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  • Udine's Far East Festival To Honor Fruit Chan

    ROME - Hong Kong multihyphenate Fruit Chan will be the guest of honour at the 16th Far East Festival in Udine, Italy, Europe's biggest showcase of genre and mainstream Asian cinema. Chan, a maverick director, producer and actor, is known for directing...
  • Ground Control Karaoke celebrates a year at Complex

    Ground Control Karaoke celebrates a year at Complex
    It's Monday night and Miley Cryus' mega-ballad "Wrecking Ball" is playing in G-major, morphing the Billboard hit into a demonic electronic haunt that shakes the walls at Glendale's industrial club, Complex. A crew of loyal karaoke aficionados move...
  • Williamsburg: Caravaggio's hand explored in Muscarelle Museum show of three Old Master paintings

    Nearly 50 years after it was attributed to the great Italian artist Caravaggio, a haunting early 1600s portrait of St. Francis found hanging in a Roman church began to attract doubters. Less than two decades later, the discovery of a previously...
  • Guillermo Martinez: As violence intensifies, OAS head just talks and talks

    The similarities between what Nero did in Rome many centuries ago and what José Miguel Insulza, the Organization of American States Secretary General, has been doing over the last several week is remarkable. Nero fiddled while Rome burned. Insulza...
  • President Obama seeks to bolster ties with Saudi Arabia

    ROME — After spending four days in Europe dealing with the crisis over Russia's annexation of Crimea, President Obama now turns to a diplomatic challenge of another sort: trying to smooth relations with Saudi Arabia without making the longtime U.S....
  • Health care signups reach 6 million-plus

    WASHINGTON More than 6 million Americans have signed up for private coverage on the nation's health insurance marketplaces, surpassing the Congressional Budget Office estimate for first-year enrollment under the Affordable Care Act. President Barack...
  • 'Noah' Star Russell Crowe Breaks His Silence About Meeting the Pope

    Russell Crowe broke his silence about his much-publicized trip to Vatican City last week, sharing details about why it was so important for him to visit Pope Francis. Crowe, who had been tweeting the Pope about his upcoming Biblical adventure for weeks,...
  • Pope tells Mafia to stop evil or prepare for hell

    ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in an annual ceremony held to remember the hundreds of innocent people murdered by the Italian mafia, made a solemn plea for mobsters to change or else "end up in hell". The mafia continues to plague much of southern Italy:...
  • Theater review: 'Julius Caesar' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater

     Theater review: 'Julius Caesar' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater
    Using a cast of seven to present Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," a play with dozens of characters, unquestionably requires a lot of the actors. At Orlando Shakespeare Theater, director Tina Packer also expects a lot of her audience. Actors change roles...
  • Seniors on the Go: Heading overseas? Get around on local transit

    Don't be apprehensive about navigating public transit just because you're overseas. Transit systems in much of the world, especially in popular destinations, are at least as good as those at home and often better, and most include stops to the main...
  • Commentary: Really think about the meaning of Lent

    Lent, a religious season that is about so much more than avoiding chocolate, is drawing near. For many in the Christian faith, Lent is a time to reflect on the awful journey toward death that led to Jesus' crucifixion. One question that arises often on...