Wambere at the Logo network's "Trailblazers" event this month.
06/17/2014 9:01amLa Scala is showing off for Milan's 2015 world fair, offering shorter operas for children as well as half-priced tickets to attract opera-lovers who haven't been able to afford to go to the fabled theater.
06/17/2014 10:01amThe legendary Cuban musical group Buena Vista Social Club is going on a global farewell tour before disbanding next year after nearly two decades.
06/17/2014 11:10amMusic from and Inspired by the Film" (Epic)
06/17/2014 11:51amProducers of Terrence McNally's Broadway-bound revival of "It's Only a Play" have added a little "Harry Potter" magic — Rupert Grint.
06/17/2014 1:31pmThey say fashion is a kind of make-believe — role-playing, if you will.
06/17/2014 1:31pmKaty Perry could help make your "Teenage Dream" of becoming a singer a reality: The pop star is starting her own record label.
06/17/2014 2:21pmFor anyone concerned about who would play Aaliyah in a film about her life, the girl who earned the role — 17-year-old Zendaya — says it mattered to her, too.
06/17/2014 3:52pmCharles Barsotti, whose New Yorker cartoons plumbed the human condition featuring characters such as the psychiatrist dog and the pilgrim with the walking stick, has died. He was 80.
06/17/2014 5:11pmEccentric Texas businessman-turned-artist Stanley Marsh 3, whose partially buried row of Cadillacs became a road-side tourist attraction in the 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 76.
06/17/2014 6:01pmIt was gym, tan, jail for The Situation as he was arrested Tuesday after a fight at a tanning salon.