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  • Music review: 'Powaqqatsi' at the Hollywood Bowl

     
    Mark Swed reviews the premiere of Philip Glass' orchestration of his score to "Powaqqatsi." It was commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic for the Hollywood Bowl Tuesday night....
  • The week in Latin America: His defense is cheese

     
    Here are stories that made headlines this week in Latin America, and highlights from our coverage of the region by Times reporters and your blogger here at La Plaza: Corruption scandal grows in Monterrey with cheese claim The mayor of Monterrey -- Mexico'...
  • Brazilian Day festival at La Brea Tar Pits

     
    The 14th Annual Brazilian Street Carnaval and the 7th Annual Brazilian Day in Los Angeles will take place on Saturday at the La Brea Tar Pits from noon to 6 p.m. for free....
  • Miss Universe 2011 winner is Miss Angola, Leila Lopes [Video]

     
    Miss Universe 2011: The crown goes to Miss Angola, Leila Lopes. The rest of the 2011 Miss Universe Top 5 were Miss China, Luo Zilin, fourth runner-up; Miss Philippines, Shamcey Supsup, third runner-up; Miss Brazil, Priscila Machado, second runner-up;...
  • Jackson chef: Conrad Murray never asked me to call 911

     
    A chef who prepared meals for Michael Jackson and his children testified Thursday that the singer’s doctor interrupted her lunch preparation with a panicked cry for help. "He said, ‘Go get help. Go get security. Go get Prince,’ ”...
  • Conrad Murray preoccupied by girlfriends when treating Jackson, prosecutor says

     
    Conrad Murray preoccupied by girlfriends when treating Jackson, DA says...
  • Florida’s unemployment dips to 10.6 percent

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott's new Department of Economic Opportunity is now in charge of releasing Florida's monthly unemployment reports, and is starting off by highlighting the “private sector” job growth — which skews the...
  • International travel to the U.S. expected to boom

     
    If you live near a tourist attraction in the U.S., you might want to practice your Mandarin and Portuguese. International travel to the U.S. is expected to grow by 5% to 6% each year over the next five years, with......
  • Former Brazilian President Lula gets cancer treatment

     
    REPORTING FROM MEXICO CITY -- Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, still one of Latin America's most popular figures 10 months after stepping down as president of Brazil, has cancer of the throat and on Monday started chemotherapy, his doctors said. Lula entered...
  • 2011 Breeders’ Cup TV schedule on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC

     
    By Ryan Berenz Follow @ChannelGuideRAB Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., is the site of Thoroughbred racing’s season-ending Breeders’ Cup World Championships, the richest two days in sports with more than $26 million in purses. Last year&#...
  • Terry Gilliam screens 'Brazil': Kenneth Turan's film pick

     
    The opportunity to see "Brazil" on a big screen would be event enough, but the chance to see it followed by a discussion with director Terry Gilliam is a chance not to be missed. It plays 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the American Cinematheque at the Aero...
  • Brazilian forces take control of Rio's largest slum

     
    Brazilian forces swept into Rio de Janeiro’s largest slum on Sunday. The operation in Rocinha is part of an effort to drive out heavily armed drug gangs and improve security in the seaside city in preparation for the soccer World Cup in 2014 and the...