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  • Cate Blanchett returns to the stage in 'Uncle Vanya'

     
    After her raging success in Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire," actress Cate Blanchett is tackling another formidable stage classic for her follow-up -- Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya," which opened this week at the Sydney Theatre Company in...
  • Qantas grounds its A380 jets, half at LAX [Updated]

     
    Three of the six Airbus A380 superjumbo jets operated by Qantas Airways are sitting idle on the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport. The Australian carrier decided to ground its entire A380 fleet Wednesday, after one of the double-decker aircraft....
  • The YouTube Symphony Orchestra is back for a second year -- but why?

     
    We're not really sure why, but it's back. The YouTube Symphony Orchestra is having another go, this time in Sydney, Australia. The general idea is the same as last year -- post a video of yourself playing the set audition......
  • Monster Mash: Iran's embassy woes in London; Seiji Ozawa planning comeback

     
    -- Cultural controversy: Iran seeks to overhaul its image in Britain with a new embassy featuring an art gallery and cultural center. But not everyone is happy about it. (The Guardian and Daily Telegraph) -- Returning to the podium: Conductor......
  • Monster Mash: Artist Louise Bourgeois dies at 98; Sydney Opera House safety, financial problems denied

     
    -- Art world's grande dame: Louise Bourgeois, whose intensely personal works of art were inspired by psychological conflict, feminist consciousness and a fertile imagination, has died at 98 in New York. (Los Angeles Times) -- Center of controversy: The...
  • Tame Impala's Kevin Parker Discusses His Band's Success, Origins and Impressions of California

     
    Yourstru.ly Presents: Tame Impala (1 of 2) from Yours Truly on Vimeo. Perth is one of the most isolated cities on the planet. Cloistered in the southwest corner of Australia, it’s closer to Sumatra than to Sydney. It’s the former......
  • 22 cool and unusual hostels

    Hostels can be boring, cheap, safe places to stay for a night. Of course, in Eli Roth's "Hostel" horror flicks, they can lead to torture and malice. This list leaps beyond the bare white walls and hard mattresses, while stopping short of chainsaws and...
  • Beauty: The new looks for 2011

    Beauty: The new looks for 2011
    There are more than 7,000 miles between Los Angeles and Beirut but when it comes to beauty, distance is meaningless. In a sophisticated world of technology and travel, beauty trends in one international style capital can influence those in others around...
  • Mothballs should be put away forever, say doctors Down Under

    Granny alert: wrapping your grown childrens' precious baby things in mothballs so that they can be passed on to your grandchildren may seem like a good idea. But mounting reports of deaths and neurological damage in infants attributed to naphthalene...
  • Jewelers turn buttons and bone into objects of beauty

    Jewelers turn buttons and bone into objects of beauty
    Cow bones, car parts and old toggle buttons don't sound like the most glamorous materials to use in jewelry. But some designers are managing to turn such found and throw-away objects into chic and versatile pieces, proving that with good design,...
  • Posturing on climate

    And the nominees for best actor at an international summit are: President George W. Bush, Chinese President Hu Jintao and Australian Prime Minister John Howard. All are giving compelling performances in Sydney this week in the against-type role of leaders...