On his website, Ronald William Brown posed with puppets, boasted about birthday party performances and offered workshops for school groups.
Brooke Baldwin reports on a puppeteer who chatted online about killing, kidnapping and eating a boy from his church.
DNA found on a chain used by protesters believed to be aligned with the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York appears to be a "similar profile" to DNA recovered in the unsolved murder of a Julliard student in 2004, according to a source with knowledge of the case.
Despite what people think, The Great White Way isn't a vast wasteland filled with has-been stars, television talent competition show rejects and washed-up celebrities; it's actually a draw for high-wattage thespians who want some fat on which to chew.
One member of the Grammy award-winning group Ladysmith Black Mambazo garners praise for more than just his rhythm.
At last, the circus came to town.
As families head home after the holidays and children return to school, New York City is on sale for travelers willing to brave the cold temperatures in exchange for lower prices.
"The Nutcracker" ballet, as most North Americans know it, is about magic. A wooden toy transforms into a prince, mice and toy soldiers engage in battle, a little girl journeys to a sugar-coated paradise where she is treated to a series of decadent dances.
Remember the Muppets? Silly question -- you're old enough to read, so they probably helped teach you.
It began as an annual festival to host local poets in and around Cape Town but thanks to the power of technology the ancient art of African story-telling is spreading around the world.
What lies behind the walls of Wayne Newton's Vegas estate? Penguins and Elvis memorabilia, as it turns out. And come next spring, when Newton's Casa de Shenandoah opens as a museum, you'll be able to see this collection for yourself.
The stars were out Sunday night as the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts bestowed its prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on actor and comedian Will Ferrell.
Actress Patricia Modell, who was married to former Cleveland Browns/Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell, died Wednesday, the Ravens organization announced. She was 80.
David Arquette and Hope Solo also wowed the crowd on Monday night's episode
The HLN host blogs about surviving another elimination and taking on the waltz
The man behind the Muppets, Fraggle Rock and many of Sesame Street's most beloved puppets got a 21st-century shout-out Friday, in the former of an interactive "doodle" atop Google's main search engine page.
"He's pushing me around the ballroom dance floor like I'm a wheelbarrow," Grace says of Tristan MacManus
CNN's Phil Black reports on the just-released toxicology report on Amy Winehouse.
Toxicology tests have found that "no illegal substances" were in singer Amy Winehouse's system at the time of her death last month, her family said Tuesday.
Family and friends attend a private funeral service in London for Amy Winehouse. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.
An autopsy to determine what killed singer Amy Winehouse will not be scheduled before Monday morning, London's Metropolitan Police said Sunday.
Singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse was found dead in her London apartment Saturday at age 27.
Singer Amy Winehouse, infamous for erratic public behavior, arrests and drug problems, was found dead at her apartment in London Saturday, police and her publicist confirmed. She was 27.
Rape survivors worry about potential fallout from the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case. CNN's Susan Candiotti reports.
Despite admitted lies about her past and before the grand jury, the maid at the center of the sex assault case against French financier Dominique Strauss-Kahn is getting support from at least a dozen New York City community groups, activists and religious leaders.
When Ahmed Ahmed, an Egyptian-American stand-up comic, started doing comedy tours of the Middle East his friends in the U.S. assumed he was performing at military bases.
"The Book of Mormon," a musical satire about religion written by the creators of "South Park," and "War Horse," a British play about a boy's search for his beloved horse, dominated the 65th annual Tony Awards Sunday night.
The best of Broadway is honored at the 65th annual Tony Awards.
Frances McDormand and Sutton Foster also land in Broadway's winners circle
An international performing arts company returns to post-quake Japan. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
It's not easy running a fledgling business and working with a big celebrity at the same time.
China's top military officer said Wednesday there is a "gaping gap" between the militaries of the United States and China.
After a horrendous fall, the pro competes again with partner Hines Ward
A short clip from the National Theatre of Great Britain's production of "War Horse."
As they whinny in pleasure, rear up in distress or paw the ground impatiently with their hooves, it's impossible not to feel that the animals on stage before you are living, breathing beings.
He's got a bad knee, but Chelsea Kane and Hines Ward come in strong
"I'm feeling pretty good," the actor says after dancing the quickstep and the cha cha
The South Park duo's musical The Book of Mormon scores 14 nominations
One pair gives a lip-smacking performance, another rebounds
Despite earning a low score on Monday, "I give myself a 10 for how good I felt," she says
The NFL star is atop the leaderboard after a night of patriotic performances
Marijuana State University teaches people how to grow and distribute medical marijuana. WCSH has more.
College majors are a funny thing. Some students know exactly what they want to major in before they even start the school year. Others don't declare until a year or so down the road.
Partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy, whose leg went out during their rumba, says, "I'll be fine"
The rocker seeks unspecified damages after his June 2009 show mishap
"I have a fear of the stage, a fear of the audience," the reality star says
PEOPLE weighs in on the best, the worst and the big surprises as season 12 begins
Ralph Macchio says it was "a nice victory" after receiving high scores on the "Dancing with the Stars" premiere.
The family of musicians maintain a professional demeanor during their first concert since the scandal broke
"icon" looks at the relationship between shoemaker and ballerina with Tamara Rojo, one of the Royal's principal dancers.
They are the most important element of a ballerina's costume: Pointe shoes, which allow dancers to stand on the tips of their toes, can make the difference between an amazing performance and a dismal show.
Most artistic directors' first day leading a new ballet company is all about meeting the dancers. But for Nacho Duato it's a challenge just to find the rehearsal room.
Ballet choreographer, Nacho Duato the first non-Russian for a century to take command of a major Russian ballet company.
