| May 19, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has secured Germany, Austria, German speaking Switzerland, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, and Latin America in a multi-territory deal for Focus Features International's "Black Sea" starring Jude Law.
"Last King of...
| May 21, 2013
| 6:30 AM
IM Global and Switzerland's Impuls Pictures have partnered on a new output deal, the companies announced Tuesday from Cannes.
Deal adds to IM Global's existing network of output partners, which include Universum in Germany, Top Film in Russia and Eastern...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Daniel Schnyder spends nearly every day walking in Duke Ellington's footsteps. Literally.
The Pacific Symphony's composer-in-residence, who will perform Thursday through Sunday at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, recently moved his family to Harlem...
| May 15, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Italo auteur Marco Bellocchio will be back behind the camera this summer to shoot "La prigione di Bobbio," which Gaul's Rezo Films is selling at Cannes.
Bellocchio's long-gestating project is based on the true tale of a 17th century noblewoman forced...
| May 8, 2013
| 5:10 AM
LONDON -- Authorities in three countries have arrested 31 people in connection with a spectacular diamond heist in February that saw robbers disguised as police steal an estimated $50 million worth of gemstones from a parked plane on a Belgian airport...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The IHSAA released the pairings for the 2013 state softball tournament on Thursday. Three hundred seventy-one teams will battle for the state crown in four classes.
Sectional action runs May 20-25 with the 64 survivors moving into a one-game regional...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Vanguard University men's tennis by the numbers: seven players; six countries; No. 3 national ranking; zero losses; and one goal.
Coach Mattias Johansson's Lions, unbeaten and unlikely underdogs, take a 22-0 record into the NAIA championship that runs...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 6:10 PM
The Los Angeles Philharmonic sent Lionel Bringuier out into the world on Sunday afternoon. Lucky world.
And lucky Zurich, where the streets in Switzerland's posh financial capital are already paved with gold and which will have the 26-year-old French...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Batman's done it. Spider-Man too. Superman is about to try. As studios attempt to inject new life into overly familiar comic-book franchises, reboots — with changes in tone, directors and stars — are all the rage. But "Iron Man 3" proves there...
| Nov 11, 2012
Han Suyin defiantly straddled two worlds decades before multiculturalism became fashionable.
"We must carry ourselves with colossal assurance and say, 'Look at us, the Eurasians!' " the half-Chinese, half-Belgian physician and author whose career swept...
| Dec 12, 2012
Russian opera singer, wife of Rostropovich
Galina Vishnevskaya, 86, a world-renowned Russian opera diva who with her husband defied the Soviet regime to give shelter to writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn and suffered exile from her...
| Jul 13, 2012
Tony-winning costume designer
Tony Award winner Martin Pakledinaz, 58, who was one of Broadway's most sought-after costume designers, died Sunday at his New York City home after a long battle with cancer, said Patrick Herold, his...