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  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    The Chicken Chronicles Alice Walker (The New Press: 208 pp.,$21.95) You pick up the book and you enter the slow, dazy world of the writer and her chickens. You put the book down to get something to eat and the spell is loosened. You think, "Chickens?...
  • On Faith: DMV triggers thoughts on the wounded

    Every few years, we all end up at the DMV, the great leveler, where ethnicity, income or community standing is inconsequential. In a recent visit, amid a crowd of every age and personal background, I was struck by how similar we all are — both in...
  • Book calendar events for the week of May 1, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Mike Sacks: The author of "Your Wildest Dreams, Within Reason" will present and sign his new book. Diesel Bookstore, 225 26th St., L.A. 3 p.m. Free. (310) 576-9960. MONDAY Francine Prose and Mark...
  • Jennifer Beals visits John Williams

    Jennifer Beals visits John Williams
    Jennifer Beals, of "Flashdance" and "The Chicago Code," stopped by the Showcase Studio on May 3, 2011, to visit with John Williams. She was joined by Tim Boyd of The Theosophical Society and, while discussing her screen career, Jennifer and Tim also...
  • Dalai Lama to visit UC Irvine

    The Dalai Lama will continue with his visit to UC Irvine on Wednesday afternoon despite having to cancel other university visits, a UCI official confirmed Tuesday. His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama will give a talk on compassion and global leadership as...
  • Dalai Lama speaks on peace, compassion

    Dalai Lama speaks on peace, compassion
    IRVINE — The Dalai Lama brought his trademark spiritual wisdom and lighthearted personality to UC Irvine on Wednesday in a speech capping this season of the university's Living Peace Series. Tenzin Gyatso, formally known as His Holiness the 14th...
  • Orlando temple celebrates Buddha's birth

    Orlando's Buddhist Guan Ming Temple was at capacity Sunday for the celebration of Buddha's birth. Men carrying incense, women bearing candles, children with fruit and flowers, walked solemnly down a red carpet to offer symbolic gifts to the founder of...
  • Cambodia after the killing fields

    Cambodia after the killing fields
    A muddy, weed-choked field in the hills of northern Cambodia is the last resting place of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, chief instigator of a communist regime that enslaved a nation, dismantled its social and cultural institutions and took the lives of 2...
  • Greer's OC: Get a taste of wine country

    The fabulous wine country of Paso Robles rolls into Orange County on Thursday at a not-to-be-missed wine event at Charlie Palmer at South Coast Plaza. The second annual Stars of Paso Robles wine tasting means nearly 30 of Paso's premier winemakers are...
  • Sleep where the legends slept in grand old California hotels

    Sleep where the legends slept in grand old California hotels
    "Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing, beloved from pole to pole," British poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote in "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." And, I might add, place to place. There's something special about bedding down where Albert Einstein, Marilyn...
  • 15 hotels to stay in before you die

    15 hotels to stay in before you die
    Whether it's balanced on the rim of a volcano or made of crystallized salt, the right hotel can provide you with a good year's worth of bragging material. These are the kinds of places you have to go at least once, if only to say you have. The best...