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  • Q&A: The Executives Behind Fox Searchlight's Long Run of Success

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It's hard to survive as an independent label at a major studio. Paramount Vantage and Warner Independent are gone; Universal Pictures' Focus Features has been retooled. Miramax is a shell of its former self. But Fox...
  • Tourists in Budapest pay to be locked up in cellars

    Tourists in Budapest pay to be locked up in cellars
    In a ramshackle old building in Budapest, tourists pay to be locked up in a room and try to escape by solving a series of mysterious clues, opening locks and finding their way out. "Rabbit Hole", inspired by the 19th Century English novel "Alice's...
  • River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers

    River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers
    It was a chilly, rainy afternoon when my husband and I boarded the Viking Freya in Budapest, Hungary, for an eight-day cruise along the Danube River to Nuremberg, Germany. After arriving from the U.S. a few days earlier to tour the city, we finally had...
  • Robert Halmi Sr. dies at 90; producer specialized in TV miniseries

    Nobody ever accused Robert Halmi Sr. of thinking small. With more than 200 TV miniseries and films to his credit, Halmi produced sagas that were as outsized and dramatic as his own life. Excited about the miniseries potential of Hannibal's trip over the...
  • Europe 'shot itself in foot' with Russia sanctions: Hungary PM

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The European Union has harmed itself economically with the sanctions it has imposed on Russia over Ukraine, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday, calling for a rethink.. Orban's remarks came a day after his Slovak...
  • From discovery to flavor, Hungary's truffles add a mystery touch

    JASZIVANY Hungary (Reuters) - Fallen branches crack under Istvan Bagi's muddy boots as he paces through a damp forest in the morning mist, tracking his trusty black Labrador on another outing for truffles, a coveted underground fungus some call the...
  • ECB says Hungary's new law could hurt financial stability

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's plans to force banks to refund borrowers for overcharging could hurt financial stability and the authorities should consider the effects carefully when drawing up further measures, the European Central Bank said. 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...
  • Rosberg wins in Germany for Mercedes

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Red Bull's Australian Daniel Ricciardo won a dramatic Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday while Lewis Hamilton stunned championship-leading Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg with the drive of the day from pitlane to podium. Ferrari's...
  • Budapest a historic blend

     Budapest a historic blend
    During a three-day stay in Budapest before a Danube River cruise, my husband and I enjoyed several unique food experiences in the city and simultaneously learned a bit about Hungarian history and culture. The gastronomy of the city is a mosaic that...
  • Go Away With ... Brian Culbertson

    Go Away With ... Brian Culbertson
    Three years ago, musician Brian Culbertson and his wife started the Napa Valley Jazz Getaway (http://napavalleyjazzgetaway.me/). "It's what I call a lifestyle event where you come in for several days and listen to great jazz concerts, enjoy meals and hang...
  • Cruising the Danube River is an eye-opening experience

    A set of headlights on the Serbian side of the Danube River disappeared into a tunnel and emerged, and I had to remind myself that it was I — not the land — that was drifting by. In that moment, I was as carefree as a leaf on a stream, a...