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  • What's in Beijing smog? 1,300 microbe species, study finds

    As if it weren’t bad enough to breathe already, a new study has detected traces of more than 1,300 species of microbes in some of Beijing’s most polluted air. Most of the microbes detected by scientists were harmless bacteria that are...
  • Placido Domingo is bringing Operalia to Los Angeles in August

    Placido Domingo is bringing Operalia to Los Angeles in August
    Operalia, the annual opera competition organized by Plácido Domingo, will take place in Los Angeles this year, marking the event's first return to the L.A. area since 2004. The competition is scheduled to take place Aug. 25 to 30 at the Dorothy Chandler...
  • Emeline S. Kroiz, book editor

    Emeline S. Kroiz, book editor
    Emeline S. Kroiz, a retired book editor whose career spanned nearly four decades, died Feb. 7 of heart failure at her home in Harper House in Cross Keys. She was 78. The daughter of Carl Schick, a baker, and Emeline Schick, Emeline Schick was born and...
  • 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...
  • Philadelphia abuzz over possible 2015 visit by Pope Francis

    Philadelphia abuzz over possible 2015 visit by Pope Francis
    Though the Vatican hasn't made an official announcement, news that Pope Francis may visit Philadelphia in 2015 has generated buzz among the Catholic community and city residents. Vatican officials told the National Catholic Reporter on Friday that...
  • La Scala to lose conductor Daniel Barenboim

    La Scala to lose conductor Daniel Barenboim
    The leadership of the famed Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy, has entered a state of uncertainty following a report that the company's top artistic director will be leaving.  Daniel Barenboim, the musical director of the company, is stepping down in...
  • The Cézanne paintings' escape to safety

    The surprise restitution last week of a major Baroque masterpiece looted by the Nazis in 1944 was a stunning finale to a remarkable story. Missing for more than six decades, the bravura painting "Saint Catherine of Alexandria" by Bernardo Strozzi (1581-...
  • Dealers deny knowing Strozzi painting had been looted by Nazis

    Dealers deny knowing Strozzi painting had been looted by Nazis
    The art dealers in Milan, Italy, who offered for sale a major Baroque masterpiece painted by Bernardo Strozzi that had been looted by the Nazis in 1944 deny that they knew of its illicit past when they acquired the picture locally in 2006. “When...
  • Indonesian designers defy stereotypes of Muslim fashion

    Indonesian designers defy stereotypes of Muslim fashion
    JAKARTA (Reuters) - As the world's most populous Muslim country, Indonesia has high demand for clothing that adheres to religious rules emphasizing modesty for women. But as the stylish, colorful and cool outfits at Jakarta Fashion Week showed, the...
  • Italy: Convicted ex-CIA chief in Milan has been arrested

    ROME -- A former CIA base chief in Italy who was convicted in absentia in the kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric from the streets of Milan, has been arrested, an Italian Justice Ministry official said Thursday. The official, who spoke on condition of...
  • Italy high court upholds Berlusconi conviction, sidesteps ban

    ROME -- Italy's high court Thursday upheld a conviction of tax fraud and a four-year prison sentence for former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, the first time that the media mogul and three-time premier has received a definitive conviction and...