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  • Avant-garde writer and art collector Gertrude Stein puzzled Williamsburg with 1935 visit

    Avant-garde writer and art collector Gertrude Stein puzzled Williamsburg with 1935 visit
    Few visitors have puzzled the town of Williamsburg more than the early 1900s avant-garde writer and  Modern art champion Gertrude Stein, who delivered a lecture at the College of William and Mary on Feb. 8, 1935. Flush with the international success...
  • Visit to Cuba turns into a long trip back in time

    Visit to Cuba turns into a long trip back in time
    Colorful, crumbling and controversial, Cuba is caught between then and now, between communism and capitalism and the challenge of two currencies. Thanks to a loosening of travel restrictions for Cuban-Americans by President Barack Obama, Cubans are...
  • Students compete in L.A. County Academic Decathlon Super Quiz

    Students compete in L.A. County Academic Decathlon Super Quiz
    Hundreds of students paraded into a gymnasium on Saturday afternoon at USC's Galen Center, their friends and families cheering from the bleachers as ragtime music played. The Super Quiz, the final event in the Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon,...
  • Coping with the sudden rise and rapid fall of products, industries

    When asked how he went bankrupt, a character in Ernest Hemingway's novel "The Sun Also Rises" replies: "Two ways. Gradually and then suddenly." This neat summation of how business failure creeps up on victims is quoted in "Big Bang Disruption:...
  • Readers of the Week: Banned!

    Readers of the Week: Banned!
    Our club We are the Banned! book club. Jon Day and Becky Holzhei, above, founded the group to make new friends in Chicago in September 2012. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with...
  • Florida beaches, history offer up romance

    Florida beaches, history offer up romance
    It's February, that romantic time of the year when pitchers and catchers report for spring training and, uh, what's that? Oh, of course, it's also time for Valentine's Day. If watching baseball players stretch and field ground balls isn't the best...
  • Academic Decathlon puts the work in teamwork

    Academic Decathlon puts the work in teamwork
    Kenneth Huh and his parents have the same conversation over and over at the dinner table. They want to discuss the John Marshall High School junior's medals in the speech and interview portions of the Academic Decathlon earlier this month. Kenneth, 16,...
  • Ernest Hemingway's racy (and funny) letter to Marlene Dietrich

    A racy, rambling and funny letter written by Ernest Hemingway to Marlene Dietrich, in which the famous novelist calls the German movie star “Dearest Kraut” and playfully imagines her naked, is going on auction later this month.  Hemingway...
  • PASSINGS: Yuri Dubinin, Sergio Loro Piana

    PASSINGS: Yuri Dubinin, Sergio Loro Piana
    Yuri Dubinin Perestroika-era Soviet ambassador to U.S. Yuri Dubinin, 83, the Soviet Union's ambassador to the United States during much of the turbulent 1980s' perestroika period, died Friday. The Russian Foreign Ministry announced his death in Moscow...
  • Motorcycling Florida and beyond

    Motorcycling Florida and beyond
    When it comes to motorcycle tours, Florida's flat landscape doesn't offer the breathtaking scenery of a mountain pass in Colorado or an old New England village. Yet the state still beckons bikers — and not just for the mammoth, road-clogging...
  • Whoopi Goldberg presents Moms Mabley

    "A woman is a woman till the day she dies. But a man's a man only as long as he can," said Moms Mabley. FINALLY, because good documentaries take a long time to put together and produce, we will get to see Whoopi Goldberg's historical presentation of...
  • Ugly Americans abroad wreak havoc in modern movies

    Ugly Americans abroad wreak havoc in modern movies
    In the astute new road-trip movie "Crystal Fairy," set mostly in Chile's Atacama Desert, Michael Cera plays an archetypal Ugly American. In fact, Cera plays several versions of the Ugly American popularized through generations of movies, novels and...