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  • BBC Adds German Drama 'Generation War' to Foreign Legion

    LONDON -- The BBC has strengthened its lineup of foreign-language programming with the acquisition of German war drama "Generation War." The miniseries -- which will air in the U.K. as three 90-minute episodes -- follows the war-times experiences of five...
  • Glendale's Tina Karwasky to return to Alice Marble Cup

    It’s on the road again for Tina Karwasky with another international goal to achieve. For the second straight year, Karwasky, a Glendale resident, will represent the United States Alice Marble Cup team, as was announced Monday in a United States...
  • The new, cool wine glass to covet: Zalto stemware from Austria

    The new, cool wine glass to covet: Zalto stemware from Austria
    Which wine glasses are the cool kids coveting these days? It's the incredibly elegant stemware from Zalto, a boutique glassware maker from Austria. Like Riedel’s Sommelier Series, Zalto stemware features an ultra-thin rim that makes drinking...
  • Austria Sends Polsler's 'Wall' on Oscar Run

    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...
  • Foreign-Language Oscar Entries Start to Trickle in

    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,...
  • Zumthor's LACMA design has potential, but think of the factory model

    Zumthor's LACMA design has potential, but think of the factory model
    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...
  • Almodovar, Wright, Ozon face off at EFAs

    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...
  • From Austria, with love

    From Austria, with love
    Jennifer Solberg had a good reason to reschedule our morning photo shoot at Rhine Hall, the West Town distillery she owns with her father, Charlie. She had to make an emergency trip to Michigan to pick up 7,300 pounds of Gala, McIntosh and Cortland...
  • Kurt A. Mager, 1923-2014

     Kurt A. Mager, 1923-2014
    After World War II, Kurt A. Mager helped rebuild the scattered remnants of the Anker cash register business in the Black Forest region of Germany, where he grew up. He became an expert in fixing manual cash registers, a skill that led to him meeting his...
  • Ted Ligety wins giant slalom; Bode Miller makes his return

    Ted Ligety wins giant slalom; Bode Miller makes his return
    Ted Ligety finished last ski season by winning six of eight races and repeating as world champion in the giant slalom. On Sunday, he began a new season in fitting style. The American racer won the GS in Soelden, Austria, by 0.79 seconds over Alexis...
  • Chan Lowe: The Lowe Down goes international

    Chan Lowe: The Lowe Down goes international
    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...