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  • Delta's Rehoboth choir starting performance tour in Wales

    Cor Cymraeg Rehoboth, the performance choir affiliated with Delta's Welsh church, begins its concert tour of Wales on Monday. From July 1 through 9, the 35-voice choir will sing in concerts with Welsh choirs and participate in competitions. "Although...
  • Culinary SOS: Whip Tavern's Welsh rarebit

    Culinary SOS: Whip Tavern's Welsh rarebit
      Dear SOS: On a recent visit to the Philadelphia area, I encountered the absolute best Welsh rarebit at a local British pub. The Whip Tavern serves a rarebit that combines good English cheddar and Stilton cheeses with Smithwick's Irish Ale, spiced with...
  • Book review: 'William and Harry' by Katie Nicholl

    Book review: 'William and Harry' by Katie Nicholl
    Once upon a time, there were two brother princes. Their beautiful mother had died when the boys were young, and after their aloof father took up with a selfish stepmother … Stop. That's how the spin whirled, for a time, around the young sons of...
  • Book review: 'Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century'

    Book review: 'Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century'
    Love is a condition of life that rewards all the virtues, except moderation. Thus, our enduring fascination with the compelling and tumultuous relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and the late Richard Burton. Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger are the...
  • Book Review: 'Fall of Giants' by Ken Follett

    Book Review: 'Fall of Giants' by Ken Follett
    On the heels of his last novel, "World Without End," which took place in the Middle Ages, Ken Follett sets his formidable fictive sights a mere 100 years ago in "Fall of Giants" (Dutton: 990 pp., $36). Blockbusters are Follett's forte, and this latest,...
  • PASSINGS: Mikey Welsh, Doris Belack, Diane Cilento

    PASSINGS: Mikey Welsh, Doris Belack, Diane Cilento
    Mikey Welsh Former bass player with rock band Weezer Mikey Welsh, 40, the former bass player for the alternative rock band Weezer, was found dead in a Chicago hotel room Saturday, police said. Chicago police spokeswoman Laura Kubiak said employees of...
  • PASSINGS: Lee K. Harrington, Charles Sellier, Lena Nyman, Margaret Price

    PASSINGS: Lee K. Harrington, Charles Sellier, Lena Nyman, Margaret Price
    LEE K. HARRINGTON Headed L.A. Economic Development Corp. Lee K. Harrington, 64, a businessman who was executive director of the Southern California Leadership Council and the former head of the Los Angeles Economic Development Corp., died Friday near...
  • PASSINGS: Charles Mackerras, Henryk Jankowski, Paulo Moura

    PASSINGS: Charles Mackerras, Henryk Jankowski, Paulo Moura
    Sir Charles Mackerras World-renowned conductor Sir Charles Mackerras, 84, a renowned conductor acknowledged as the leading exponent of Leos Janacek's operas, died of cancer Wednesday in London, according to the management firm Askonas Holt. In Britain,...
  • Empty boat discovered north of Malibu possibly used to smuggle illegal immigrants, authorities say

     
    Routes from Rosarito Beach Routes from Ensenada Interdiction points New discovery View Sea smuggling from Mexico to U.S. in a larger map An empty 32-foot motorboat was found floating off the coast north of Malibu Wednesday in what federal authorities........
  • PPP: Nelson’s numbers aren’t great – until you look at the competition

     
    Public Policy, the Democrat-affiliated pollster, is out with a new survey on U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, and the numbers don't look great for the two-term Democrat.  Just 38 percent of voters approve of the job he's doing, the survey found, compared to 34...
  • Royal wedding: Prince William should put a ring on it

     
    The upcoming nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton have been full of ring surprises. First, William made the stunning gesture of giving his fiancée the famous sapphire engagement ring that belonged to his late mother, Diana, the Princess of......