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  • Md., Va. officials hoping to avoid repeat of 2012 election lines

    WASHINGTON — Officials in Virginia and Maryland are taking steps to avoid a repeat of the 2012 elections, when some voters experienced long delays at polling stations, according to a recent federal report. About 12 percent of all voters in both...
  • Australian Ballet's 'Swan Lake' a royal disconnect

     Australian Ballet's 'Swan Lake' a royal disconnect
    In an age of rampant ballet revisionism, finding an unorthodox "Swan Lake" isn't difficult. In Denmark there's one that depicts the life of Tchaikovsky. Germany offers a version that focuses on Mad King Ludwig of Bavaria. And on Thursday, the Australian...
  • European royalty meets Hollywood royalty at Princess Grace Awards

    European royalty meets Hollywood royalty at Princess Grace Awards
    Not too many nonprofits can lay claim to awarding grants to both a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright (Tony Kushner) and the creator of SpongeBob SquarePants (Stephen Hillenburg), but that’s the magic of the Princess Grace Foundation, created 32...
  • Australian Ballet reintroducing itself to L.A. with 'Swan Lake'

     Australian Ballet reintroducing itself to L.A. with 'Swan Lake'
    When both the Music Center and the Australian Ballet were young, the company appeared on the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion stage as the supporting act for two of the era's most celebrated ballet stars: Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev. Nureyev had staged...
  • Busan Film Review: 'The Fatal Encounter'

    Absorbing even at its most impenetrable, "The Fatal Encounter" is a splendidly crafted, sumptuously photographed costume drama-actioner about the heroic and embattled reign of King Jeongju, the 22nd ruler of Korea's Joseon dynasty. A twisty 18th-century...
  • TV This Week Sept. 7 - 13: 'Boardwalk Empire' on HBO

    TV This Week Sept. 7 - 13: 'Boardwalk Empire' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download (updated Sept. 9, 12:45 p.m.) TV listings for the week of Sept. 7 - 13, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY Once upon...
  • Toronto Film Festival: Can the academy have a Bill Murray Day too?

    Toronto Film Festival: Can the academy have a Bill Murray Day too?
    Bill Murray Day at the Toronto International Film Festival ended with a torrential downpour reminiscent of the bishop's epic, final golf game in "Caddyshack": a disaster, perhaps not of biblical proportions but for those waiting in line to see the gala...
  • Royal baby No. 2 on the way: Catherine, William announce her pregnancy

    Yes, Prince George is going to be a big brother: There's a second royal baby on the way for Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. "Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of...
  • Prince Charles to be part of marathon Dylan Thomas reading

    Well, his is the Prince of Wales. Prince Charles will participate in a marathon reading of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas' work in October to celebrate the centenary of his birth, the BBC reports. During his life and some time after his death in 1953,...
  • Dutiful husband Prince William takes over pregnant Kate's Malta trip

    Dutiful husband Prince William takes over pregnant Kate's Malta trip
    Prince William has saved the day, taking over some official duties for his pregnant wife, who was supposed to visit Malta this weekend in what would have been her first solo trip abroad. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, who is in the first 12 weeks of...
  • New York Fashion Week: Proenza Schouler gets real

    New York Fashion Week: Proenza Schouler gets real
    Proenza Schouler designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez showed their spring collection Wednesday night on Wall Street, in the heart of Manhattan's financial district. The symbolism was apt, because this lineup, more than almost any other the...