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  • For Albina Shagimuratova, opera is a special kind of love and madness

     For Albina Shagimuratova, opera is a special kind of love and madness
    The sound of a woman descending into madness is rich and piercing — and oddly beautiful. In a quiet rehearsal room at the Los Angeles Opera, music director James Conlon gathers about half a dozen people around a grand piano. Among them is...
  • Leo Bretholz dies at 93; Holocaust survivor fought for reparations

    Leo Bretholz dies at 93; Holocaust survivor fought for reparations
    Leo Bretholz, a Holocaust survivor who became a major voice in the campaign to gain reparations from companies that transported victims to concentration camps during World War II, died in his sleep Saturday at his home in Pikesville, Md. He was 93....
  • Vienna Philharmonic confronts its past, is doing just fine in present

    BERKELEY — The Vienna Philharmonic is an orchestra that has always been gripped by as well as in the grip of history — the history of Western music, of which it has played a significant part, and the history of Vienna, of which it has also...
  • F-1: Arranca el Campeonato del Mundo de 2014

    F-1: Arranca el Campeonato del Mundo de 2014
    Regresa Austria, entra Rusia y salen Corea del Sur y la India Madrid, 12 mar (EFE).- El Campeonato del Mundo de Fórmula Uno de 2014, que comienza este fin de semana con el Gran Premio de Australia, estará compuesto por diecinueve grandes premios,...
  • Leo Bretholz, Holocaust survivor, dies

    Leo Bretholz, Holocaust survivor, dies
    Leo Bretholz, a Holocaust survivor who became a major voice in the campaign to gain reparations from companies that transported victims to concentration camps during World War II, died Saturday in his sleep of unknown causes at his Pikesville home. He was...
  • Terrorism not ruled out as search goes on for Malaysia Airlines plane

    BEIJING — A massive search was underway Sunday for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, focusing on a spot off the southern coast of Vietnam where two large oil slicks were reported. But there were, so far, no clues to why the China-bound flight...
  • Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety keep on winning

    Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety keep on winning
    Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin and Ted Ligety didn't take much of a break after the Sochi Games. They simply put their gold medals in a safe place and set out to make more memories. The whirlwind continued Saturday for America's heroes when...
  • Paul Greenberg: 1936, the sequel

    What an Oscar-winning production: No sooner had the Olympic torch been doused at Sochi than Russian troops, in uniform and out, began landing in Crimea. The script was as familiar as "Casablanca" as key points are seized, highways blocked, airports...
  • American ski star Bode Miller is left with mountain of regrets

    American ski star Bode Miller is left with mountain of regrets
    SOCHI, Russia — On a sparkling morning filled with the promise of history, the glistening path down Rosa Khutor was no country for this old man. Bode Miller finished what is likely to be the last downhill flight of his long Olympic career Sunday...
  • Berlin Film Review: 'Macondo'

    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...
  • Seven wines--and two spirits--to romance your Valentine

    Seven wines--and two spirits--to romance your Valentine
    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. But wine? Everybody loves to receive a special bottle,...