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  • 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...
  • Rare 'Quincy' Statue At Yale Center for British Art

    Rare 'Quincy' Statue At Yale Center for British Art
    In 1215, Saher de Quincy, the Earl of Manchester, and 24 other barons forced King John of England to sign the Magna Carta, which limited the king's powers and protected their interests. Since the 1900s, statues of Quincy and other barons have stood in the...
  • 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...
  • Prince William, Prince Harry to inherit Diana's 1981 wedding gown

    Prince William, Prince Harry to inherit Diana's 1981 wedding gown
    Prince William and Prince Harry will reportedly inherit their late mother Princess Diana's wedding dress when Harry turns 30 on Sept. 15. The lavish, custom-made David and Elizabeth Emanuel gown was worn by Diana Spencer on July 29, 1981, when she wed...
  • 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...