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  • Renee Fleming is a Lyric operative

    Renee Fleming is a Lyric operative
    The diva sat at the conference table, pen in hand, taking notes and occasionally offering comments on administrative matters and programming ideas. Twelve hours earlier, she'd been elsewhere in the building: on the stage singing one of her signature roles...
  • Taking the Kids -- to London's Imperial War Museum

    Taking the Kids -- to London's Imperial War Museum
    Follow the local kids. That's a good plan when you are exploring a new city with your gang. That's what we did recently at the newly expanded Imperial War Museum in London, which was teeming with enthusiastic British families. "It is genuinely...
  • Prince Harry gets his first menswear magazine cover

    Prince Harry gets his first menswear magazine cover
    Britain's Prince Harry, charming young man about town whose bachelor eligibility has even been the subject of a reality TV show, is appearing on his first menswear magazine cover, on Man of the World. [The Cut] International soccer great and underwear...
  • Prince Harry reveals a secret as he campaigns on AIDS

    Prince Harry reveals a secret as he campaigns on AIDS
    Britain's Prince Harry revealed one of his biggest fears on Monday - public speaking - as he coaxed other celebrities to speak out about their secret anxieties as part of an online campaign to reduce stigma associated with HIV/AIDS. By revealing their...
  • Warhol napkin, 'part of pop culture history,' to be auctioned

    WASHINGTON The small drawing a collection of scribblings, really isn't much to look at: a series of split hearts with a few words and numbers on it. Except for one arresting feature: the signature by the artist, Andy Warhol. The unusual artifact, drawn...
  • Duchess of Alba dies at 88; free-spirited Spanish aristocrat

    Duchess of Alba dies at 88; free-spirited Spanish aristocrat
    Spain's richest and most-titled aristocrat, the flamboyant Duchess of Alba, who was once a childhood playmate of Britain's queen and went on to become one of Europe's most eccentric fashionistas, died Thursday at her home in Seville. She was 88. Her...
  • Israeli and Palestinian tension high as Kerry goes to Jordan for talks

    Israeli authorities on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to the expansion of a Jewish neighborhood in East Jerusalem, a step likely to heighten tension within the troubled city and draw disapproval from the Obama administration. The Israeli move...
  • Founders Room provides inner sanctum for the serious Chandler patron

    Founders Room provides inner sanctum for the serious Chandler patron
    At 8:28 p.m., the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion's Founders Room, with its soaring coffered ceiling, walls of Australian black bean tree wood and gold drapes of silk, is eerily quiet. L.A. Opera staffers stand stoically by the doorway, hands folded, awaiting...
  • Prince William, wife Kate to visit U.S. in December

    Prince William, wife Kate to visit U.S. in December
    Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, who is pregnant with their second child, will make a quick visit to the United States next month which will include a visit to the Sept. 11 memorial in New York City, Kensington Palace said on Friday. Their...
  • Hyped 2014 draft class off to slow start

    Remember all the hoopla and hype surrounding the NBA's draft class of 2014? It offered players to die for — or at least to tank for: Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid. Well, it was the storm before the calm. None of them has caused...
  • 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...