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  • Explosions rock northern Nigerian city

     
    Nigeria bombings: Multiple explosions, including at least one suicide bombing, rocked Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri on Friday, international news agencies reported....
  • Adanowsky and the art of bedroom folk

     
    Adanowsky’s album, "Amador," debuts in the U.S. this week. It’s a velvety affair infused with creaky barroom pianos, gentle guitar strums, and Jodorowsky’s smoky, Gainsbourg-like croons that waft along like a cigar plume. The intimate...
  • Movie Review: Martha Marcy May Marlene

     
    The call comes out of the blue, by pay phone, the prodigal younger sister calling her estranged older sibling. “Where are you? Where have you been?” “Upstate, I think,” is all the confused young woman can manage. Or is that...
  • ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’: damage intrigue cult art

     
    Viewer beware: “Martha Marcy May Marlene” will disturb you. It will have you saying “oh my God” out loud and curled into a little ball come the closing credits. It will have you craving comfort food and hugs. It is absolutely a...
  • KCET-TV announces five new shows

     
    KCET-TV has announced five new original programs for fall 2012....
  • Syrian actress backs protesters, causes sensation

     
    Syrian actress Fadwa Sulayman has taken a very public stance against President Bashar Assad's regime and become a heroine in opposition circles. Sulayman appeared alongside Syrian protesters in the besieged city of Homs....
  • Don't 'go postal' over 'drinking the Kool-Aid' [Most commented]

     
    Don't "drink the Kool-Aid," writes Meghan Daum in an Op-Ed column that urges readers to "ease up on a figure of speech arising from 1978's Jonestown massacre." She writes: [A]pparently unbeknown to just about everyone who uses the expression, "drinking......
  • Cult mystic holds 'march of skulls' for Mexico's drug war dead

     
    Cult mystic Alejandro Jodorowsky held an event he said would seek to "heal" Mexico of the cosmic weight of so many dead in the drug war. On Sunday, hundreds of his fans answered the call....
  • Justin Bieber tops Kim Kardashian as most-searched person of 2011

     
    Justin Bieber tops Kim Kardashian as the most searched for person of 2011 on the Bing search engine. Kim Kardashian had a wedding and a divorce, but Justin Bieber had a movie and a tour and a haircut and a paternity suit....
  • Boss-B-Gone: Police employees accused of alleged Santeria birdseed plot

     
    Here's a sure-fire way of ruffling your boss' feathers: Cast a Santeria spell on him using birdseed. Two North Miami Beach employees who were apparently upset their boss, City Manager Lyndon Bonner, had planned to slash the police budget, planned to...
  • Traffic to crawl in Des Plaines during religious celebration

     
    Traffic will snarl in parts of Des Plaines starting Sunday when tens of thousands of people begin to flock to the Shrine of Our Lady …...
  • Orange You Glad returns in March with expanded vision

     
    Since its inception in 2009, the Orange You Glad Music Festival has relished its ultra-grassroots approach: sticking pretty much to the Mills Avenue neighborhood in its inaugural year and returning with a stripped-down mini-holiday fest in 2010 that still...