This year marks the 25th anniversary of Disney's iconic film, "Beauty and the Beast." To commemorate the film's legacy the Lincoln Center recently held a special screening of the film. When the movie ended, audience members were treated to a surprise performance from the film's composer Alan Menken.
An even bigger surprise occurred when legendary actress Angela Lansbury stepped out on stage to sing the film's theme song. It was truly a magical moment for everyone in attendance. View Now
"Doctor Strange:" Everyone seems to be in love with the many talents of Benedict Cumberbatch (OK, I'm a HUGE fan!). A lot of people (me) got really excited when it was announced he would play Doctor Strange. Here's a little featurette to wet your whistle while we wait for the film to be released.
Conspiracy theories of body doubles confirmed! Nah, it's just a lot of makeup and Lucia Pittalis' impressive cosmetics and painting talent. From Captain Jack and Queen Elizabeth II to Rambo, it's always the same Italian underneath. Partially though her knowledge of makeup, and partially through facial contortions, Lucia achieves near doppelgänger status... and the internet can't believe its eyes! View Now
We all know how frowned upon claiming someone else's writings, music or art is... but can you plagiarize somebody's face? That's exactly the question Berlin cop and photographer Peter Gawronska starts asking when he discovers one of his eery portraits has become the hottest new stencil at a tattoo shop across the world in Colorado! View Now
Laura Berick and Tiffany Tieu have struck up an unlikely friendship while living at the retirement home Judson Manor. That's because Berick is 80-years-old and Tieu is 26. Judson Manor is a retirement community in Cleveland, Ohio that has a special offer for select college music students. The retirement home allows them to live rent-free with one small requirement, the students have to perform concerts and recitals for the residents on a monthly basis. Now that story is music to our ears. View Now
Who knew that something as simple as cutting through sand with a knife could be so entertaining? Instagram star sand.isfying has recently developed a serious following by posting videos of kinetic sand being sliced, diced, and chopped. Just watch and you'll be amazed how many times you click the replay button. View Now
We've all got an "outspoken Aunt" figure in our lives... but Ms. Shirleen is them all put together! Whether it's giving an unapologetic critique on airline travel or a passive aggressive-aggressive rant about the church Choir Director nomination process, this loudly opinionated granny won't stop until you hear everything she has to say! View Now
Artist Hunter Franks installed a temporary swing on BART — Bay Area Rapid Transit. Hunter's goal was to bring joy, fun, and connection to commuters' subway rides. We think his #noBARTwithoutArt concept is brilliant. All transportation systems should have a swing inside. View Now
When some pet owners say their animals are part of their "family", it's a figure of speech. But instead of a bed thrown somewhere in the living room, little Poncho the Chihuahua gets his own "Harry Potter"-esque room under the stairs! But instead being a wizard, little Poncho (who actually looks pretty suspiciously like a House Elf) is purely adorable! View Now
If being basically helpless for hours after every manicure or nail polish treatment doesn't sound appealing, RightThisMinute's resident How-To Guru Jessica Hord has the guerilla chic nail polish for you! Forget delicate gel that'll scratch at the slightest touch—nail spray paint looks absolutely fabulous and dries in the time it takes to watch an episode of your favorite series!
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Students from The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising teamed up with the 99 Cents Only Stores for this dress design challenge. They used items from the store to create beautiful haute couture style gowns. View Now
YouTuber Silverarmydogs shows us the sweetest way to paint with watercolors — M&M's candies. This time-lapse video shows us how to create tie-dye art with a little water and some M&M's. We can't wait to try this at home, that is if we don't eat all of the M&M's first. View Now
WARNING: Adult language used.
Musician EllandM was wandering through a subway station in Berlin when she happened upon rapper Infidelix. What happened next would become internet history when Infidelix and EllandM began performing together. Masses of people gathered around to hear the two jam out. When the video of the performance found its way onto YouTube it instantly went viral. Hopefully, someday there will be a professional recording of their duet because the song is absolutely amazing. View Now
The artists at Madame Tussauds have immortalized the late singer Selena Quintanilla-Pérez. Fans dressed like their idol, sang, and danced at the unveiling of the wax statue. Inspiration for the artwork was drawn from the star's performance at the Corpus Christi, Texas Memorial Coliseum performance in 1993. View Now
BuzzFeed gathered a group of moms for a special photo shoot. The moms re-created popular magazine covers featuring celebrity mothers. You've got to see these stunning moms get super glamorous. View Now
This street busker in Australia just made a scene, and it wasn't because of his music — at first. The guy smashed his old pipe instrument in front of everyone on the street. Apparently, it was time for a new model because that's exactly what he unveiled next. What is this pipe instrument we speak of? The musician uses flip-flops and a bunch of PVC pipes to create an awesome sound. View Now
Ever since the internet started sharing wacky videos, the world's "bogus radar" has become more and more sophisticated. That's how we end up with epic head-scratchers like this week's bizarre lineup from our friend Mac Dreidal over at eBaum's World. View Now
As a hub of international art of every genre collected over the centuries, London is basically an art lover's paradise. Knowing this, artistic adventurer Alex Gorosh sets out to see all of London's art in a single day and record his journey! View Now
In case you like to play with your food, this video from Peter Draws shows you how to create art with a common fruit. All you need is paper, some bananas, and ink. As you begin to paint, use the peeled banana as a brush but don't be afraid to utilize all of the different parts of the banana as additional artistic tools. Honestly, the result is impressive but the mess it left on the floor is pretty gross. View Now
Remember getting your face painted as a kid? Well, you're not nine-years-old anymore and this art form isn't just for kids! Led by innovating artists like Krysti Ellen, body and face painting has grown better, scarier and even more experimental than ever! View Now
Drop your paintbrushes and pencils, because apparently 4,921 feet of thread is all you need to create some of the most beautiful portraits we've seen. As Petros Vrellis moves around the circle, you can see how the artist starts to shade in the face of El Greco's famous portrait of Christ. View Now
Our RightThisMinute host Gayle showed us an artistic summer project that was done in her niece's bedroom.
At first, it just looks like the outline of an elephant on her wall but then it's transformed into the coolest do-it-yourself art for anyone who loves to paint. They started out by using a pencil to draw out the elephant's shape. Then, they added tape before finishing it off with some pretty paint. The end result looks like an amazing stained glass elephant.
Trust us, you're going to want to replicate this in your own home. View Now