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  • Haralamb Georgescu's midcentury Pasinetti house renovated

    In Los Angeles, where it seems every architecturally significant modernist house has been documented, studied, photographed and published several times over, the 1958 Pasinetti residence has proved to be that rare surprise: a little known midcentury gem...
  • Perspectives on the fall of the Berlin Wall

    Perspectives on the fall of the Berlin Wall
    We make fun of Nostradamus and numerologists, but give editors an anniversary and the floodgates open. We're anniversary-ologists, as USA Today might say. Unfortunately, trying to take the pulse of what happened in Eastern Europe in 1989 is more complex...
  • Nicolae Plesita dies at 80; ruthless Romanian secret police chief

    Gen. Nicolae Plesita, a die-hard communist and ruthless chief of the Securitate secret police who arranged shelter in Romania for terrorist Carlos the Jackal and was tried for the bombing of Radio Free Europe, has died. He was 80. Plesita died Monday in...
  • Maria Gulovich Liu dies at 87; helped American agents during WWII

    Maria Gulovich Liu dies at 87; helped American agents during WWII
    Maria Gulovich Liu, who as a young schoolteacher in Slovakia during World War II joined the underground resistance as a courier and later helped a small group of American and British intelligence agents evade the German Army as they fled through the...
  • UCF med school: Irina Prelipcean

    Irina Prelipcean Hometown: St. Augustine Age: 32 Undergraduate degree: B.S., biology, University of North Florida Background: Born in the small town of Vatra Dornei, Romania. Previously attended medical program at Iuliu Hatieganu University in...
  • August 24 - 28

    Pogopalooza - Cabaret - Taste of Romania - The Wizard of Oz Monday, August 24 Pogopalooza Pogo Stick Superstars www.planetx.tv Tuesday, August 25 Cabaret! August 13 - October 11 Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace 100 Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace (630)...
  • Oscar Rules Change for Songs, Foreign Films

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced a pair of rules changes aimed at diversifying the best song Oscar field and preventing embarrassment in the foreign film category. For next year's 81st Academy Awards, the Original Song...
  • A gray day in Romania

    A gray day in Romania
    THIS year's Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or winner, "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days," chronicles a bleak day in the life of a pregnant college student who enlists her roommate to arrange an illegal abortion. Writer-director Cristian Mungiu's drama...
  • John Dillinger's death

    John Dillinger's death
    Twenty-three people died of the heat on this date, but the death that drew the most attention was that of a 31-year-old Indiana man who, on his birthday a month earlier, had been declared Public Enemy No. 1 by the FBI. At the time of his death, handsome,...
  • Still larger than life, Coppola now thinks smaller

    Still larger than life, Coppola now thinks smaller
    It has been 10 years since the great Francis Ford Coppola made a movie, 10 years since we've read stories about him battling the elements, the studios, the banks, his actors and himself as he finished another project, almost always against long odds....
  • Foreign-language selection leaves him speechless

    Foreign-language selection leaves him speechless
    IT may not be fashionable to admit it, but I'm an Oscar junkie. I'd get up for the 5:30 a.m. announcements every year even if I didn't have to. I don't always agree with what I hear, but because of the history and prestige of the organization, I respect...