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During awards season, the short-film nominees are never given the same attention as the best picture contenders or the gossip about who’s wearing whom. Yet, brevity is an art and deserves a look. This week, catch screenings of the Academy Award nominees for the best live action, animated and documentary shorts at area movie theaters, where screenings will group the five nominees in each category together.
This week, catch screenings of the Academy Award nominees for the best live action, animated and documentary shorts at area movie theaters, where screenings will group the five nominees in each category together.
Whether visitors want to try one of the first family's favorite restaurants, discover a sense of history or escape from the crowd to find a museum off the beaten path, Washington is the nation's cultural capital this weekend for inauguration visitors.
The Duchess of Cambridge seems to like her first official portrait, which is lucky for the artist. Many critics don't.
The Duchess of Cambridge seems to like her first official portrait, which is lucky for the artist, since not all the critics agree.
Brad Pitt has become the first male face of Chanel No. 5, a role previously filled by fellow Hollywood luminaries, including Marilyn Monroe and Nicole Kidman.
America often knows the names but not the faces of its great poets. Now the National Portrait Gallery is introducing dozens of 20th century poets to Washington visitors.
The real value of attending a TED conference can't be measured in dollars and cents because the real value in attending a TED conference (or any other conference) is being able to say you went.
JFK fidgeted, but Richard Nixon sat perfectly still. No, not in the historic televised presidential debate, but in sitting for their respective portraits.
There is a vast amount of flesh _ clear and smooth or wrinkled and mottled _ on display in the latest show at Britain's National Portrait Gallery, a retrospective of the work of Lucian Freud.
In addition to writing in every imaginable medium from poetry to fiction to librettos, Gertrude Stein is well-known for nurturing the careers of some of America's biggest writers. Less well-known is Stein's impact on the visual arts.
Michael Jackson's three children will sink their father's shoes and sequined glove into the cement outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre, a storied Hollywood cinema and tourist site, organizers said Thursday.
She's married into the royal family, and now the former Kate Middleton is moving to define her new role by choosing the charities she will support.
A major exhibition that includes a film of ants crawling on a crucifix opens next week at the Brooklyn Museum, an institution known for presenting edgy and bold artworks that in the past included a painting of the Virgin Mary that incorporated elephant dung.