| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:39 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Ted Ligety's biggest contribution to the Olympics so far has been helping teammate Bode Miller and Andrew Weibrecht win medals
Ligety had a terrific trip Sunday down the super-giant slalom course except for one huge mistake between...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- The Competition lineup of the 64th Berlin Intl. Film Festival has been completed. The program includes 18 world premieres and three feature debuts.
Additions to the lineup include Richard Linklater's "Boyhood," which stars Patricia Arquette and...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- The Forum section of the Berlin Film Festival, which is devoted to the cutting edge of indie filmmaking, has unveiled its lineup, which includes 28 world and eight international premieres.
World premieres include Corneliu Porumboiu's "The...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:30 AM
HOUSTON – There is a growing catalog of music written in the aftermath of the Holocaust that attempts to grapple head-on with the ineffable horrors of the Nazi era. None has managed to secure a toehold in the regular repertory.
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:30 AM
HONG KONG - Housed in a new Kowloon venue, the Hong Kong International Film Festival (Mar 24 - April 7, 2014) will this year put renewed emphasis on local films.
The HKIFF will open with the twin screenings of Pang Ho-cheung's social drama "Aberdeen" and...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:37 PM
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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:15 PM
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...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:30 AM
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...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:18 AM
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,...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:30 AM
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...