ART & CULTURE

London deemed top fashion capital: survey

London has overtaken New York as the world's fashion capital for 2011, fueled by media interest in late British designer Alexander McQueen and Kate Middleton, according to a survey by the Global Language Monitor.

London deemed top fashion capital-survey

London has overtaken New York as the world's fashion capital for 2011, fueled by media interest in late British designer Alexander McQueen and Kate Middleton, according to a survey by the Global Language Monitor.

Philip Levine named 18th poet laureate

Urban poet Philip Levine was named on Wednesday as the 18th poet laureate by the Library of Congress, which praised his writing for plain-spoken lyricism about working class Americans in Detroit.

Stormtrooper costume designer wins UK copyright

In what a Lucasfilm spokesman told the BBC is an "anomaly of British copyright law," prop designer Andrew Ainsworth won the rights to sell replicas of the original "Star Wars" Stormtrooper helmets, which he designed.

Pages

IBTimes Logo

New biography portrays Mick Jagger as closet conservative

Mick Jagger, say it ain't so. "BackStage Pass VIP," a new Jagger biography being shopped around for a publisher, exposes the Rolling Stones lead singer as a closet conservative who brought his parents flowers during dinner visits and begged his ex-wife, Bianca, to wear a bra under her see-through shirt during a surprise visit from his mother.
IBTimes Logo

New Amsterdam Market in NYC to officially open, June 5 [PHOTOS]

New Amsterdam Market will be officially back in business every Sunday from 11am to 4pm beginning Sunday, June 5, 2011 at the old Fulton Fish Market located on South Street and Beekman Street in Lower Manhattan. It is held outdoors, under cover, and meets rain or shine.
IBTimes Logo

New Amsterdam Market in NYC to officially open, June 5 [PHOTOS]

New Amsterdam Market will be officially back in business every Sunday from 11am to 4pm beginning Sunday, June 5, 2011 at the old Fulton Fish Market located on South Street and Beekman Street in Lower Manhattan. It is held outdoors, under cover, and meets rain or shine.
EDITOR'S PICK