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  • Go Away With ... Jon Landau

    Go Away With ... Jon Landau
    Producer Jon Landau has worked on many films ("Avatar," "Dick Tracy," "Solaris"), but he says that being on location in Mexico for almost a year shooting "Titanic" was an experience he'll never forget. "You ask what it was like to produce this movie,...
  • Florida travel calendar for November

    Florida travel calendar for November
    Check out festivals and events in November across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 1-3: Melbourne Air and Space...
  • Sara Fritz dies at 68; former Times journalist

    Sara Fritz dies at 68; former Times journalist
    Sara Fritz, an award-winning journalist who covered politics on Capitol Hill for more than three decades, including 14 years at the Los Angeles Times, died Wednesday in Washington, D.C. She was 68. Fritz developed a lung infection after successful hip...
  • Lift the veil from the Nazi art cache

    Lift the veil from the Nazi art cache
    Grainy photographs of what appears to be a lithograph by Otto Dix show a bourgeois matron rendered as a ghoulish skull adorned in an outlandish feathered hat, her sunken eyes glowering from beneath a lacy brim and her fur collar a blazing red inferno....
  • Selena Gomez reportedly denied Russian visa over LGBT issues

    Selena Gomez reportedly denied Russian visa over LGBT issues
    Selena Gomez has canceled a series of her concerts in Eastern Europe after reportedly being denied a visa by Russia. The pop star/actress had to cancel concerts in Belarus set for Friday and additional stops in Ukraine and the entire Russian leg of...
  • What will the St. Petersburg G-20 summit be remembered for?

    What will the St. Petersburg G-20 summit be remembered for?
    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- There's been a lot of passionate talk and chatter here among G-20 leaders, but it seems to have been mostly about the conflict in Syria and whether they were willing to back President Obama's call for a military strike on the...
  • Is maestro Valery Gergiev being scapegoated for Russia's anti-gay laws?

    Is maestro Valery Gergiev being scapegoated for Russia's anti-gay laws?
    Valery Gergiev is the major conductor today for whom the most superlatives apply. He is commonly hailed as Russia's greatest living conductor. As the general and artistic director of the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg — which includes Russia'...
  • Obama's Moscow visit is called off, and not just because of Snowden

    WASHINGTON — The Edward Snowden case may have been the last straw, but the White House decision to cancel a Moscow summit next month came after President Obama decided the meeting was unlikely to resolve any of the issues increasing tension...
  • Newspeak spoken here

    George Orwell's nightmarish vision of the future in his novel "1984" didn't end on its last page. For it left behind a whole language with its own rules, vocabulary, purpose, and still continuing relevance: Newspeak. Nor did "1984" begin as fiction,...
  • Van Sant Headed to Russian Fest Despite Bomb Threats to Gay-Themed Event

    The team behind "Milk" -- director Gus Van Sant, writer Dustin Lance Black and producer Bruce Cohen -- will be traveling to St. Petersburg, Russia, for a closing-night screening Nov. 30 of the 2008 film at the LGBT-themed festival Bok o Bok (Side by Side)...
  • Dance Card: Family ties bind Salt Creek Ballet's 'Nutcracker'

    Dance Card: Family ties bind Salt Creek Ballet's 'Nutcracker'
    Performances of "The Nutcracker" tend to be family affairs, as audience members who've found themselves awash in tiny fans decked out in velvet, lace and miniature plaid bow ties can attest. It's often a family affair on stage too. Witness Westmont-...