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  • Greece's soothing hot springs

    Greece's soothing hot springs
    A fly landed on my nose, and I wanted to sneeze, but I didn't dare. Muscled masseur Manoli, who had just caked my face with a slime-ball of stinking sludge, warned me not to move a muscle if I wanted this sulfurous mud pack's miraculous properties to work. It dried hard and tight after 30 minutes, turning my cheeks and lips as rigid as Agamemnon's gold death mask. My face tingled and itched as I rinsed it off, but after the burning had subsided a few minutes later, my face felt toned and purified, just as Manoli had promised.
  • No laughs but plenty of relevance in 'The Trojan Women'

    No laughs but plenty of relevance in 'The Trojan Women'
    Now is the summer of our discontent. If you'd like a little theatrical relief from all that's ailing America's body politic, Anne Bogart and SITI Company are probably not your ticket. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Tragedian's name: The...

    Book review: 'The Information' by James Gleick

    Book review: 'The Information' by James Gleick
    The Information A History, a Theory, a Flood James Gleick Pantheon: 531 pp., $29.95 Partway through "The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood," James Gleick describes a technological innovation so transformative that it was heralded as "one of...

    Hotels, restaurants, activities in Venice, Santa Monica and Malibu

    WHERE TO STAY Hotel Erwin, 1697 Pacific Ave., Venice; (310) 452-1111 or (800) 786-7789, 119 rooms in a lodging that was redone in 2009 by the trendy Joie de Vivre chain. One block from the beach and boardwalk. Rooftop bar. No...

    What if Medea's children had lived?

    What if Medea's children had lived?
    In one of the most horrific events in theatrical literature, Euripides’ vengeful Medea answers her husband’s betrayal by murdering their offspring. Michael Elyanow recalls watching the Abbey Theater’s acclaimed Broadway production of...