| Mar 30, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Pharrell Williams and Vivi Nevo sporting the same Vivienne Westwood Mountain hat. Socialite Joy Venturini Bianchi in a wonderfully wild Tom Ford zebra gown with a bristly mane. And designer Jeremy Scott playing the haute Chippendale dancer in a Moschino...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Ten years old and confused, Patrick Harb and his brothers were rushed from their grandparents' home down a steep mountainside to the American Embassy.
The trip took less than an hour before the boys were flown in a U.S. Marine helicopter to Cyprus, an...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:30 AM
ROME - Silvio Berlusconi has been ordered by a Milan court to spend a year doing community service instead of serving a one-year prison sentence following his conviction last year for tax fraud in a case pertaining to Hollywood movie deals done by his...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Bar business wasn't so hot at REDCAT on Saturday night a half-hour before the show. The crowd had already lined up waiting for the doors to the theater to open. Word had gotten out that early birds would get ringside seats for "Rocco." The dance by Emio...
| 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...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:23 AM
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...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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-...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:51 AM
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.
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:15 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:51 AM
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...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:06 AM
The Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati on Tuesday revealed a first look at its striking new 1199 Superleggera.
The 2014 bike is being billed as the most powerful model in the Ducati line, and the specs suggest that's no idle boast.