Arts

Violinist Itzhak Perlman celebrates his 70th birthday on August 31st. Violinist Itzhak Perlman celebrates his 70th birthday on August 31st.

Itzhak Perlman keeps the violin cool

As he turns 70, we look at how the classical musician has inspired generations.

"Bridging the Seas with a Boat" by Rob Gonsalves.

6 surrealists you should know

Salvador Dalí's influence lives on in the work of these contemporary artists.

From left: Hailee Steinfeld, Maisie Williams, Asa Butterfield, Shameik Moore and Odeya Rush.

5 Hollywood actors under 21 and on the rise

The movie industry's latest youth movement includes talent from around the world.

Adi Khavous's new hometown, Montreal, has embraced his artistic talents.

The most talented artist you've never heard of

Adi Khavous's myriad artistic talents are beginning to draw the attention of the art world.

Business of Fashion ranks Shenkar most influential school outside of New York or London, and places it 11th globally.

What are the best fashion schools in the world?

Colleges from the United States, Japan and Israel are among the top.

"Skin Wars" contestant Avi Ram working on one of his more unusual canvases – the belly of a pregnant model.

'Skin Wars' finalist calls show the best experience of his life

An exit interview with runner-up Avi Ram on the competition and what he plans on doing next.

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The force is strong with the baby name 'Anakin'

New list of the 1,000 most popular baby names in the U.S. include nods to 'Star Wars' and 'Game of Thrones.'

One of Sting's most popular songs "Roxanne" was inspired by a character in the play "Cyrano de Bergerac."

The perfect muse: 6 songs with women's names in their titles

Gloria, Billie Jean, Roxanne ... we love to sing about these mysterious ladies.

Oz Pearlman stopped by the "Today Show" on Sunday and wowed the hosts.

How do you get inside the head of 'Today' show anchors? Invite a mentalist

Oz Pearlman preps for his Radio City Music Hall performance by blowing the TV hosts' minds.

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Where’s that work of art?

See if you've got the chops to figure out which countries call these masterpieces home.

What once was old is new again, as seen by a flood of vintage reissues.

Music 'archaeologists' recover gem recordings

From Israel to France, old songs unearthed sound new again.

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6 things they don't tell you about being a mentalist

Oz Pearlman prepares for "America's Got Talent" by reading reporter's mind.

Dreaming provides an opportune topic for songwriters, and their sleepy companions.

6 of our favorite songs about dreaming

Forget sleeping, as we crank up the volume on this playlist about one of our favorite pastimes.

Kanye West, seen here in Toronto this summer, will be performing in Tel Aviv this fall.

Could the next Kanye West be from Israel?

With an upcoming visit by hip-hop royalty, the country's music scene is getting a closer look.

The Mona Lisa is the most popular item at the Louvre today, but few people are aware it was once stolen.

5 famous heists you've probably never heard of

Mission impossible? Nah. Sometimes it just takes a little ingenuity.

You won’t have to travel to a galaxy far, far away for this Star Wars-inspired limited-edition makeup collection available September 4th.

CoverGirl’s new Star Wars makeup collection is otherworldly

The beauty force is strong with this new limited-edition collection.