Josephine Baker went from homelessness to international fame as a scantily clad performer in Paris to a civil rights pioneer. Joanne Griffith reports.
Emma Jones rounds up next year’s key trends – including rawhide, gingham and ruffles.
From Norwegian fiction and noirish short stories to the biography of a great artist – Jane Ciabattari selects the best reads for the coming year.
From film stars and literary greats to visual artists and fashion designers, these are some of the cultural luminaries who died in 2014.
‘Tis the season of the elaborate feast and to celebrate, Jason Farago chooses the most notable banquets in art history.
Greg Kot picks the tunes – some extraordinarily popular, some that should have been – that helped shape the year in music.
From a controversial Scientology documentary to Richard Gere as a homeless man, 2015 promises an array of cinematic delights. Nicholas Barber picks ten to see.
Clara Bow became a new kind of down-to-earth Hollywood idol. Her film It established a female archetype that’s still with us, Nicholas Barber reports.
Who wore the most elegant and eye-catching outfits to premieres, awards and galas this year? Lindsay Baker looks back.
More than a few novels, short story volumes and essay collections deserved a place on your bookshelf this year. Jane Ciabattari picks the greatest.