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  • Women's super combined

    Women's super combined
    When: Feb. 10. Best of the U.S.: Julia Mancuso, Laurenne Ross. Best of the rest: Maria Hoefl-Riesch (Austria), Marie-Michele Gagnon (Canada), Tina Maze (Slovenia). U.S. chances to medal: Mancuso came from nowhere in 2010 to win silver behind...
  • Women's super-giant slalom

    Women's super-giant slalom
    When: Feb. 16. Best of the U.S.: Julia Mancuso, Stacey Cook, Leanne Smith. Best of the rest: Lara Gut (Switzerland), Maria Hoefl-Riesch (Austria). U.S. chances to medal: Lindsey Vonn being out means opportunities for Mancuso and Cook, who have...
  • Men's ski jumping

    Men's ski jumping
    MEN'S (NORMAL HILL) When: Feb. 8-9. Best of the U.S.: Nick Fairall won the U.S. team trials in December. Best of the rest: Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria ranked second in the International Ski Federation standings this season. U.S. chances to...
  • Austria's Up-Tempo Allegro Plays With Genres

    One of Austria's most active production companies, Vienna-based Allegro Film, has enjoyed a hit streak in recent years with its ever-diverse lineups and 2014 promises even more. Andreas Prochaska's Alpine Western "The Dark Valley," a co-production with...
  • Nazi art trove yields more hidden works, this time in Austria

    Nazi art trove yields more hidden works, this time in Austria
    An additional 60 works of art have recently been recovered from the Salzburg, Austria, residence of Cornelius Gurlitt, the art dealer whose Munich apartment was found to hold a trove of artwork believed to have been seized or improperly acquired by the...
  • Seven wines--and two spirits--to romance your Valentine

    Seven wines--and two spirits--to romance your Valentine
    Unless you know your Valentine really, really well, this may be the year to give up buying that little blouse it turns out she hates or the shirt with the floppy collar that makes him crazy. But wine? Everybody loves to receive a special bottle,...
  • HKIFF Puts Hong Kong Firmly In Focus

    HONG KONG - Housed in a new Kowloon venue, the Hong Kong International Film Festival (Mar 24 - April 7, 2014) will this year put renewed emphasis on local films. The HKIFF will open with the twin screenings of Pang Ho-cheung's social drama "Aberdeen" and...
  • Paul Greenberg: 1936, the sequel

    What an Oscar-winning production: No sooner had the Olympic torch been doused at Sochi than Russian troops, in uniform and out, began landing in Crimea. The script was as familiar as "Casablanca" as key points are seized, highways blocked, airports...
  • Terrorism not ruled out as search goes on for Malaysia Airlines plane

    BEIJING — A massive search was underway Sunday for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, focusing on a spot off the southern coast of Vietnam where two large oil slicks were reported. But there were, so far, no clues to why the China-bound flight...
  • Vienna Philharmonic confronts its past, is doing just fine in present

    Vienna Philharmonic confronts its past, is doing just fine in present
    BERKELEY — The Vienna Philharmonic is an orchestra that has always been gripped by as well as in the grip of history — the history of Western music, of which it has played a significant part, and the history of Vienna, of which it has also...
  • F-1: Arranca el Campeonato del Mundo de 2014

    F-1: Arranca el Campeonato del Mundo de 2014
    Regresa Austria, entra Rusia y salen Corea del Sur y la India Madrid, 12 mar (EFE).- El Campeonato del Mundo de Fórmula Uno de 2014, que comienza este fin de semana con el Gran Premio de Australia, estará compuesto por diecinueve grandes premios,...
  • For Albina Shagimuratova, opera is a special kind of love and madness

     For Albina Shagimuratova, opera is a special kind of love and madness
    The sound of a woman descending into madness is rich and piercing — and oddly beautiful. In a quiet rehearsal room at the Los Angeles Opera, music director James Conlon gathers about half a dozen people around a grand piano. Among them is...