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  • Virginia Woolf's 'Mrs. Dalloway' turns 85

     
    Virginia Woolf's iconic modernist novel "Mrs. Dalloway" was published 85 years ago this week. Considered by some to be Woolf's most accessible work, I nevertheless haven't read it, for no particular reason. But I do know that it takes place......
  • Your morning fashion and beauty report: Anna Paquin's wedding dress. 'The Tudors' wins best costume Emmy. And yes, you can repurpose a bridal gown.

     
    This was a wedding you could sink your teeth into: "True Blood" stars Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer got married Saturday in Malibu. She wore a white halter-neck gown and Neil Lane jewelry; he was in a dark suit. [People]......
  • Fordham University launches Fashion Law Institute, a first for the industry

     
    Wednesday morning, before Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week got underway at its new Damrosch Park home, the fashion industry's legal landscape was being reshaped just across 62nd Street at Fordham University's Lincoln Center campus. That's where fashion designer...
  • Pope Benedict XVI names new bishop for Orlando’s Catholics

     
    Pope Benedict XVI today named Bishop John Noonan as the new head of Orlando's Roman Catholic diocese, the Vatican said today. Noonan, 59,  a native of Limerick, Ireland, has been auxiliary bishop of Miami since 2005. Although the appointment is...
  • Were low Oscar ratings the fault of Anne Hathaway and James Franco or 'The King's Speech'?

     
    The critically scorned 83rd Academy Awards rounded up just 37.6 million total viewers, slumping 10% compared with last year's Oscar telecast, according to the Nielsen Co....
  • Bishop Noonan names superintendent of Catholic schools

     
    Orlando Catholic Diocese Bishop John Noonan on Wednesday named Henry Paul Fortier as Secretary of Faith Formation and Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Orlando.  Fortier is expected to begin work in  June, replacing Nicholas...
  • The ethics of cutting household help

    The ethics of cutting household help
    As unemployment escalates and Americans face uncertain futures, cost-cutting has become the new national pastime. Coupon-clipping is in. Big-ticket items and indulgences are out -- as are many of the home-related services so many Southern Californians...
  • Goucher sends emails to students mistakenly telling them they've been admitted

    Goucher sends emails to students mistakenly telling them they've been admitted
    Goucher College sent congratulatory emails to the parents of 60 applicants on March 12 telling them their children had been admitted. The message from the small liberal arts college in Towson contained the words every parent of a high school senior...
  • CBS takes the rap for not taking Grammy's rap

    CBS takes the rap for not taking Grammy's rap
    Grammy viewers might have wondered what the bleep happened to the music. During a medley performed near the end of Sunday's award show by rappers Lil Wayne, Eminem and Drake, CBS silenced the audio at least 10 times, presumably due to salty language....
  • Taschen makes its mark with high-end bookstores

    Taschen makes its mark with high-end bookstores
    When you walk into the Taschen bookstore in Beverly Hills, it feels as if you are entering the lavish private library of an art scholar. Illuminated shelves are lined with stunning and elaborate volumes on artists, architects, photographers and designers....
  • Book review: 'When They Come for Us, We'll Be Gone' by Gal Beckerman

    Book review: 'When They Come for Us, We'll Be Gone' by Gal Beckerman
    When They Come for Us, We'll Be Gone The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry Gal Beckerman Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 598 pp., $30 If you think the Cold War is dead as the backdrop for any decent espionage story, you haven't read "When They Come for...