| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Australian choreographer Lucy Guerin has been recognized for her intriguing and thought-provoking works since the 1990s, when she spent a pivotal seven years performing and choreographing in New York City. Mikhail Baryshnikov took note of Guerin's...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Australian Open 2013 TV schedule on ESPN2 and Tennis Channel begins Jan. 13 with coverage from Melbourne Park. The first Grand Slam of the tennis calendar takes place at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia, as the world’s best tennis players head...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:30 AM
HONG KONG -- "These Final Hours," an apocalyptic thriller by Zak Hilditch, has been acquired for a wide release by leading Australian distributor Roadshow Films.
Although "Hours" is billed by producers Liz Kearney and Robert Connolly as Hilditch's...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Melbourne IT, an Australian firm that allows website owners to buy addresses such as latimes.com, said the downtime suffered by the New York Times website Tuesday began when hackers gained access to the user name and password of one of the company's sales...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:30 PM
"Rupert," a stage play about the life of News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch, opened Thursday in Australia.
The Melbourne Theatre Company production, written by prominent Aussie playwright David Williamson, portrays some of the most pivotal moments in the...
| May 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Some people think “Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark” was the worst disaster ever to hit a New York City stage, but the problem-plagued musical’s balky machinery, injured flying actors and bruised egos in 2011 were nothing compared to what...
| May 10, 2011
John Walker, 67, a guitarist and singer who was one of the founding members of the Walker Brothers, a 1960s rock band whose biggest hit was "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)," died of liver cancer Saturday in Los Angeles, according to his personal...
| Apr 25, 2012
Southern author of short stories, novels
Doris Betts, 79, a novelist and writing teacher best known for short stories and novels that evoke the geography and mores of the South, died of lung cancer Saturday at her home in Pittsboro, N.C.,...
| May 9, 2011
1st Aborigine to a win world boxing title
Lionel Rose, 62, the first Australian Aborigine to win a world boxing title, died Sunday near Melbourne after being ill for several months, his family said. He had a stroke in 2007 that left him...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 12:18 PM
Early in 2009, a group of theater artists in Melbourne, Australia, reached a fork in their creative road. On the other side was an extraordinary outdoor theatrical event taking place right now in Chicago, titled "en route." But let me start back Down...
| Nov 2, 2010
Some remarks, like radioactive elements, have a lingering half-life that allows them to poison one generation after another. One that still contaminates our body-obsessed popular culture is the Duchess of Windsor's notorious admonition that no woman can...