Arts & Entertainment

Taylor Swift Promotes Equality Act At VMAs

From the Hollywood Reporter: Taylor Swift opened the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards on Monday with performances of “You Need to Calm Down” and “Lover.” The performance began with Swift, Todrick Hall and Dexter Mayfield sitting on lounge chairs as she sang the opening lines to “You Need to Calm Down.” Dancers dressed in colorful ensembles(…)

Occidental Center for the Arts Hosts Archaeomythologist Resentation

Sunday August 25 @ 3 pm . Occidental Center for the Arts proudly presents: The Gorgon Medusa: Her Significance for Women of Our Time. Archaeomythologist Joan Marler will trace the ancient roots of the Gorgon Medusa’s multi-layered powers and explore her myths, stories, and iconography in a multi-media presentation that will reveal her timeless significance for women of our time.(…)

Marcel Proust’s Lost Homosexual Love Stories to be Published

Nine lost stories by acclaimed French author Marcel Proust will be published this fall.  According to the Guardian, the stories were first penned in the 1890s when Proust was in his ’20s. The stories, which delved into his homosexuality, were meant to be included in his first book “Plaisirs et les jours (Pleasures and Days),” a(…)