| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: I inherited this vase from my mother but know nothing about it. Here are images, including the Japanese signature on the bottom. Info?
A: The glass vase seen in an image is a tall cylinder with crimped top and bottom. We have no details on size, but...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Dan Trahey plays the tuba. He's played it all his life, and he takes his instrument with him everywhere, even though it's been years since he's performed regularly with an orchestra. Trahey's affinity for the unwieldy, decidedly uncool contraption says...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:30 AM
One of Austria's most active production companies, Vienna-based Allegro Film, has enjoyed a hit streak in recent years with its ever-diverse lineups and 2014 promises even more.
Andreas Prochaska's Alpine Western "The Dark Valley," a co-production with...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:22 AM
An additional 60 works of art have recently been recovered from the Salzburg, Austria, residence of Cornelius Gurlitt, the art dealer whose Munich apartment was found to hold a trove of artwork believed to have been seized or improperly acquired by the...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:02 PM
Unless you know your Valentine really, really well, this may be the year to give up buying that little blouse it turns out she hates or the shirt with the floppy collar that makes him crazy.
Everybody loves to receive a special bottle,...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Visit Vienna as a tourist and you aren't likely to see kids like Ramasan, the 11-year-old subject of docu director Sudabeh Mortezai's empathetically observed fiction debut, "Macondo." To find such foreigners, one must venture to the outskirts, where the...
| 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...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:55 AM
To show you how prominently the NSA surveillance story is being played in Europe, here is the politics page from this morning's Tiroler Tageszeitung, which is the daily paper in Innsbruck, Austria. It's entirely devoted to the topic.
Readers of this...