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  • Syrian opposition group leader says he'll resign to stem rifts

     
    Burhan Ghalioun, the head of Syria's main government-opposition alliance, announced that he would resign after members accused him of "political and organizational failure."...
  • Rhum Agricole

     
    A pilgrimage to Martinique finds cane consummated as a heavenly spirit made from freshly pressed sugarcane wine...
  • Joni on Point

    Joni on Point
    Though her 1968 debut album, Song to a Seagull, was no small feat of folk glory, it was by Joni Mitchell’s third and fourth releases—Ladies of the Canyon and Blue—that her status as one of the most significant songwriters of her generation was cemented....
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art turns 75 with a splash

    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art turns 75 with a splash
    When Grace McCann Morley became director of the San Francisco Museum of Art in 1935, she knew what she wanted to focus on: the art of her time. "If art of today is today overlooked or misunderstood, the loss is serious," she once wrote. "Art fails then to...
  • Elie Wiesel: Embracing memory and madness

    Elie Wiesel: Embracing memory and madness
    "Purple in the grays. Vermillion in the orange shadows, on a cold, fine day." -- Pierre Bonnard, from his notebooks Manhattan in a winter storm seems galaxies away from Bonnard's bright interiors. I carry an exhibition catalog from the Metropolitan...
  • HIV used to cure blood disorder

    HIV used to cure blood disorder
    For the second time, researchers have used the HIV virus in gene therapy to cure a severe genetic disease, this time the blood disorder beta-thalassemia, which causes life-threatening anemia. French researchers had previously used a "defanged" version of...
  • "Generation A" by Douglas Coupland

    "Generation A" by Douglas Coupland
    "Generation A" By Douglas Coupland Scribner, $24 Early in Douglas Coupland's new novel "Generation A," a young Frenchman named Julien rants that he is "angry at the fabric of time, at whatever it is that makes time seem to drag on forever, that makes...
  • Book review: 'William Golding: The Man Who Wrote "Lord of the Flies" '

    Book review: 'William Golding: The Man Who Wrote "Lord of the Flies" '
    William Golding The Man Who Wrote 'Lord of the Flies': A Life John Carey Free Press: 574 pp., $32.50 William Golding, the writer, has been a subject for study: reviews and critical essays, a bibliography and more than 100 books about the books....
  • Clothespin queen's new take on vintage

    Clothespin queen's new take on vintage
    If clothes can tell a story, the mix of dresses, jewelry, boots, buttons, lace and beading at the West Hollywood boutique Clothespin add up to a novel of epic proportions. First, there are the never-worn vintage fabrics from the 1940s, cut in 18...
  • Marjorie "Joan" Causey McMillion

    Marjorie “Joan” Causey McMillion, 76, of Laguna Beach, CA, died Wednesday, December 22, 2010, due to congestive heart failure. McMillion was born to James Oliver Causey & Frances Elizabeth Nadeau on August 25, 1934, in Long Beach, CA.  Her...
  • Paris Fashion Week: Givenchy gets religion

     
    The powerful waft of incense should have tipped us off, especially when paired with the awe-inspiring beauty of the second-floor ballroom at La Sorbonne, with its high, artwork-covered ceiling and ornate gilded fixtures evoking a sense of sacred place....