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  • John Paul II and John XXIII canonized as saints

    Reporting From Vatican City -- Pope Francis proclaimed sainthood Sunday for two former pontiffs, John Paul II and John XXIII, marking  the first time in the  church’s long history that two ex-popes have been canonized at the same time. Hundreds of...
  • Chicago celebrates two popes proclaimed as saints

    Chicago celebrates two popes proclaimed as saints
    A Sunday evening Mass at Holy Name Cathedral capped roughly 24 hours of celebration across the Chicago Archdiocese over the historic elevation of two popes to sainthood. Unable to travel to Rome for the canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII,...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka beats Roger Federer for Monte Carlo Masters title

    MONACO-- Stanislas Wawrinka won the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time Sunday, rallying to beat Roger Federer, 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2, in a rare all-Swiss final. The Australian Open champion had lost his previous two Masters finals and looked like losing...
  • Canonization of predecessors provides another boost for Pope Francis

    Canonization of predecessors provides another boost for Pope Francis
    Pope Francis proclaimed sainthood Sunday for a pair of former pontiffs, John Paul II and John XXIII, thrilling multitudes who gathered in St. Peter’s Square and nearby to witness the unprecedented double canonization. It marked the first time in...
  • Cotto Wine Bar And Pizzeria: Hearty, Simple Italian

    Cotto Wine Bar And Pizzeria: Hearty, Simple Italian
    In Connecticut, land of a thousand Italian restaurants, a new one needs a strong identity. Cotto is a contemporary Roman wine bar: urban, sophisticated, and a bit rebellious. The music is classic rock, not classic opera. Cotto, which opened a little...
  • Review: Philip Glass portion of 'CIVIL warS' rings true at Disney Hall

    Review: Philip Glass portion of 'CIVIL warS' rings true at Disney Hall
    Los Angeles' two greatest cultural disappointments of the past three decades may have been the failure of the Olympic Arts Festival in 1984 to mount director Robert Wilson's eight-hour international operatic epic, "the CIVIL warS" and the Music Center's...
  • Review: Rapt in Byzantine gold at Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth'

     Review: Rapt in Byzantine gold at Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth'
    Think of Byzantium, and a color leaps to mind. That color is gold. The empire ruled from the crossroads of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea for a thousand years between AD 324 and its final collapse in 1453. At the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades,...
  • Cannes: Juliette Binoche Set To Star In Sicily-Set Drama 'The Wait'

    ROME - Juliette Binoche is attached to star in female competition drama "The Wait" to be directed by first-time Italo helmer Piero Messina, assistant of recent foreign-language Oscar-winner Paolo Sorrentino ("The Great Beauty"). Gaul's Pathe...
  • Rachel Weisz, Harvey Keitel, Paul Dano Join Michael Caine on Paolo Sorrentino's 'Youth'

    PARIS -- Rachel Weisz, Harvey Keitel and Paul Dano ("Little Miss Sunshine") have joined Michael Caine for Paolo Sorrentino's 'Youth" (aka "In the Future"), the Italian director's follow-up to his Oscar-winning "The Great Beauty" and a buzz-title among...
  • William Shakespeare: Five unconventional movie adaptations

    William Shakespeare: Five unconventional movie adaptations
    William Shakespeare, whose 450th birthday is being celebrated around the world Wednesday, never seems to go out of vogue for movie directors eager to put their own spin on his classic texts.  Most of Shakespeare's plays have been adapted for the big...
  • TWC Closes Deal for U.S. Rights to Italy's 'Gomorrah' Skein

    ROME -- The Weinstein Company has closed a deal with Beta Film to acquire U.S. rights to "Gomorrah," the hot Italo TV series that depicts the real Neapolitan mob with a degree of authenticity never seen before. The deal marks the first time an Italian TV...
  • SunFest survival guide

    SunFest survival guide
    As the five-day gathering known as SunFest prepares to sprawl out along the waterfront in downtown West Palm Beach, organizers have packed the music schedule with what executive director Paul Jamieson calls the "densest," "broadest" and "costliest" lineup...