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  • Stage Review: 'Swan Lake' returns to its source

    Stage Review: 'Swan Lake' returns to its source
    For those who might have recently seen the Australian Ballet’s version of “Swan Lake” at the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion, the Los Angeles Ballet’s upcoming performance at the Alex Theatre in Glendale may come as a great relief....
  • Oscar de la Renta dies at 82; fashion designer behind red-carpet icons

    Oscar de la Renta, the Dominican-born fashion designer who spent more than 50 years dressing royalty, Hollywood celebrities and U.S. first ladies from Jacqueline Kennedy to Hillary Clinton, died Monday. He was 82. A spokesman for his wife, Annette de la...
  • Angelina Jolie, now an honorary dame, meets with Queen Elizabeth II

    Angelina Jolie, now an honorary dame, meets with Queen Elizabeth II
    Queen of England, meet Maleficent! Angelina has received physical proof from Queen Elizabeth II that she is an honorary dame. "Ms. Angelina Jolie was received by The Queen today when HM presented her with the Insignia of an Honorary Damehood," read a...
  • 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...
  • Pregnant Catherine gets back to work, meets with Singapore's president

    Pregnant Catherine gets back to work, meets with Singapore's president
    The former Kate Middleton is back to her official duties and has made her first public appearances since announcing the royal-baby sequel. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, joined husband Prince William on Tuesday to welcome Singapore's president to...
  • Prince William, wife Kate's royal baby due in April

    Prince William, wife Kate's royal baby due in April
    The second child of Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate is due to be born in April, his office announced Monday. William, grandson of Queen Elizabeth and second-in-line to the throne, announced last month that Kate was expecting a second baby to...
  • 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...