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  • Composer Daniel Catan dies unexpectedly at 62 (Updated)

     
    Daniel Catan, composer of 'Il Postino,' dies at 62...
  • New PBS arts festival to include broadcast of L.A. Opera's 'Il Postino'

     
    PBS has announced that it will air a new, televised arts festival this fall that will include broadcasts from major performing arts companies around the country as well as music-themed shows. As part of the festival, PBS will air Los......
  • Daniel Catan will be honored by L.A. Opera, Santa Cecilia Orchestra

     
    Daniel Catán, the late opera composer, will be honored by L.A. Opera in a May 23 tribute at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and May 22 by Santa Cecilia Orchestra....
  • 'Open Veins' and enduring ills in Latin America

    'Open Veins' and enduring ills in Latin America
    The reading list for my college core course at UC Santa Cruz in the early 1970s included a book by a young Uruguayan author, Eduardo Galeano, called "Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent." The book, which excoriated...
  • Off The Shelf: The day Hemingway's Nobel Prize came out of hiding

    Off The Shelf: The day Hemingway's Nobel Prize came out of hiding
    Last year, the Swedish Academy awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature to the French author Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio. The prize has been handed out annually, with the exception of the World War II years, since 1901, when French poet René F.A. Sully-...
  • Climbing and exploring the tangled streets of Chile's cultural capital

    Climbing and exploring the tangled streets of Chile's cultural capital
    As the tram moves up the steep tracks of Artilleria Hill, I catch glimpses of Valparaiso and its port below. The ride is a mere 5 minutes, and at the top we emerge on a promenade lifted from the late 19th century. It has cobblestones, blossoming trees and...
  • New in paperback: Huxley's demons and the grace of Hanif Kureishi

    New in paperback: Huxley's demons and the grace of Hanif Kureishi
    Aldous Huxley: "The Devils of Loudun" (HarperPerennial) In 1643, an entire convent in the small French village of Loudun was apparently possessed by the devil. The convent's charismatic priest was eventually convicted of seducing the nuns in his charge...
  • 'World's End' by Pablo Neruda

    World's End Pablo Neruda Translated from the Spanish by William O'Daly Copper Canyon Press: 96 pp., $15 paper "World's End," originally published in Spanish in 1969, toward the end of the career of the great poet Pablo Neruda (he died in 1973, soon...
  • The Valley Line: Tending to their knitting

    Even though the weather is performing like it is the middle of summer, I'm getting into an autumn frame of mind. I have already hung a wreath of colorful leaves on my front door. Later this week I'm going to cover the lamppost at the corner of my driveway...
  • 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...
  • 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......