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  • Guide to the 'Americas and Americans' festival

    Here are some things you might expect to find in a classical music festival dubbed "Americas and Americans": This weekend's program titled "Magic Realism." The late Antonio EstÚvez's folkloric piece "Cantata Criolla," about a singing contest between a...
  • 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 ClÚzio. The prize has been handed out annually, with the exception of the World War II years, since 1901, when French poet RenÚ F.A. Sully-...
  • '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...
  • New in paperback: The pioneers of the police procedural, Iraq by way of Homer and the Crusades through Muslim eyes

    "Immoveable Feast" by John Baxter (Harper Perennial) Baxter, the film critic and biographer of Spielberg, Bu˝uel and others, fell in love and moved from Los Angeles to Paris some years back, from whence he has dispatched a series of fluent, witty and...
  • Unexpected affinities

    Unexpected affinities
    Careers have arcs. Writers develop and change, as evidenced by "I Explain a Few Things: Selected Poems" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 360 pp., $16), a new bilingual anthology of the great Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, and "Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman" (Vintage:...
  • '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...
  • Roman Genn's refined palette

    MOSCOW-BORN, Los Angeles-based artist Roman Genn has come a long way from drawing Communist propaganda cartoons as child. His incisive caricatures have appeared in magazines and newspapers across the country, often generating controversy with what he's...
  • 'Lost' art tells of a love lost

    He was a celebrated painter and political agitator who put revolution before art. She was a twentysomething poet, dazzled by her charismatic suitor, David Alfaro Siqueiros, one of the leading Mexican muralists who audaciously combined public art and...
  • 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......
  • L.A. Opera announces 2010-11 season: a premiere and cutbacks

     
    Like nearly all American opera companies struggling through the Great Recession, Los Angeles Opera announced a somewhat trimmed 2010-11 season Wednesday. At its peak in 2006 and 2007, when the company offered 75 performances of 10 productions, next season...
  • Placido Domingo returns to singing -- to prolonged bravos -- at La Scala

     
    Plácido Domingo, always ready for a challenge, returned to the opera stage Friday night, less than two months after undergoing surgery for colon cancer. And he returned in not just any opera or on any stage, but singing Verdi at......