Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

In ‘Walden’ video game, the challenge is stillness

Instead of focusing on stealing, violence and copious cussing, the new video game, based on Thoreau’s 19th-century retreat in Massachusetts, will urge players to collect arrowheads, cast a line into a tranquil pond, and perhaps even try journal writing — all while listening to music, nature sounds and excerpts from the author’s meditations.

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Cliburn auditions begin in London

The international piano competition begins May 25 in Fort Worth, but the screening jury is traveling to London and beyond to listen to some of the world's best young pianists to see which ones will make the cut.
Video courtesy of Classic FM and Cliburn.org
Cliburn auditions begin in London 1:39

Cliburn auditions begin in London

Matthew McConaughey goes back to school, this time to teach 0:36

Matthew McConaughey goes back to school, this time to teach

Hat trick sends Lake Ridge girls into area 2:02

Hat trick sends Lake Ridge girls into area

TCU's Skoug sees work pay off with homer against Oklahoma State 1:02

TCU's Skoug sees work pay off with homer against Oklahoma State