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  • At UCF, rare music manuscript yields clues to its history

     
    Like a detective hunting for clues, Kathleen Sewright pores over a fragile music manuscript on an upper floor of University of Central Florida’s library. There is a mystery afoot: What is the history of the extremely rare, centuries-old...
  • Movie Review: There Be Dragons

     
    The last time we took any note of Roland Joffe, the director of “The Mission” and “The Killing Fields,” it was through his take on the ugly genre “torture porn” titled “Captivity” back in 2007. To be fair,...
  • Opera review: Trimpin's 'The Gurs Zyklus' has its premiere at Stanford University

     
    Mark Swed reviews the premiere of Trimpin's opera built of contraptions, "The Gurs Zyklus," which had its premiere at Standford University Saturday....
  • Your morning fashion and beauty report: Target makes a World Cup fashion gaffe, Soccer star Ronaldo makes a fashion pitch, Speedos make a comeback

     
    Ralph Lauren is about to get about $900 million richer, by shedding part of his interest in Polo. [WWD] (subscription required) Brigitte Bardot is still a design inspiration: Monday night, Lancel introduced its new leather-free bag inspired by the animal-...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did Johan Cruyff sit out the 1978 World Cup as a political protest?

     
    SOCCER/FOOTBALL LEGEND: Johan Cruyff sat out the 1978 FIFA World Cup as a political protest. STATUS: I'm Going With False. There is a long history of countries using international athletic competitions as political tools. Just during a four year stretch.....
  • Cops: Drug Trafficking Ring Uncovered at Reseda Pot Clinic; 6 Arrested

    Cops: Drug Trafficking Ring Uncovered at Reseda Pot Clinic; 6 Arrested
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Los Angeles police raided a medical marijuana dispensary in Reseda that was an apparent front for an interstate drug-trafficking operation, arresting six people and seizing 20 pounds of cocaine, among other items. Officers made...
  • Apodaca: Ancestry accounts for a lot

    Every now and then, it's valuable to look back at our roots to understand how where we came from has shaped who we are today. As Americans, we are raised on the belief that it is our God-given right to forge our own destiny. This birthright was handed...
  • Priorat: the next big red

    Priorat: the next big red
    Priorat, the boutique wine region southwest of Barcelona known for its distinctive, staggeringly expensive red wines, is coming of age. The number of wineries here has nearly doubled in five years, acres of new vineyards are being planted, and even the...
  • Old vines, new gambles

    The cobblestone streets of the village of Hornija follow the slopes of the hills in this remote corner of Spain's Bierzo region -- which is to say they are steep, uneven and treacherous. Here, piles of stones pass for houses. A crude communal laundry pool...
  • PASSINGS

    Maria Amelia Lopez Blogger began when she was 95 Maria Amelia Lopez, 97, a Spanish great-grandmother who described herself as the world's oldest blogger -- and became a Web sensation as she mused on events current and past -- died May 20 in her hometown...
  • PASSINGS: Dennis Cole, Bruce King, Francisco Ayala

    PASSINGS: Dennis Cole, Bruce King, Francisco Ayala
    Dennis Cole Popular '60s TV actor Dennis Cole, 69, a handsome blond actor who had numerous TV guest-star roles beginning in the 1960s and was married to "Charlie's Angels" star Jaclyn Smith for a time, died Sunday at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort...
  • Spanish adventure

    Spanish adventure
    PULL up a stool at Lou's, a wine bar that opened six weeks ago, sandwiched between a fluff-and-fold laundromat and a pawn shop near the corner of Melrose and Vine, and Lou Amdur can tell you all about Spanish wines. Rich Garnachas from Priorato and...