Parisian Street Artist Wins $100,000

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TheTED Conferencehas a reputation for attracting and honoring international dignataries, prize-winning scientists, and even rock stars. Always keen to shake things up, it’s giving its top honor —the TED Prize— toa graffiti artist. The 27-year old Parisian known publicly only asJRhas been awarded the$100,000 prize. Taking his work to the streets, JR photographs people living […]

Bono and Adam Clayton of U2 performing in Mexico City in 2011

Aha moment: Bono and belly dancing

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Ireland looks to close a major tax loophole, but some Irish want to keep the money flowing


When your best friend is Bono, and you’re not

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Bono and the Polarizing Face of Celebrity Activism

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For Broadway’s ‘Spider-Man,’ the Show Must Go On…Or Must It?

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The Broadway production of “Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark,” saw another crisis on Monday night, as one of its actors fell over 20 feet, severely injuring himself. This is the fourth performer to be hurt since September. David Cote, theater editor for Time Out: New York, says he has never seen anything like this. “This […]

With Great Musical Power Comes Great Musical Responsibility

“Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark” is the most expensive Broadway production in history, and may very well be the most talked about musical in decades. Boasting a $65 million budget, a score by U2’s Bono and the Edge, twenty seven daredevil flying scenes, and direction by Tony award-winner Julie Taymor, it appears to have all […]