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  • Nobel laureates in literature: the good, the bad and the Nazi

    When the Nobel Prize in literature was announced this month, the name "Herta Muller" met much American head-scratching. Muller, an ethnically German Romanian who writes of trials of living under a repressive dictatorship, has a strong reputation in Europe that
  • Getty Villa's theater series to feature Aztecs, vengeance, warfare, love -- and singing frogs

    Spousal self-sacrifice, spousal murder followed by filial revenge, the fateful clash of empires, revisionist mythmaking — the Getty Villa’s 2010 theater season won’t lack for weighty matter. And, with L.A.’s Troubadour Theater Company applying its...

    Monster Mash: A new Pompidou Centre; SFMOMA narrows architects list; actor's mistaken identity

    -- Form over function? Shigeru Ban and Jean de Gastines' design for the new Pompidou Centre in the eastern French city of Metz may overshadow the Picassos, Dalis and Warhols displayed inside. (Associated Press) -- Winning performance: Actor Ian McKellen,....

    On Mexico's Carlos Monsivais: 1938-2010

    Monsiváis was a journalist, a critic, a cinephile, a collector of historical and pop ephemera (which led eventually to the founding of a museum), and a tireless activist for human rights, indigenous rights, and gay rights. In hundreds of articles and...

    Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera to be reunited on Mexican bill

    Critics interviewed by Milenio disagreed with the use of the artists' images for differing reasons. Historian Alejandro Rosas Robles said the Nobel Prize-winning writer Octavio Paz is a more worthy of appearing on the note because his work speaks more...