| Jun 8, 2008
ANYONE familiar with the films of Federico Fellini knows that he gave importance to dreams. But the extent of that devotion has become fully evident only now, with the publication of "Il Libro dei Sogni" -- "The Book of Dreams." These sketches, mostly...
| Jul 11, 2008
Wynton Marsalis describes the big jazz band as "the American orchestra." It's an intriguing and, in many ways, definitive identification of the instrumental collective that has been a foundation ensemble of American jazz and popular music for more than 80...
| Nov 11, 2009
Salvador Dali is one of the most famous surrealist artists but what you may not know is that as eccentric as he was he also had a well refined palate. Dali's Wine Bar and Cellar, right in the middle of the One Arts Plaza, wanted to celebrate that...
| Nov 20, 2009
A man declared innocent after nearly 20 years behind bars for murder was released Friday.
Fernando Bermudez, 40, walked out of the Sing Sing prison, calling his release "more surreal than Salvador Dali." He may still have to serve time for an unrelated...
| Dec 17, 2009
Roy Edward Disney, the nephew of Walt Disney whose commitment to his uncle's creative spirit prompted him to mount revolts that led to the unseating of two of the company's chief executives and a revival of the studio's legendary animation unit, died...
| Jul 10, 2009
If you go
*Tampa Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau: visittampabay.com
*St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce: stpete.com
*St. Augustine Chamber of Commerce: stjohnscountychamber.com
*The Florida Aquarium: flaquarium.org
*Salvador Dali Museum:...
| Jul 26, 2009
The Show That Smells
Akashic Books: 120 pp., $15.95 paper
Even by the standards of the paranormal romances that occupy the top slots of bestseller lists, Derek McCormack's new novel of cursed crooners, murderous fashion...
| Dec 10, 2006
Paris -- WHEN Julia Child first came to France in 1948, she couldn't cook an omelet. She was a tall, gawky Pasadena girl married to a cultural liaison officer posted at the U.S. Embassy in Paris. She had heard the French were touchy. She couldn't speak...
| Mar 6, 2009
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From 1965 to 1967, British artist Alan Aldridge was the art director of Penguin UK, bringing an edgy, growingly psychedelic design sensibility to its always culture-clashing paperbacks. Eventually, Aldridge and the publisher parted ways, and he spent time...
| Aug 7, 2002
A Day in the Life, at 90 * Keeping up with Julia Child, who has a new home, a new book deal and a balky oven
Home Edition, Food, Page H-1 Features Desk 61 inches; 2181 words Type of Material: Profile; Recipe
By RUSS PARSONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER...