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  • Art review: 'Bas Jan Ader: Suspended Between Laughter and Tears' at Pitzer College Art Galleries

     
    “Bas Jan Ader: Suspended Between Laughter and Tears” is one of those rare, perplexing exhibitions that’s more persuasive in print than in person. Strange as it may seem, experiencing Ader’s works from a distance gets to the heart of his......
  • A curator's journey from MOCA to the Stedelijk

     
    The Stedelijk Museum has a long-standing reputation in the art world for innovation. That spirit was underscored with the 2009 choice of an American as its new director: Ann Goldstein, who was then a senior curator at L.A.’s Museum of......
  • Aircraft-leasing firm ILFC to open office in Amsterdam

     
    Century City-based International Lease Finance Corp., one of the world’s largest aircraft leasing companies, announced plans to set up a regional office in Amsterdam by this summer....
  • Marcel Wanders' new book, 'Interiors,' compiles the high notes from a maestro of design

     
    Marcel Wanders has serious swagger. The Dutch designer known for his imaginative furniture designs -- a chair made from knotted rope, a chandelier covered in an otherworldly stretchy skin -- is playful enough to wear a gold clown nose and......
  • New book, '60 Minutes' question if Van Gogh really killed himself

     
    Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith's 976-page biography and on '60 Minutes' question the accepted story that Van Gogh went into the fields at Auvers-sur-Oise, France, on the evening of July 27, 1890, took out a revolver and shot himself in the chest......
  • Two views of President Paul Kagame [Journey to Rwanda]

     
    Sue Horton, Op-Ed and Sunday Opinion editor of The Times, is in Rwanda on a two-week Gatekeeper Editor fact-finding trip organized by the International Reporting Project. She is chronicling her trip on the Opinion L.A. blog. Sunday night, Nov. 6/Monday......
  • Enjoy a virtual holiday meal hosted by Wieden + Kennedy

     
    Wieden + Kennedy invites the public to a virtual holiday meal featuring robot dolls....
  • 'Game of Thrones' star Carice van Houten on magic and Melisandre

     
    When a TV series crams horse beheadings, frozen zombies, dragons, sword fighting and naked prostitutes into nearly every episode, it’s hard for a single actor to make a grand impact. But actress Carice van Houten has done precisely that in the...
  • Pot Patrol In Amsterdam

    Pot Patrol In Amsterdam
    Talk about a buzz kill. A new law may have Amsterdam’s most popular tourist attractions going up in smoke. The law taking affect at the end of the year makes it illegal for tourists to buy cannabis from coffee shops and puts restrictions on Dutch...
  • Dutch plan ban on tourists buying marijuana in coffee shops

    Dutch plan ban on tourists buying marijuana in coffee shops
    Time to stop putting off that trip to Amsterdam. According to a variety of media reports, tourists will no longer be able to buy marijuana in Amsterdam's famed coffee shops beginning next year. "Persons who do not hold Dutch citizenship will not have...
  • Man Parking Car Hits, Kills Woman, 78

    Man Parking Car Hits, Kills Woman, 78
    One woman is dead and another injured after a man hit them with his car while trying to park near Amsterdam Ave. and West 98th St. The driver, described only as a 38-year-old man, was backing his 2008 Ford Explorer into a parking spot when he struck...