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  • David McCullough: I admire Barack Obama very much

     
    David McCullough, the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Harry Truman and John Adams, had good things to say about President Barack Obama in an interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria this morning. “I admire him very much,” McCullough said of...
  • Obama and Lincoln: trash-talking, Civil War-era style

     
    After President Obama remarked on how comments about him compared to those directed at Abraham Lincoln, we take a look at some historical trash talk....
  • Robert Gates warns: 'We are now in uncharted waters' with our dysfunctional politics

     
    Robert Gates speaks candidly about the troubles in the nation's Capitol....
  • L.A. Phil's Borda and Bohnett to attend White House dinner

     
    LA Philharmonic chairman David Bohnett with his guest Deborah Borda, president and CEO of the LA Phil, will be attending a White House state dinner tonight honoring British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha Cameron....
  • How Esa-Pekka Salonen and L.A. Phil grew together

    How Esa-Pekka Salonen and L.A. Phil grew together
    Immediately after conducting the last Los Angeles Philharmonic concert of the 2007-08 season in June, music director Esa-Pekka Salonen took off for Stockholm, where the Swedish Radio Orchestra celebrated his 50th birthday with an affectionately...
  • Crash victims still in critical condition

    Three people remained in critical condition Friday and two others were released from the hospital days after a violent car crash near the Eastern Sierra community of Bishop killed a former Newport-Mesa cheerleading coach, officials said. California...
  • Harps: Heaven for a plucky few

    Harps: Heaven for a plucky few
    ANYONE attending a symphony concert can spot the gorgeous, gleaming harp, even from the last row of the last balcony. Children and adults alike gasp at the size of it, at its sparkling gold crown towering above the musicians. Lou Anne Neill, principal...
  • L.A. Phil announces 2010-11 season

    L.A. Phil announces 2010-11 season
    Basking in the popularity of Gustavo Dudamel, the Los Angeles Philharmonic used an online press conference Tuesday morning to announce that that -- unlike most recession-weary arts organizations -- it will hold the course. The orchestra's 2010-11...
  • Book calendar

    Book calendar
    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Michael Schmelling The author of "The Plan" will present and sign his new photography book documenting the homes of compulsive hoarders. Family, 436 N. Fairfax Ave., L.A. 7:30 p.m. Free. (323) 782-...
  • James Monroe: A president for his time, not ours

    James Monroe: A president for his time, not ours
    In his Oct. 15 Op-Ed article, "James Monroe, a president for our times?," Harlow Giles Unger offers an enthusiastic portrait of the fifth president's two terms in office from 1817-25, giving him much credit for the New Deal-like programs that helped end...
  • Simon Rattle wins over the Berlin Phil and its fans

    Simon Rattle wins over the Berlin Phil and its fans
    In April 1989, the glamorously autocratic Herbert von Karajan resigned from his post as music director of the Berlin Philharmonic, the West German ensemble he had led for 35 years and made into the most brilliant orchestra the world had ever known. In...