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  • USA Women's Volleyball: Americans take down Brazil in four sets

    USA Women's Volleyball: Americans take down Brazil in four sets
    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...
  • National rowing group eyes Fox River site in St. Charles

    National rowing group eyes Fox River site in St. Charles
    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. Representatives from...
  • Harris Theater announces 2014-15 dance season

    Harris Theater announces 2014-15 dance season
    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”...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Fantasia'

    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...
  • Directors Zhang Yimou, Ang Lee Talk Censorship, Hollywood Partnerships at NYU Event

    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,...
  • Missing Malaysia jet: Passenger with stolen passport identified

    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...
  • Gymnast Alicia Sacramone and quarterback Brady Quinn tie the knot

    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. The couple...
  • Michael Phelps returns to competitive swimming with second-place finish

    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...
  • BERLIN: Bow Films Taps Frank Dillane To Topline Jarvis' 'Maestro'

    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. "Maestro"...
  • Terrorism threat at the Olympics: A sad but unalterable fact of life

    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...
  • Go Away With ... Jason Lezak

    Go Away With ... Jason Lezak
    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...
  • Ai Weiwei retrospective highlights opening of new Miami art museum

    Ai Weiwei retrospective highlights opening of new Miami art museum
    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....