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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • WLRN film tells stories of Florida Jews in the military

    WLRN film tells stories of Florida Jews in the military
    A natural storyteller, Steve Waxman just had to share what he found at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU three years ago. The "Jews in the Military" exhibit spoke to the South Florida filmmaker of heroes — both known and unsung — who'd risked...
  • German food with an accent at Old World

    German food with an accent at Old World
    According to the old saying, necessity is the mother of invention. And in the case of Vojo Brasnovic, the new general manager of Old World German Restaurant, it was his mother who prompted the necessity. The Croatia native, who joined the restaurant in...
  • CANNES: Helena Bonham Carter, Charles Dance Starring in World War I Drama

    Helena Bonham Carter will star in World War I drama "The Guns of August," portraying her real-life step-great grandmother Margot Asquith. "The Guns of August," based on the Barbara W. Tuchman book, traces the misunderstandings, missed opportunities and...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Bird People'

    Set in the most romantic city on earth yet almost entirely confined to a Hilton hotel adjacent to Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport, Pascale Ferran's "Bird People" reveals itself as an unlikely Cinderella story around its magical midway point. Until then,...
  • 'The Wonder 3D' set as First China-New Zealand Co-Production

    British director Peter Hewitt ("Sliding Doors," "Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey") has begun pre-production on "The Wonder" a teen fantasy-adventure that is the first joint feature-film venture between China and New Zealand. Willow Shields and Karl Urban...
  • Asian Film Buyers Guide

    The theatrical market in the Asian-Pacific region is now the largest single component of global box office, worth $11.1 billion in 2013, the year when it overtook both North America ($10.9 billion) and Europe-Middle East-Africa (also $10.9 billion). And...
  • Policing thought crime

    In 1920, a bond salesman walked into Joseph Yenowsky's Waterbury, Conn., clothing store. Yenowsky was a tough sell. During their lengthy conversation, Yenowsky told the salesman he thought Vladimir Lenin, the Russian Bolshevik leader, was "the brainiest...
  • Orlando Philharmonic has unique vision for 'La Traviata'

     Orlando Philharmonic has unique vision for 'La Traviata'
    For "La Traviata," the final production of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra's season, the creative team decided to try something new. Oh, all the elements that have made the opera beloved to generations of fans will be intact: Verdi's emotional music,...
  • What Is It? The Answer

     
    One week late, here's the answer to my most recent "What Is It?" puzzler. This item, which no one correctly identified, is an Explosion Viewer. Here is the explanation from Maurice Collins' "Ingenious Gadgets," where I found it: "If you......
  • Long Beach Opera stretches Stravinsky with two makeovers

     Long Beach Opera stretches Stravinsky with two makeovers
    A complete art form, opera can select from a list of ingredients that includes music, text, theater, visual art, dance, film and, lately, virtual reality and even brain waves. Smell, taste and touch have been experimented with in extreme cases. Recipes...
  • Observing the 70th anniversary of D-Day, June 6, from near and far

    June 6 is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, marking the beginning of the liberation of Europe and the end of World War II. People around the world will gather at museums and memorials to commemorate the bravery and sacrifice of the 175,000...