The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is about to unveil its newest installation — a 340-ton boulder that visitors will be able to walk right under. It's called Levitated Mass, and it's taken a custom hauling job, about $10 million and more than 40 years to get it where it is today.
The fight against bullying has become increasingly high profile over the past couple of years, drawing in many big-name celebrities. But in the world of reality TV, says commentator Eric Deggans, bullying is alive and well as a profitable career move.
Hang on tight. These five new works of fiction will take you on an exhilarating ride. Brace yourself for a noir he-said-she-said, an R-rated version of Marie Antoinette's life and death, a haunting tale from a back-to-nature commune and Toni Morrison's lush Home.
The American Film Institute’s founding director George Stevens offers an inside look at the art and craft of making movies. His new book presents conversations between students and moviemakers from the 1950s to Hollywood today.
American movies have been telling stories that idealize hard work, strong character and the rise of the little man for decades. But there's always a catch. NPR's Bob Mondello looks at what Hollywood means when it talks about the American dream.
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