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  • Discoveries: 'Turn Left at the Trojan Horse'

    Discoveries: 'Turn Left at the Trojan Horse'
    Turn Left at the Trojan Horse A Would-Be Hero's American Odyssey Brad Herzog Citadel Press/Kensington: 308 pp., $14.95 paper This is how a quest should be done: You bundle up everything you know. You take stock of who you are and who you aren't. You...
  • 'Inglourious Basterds,' 'Pulp Fiction' and Quentin Tarantino too at the Egyptian

    'Inglourious Basterds,' 'Pulp Fiction' and Quentin Tarantino too at the Egyptian
    Iconoclastic filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, hot off earning Oscar nominations Tuesday for best director and original screenplay for "Inglourious Basterds," will discuss his career with Variety critic Todd McCarthy on Monday at the American Cinematheque's...
  • 'Arts of Ancient Viet Nam'

    'Arts of Ancient Viet Nam'
    "Arts of Ancient Viet Nam," the most ambitious exhibition of Vietnamese art yet to appear in the United States, is a show about meetings. In room after room, magnificent objects on display tell a story about people -- how we encounter one another and...
  • Bollywood movies a bright spot for U.S. cinema industry

    Bollywood movies a bright spot for U.S. cinema industry
    It's 8 p.m. Friday and the historic Towne Theatre downtown is sold out. About 500 moviegoers have crowded into the three-screen movie house, paying up to $12 a ticket to watch not the latest Hollywood blockbuster but instead the premieres of three...
  • LACMA has exhibit on Indian comics

    LACMA has exhibit on Indian comics
    If you want to understand the meaning of comics in India, one place to start is a battered, chipped piece of sandstone from the 9th century. "Durga Slaying the Buffalo Demon," in which an eight-armed goddess impales a part-man, part-animal monster, doesn'...
  • The Siren's Call: Jesus in the East; two extraordinary Victorian ladies

    The Siren's Call: Jesus in the East; two extraordinary Victorian ladies
    Jesus is everywhere. There are plenty of books about his presence in the holy scriptures of Christianity's sister faiths (in the Talmud, in the Koran) and about secret traditions brought to light by the Gnostic gospels. There are also plenty on more...
  • Preakness winners: Every Preakness winner from 1873 to the present

    Here is the list of every past Preakness winner. 2011 - Shackleford 2010 - Lookin at Lucky 2009 - Rachel Alexandra 2008 - Big Brown 2007 - Curlin 2006 - Bernardini 2005 - Afleet Alex 2004 - Smarty Jones 2003 - Funny Cide 2002 - War Emblem...
  • Obama's luck token charms Indians

     
    by Laurie Goering NEW DELHI -- Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, already running ahead of his Republican rival John McCain in international popularity, has won a host of new fans in India since a photo published earlier this month revealed.....
  • History center to display Kerouac manuscript

     
    The Orange County Regional History Center will display an original Jack Kerouac manuscript for “The Dharma Bums,” beginning Thursday. The 1957 work was created by the writer while living in Orlando. Visitors will be able to see Kerouac's...
  • Weekly books roundup

     
    Tod Caviness here, the only person in the newsroom (possibly in Orlando) without an opinion on the Anthony case. - Theme Park Ranger Dewayne Bevil has already mentioned it, but it's definitely worth repeating here: Jack Kerouac's original 1957...
  • Aldous Huxley's psychedelic Los Angeles life

     
    Author Aldous Huxley, a bracing intellectual, took LSD and mescaline a decade before they became popularized, influencing a future subculture....