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  • The Valley Line: Opera season opens

    The Valley Line: Opera season opens
    Blistering heat, lightning, thunder, wind, rain and towering cloud formations that were exploding over the mountaintops. Last week's weather pattern was like a crazy mixed-up grab bag. Local TV weather newscasters got to add some zing to their reports...
  • Around & About

    BOOK-SIGNING William O’Daly reads Pablo Neruda — Friday, May 6, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse hosts a reading and book-signing event for William O’Daly, poet and translator of nine books by Chilean poet...
  • The heart and soul of Pablo Neruda

    The heart and soul of Pablo Neruda
    It is said that the takeover of Chile in 1973 by Augusto Pinochet broke the heart of Pablo Neruda, the country's best-known poet. The man who wrote so openly of love and heartache could not bear to see his country in the hands of a military dictator...
  • Daniel Catán dies at 62; opera composer and librettist

    Daniel Catán dies at 62; opera composer and librettist
    Daniel Catán, an opera composer and librettist whose works including "Il Postino" and "Florencia en el Amazonas" have been praised for their lyrical romanticism and humane generosity of spirit, died suddenly Saturday in Austin, Texas. He was 62. Catán'...
  • The best way to Chile

    THE BEST WAY TO SANTIAGO, CHILE From LAX, LAN offers direct service to Santiago, and American, Delta, COPA and LAN offer connecting service (change of plane). Restricted round-trip fares begin at $859, excluding taxes and fees. TurBus, http://www....
  • The life of Pablo Neruda

    The life of Pablo Neruda
    Pablo Neruda Born: July 12, 1904, in Parral, Chile Died: Sept. 23, 1973, Santiago, Chile Awards and honors: Nobel Prize for literature, 1971; Golden Wreath Award, 1972 Life: Often called the "Whitman of the South." Poetry included such works as...
  • Book review: 'The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry'

    Book review: 'The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry'
    The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry An Anthology Edited by Ilan Stavans Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 729 pp., $50 Here's the answer to a hypothetical "Jeopardy" query: "Who are Pablo Neruda and, um…?" And now, the question:...
  • Newbery, Caldecott Medals awarded

    Newbery, Caldecott Medals awarded
    The American Library Association announced winners and finalists of their Youth Media awards, including the Newbery and Caldecott Medals, at a ceremony Monday . The Newbery Medal honors a distinguished work of children's literature. The Caldecott Medal...
  • A painful narrative that still connects

     
    Students at a continuation high school in Southern California connect to Jimmy Santiago Baca's 2001 memoir "A Place to Stand," their teacher Jean Gillis writes at La Bloga. Because her teenage students aren't reading at grade level -- they might......
  • Your guide to L.A. Opera's outdoor screenings of 'Il Postino' [updated]

     
    Los Angeles Opera will host outdoor screenings of "Il Postino" on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the California Plaza in downtown L.A. and Monday at 7 p.m. at the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa. To help organize......
  • Placido Domingo greets fans at outdoor screening of 'Il Postino'

     
    The crowds came out for Los Angeles Opera's free outdoor screening of "Il Postino" on Saturday evening at California Plaza in downtown L.A. And they got a special treat in the form of tenor Plácido Domingo, who appeared at the......