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  • 30-year White House peace vigil threatened

    WASHINGTON — For more than 30 years, Concepcion Picciotto has held vigil outside the White House, protesting nuclear weapons and calling for peace. But Thursday morning, it appeared that her decades-long protest was finally over. U.S. Park...
  • Country hall-of-famer, TV singing competition winner, 'Tonight Show' band leader headline Kutztown University series

     
    A 20-time Grammy Award winner, a former late night talk show band leader, a Broadway show featuring Tony Award winners and nominees and the winners of the NBC-TV show “The Sing Off” will highlight the 25th anniversary year of the......
  • A 250-mile show of support for Catalonia independence

    A 250-mile show of support for Catalonia independence
    More than 1 million flag-draped and face-painted Catalans held hands and formed a 250-mile human chain across the northeastern Spanish region Wednesday in a demonstration of their desires for independence. It was the second Catalonian National Day in as...
  • Almodovar, Wright, Ozon face off at EFAs

    MADRID -- Pedro Almodovar's "I'm So Excited!", Joe Wright's "Anna Karenina," Francois Ozon's "In the House" and Joachim Ronning and Espen Sanberg's Oscar-nommed "Kon-Tiki" square off among 46 films for the 26th European Film Academy Awards in one of the...
  • Skokie synagogue cultivates 2 traditions under 1 roof

    Skokie synagogue cultivates 2 traditions under 1 roof
    Free from the persecution that forced her family from their native Iran in 1979, Roslyn Kohanchi felt fortunate to be able to practice Judaism in America, even if the songs sounded unfamiliar and the seating appeared slightly different. "Coming from...
  • Toronto: Filmax Nabs World Rights to 'In Darkness We Fall'

    Dipping into Spain's seemingly bottomless well of genre talent, Spanish specialist Filmax has acquired world sales rights to Alfredo Montero's "In Darkness We Fall." The cave-set survival thriller is co-written by Montero and Javier Gullon, who penned...
  • Wacky Traveler Complaints

     
    One of my regular correspondents sent me a list of unusual travel complaints submitted by unhappy tour customers to their travel agent, compiled by Thomas Cook Tours. I loved these things. If you feel the same, you might enjoy checking......
  • Hollywood Star Vehicles Chase European Audience Award

    LONDON -- English-language fare with Hollywood stars make up more than a third of the nominees for the European Film Academy's People's Choice Award, which will be voted for by film fans across Europe. Nominees include "Anna Karenina," starring Keira...
  • Flamenco takes over stage at Adrienne Arsht in Miami

    Flamenco takes over stage at Adrienne Arsht in Miami
    Quick: Get a picture in your mind of a flamenco performance. You probably flashed onto the staccato dancing? Maybe castanets? Perhaps the long, ruffly Bata de Cola dress? But there’s more. The music is just as important as the movement. All of...
  • Ex-Salvadoran commander suspected in priests' killings jailed in U.S.

    MEXICO CITY -- The long quest to bring the Salvadoran military killers of six Jesuit priests to justice has received a significant boost, human rights activists say, with the sentencing of a former commander -- on unrelated charges in a faraway Boston...
  • Penelope Casas, pioneer of English-language Spanish cookbooks, dies

    Penelope Casas, pioneer of English-language Spanish cookbooks, dies
    Penelope Casas, one of the pioneering writers in the English language on Spanish cuisine, has died. She was 70 years old. Her death was reported to the New York Times by her daughter, Elisa. Casas’ first book, 1982’s “The Foods and...
  • Junipero Serra exhibition at the Huntington seeks a full view

    Junipero Serra exhibition at the Huntington seeks a full view
    It's a scholastic rite of passage for every California fourth-grader: studying the history of the Spanish Catholic missions and the life of Father Junípero Serra. Steven W. Hackel remembers the drill. "We were taught that Father Serra was a good,...