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KISSIMMEE — Looking down at the bronze medal that was just placed around his neck, Roman Fernandez took a deep breath. He fondly stared at it, gently twirling the medallion around. Fernandez, who is in the heavyweight classification, placed...
ReutersBy Terry Daley ROME, April 19 (Reuters) - Rome mayor Gianni Alemanno wants May's Italian Cup Final between local rivals AS Roma and Lazio to be played earlier in the day to avoid the scenes that marred their last meeting earlier this month. The two...
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Most tourists in Egypt visit only Cairo and Luxor. Few visit Alexandria, just a three-hour drive away — the country’s second city, and one of the great cities of the Mediterranean. Egypt’s historical capital for almost a millennium,...
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There are at least three great reasons to see "Sicily: Art and Invention Between Greece and Rome," the newly opened antiquities exhibition at the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades. A major sculpture anchors each of the show's three rooms, and together they...
"Any donkey can conduct, but to make music is difficult," Riccardo Muti told the young members of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago at an open rehearsal last week at Symphony Center. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director was quoting his famous...
Like its title character, "Da Vinci's Demons" prefers to flaunt rather than follow, flagrantly borrowing from film, television and video games to create something new, inarguably flawed, possibly revolutionary and certainly fun to watch. For several...
Burst of Light: Caravaggio and His Legacy Ends June 16, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main Street, Hartford, thewadsworth.org It is nearly impossible to look at a painting by Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi, 1572-1610) without pondering...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesVisionary genre talents Guillermo del Toro, Frank Darabont, Roland Emmerich, John Carpenter and Chris Carter will be among the special ......
Deep into Marie Arana's wonderful new biography of Simón Bolívar, "the George Washington of South America," there's a deliciously unexpected pause in the action. It's 1816, and Bolívar has set sail from Haiti. He's on his way back to Venezuela, with...
L.A. NOWCardinal Roger Mahony intends to help select a new pope in Rome despite calls from some critics that he withdraw from the process in the wake of revelations about his actions in the priest sex-abuse scandal. The day Pope Benedict......
Cardinal Francis George of Chicago had gone through a long 16-hour day of meetings and travel, a day that began at 5 a.m., and it was just about 9 at night. He was tired, with one more meeting to go. But as he walked into the room for our interview late...
It remains to be decided when the Catholic world’s cardinals will lock themselves away in the Sistine Chapel to elect the next pope. But the undeclared candidates to succeed retiring Pope Benedict XVI are already campaigning in the gilded salons...
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