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  • Sophia Loren Tribute Set for AFI Fest

    The American Film Institute has selected Sophia Loren for a tribute on Nov. 12 during its AFI Fest in Hollywood. The festival is also dedicating its branding this year to Loren by featuring a 1965 image of the star. The tribute will celebrate Loren's...
  • Early grape crush kicks off California's winemaking season

    Early grape crush kicks off California's winemaking season
    At the University of California's prized winemaking institute near Sacramento, a sleek metal wine crusher on Thursday morning let out a deep rumble and began to shake, jostling grapes made sweeter by the state's ongoing drought into sticky juice. Dry...
  • Harmony, rather than shock, on the vine

    Harmony, rather than shock, on the vine
    Not too many years ago consumers demanded — and winemakers supplied — powerful and highly extracted red wines that tried to outdo each other in concentration and alcohol levels. Maybe winemakers decided to see how much they could push the...
  • Producers Guild of America Sets First 'Produced By' Conference for New York

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Producers Guild of America has expanded its "Produced By" conference to New York and set the inaugural event for Oct. 25 at the Time Warner Center. Speakers will include Bob and Harvey Weinstein, "Wolf of Wall Street"...
  • Cinestudio Celebrating Polish Cinema With 16 Restored Masterpieces

    Cinestudio Celebrating Polish Cinema With 16 Restored Masterpieces
    Poland has had a productive film industry for decades, but a troubled one. Many early films were destroyed during the Nazi occupation. Afterward, during the Communist era, many films were made, but it was rare to see them outside of Poland. "Poland...
  • 'Altman' Documentary Captures 'Force of Nature,' Friends and Family Say

    Robert Altman was a legend behind the camera, but the Oscar-nominated icon behind such classics as "Nashville" and "McCabe & Mrs. Miller" dominates the screen in a new documentary devoted to his life and work. Entitled "Altman," the documentary airs...
  • Taking the Kids -- traveling with Mom in Sonoma County

    Taking the Kids -- traveling with Mom in Sonoma County
    What a way to start the day! My daughter Reggie, a San Francisco teacher, and I are soaking in a piping hot mineral pool -- one of four at different temperatures -- at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn’s expansive spa. The picturesque hotel, spread...
  • Downtown Mount Dora plans artsy events Friday evening

    Ken Austin, founder of the Central Florida Watercolor Society, will present his exhibit "Big Women," which opens Friday with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Mount Dora Center for the Arts, 138 E. Fifth Ave. Austin's exhibit focuses on a series of...
  • Francis Ford Coppola, Whoopi Goldberg Praise Sophia Loren at 'Bella Italia' Tribute

    At the "Bella Italia" tribute to Sophia Loren at the Far Niente winery on Saturday night, the penultimate event of the ninth annual Napa Valley Festival del Sole, wine country locals Robert Redford and Francis Ford Coppola, along with MC Whoopi Goldberg,...
  • Caleb Deschanel to Receive Camerimage 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award

    Cinematographer Caleb Deschanel will be honored at the annual Camerimage International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography in Bydgoszcz, Poland, with the fest's lifetime achievement award, which recognizes "exceptional filmmakers… who changed the...
  • Prolific TV Producer Robert Halmi Sr. Dies at 90

    Robert Halmi Sr., the Hungarian-born producer who battled the Nazi and Soviet occupations in his youth before becoming a top magazine photographer and telepic mogul, died Wednesday of a brain aneurysm at his home in New York City. He was 90. With his...
  • Arvo Part, Athol Fugard among recipients of Praemium Imperiale awards

    Arvo Part, Athol Fugard among recipients of Praemium Imperiale awards
    The popular Estonian composer Arvo Prt and the South African playwright Athol Fugard are among the recipients of the 2014 Praemium Imperiale awards, Japan's highest honors in the arts. This year's roster of winners also includes architect Steven Holl,...