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  • Jacqueline Piatigorsky dies at 100; chess champion, sculptor

    Jacqueline Piatigorsky dies at 100; chess champion, sculptor
    Jacqueline Piatigorsky was born into the Rothschild banking clan and grew up in a palace in Paris, but her silver spoon came with a ball and shackles. She rarely left her sumptuous homes and was dominated by a callous nanny. She felt invisible to her...
  • Gae Aulenti dies at 84; architect designed Paris' Musee d'Orsay

     Gae Aulenti dies at 84; architect designed Paris' Musee d'Orsay
    Gae Aulenti, an Italian architect who attained international prominence turning old buildings into modern museums, including Paris' Musee d'Orsay and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, died Wednesday at her home in Milan. She was 84. Her family told...
  • Chefs roam the globe for fun and research

     Chefs roam the globe for fun and research
    I remember the stories -- L.A. chefs renting fast cars and and doing a Michelin three-star restaurant blitz through France. Ten restaurants in five days. Wallowing in foie gras, truffles, baby lamb, Brittany lobsters and newborn vegetables. Not to mention...
  • Euro crisis imperils recovering global economy, OECD warns

     
    Most major economies are enjoying growth and recovery after four years of turmoil but the improvements are uneven and the Eurozone crisis could spill outside Europe "with very serious consequences for the global economy," the Organization for Economic...
  • French voters head to the polls to choose next president

     
    French voters head to the polls Sunday for their country's presidential runoff election. Polls favor Socialist candidate François Hollande, with President Nicolas Sarkozy in danger of becoming the first French incumbent president to lose a reelection...
  • Writer Carlos Fuentes to be buried in famed Paris cemetery

     
    The remains of Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes will be buried in the famed Montparnasse cemetery in Paris alongside those of two children who died before him, his widow, Silvia Lemus, told reporters in Mexico....
  • Cannes 2012: 'Holy Motors' has 'em saying 'Holy Moly'

     
    Holy Moly, starring Denis Lavant, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, where it has garnered strong reviews for being weird....
  • François Hollande: France's new 'Monsieur le Président'

     
    Francois Hollande is sworn in Tuesday as France's new president. Hollande, who succeeds Nicolas Sarkozy, is France's first president from the Socialist Party in 17 years....
  • Hollande defeats Sarkozy in French presidential race

     
    Socialist Francois Hollande was elected president of France on Sunday, defeating conservative incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy in a race that focused heavily on the country's economic woes....
  • Around Town: Legendary films and Herb Ritts photos

     
    In conjunction with its currrent photography exhibition, "Herb Ritts: L.A. Style," the Getty presents a new film series, "What Becomes a Legend," which opens Saturday afternoon with the famed 1921 romance "The Sheik," starring the silent screen heartthrob...
  • Cannes 2012: Auteurs take a shine to Americana

     
    Globally minded Hollywood studios are muting elements that might be considered too American. But Prestige filmmakers working outside the studio system — including several from other countries — are doubling down on the red, white and blue....