When I was eight, my mother enrolled me in ballet classes. I loved it. Every Saturday we would trek across town to the building that housed the big bright room with the large mirrors. We would sit in the waiting room with the other girls my age, all of us in our pink leotards and soft pink satin shoes, with our moms at our side.
Living a role for a movie is hard work -- living the physically punishing life of a ballet dancer is even harder. But it's worth it when you get awarded with a Golden Globe for your efforts.
The imam behind the controversial Islamic community center and mosque planned near the site of the September 11 attacks in New York will begin a nationwide speaking tour next month to promote the project and encourage interfaith dialogue, a spokeswoman said Friday.
The founder of the Cordoba Movement and spiritual leader of the proposed new mosque near ground zero talks to CNN.
Glamorous, avant-garde and ground-breaking -- when the pioneering dance company Ballets Russes burst onto the Paris scene in 1909 it transformed classical ballet forever.
As Natalie Portman and Darren Aronofsky's controversial ballet-horror film "Black Swan" rolls out internationally, CNN's arts and culture show icon steps into the world of pointe shoes and tutus.
The controversial head of a Muslim congregation in New York announced the launch of a "multinational, multifaith movement" meant to improve understanding and build trust between "people of all cultures and faith traditions," according to a statement released Tuesday.
Tell us if you support Palin or if someone else should compete for the disco ball trophy
The frontrunners earn straight tens for a their cha cha and their waltz
Did you have the same reaction as Kandi, Kim or NeNe?
"Bristol is down there without a team," Sarah Palin says. "We'll send 'em down"
The female frontrunners both earn near-perfect scores on a night of double dances
Twenty-five years have passed, yet when his memories uproot him from his perfectly pleasant existence as a Phoenix-based salesman and send him back to a darker, windier, colder place, Bruce Mathison still feels the chill.
The actress returns to the top of the leader board, tying with frontrunner Brandy
Icon meets the La Biennale man of the year, Rem Koolhaas and looks back at some of his achievements.
CNN's Adriana Hauser speaks with two members of the American Ballet Theater Company, before a historic trip to Cuba.
The Dirty Dancing star ousts Audrina Patridge from the number one spot again
Istanbul may be two millennia old, but there's nothing dated about its cultural scene. While the domed city is best known for its ancient attractions, it's also buzzing with a vibrant contemporary arts and design scene.
Go behind the scenes with CNN as the stars react to their performances in Week 3 of "Dancing with the Stars."
The imam whose proposed Islamic center near ground zero has stirred a passionate controversy is now the defendant in a lawsuit, according the paperwork filed Tuesday at Hudson County Superior Court.
Bill Maher sounds off on the Islamic center controversy, the war on terror and U.S. relations with nonradical Muslims.
CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Donald Trump who has offered to buy the proposed site of the New York Islamic Center.
Donald Trump's offer to buy the lower Manhattan site where a Muslim group plans to build an Islamic community center is just a "pathetic" attempt to get publicity, said the lawyer for one of the land owners.
Rev. Terry Jones says there is no doubt the end of the Quran burning was quid pro quo for moving the NYC mosque.
In an effort to end the controversy surrounding a proposed Islamic center in lower Manhattan, real estate mogul Donald Trump has offered to buy the property at a 25% premium.
The religious leader behind plans to erect an Islamic center and mosque a few blocks from New York's ground zero said Wednesday night that America's national security depends on how it handles the controversy.
New details emerged Tuesday about the controversial "Park51" project, involving the proposed Islamic cultural center and mosque in New York City.
Forget red versus blue. The nation's capital is seeing green.
A coalition of at least 40 religious and civic organizations Wednesday announced the creation of an alliance to show support for the Islamic community center and mosque proposed to be built near New York's ground zero.
CNN's Susan Candiotti covers rallies for and against a proposed mosque and Islamic center near ground zero.
With chants and banners, opponents of the planned construction of an Islamic community center and mosque near ground zero faced off Sunday with demonstrators in favor of the facility.
The Chicago rock band Wilco took over the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art from Friday, August 13, through the weekend to throw the first Solid Sound Festival, a celebration of art, music, comedy, film, and community.
TIME's deputy international editor discusses a new cover story that delves into that very question.
A group of 60 interfaith leaders in California called for Americans "to rise above the rancorous shouting match" as they spoke out Friday in favor of a controversial Islamic center near "ground zero" in New York.
New York Gov. David Paterson talks about the controversial proposed Islamic center and mosque near ground zero.
New York Gov. David Paterson says he'd like to discuss plans for an Islamic community center and mosque near ground zero in Manhattan with its developers to see whether a compromise site can be found.
A woman babysitting her two young nieces Saturday night was arrested after police say she stabbed the girls multiple times in their Katonah, New York, home across the street from property owned by Martha Stewart.
Police arrest a New York woman accused of stabbing her two young nieces. News 12 Westchester reports.
Al Goodman, who sang baritone on such soul classics as "Love on a Two Way Street" and "Special Lady," died Monday, his family told CNN.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has called plans to build a community center and mosque near the site of the 9/11 terror attack in New York City an "unnecessary provocation."
The Idol alum and his girlfriend Angel Reed are expecting, and he says that's "a beautiful thing"
New York's Landmarks Preservation Commission will hold a hearing Tuesday to decide whether a century-old building near ground zero is worth preserving.
Don't look for an album filled with artists covering his tunes, or a prime-time star-studded tribute blowout to mark the anniversary of Michael Jackson's death.
"Ever since I was a little girl I wanted to be on Broadway," exclaimed Tony winner Johansson