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  • Hot Moon Collection, global style via Venice

     
    Located near the Venice Circle in the land of funky vintage clothing shops and touristy sunglasses stores is a new home store, Hot Moon Collection, whose name comes from a Pablo Neruda poem. Owner Gabrielle Ruvolo, above, has placed a......
  • List of Chile dictatorship victims grows, sparking controversy

     
    Chile's government has expanded its official list of victims of the Pinochet dictatorship to more than 40,000, but among the new names are victims of torture who later became torturers themselves, as well as a torture victim who fled and later returned to...
  • L.A. Opera and Placido Domingo to throw anniversary open house

     
    Los Angeles Opera will throw an open house at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Nov. 5 to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Programs include free concerts led by general director Placido Domingo and music director James Conlon....
  • Handicapping the Nobel Prize in literature: a guide

     
    Who is Assia Djebar and why is she considered among the top contenders for the Nobel Prize in literature? This handy guide can help....
  • L.A. Opera to honor Nancy Fabiola Herrera with Plácido Domingo Award

     
    Mezzo-soprano Nancy Fabiola Herrera will be the latest opera star to receive the Plácido Domingo Award from Los Angeles Opera when she appears this fall in Daniel Catán's "Il Postino." The award, which is scheduled to be handed out at......
  • Placido Domingo to lead L.A. Opera's 'Il Postino' while in talks to go on leading L.A. Opera

     
    Plácido Domingo the performer will be in exile onstage at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion starting Sept. 23 as he creates the role of Pablo Neruda, the great Chilean lyric poet whose banishment brings him to an island in Italy –......
  • Plácido Domingo says L.A. Opera's 'The Postman' is special delivery for Latinos

     
    Historically, Spanish-language operas have been rare compared with those written in Italian, German or even French. Rarer still are Spanish-language operas by contemporary Latin American composers. So when L.A. Opera held a press presentation last week...
  • Plácido Domingo renews contract with L.A. Opera through 2013

     
    Tenor Plácido Domingo has renewed his contract with Los Angeles Opera and will stay on as the company's general director through 2013, the organization announced on Monday. Domingo's current five-year contract was set to expire in June 2011. Perhaps the....
  • 'Il Postino's' route: '70s Chile to '50s Italy to Thursday night in L.A.

     
    “Poetry is like bread; it should be shared by all,” Nobel-winning Chilean poet Pablo Neruda once wrote. Author Antonio Skármeta of Chile agrees. His 1985 novel with Neruda as a central character, “Ardiente Paciencia” (Burning Patience), gave...
  • Naked ambition in world premiere of new Placido Domingo opera

     
    Among its virtues, the world premiere production of “Il Postino” Thursday night at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion unveiled a number of visual surprises. First, this is surely the first opera in history to include a game of Foosball (final score......
  • Opera review: L.A. Opera premieres 'Il Postino'

     
    The “Ring” has rung. The company coffers are wrung dry. And Los Angeles Opera entered into its 25th season Thursday night with the postman at the door of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Happily, though, “Il Postino” delivered good news. Daniel........