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  • Datebook: Art's fall season begins this weekend -- the best openings

    Datebook: Art's fall season begins this weekend -- the best openings
    A history of the avant-garde in Orange County, an installation that takes a speech by Martin Luther King Jr. as a point of inspiration, sound as heard by deaf ears and an L.A. freeway in mirrors. The art season is starting to get rolling and it’s...
  • French President Hollande's former first lady releases tell-all book

    French President Hollande's former first lady releases tell-all book
    It's not the way French President Francois Hollande would want to be known: cold, calculating and uncaring. But that is the way he was portrayed by former First Lady Valerie Trierweiler in an intimate and damaging account of their stormy relationship,...
  • Ernest Dawkins' tribute to Mandela kicks off Jazz Fest

    Ernest Dawkins' tribute to Mandela kicks off Jazz Fest
    For the past decade, Chicago bandleader-composer Ernest Dawkins has been composing vast suites dealing head-on with some of the most turbulent chapters of American history. Works such as "UnTill Emmett Till" (about the murder of its title character),...
  • A Chicago jazzman's 'Homage to Nelson Mandela'

    A Chicago jazzman's 'Homage to Nelson Mandela'
    The heroic life of Nelson Mandela has inspired uncounted tributes and probably will do so for years to come. But one of the most promising will unfold Thursday night, when the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival presents the world premiere of "Homage to...
  • U2's songs of cinema: 6 memorable movie tunes from Bono and Co.

    U2's songs of cinema: 6 memorable movie tunes from Bono and Co.
    You never know where U2 might turn up: It could be in a Super Bowl commercial, at an Apple product launch or even in your iTunes app, patiently awaiting a free download. The Irish arena rockers have proven to be savvy self-marketers and ubiquitous pop-...
  • Annapolis civil rights leader Snowden inspired by Mandela's vision

    Nelson Mandela had a profound impact on human rights activism beyond his work to end apartheid in South Africa, said Annapolis civil rights activist Carl Snowden. "Just as Martin Luther King Jr. was a symbol for brotherhood and sisterhood in this nation,...
  • South Carolina sheriff refuses to lower flag in honor of Mandela

    South Carolina sheriff refuses to lower flag in honor of Mandela
    A South Carolina sheriff says he will not lower the American flag flying above his office to half-staff to honor the late Nelson Mandela because Mandela was not an American, according to news reports. The sheriff's refusal flies in the face of an...
  • Obama joins 2 other world leaders for a selfie at Mandela's memorial

    Obama joins 2 other world leaders for a selfie at Mandela's memorial
    We've all seen selfies taken in questionable places. During a school lockdown. In front of a man attempting suicide. At Auschwitz. Now, some people are adding President Obama to the list of people with poor selfie judgment after the leader of the free...
  • Nelson Mandela dies: Social media reaction

    Nelson Mandela dies: Social media reaction
    [<a href="//storify.com/latimes/nelson-mandela-dies-at-age-95" target="_blank">View the story "Nelson Mandela dies at age 95" on Storify</a>]<h1>Nelson Mandela dies at age 95</h1><h2>South Africa's first black president and...
  • Live blog: The death of Nelson Mandela

    Live blog: The death of Nelson Mandela
    South African leader Nelson Mandela has died at age 95.  Leaders and celebrities around the world have spoken out in reaction to the death of the anti-apartheid icon. Madiba, as he was known to many, was ill in recent years. He continued to be a beloved...
  • Gallup's most admired men, women: Barack, Francis, Hillary, Angelina

    Gallup's most admired men, women: Barack, Francis, Hillary, Angelina
    The annual Gallup poll of the most admired men and women in the U.S. has come out, and it contains two actors, a queen, a pope, a Pakistani, a talk-show host and a plethora of politicians. Despite the healthcare drama, President Obama held on to the top...