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  • LACMA's 'Marsden Hartley' show a moving study of German years

     LACMA's 'Marsden Hartley' show a moving study of German years
    I fully expected to enjoy "Marsden Hartley: The German Paintings, 1913-1915," the newly opened exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. And I did. Hartley was one of the two greatest painters the United States produced in the artistically...
  • Locarno Honor Marks the Latest of Agnes Varda's Lifetime Achievements

    2014 is shaping up to be the Year of Agnes Varda. This week, the free-spirited French director will receive the Pardo d'onore Swisscom at the Locarno Film Festival, which is just the latest in a series of honors, distinctions, appearances, exhibitions,...
  • French PM calls for European investment plan to boost growth

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's prime minister called on Friday for steps to be taken at EU level to boost economic growth through investment, a day after data showed that both France and the euro zone stagnated in the second quarter. "The situation is...
  • European steeplechase winner disqualified for shirtless celebration

    Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad of France won the 3,000-meter steeplechase event at the European track and field championships on Thursday but was eventually disqualified for his homestretch celebration, which included taking off his shirt. Originally the...
  • Exclusive: Bombardier, Hitachi lead bids for Finmeccanica's rail units - sources

    Exclusive: Bombardier, Hitachi lead bids for Finmeccanica's rail units - sources
    LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) - Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier and Japanese industrial giant Hitachi are the two frontrunners to buy Finmeccanica's rail subsidiaries, several sources close to the auction process said. Italy's Finmeccanica has been...
  • Ferrari races to $38 million sale, most ever for car at auction

    (Reuters) - A red 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta, which was once involved in a fatal accident, has set the world record for a car sold at auction, going for $38.1 million at a sale in California, auction house Bonhams said. The price offered on Thursday...
  • Om Puri's Long 'Journey'

    "Fat noses have no place in the Hindi film industry," Om Puri is fond of saying. "But it is not so in the West -- otherwise Anthony Quinn would have never been an actor." Puri certainly nose -- make that knows -- of what he speaks. When he was starting...
  • Social Media Buzz: Marvel's 'Guardians' Face Off Against Return of the 'Ninja Turtles'

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • English health experts investigate Salmonella outbreak

    LONDON (Reuters) - English health authorities said on Friday they are investigating an outbreak of food poisoning that has affected 156 people in Britain and others in France and Austria. Salmonella Enteritidis is a strain of bacteria that causes...
  • Weakness in Eurozone, Asia pose risks to U.S. economy

    Troubles in the global economy have dogged the American economy since early in the recovery, with the Eurozone debt crisis, the so-called Arab Spring in the Middle East and the Japanese tsunami all swiping momentum from U.S. growth in varying degrees....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Ben Franklin To Set The Record Straight At Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

    It is unlikely Benjamin Franklin ever visited the Wethersfield home of his friend and colleague, Silas Deane, during the Revolutionary War. But, on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 6:30 p.m., Franklin will stop at Deane's residencealbeit a little late. As portrayed...