| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- Julian Roman Polsler's "The Wall" has been selected as Austria's entry in the foreign-language film Oscar race.
It tells the story of the transformation in the life of a woman (played by Martina Gedeck), who is forced to break with her old...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Nineteen countries have tossed their hat in the ring for the foreign-language Oscar race thus far.
Austria is back after taking home a statue at the 2012 Oscars for "Amour," though the three countries to score a victory in the years prior (Iran,...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The $650-million plan to remake the jumbled campus of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on Wilshire Boulevard is the fourth such effort in the last three decades.
Challenging in concept and architecturally ambitious, the design by Swiss architect...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:30 AM
MADRID -- Pedro Almodovar's "I'm So Excited!", Joe Wright's "Anna Karenina," Francois Ozon's "In the House" and Joachim Ronning and Espen Sanberg's Oscar-nommed "Kon-Tiki" square off among 46 films for the 26th European Film Academy Awards in one of the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:31 PM
The ski resort world seems to be mirroring the American corporate landscape, with the "big boys" buying up smaller resorts through mergers and acquisitions. But before you bemoan the loss of "your" independent ski hill, keep in mind that such corporate...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Past the neatly coordinated neighborhoods, the master-planned homes and immaculate lawns, on an old military runway in Irvine, a community that imagines life on a smaller scale has taken root.
There, hundreds of college students from across the U.S.,...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:11 PM
The Czech Republic entry in the 2013 Solar Decathlon won the architecture portion of the 19-team university competition Friday, but as the event sped toward its conclusion Sunday at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, a team of students from Austria...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn, who suffered a comeback setback Nov. 19 when she crashed during training in Colorado, has taken herself out of next week's World Cup races at Beaver Creek, Colo.
Vonn partially tore the right ACL she severed at...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Esculturales atletas de todo el mundo se dieron cita en el Campeonato de Culturismo Clásico Mundial y la Copa Mundial de Bikini-Fitness celebrados en Sankt Pölten, Austria, el 17 noviembre de 2013.
Sankt Pölten, ubicada a 60 kilómetros al oeste de...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:02 AM
Seventy-five years ago, 7-year-old Susanne Goldsmith watched her father wave goodbye, clutching a handkerchief in a crowd of people at a railroad station in Vienna, Austria.
She and her 10-year-old brother had just boarded the Kindertransport, a rescue...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Join Los Angeles Times staff writers Robert Faturechi and Jack Leonard for an L.A. Now Live discussion at 9 a.m. Tuesday on the arrests of Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials as part of a wide-ranging investigation into allegations of abuse and...