| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:34 AM
Anne Frank was born June 12, 1929, 84 years ago today. During her short 15 years, she kept a diary and wrote there sorting out her emotions, describing her crushes and despair, her desires and dreams. She kept the diary from 1942 to '44, the two years...
| Dec 27, 2012
Mike Kelley: An article in the Dec. 26 Calendar section about the new retrospective of work by Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley at Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum said that the exhibition covered nearly 2,000 square feet on two floors of the museum's Benthem...
| May 7, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Got blood? Time to help your community.
On Wednesday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Thursday ,May 16, from 3 to 7 p.m., the Hampden Family Center, 1104 W. 36th St., is partnering with MedStar Health, which owns Union Memorial Hospital, for a blood...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:31 AM
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicated on Tuesday, handing over to her eldest son, Willem-Alexander, who became the first King of the Netherlands in over 120 years.
An estimated 25,000 well-wishers cheered outside the Royal Palace in Amsterdam as...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Guillermo-Alejandro de Orange juró hoy su cargo y fue investido rey de los Países Bajos en una ceremonia celebrada en la Nieuwe Kerk de Amsterdam, durante una sesión conjunta de los Estados Generales (parlamento) neerlandeses.
“Juro que defenderé y...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:38 PM
So here’s the real question about the Tuesday ceremony in Amsterdam in which Queen Beatrix abdicated and passed the robe (they don’t wear crowns) to her son, Willem-Alexander, who just turned 46: Did Britain's Prince Charles, who was in...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:30 AM
AMSTERDAM — A scrum of international TV reporters, photographers and other media packed the Gallery of Honor at the Rijksmuseum on a recent spring morning, while producers negotiated with publicists for time to shoot spots in front of Rembrandt's...
| May 3, 2013
| 2:27 AM
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Royal celebrations in the Netherlands this week put the country and the capital Amsterdam on front pages and television screens around the world with an orange splash.
There's plenty to see and do in this compact city where...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:07 PM
AMSTERDAM — Even when the city's canals freeze and its prolific bicyclists don heavy parkas and woolen mittens, the famous Dutch tulips are still in bloom, if you know where to look.
The tulip fields of the Netherlands are blooming in April, but...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:37 PM
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...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:11 PM
Our culture regularly informs us that it's a big advantage to be bilingual.
I accept that.
Trilingual? All the better!
I, unfortunately, am — and have always been — painfully monolingual. Some would label me monosyllabic.
I've never been...