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Pulitzer Prize Awards

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  • 'Become Ocean' by John Luther Adams wins Pulitzer Prize for music

    'Become Ocean' by John Luther Adams wins Pulitzer Prize for music
    John Luther Adams won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for music for his composition "Become Ocean," an orchestral work that premiered last year with the Seattle Symphony, which commissioned the piece. "Become Ocean" is a sonic work that is intended to evoke the...
  • Eva Ban dies at 94; woman in famous beach photo with President Kennedy

    Eva Ban dies at 94; woman in famous beach photo with President Kennedy
    Today, the image would have gone viral in an instant: The president of the United States, dripping wet in swim trunks before a throng of excited beachgoers, trading a look and a laugh with an attractive woman in a polka-dot bikini. But well before the...
  • Gregory White Smith dies at 62; co-wrote Jackson Pollock biography

     Gregory White Smith dies at 62; co-wrote Jackson Pollock biography
    Gregory White Smith, a Harvard-trained lawyer, businessman, philanthropist and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer who raised hackles in the art world with an intensely psychological examination of the life and work of Jackson Pollock, has died. He was 62....
  • The winners of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes are ...

    The winners of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes are ...
    The 34th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were awarded Friday night at USC's Bovard Auditorium. The winners in 10 categories included a first-generation Chinese American, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and one of the bestselling authors of all time...
  • Lisa Cholodenko named guest director of L.A. Film Festival

    Lisa Cholodenko named guest director of L.A. Film Festival
    The Academy Award-nominated writer and director Lisa Cholodenko ("The Kids Are All Right," "High Art") will serve as guest director of the Los Angeles Film Festival, organizers announced Tuesday. The festival takes place June 11-19 in downtown L.A....
  • Two journalists shot in Afghanistan; one killed

    Two journalists shot in Afghanistan; one killed
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- An Afghan police officer shot two Western journalists Friday, killing one and seriously wounding the other as they waited in a convoy of poll workers on the eve of the country’s closely watched presidential election. The...
  • Afghan police officer kills Western journalist in Khowst province

    Afghan police officer kills Western journalist in Khowst province
    KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan police officer turned his weapon on two Western journalists Friday, killing one and wounding the other inside a security forces compound in eastern Afghanistan on the eve of the country's closely watched presidential...
  • Don't forward that email -- John Wayne's daughter didn't write it

    Don't forward that email -- John Wayne's daughter didn't write it
    Oh fine. Now the wackos have hijacked John Wayne’s good name to shore up their nonsense. A new version of an already discredited 2011 anti-Obama email is rolling the Internet again. It claims that President Obama’s Social Security number...
  • Idina Menzel opens on Broadway in musical 'If/Then'

    Idina Menzel opens on Broadway in musical 'If/Then'
    Long before "Frozen" and John Travolta made her famous, Idina Menzel was a certifiable Broadway star with enough box-office clout to open a show. On Sunday, the Tony Award-winning actress, who has appeared in the hit musicals "Rent" and "Wicked,"...
  • Willow Bay named director of USC's journalism school

    Willow Bay named director of USC's journalism school
    Journalist Willow Bay has been named director of the journalism school at USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, the university announced Wednesday. Bay, 50, is a senior editor at the Huffington Post and a special correspondent and...
  • The coat hanger, symbol of dangerous, pre-Roe abortions, is back

    The coat hanger, symbol of dangerous, pre-Roe abortions, is back
    In the 1960s and '70s, as Americans argued over legalizing abortion, supporters of abortion rights sometimes held coat hangers aloft as an eloquent, grisly reminder that desperate women used them – and other methods --  for horrific, sometimes fatal...