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  • Mailbag: Irvine 11 editorials got it wrong

    I cannot understand why the L.A. Times and the Daily Pilot continue on their editorial pages to defend the Irvine 11 (Editorial: Irvine 11, D.A. both made mistakes, Daily Pilot, Oct. 2; "Editorial: Punishing the 'Irvine 11' again, Los Angeles Times, Sept....
  • Eye on the cosmos

    Eye on the cosmos
    Tuesday's announcement that Hopkins astronomer Adam G. Riess will share this year's Nobel Prize in physics acknowledges his huge contribution to scientific knowledge. From the study of giant exploding stars millions of light-years from Earth, Mr. Riess...
  • Heavenly book by former U. of C. writer-in-residence

    Heavenly book by former U. of C. writer-in-residence
    If an engine can be a hybrid, why not a book? "A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos" (Walker), the new work by science writer Dava Sobel, author of "Longitude" (1995) and "Galileo's Daughter" (2000) is half-narrative, half-...
  • PlanMaryland: The Enlightenment hits a roadblock

    America is a product of the Age of Reason. Our founders used their rational powers to free us from the ignorance and superstition that shackled less enlightened societies. For over two centuries, we have assumed that the Age of Reason was here to stay,...
  • Pageant of the Masters gives first look at 'The Genius'

    Pageant of the Masters gives first look at 'The Genius'
    The Festival of the Arts gave a sneak peek Monday of the 2012 Pageant of the Masters, "The Genius." Media gathered around an empty chess set as soldiers marched in the scene for "Waterloo Chess Set," which depicts the epic battle between Emperor Napoleon...
  • Pageant unveils a 'Genius' piece of work

    Pageant unveils a 'Genius' piece of work
    The 2012 Pageant of the Masters debuted "The Genius" last weekend with a special VIP showing Friday and a sold-out performance at its official opening night Saturday. Director Dianne Challis Davy had previously hinted at what was to come — a nod to...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Estelle Parsons

    Great Old Broad Series: Estelle Parsons
    Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of these...
  • Huntington Library to temporarily close Japanese Garden for renovations

     
    Japanese Garden at Huntington Library to shut down temporarily starting April 4...
  • Wednesday’s Highlights: 'Mr. Sunshine' on ABC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 20 - 26 in PDF format TV listings for the week of March 20 - 26 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • ‘60 Minutes’ to tour Vatican Library, talk to Albert Pujols

     
    Viewers of CBS' "60 Minutes" are in for a rare treat: The newsmagazine will offer a look at the Vatican Library this weekend. Morley Safer provides the tour. CBS News describes the library, which includes works by Michelangelo and Galileo, as "the attic...
  • Huntington to commemorate Civil War anniversary with photography exhibition

     
    To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War, the Huntington Library said it will launch a major show of photographs next year, with a sidebar exhibition devoted to manuscripts from the era. The shows will feature some of......