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  • Cate Blanchett returns to the stage in 'Uncle Vanya'

     
    After her raging success in Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire," actress Cate Blanchett is tackling another formidable stage classic for her follow-up -- Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya," which opened this week at the Sydney Theatre Company in...
  • Qantas grounds its A380 jets, half at LAX [Updated]

     
    Three of the six Airbus A380 superjumbo jets operated by Qantas Airways are sitting idle on the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport. The Australian carrier decided to ground its entire A380 fleet Wednesday, after one of the double-decker aircraft....
  • The YouTube Symphony Orchestra is back for a second year -- but why?

     
    We're not really sure why, but it's back. The YouTube Symphony Orchestra is having another go, this time in Sydney, Australia. The general idea is the same as last year -- post a video of yourself playing the set audition......
  • Steppenwolf has a hit down under

     
    Chicago playwright Tracy Letts with Cate Blanchett, co-artistic director of Sydney Theatre Company, at the opening night of "August: Osage County" in Sydney, Australia. Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre has been greeted with open arms (if that's not too...
  • Monster Mash: Iran's embassy woes in London; Seiji Ozawa planning comeback

     
    -- Cultural controversy: Iran seeks to overhaul its image in Britain with a new embassy featuring an art gallery and cultural center. But not everyone is happy about it. (The Guardian and Daily Telegraph) -- Returning to the podium: Conductor......
  • Final bows for Chicago icons: 'August' in Sydney and 'Our Town' in New York

     
    Farewell, Weston family. Deanna Dunagan, Amy Morton and the Steppenwolf cast of “August: Osage County” rehearse the dinner table scene in Chicago before flying to Australia for a final production with the Sydney Theatre Company. • Deanna Dunagan...
  • Monster Mash: Artist Louise Bourgeois dies at 98; Sydney Opera House safety, financial problems denied

     
    -- Art world's grande dame: Louise Bourgeois, whose intensely personal works of art were inspired by psychological conflict, feminist consciousness and a fertile imagination, has died at 98 in New York. (Los Angeles Times) -- Center of controversy: The...
  • Music to dogs’ ears

     
    Here's one for music-loving dogs … who live in Sydney, Australia. Singer Lou Reed and his wife, Laurie Anderson, will put on a 20-minute show of high-frequency music tuned for dogs' ears on Friday, June 5, at the Sydney Opera House. The show is...
  • Cunard Line announces 2012 World Voyage Programme

     
    Cunard Line announces its 2012 World Voyage programme aboard The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World. The Line’s newest ship, Queen Elizabeth, and its flagship, Queen Mary 2, will sail these legendary voyages to a combined 60 ports across 33 cou...
  • The Coastal Gardener: The greatest botanical find of the century

    The Coastal Gardener: The greatest botanical find of the century
    It's been called the botanical discovery of the century. It was 16 years ago this month when Australian outdoorsman David Noble went on a hike less than 100 miles from downtown Sydney. David and two companions descended into a deep, sheltered canyon...
  • Baby Declared Dead Brought Back To Life By Mother's Touch

    Baby Declared Dead Brought Back To Life By Mother's Touch
    SYDNEY, Australia -- A pre-mature baby declared dead by doctors miraculously began breathing hours later while being held in the mother's arms. Baby Jamie Ogg was delivered nearly three months early showing no signs of life at a hospital in Sydney....
  • 22 cool and unusual hostels

    Hostels can be boring, cheap, safe places to stay for a night. Of course, in Eli Roth's "Hostel" horror flicks, they can lead to torture and malice. This list leaps beyond the bare white walls and hard mattresses, while stopping short of chainsaws and...