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  • Monet's Garden at New York Botanical Garden: Water lilies in full bloom, fall flowers follow soon

    Monet's Garden at New York Botanical Garden: Water lilies in full bloom, fall flowers follow soon
    Running through Oct. 21, 2012, Monet's Garden at The New York Botanical Garden examines the life and work of Impressionist master Claude Monet by highlighting his passion for gardening and the inspiration he drew from his living masterpiece, the garden on...
  • Review: Elie Wiesel's 'Hostage' is in a contrived situation

    Review: Elie Wiesel's 'Hostage' is in a contrived situation
    -------------------- Hostage A Novel Elie Wiesel, translated from the French by Catherine Temerson Alfred A. Knopf: 214 pp., $25.95 -------------------- It's hard to read Elie Wiesel's new novel, "Hostage," without thinking about his classic...
  • Lyric Opera's 'Werther' staging sometimes off the rails, but singing is gloriously on track

    Lyric Opera's 'Werther' staging sometimes off the rails, but singing is gloriously on track
    Jules Massenet's "Werther" is a staple of the European opera house repertory, but its Goethe-inspired protagonist remains an infrequent visitor to American shores. Despite the fact that the opera received its American premiere in Chicago, in 1894, Lyric...
  • J. Ernest Green's 'Voices of Light' resonate brilliantly

    J. Ernest Green's 'Voices of Light' resonate brilliantly
    J. Ernest Green's masterful conducting of the Annapolis Chorale, Chamber Orchestra and soloists in two performances of Richard Einhorn's "Voices of Light," an oratorio set to Carl Dreyer's 1928 silent film "The Passion of Joan of Arc," brought a unique...
  • Roberto Bolano's 'Woes of the True Policeman' a sketchy work

    -------------------- Woes of the True Policeman A Novel Roberto BolaƱo, translated from Spanish by Natasha Wimmer Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 256 pp., $25 -------------------- An early death isn't the end for a writer. Like a special dispensation from...
  • Film review: 'Paradise' revisited

    Film review: 'Paradise' revisited
    Thanks to digital technology, film — that is, the actual, physical substance — is disappearing faster than, hmm, let's say, adding machines and manual typewriters disappeared in earlier upheavals. Whether or not new technology is also having a...
  • Briefly In Education: Sold-out LCAD gala a success

    Briefly In Education: Sold-out LCAD gala a success
    Laguna College of Art & Design raised $200,000-plus to benefit student programs and scholarships at the 23rd annual Collector's Choice Fine Art Event and Auction earlier this month, according to a news release. The sold-out event celebrated the...
  • Review: Laurent Binet deftly juggles Nazis and war heroes in 'HHhH'

     Review: Laurent Binet deftly juggles Nazis and war heroes in 'HHhH'
    -------------------- HHhH A Novel Laurent Binet, translated from the French by Sam Taylor Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 336 pp., $26 -------------------- Laurent Binet tackles the story of a Nazi and the two Czechoslovakian war heroes who set out to...
  • Denver: Drink it all in

    Denver: Drink it all in
    I never thought of Denver as much of a foodie destination, though Frasca, a 30-minute drive away in Boulder, gets heaps of well-deserved praise. But on a weekend trip a few months ago, I encountered a few meals — and a few drinks — that have...
  • Announcing the 2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize winners

    Announcing the 2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize winners
    Ben Fountain's satire "Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk" was named the winner of the L.A. Times 2012 book prize for fiction on Friday night at a ceremony in Los Angeles. Katherine Boo's "Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a...
  • Oscars 2013: 'Les Miserables' wins for Anne Hathaway, plus two more

    Oscars 2013: 'Les Miserables' wins for Anne Hathaway, plus two more
    In an Oscars broadcast that was packed with tributes to movie musicals, "Les Miserables" won three Academy Awards on Sunday, including a win for Anne Hathaway for supporting actress. The film also won in the categories of sound mixing and make-up....