"No published works will enter our public domain until 2019. The laws in Canada and the EU are different – thousands of works are entering their public domains on January 1. What books and plays would be entering the public domain if we had the pre-1978 copyright laws? You might recognize some of the titles."…
Heavy metal, Bolivian style, is a fusion of thrashing guitars and shrieking lyrics with the rhythms and instruments of pre-Incan Andean folk tunes.
A roundup of cultural picks for the coming year by critics for The New York Times.
With Broadway musicals finding success in Seoul, Korean producers are starting to get in on the front end of the financing in New York.
The critic Ken Johnson assesses the paintings of Pei-Shen Qian, whose imitations of works by Pollock, de Kooning and other Abstract Expressionists were sold as real in a New York art gallery scandal.