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  • Che's legacy looms larger than ever

    It was a long fight, but the Cubans have finally conquered this forlorn Andean hamlet, four decades after Ernesto "Che" Guevara was executed in the adobe schoolhouse here. Cuban physicians provide healthcare, Cuban educators oversee literacy classes, and...
  • They're doing it Frank Sinatra's way

    They're doing it Frank Sinatra's way
    Anew era is beginning in the career of Frank Sinatra even if the Chairman of the Board isn't here to participate. The iconic singer died May 14, 1998, and the 10th anniversary is being marked with a flurry of activity, including a new U.S. postage...
  • Los Angeles film and TV locations take on many starring roles

    It's only a matter of time before local film and TV buffs experience a sense of déjà vu around Los Angeles. That place looks familiar. Did you see it on the way home from work, or when you checked in with your favorite characters? Could be both. Most...
  • Filmmakers

    Filmmakers Edward Klosinski, 65; a Polish cinematographer best known for his work with director Andrzej Wajda (Jan. 5) Ralph Bradshaw White, 66; an underwater cinematographer who documented the 1985 discovery of the Titanic (Feb. 4) Kon Ichikawa, 92; a...
  • Writers and editors

    Writers and editors George MacDonald Fraser, 82; author of the "Flashman" series of historical adventure novels (Jan. 2) Gilbert A. Harrison, 92; editor of the New Republic, helped launch new talent (Jan. 3) Philip Agee, 72; former CIA official wrote...
  • American heritage brands make a comeback

    American heritage brands make a comeback
    When Charles Beckman sold his first pair of work boots for $1.75 in the sleepy town of Red Wing, Minn., in 1905, he probably never imagined that in 2008, those leather lace-ups would be selling for $235 at hipster havens Urban Outfitters and Opening...
  • Comedy actor, supporting actor noms are good for laughs

    Comedy actor, supporting actor noms are good for laughs
    There was tittering in the Beverly Hilton ballroom early Thursday morning as Brooke Shields announced the Golden Globes nominees for actor in a comedy or musical. James Franco, she intoned, and there came those giggles. Co-announcer Elizabeth Banks then...
  • Reynolds Price relives the past in high spirits

    Reynolds Price relives the past in high spirits
    Spring is impossibly verdant in Raleigh, so lush it's steamy. The path to the door of Reynolds Price's house in the woods is scattered with beechnuts. Tree frogs babble, the screen door slams, somewhere in the pond outside the kitchen an old snapping...
  • An author, chef and artist, all passionate about their No. 1 find

    An author, chef and artist, all passionate about their No. 1 find
    Pamela Des Barres The author and former groupie plans to stop at European flea markets during her three-week book tour through Italy, France and Finland, which begins Monday. Her favorite find: a bolt of Chinese-motif fabric from the 1940s that she...
  • Domestic drama: Lee Strasberg's family continues the legacy of instruction, despite some friction

    Domestic drama: Lee Strasberg's family continues the legacy of instruction, despite some friction
    The Method is dead. Long live the Method. ¶ Spend an afternoon with David Lee Strasberg, the ambitious 38-year-old son of legendary acting guru Lee Strasberg, and you just might walk away with the idea that something revolutionary is going on at the...
  • Elia Kazan, an actor's director

    Elia Kazan, an actor's director
    Elia Kazan was one of the consummate filmmakers of the 20th century, directing such classics as 1951's "A Streetcar Named Desire," 1954's "On the Waterfront" and 1955's "East of Eden." He won three Oscars, five Tony Awards and four Golden Globes....