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  • You can have your gods, and I can have mine

    You can have your gods, and I can have mine
    Barry Goldman's objections to religious and spiritual diversity, as articulated in his Jan. 3 Times Op-Ed article, are too cynical and trite to even merit space in this newspaper. His Aunt Mary's quotation, "Whatever Jews believe, that's what I believe,"...
  • 'A Dead Hand: A Novel' by Paul Theroux

    'A Dead Hand: A Novel' by Paul Theroux
    Paul Theroux's contribution to the revival of contemporary travel writing is so seminal that casual readers may be inclined to forget that most of his rather astonishingly prodigious output has been literary fiction. "A Dead Hand: A Crime in Calcutta" is...
  • Lavish Hindu weddings make big splash in Orlando

    Lavish Hindu weddings make big splash in Orlando
    The bride was from Orlando. The groom was from Milwaukee. The elephant was from South Florida. Before several hundred guests and a few stray tourists, Mahesh Narayanaswamy and Radha Mehta were married Sunday in an opulent, traditional Hindu ceremony at...
  • Discoveries: In praise of our blue planet

    Discoveries: In praise of our blue planet
    Deep Blue Home An Intimate Ecology of Our Wild Ocean Julia Whitty Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 256 pp., $24 Julia Whitty has a way of observing nature that is not self-referential. She writes with humor, reverence, true curiosity and an unfettered...
  • Counting a year of blessings

    The Laguna Beach campus of Mission Hospital celebrated its first anniversary on Thursday with a blessing ceremony for the crosses that will be installed on the exterior of the tower. "May they continue to provide, as they have done throughout the ages,...
  • 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...