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  • Review: 'The Huston Smith Reader' surveys a remarkable life

    Review: 'The Huston Smith Reader' surveys a remarkable life
    -------------------- The Huston Smith Reader Edited with an introduction by Jeffery Paine University of California Press: 280 pp., $29.95 -------------------- A restless curiosity about the sacred dimensions of life drove Huston Smith to seek...
  • More Huston Smith books

    More Huston Smith books
    What's your ideal spot for meditation and pondering the big questions? An ashram on the Ganges? A monastery in the desert? The sofa in the den? Wherever it is, make sure you have the following Huston Smith titles with you — for support and...
  • Adam Yauch dies at 47; Beastie Boys' rapper MCA

    Adam Yauch dies at 47; Beastie Boys' rapper MCA
    It had only been a few years since Adam Yauch had found fame as the in-your-face rapper and bass player MCA in the transgressive, boundary-breaking trio the Beastie Boys. But in 1992 he was searching for something else, traveling in Nepal to snowboard...
  • Book calendar events for the week of February 20, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Drew Friedman: The caricaturist will present and sign his new book, "Drew Friedman's Sideshow Freaks." Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 4 p.m. Free. (310) 659-3110. Hitched: Rebel...
  • 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...
  • Martin Sheen "nourished" by narrating Dalai Lama's book

    Martin Sheen "nourished" by narrating Dalai Lama's book
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For more than 40 years actor Martin Sheen has inhabited complex characters from the troubled Capt. Willard in the Vietnam film "Apocalypse Now" to U.S. President Josiah Bartlet on the hit TV drama "The West Wing." But for one of...
  • Element of Surprise

     
    One gutsy, Vietnam-era air raid might not have been common knowledge, but it sure set the stage for military special ops...
  • Tibetan groups say protesters were fired upon in southern China

     
    At least one Tibetan demonstrator was killed in protests timed for the lunar New Year in volatile region of Sichuan province that has recently seen a wave of self-immolations by monks protesting Chinese rule....
  • Tibetan shooting comes on heels of human rights criticism

     
    Chinese security forces opened fire on Tibetan protesters Monday, killing at least one person, Tibetan activists reported. The news comes on the heels of the annual Human Rights Watch report, which criticized China for repression in ethnic minority...
  • Dalai Lama stresses peace, environmentalism at UC San Diego

     
    His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, on the first day of a five-day visit to Southern California, urged students at UC San Diego on Wednesday not to be distracted by materialism. A large house and a good salary, he told......
  • Influences: Dancer Savion Glover

     
    Savion Glover’s California tour, which brings him to the Valley Performing Arts Center on Saturday, is called “Bare Soundz” and will involve two other dancers as well as elements of flamenco. He says his goal for this show is “to...