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  • Skirball's Moshe Safdie retrospective includes the center itself

    When a major retrospective of Moshe Safdie's work opens at the Skirball Cultural Center next month, visitors to the museum near the top of the Sepulveda Pass won't just get to see the architect's designs in the form of models and sketches under glass....
  • Cuba activist blogger Yoani Sánchez visits South Florida

    Cuba activist blogger Yoani Sánchez visits South Florida
    Famous Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez spoke Monday at a public meeting at Miami-Dade College’s Freedom Tower in downtown Miami. The stop was part of a world tour the writer is taking that included a visit to Washington D.C. over the weekend and a...
  • Renowned British composer John Tavener dies at age 69

    John Kenneth Tavener, the renowned British composer whose spiritual, religious-inspired music drew a diverse fan base that included the Beatles and Prince Charles, has died at age 69. Tavener died Tuesday at his home in Dorset, England, said his...
  • Review: 'A Perfect Likeness' makes a fine Dickens-Carroll connection

    Review: 'A Perfect Likeness' makes a fine Dickens-Carroll connection
    Charles Dickens meets Lewis Carroll, literally, in “A Perfect Likeness” at Fremont Centre Theatre in South Pasadena. This beautifully appointed two-hander about the authors of “Great Expectations” and “Alice’s...
  • One World Trade Center tower declared highest in U.S.

    NEW YORK — Building experts declared New York's new World Trade Center tower the highest skyscraper in the country Tuesday, knocking Chicago's Willis Tower from the spot it has held for nearly 40 years and answering the burning question in high-rise...
  • Jon Stewart unleashes mega rant on deep dish pizza: 'It's not pizza'

    Jon Stewart unleashes mega rant on deep dish pizza: 'It's not pizza'
    People feel strongly about their pizza. Just ask any New Yorker. Or you can ask Jon Stewart, host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show." On a recent episode, Stewart used the naming of the One World Trade Center as the new tallest building in the U.S.,...
  • Skyscraper envy

     Skyscraper envy
    One World Trade Center in New York has been officially named the tallest building in the U.S., snagging the title from its rival, the Willis Tower in Chicago. So declared the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat this week. Technically, the roof...
  • Review: 4 World Trade Center as ground zero's reputation-builder

    NEW YORK — The mess at ground zero has been a collaborative production. The delays, backbiting, design compromises and massive cost overruns that have marked the rebuilding process at the World Trade Center site are the sorry collective work of...
  • New York's One World Trade Center spire finally goes up

    New York's One World Trade Center spire finally goes up
    New York City can once again claim to be home to the tallest building in the country, and the Western Hemisphere for that matter. On Friday, workers topped off the new One World Trade Center building with a spire making the structure 1,776 feet tall,...
  • World Trade Center reaches new heights with permanent spire

    A spire set atop One World Trade Center on Friday was greeted with cheers from workers high in the air and spectators from the street below. The 408-foot spire, draped in an American flag, brought the New York City structure to a height of 1,776 feet,...
  • Investors can buy a piece of the Empire State Building

    Investors can buy a piece of the Empire State Building
    NEW YORK — King Kong climbed it. A bomber crashed into it. Now the country's most iconic building is going public. The Empire State Building is set to make its debut Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange. And for $13 — about half the cost...