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  • 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...
  • 'The Posthuman Dada Guide: Tzara and Lenin Play Chess' by Andrei Codrescu

    The Posthuman Dada Guide Tzara & Lenin Play Chess Andrei Codrescu Princeton University Press: 238 pp., $16.95 paper The job is gone, the 401(k) is gutted, college tuition is due, and "Grey's Anatomy" is a shadow of its former self. Can't decide...
  • 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...
  • Living, under many names

    Living, under many names
    In his 89 years, Sol Berger has gone by many names. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Holocaust survivor: An article in Monday's Section A about a Polish Jew who used several identities to evade the Nazis during World War II misspelled the names of...
  • Harvey Weinstein remembers friend Anthony Minghella

    Harvey Weinstein remembers friend Anthony Minghella
    Studio head and producer Harvey Weinstein remembers his friend and colleague, director Anthony Minghella ("The English Patient," "Cold Mountain"). A memorial service for Minghella is being held today in London. The memories are vivid; snatches of...
  • The fate of nations

    The fate of nations
    April 23, 2008 Like its author -- or, more precisely, because of him -- historian and commentator Tony Judt's new book is by turns fascinating, edifying and frustrating. As a university professor at New York University and head of that school's...
  • 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...
  • 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)...
  • 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,...