| Jul 5, 2014
| 11:35 PM
IRVINE — The Fourth of July is a major holiday in the U.S. A World Cup soccer match is a big holiday in Brazil whenever it plays.
A day after the U.S. celebrated Independence Day and Brazil celebrated a quarterfinal win on its home soil at the...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:17 AM
A national rowing group with ties to the Winklevoss family is looking to invest about $2 million in St. Charles to establish a professional rowing club in the Fox Valley and increase the number of young people involved in the sport.
| May 9, 2014
| 7:39 AM
The Harris Theater for Music and Dance announced its 2014-15 dance season on Friday. The season features the Chicago debut of two international companies: the Beijing Dance Theater and Scottish Ballet.
Beijing Dance Theater's “Wild Grass”...
| May 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Two modes of realism compete for attention in Chinese arthouse helmer-scribe Wang Chao's "Fantasia," a glum yarn about a working-class family derailed by the breadwinner's illness. On the one hand, the film offers a lucid, unsentimental vision of contempo...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
East met east Thursday night in New York as directors Ang Lee and Zhang Yimou took to the stage for an intimate dialogue about their lives and careers, organized by New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and Beijing-based online video portal LeTV,...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:56 AM
BEIJING -- Malaysian authorities have identified one of the two men who used stolen passports to board the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the nation’s inspector general of police told local media Monday, as international search teams continued to...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Brady Quinn is set to become an NFL free agent yet again Tuesday afternoon.
Off the football field, however, Quinn is set for life.
He and his longtime girlfriend, former Olympic gymnast Alicia Sacramone, were married over the weekend.
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:33 PM
MESA, Ariz. — A buzz ran through the crowd, an accumulation of murmurs and applause that drifted across the pool to where Michael Phelps stood. It was just loud enough to make the swimmer grin as he stepped onto the block.
"You heard people...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Frank Dillane ("Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince") is set to topline Catherine Jarvis' "Maestro," based on Peter Goldsworthy's eponymous novel.
Daniel Harvey and Bow Street Films partners Joe Jenckes and David Dickson are producing.
| Jan 20, 2014
| 8:18 PM
Little did the Greeks know what they were getting us into back in 1896. And how could they?
Certainly, their vision of the Olympics probably went no further than to celebrate which of them ran the best marathon in a loincloth.
Now, we are three...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The 2012 London Olympics is the fourth Olympics in which American swimmer Jason Lezak, has competed. He swam in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay preliminaries, which helped the United States reach the finals, where they won a silver medal. While this...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Wednesday is opening day for the Perez Art Museum Miami -- timed to take advantage of Miami's annual moment as the center of the international art universe, the Art Basel Miami Beach fair that will open Thursday, bringing hordes of collectors and gawkers....