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  • Marion Stiebel Siciliano dies at 86; painter, philanthropist

    Marion Stiebel Siciliano dies at 86; painter, philanthropist
    Marion Stiebel Siciliano, an abstract painter and philanthropist who was active in environmental causes and inner-city development, died July 17 at her Beverly Hills home. She was 86. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Marion Stiebel Siciliano: An...
  • Kurt Sanderling dies at 98; admired conductor under Soviets

    Kurt Sanderling dies at 98; admired conductor under Soviets
    Kurt Sanderling, who led the Leningrad Philharmonic and the East Berlin Symphony Orchestra under Soviet rule and won admirers in the West later in his career as a guest conductor for orchestras in London, Los Angeles and elsewhere, has died. He was 98....
  • Otto von Habsburg dies at 98; son of Austria-Hungary's last emperor

    Otto von Habsburg dies at 98; son of Austria-Hungary's last emperor
    Otto von Habsburg, the oldest son of Austria-Hungary's last emperor who saw the end of his family's centuries-long rule and emerged to become a champion of a Europe united by democracy, died Monday in his sleep at his home in Poecking, Germany, where he...
  • Romantic getaways

    Romantic getaways
    Berlin: Put Berlin next to Paris and you have both sides of the coin: romance, which occasionally appeals, and eros, which never fails. "Berlin is sexy," said the German capital's openly gay Mayor Klaus Wowereit, and it's been that way since the...
  • Festival of Books: Hochschild, Goodheart, Nagorski put fresh faces on old conflicts

     
    A better title for the Saturday morning L.A. Times Festival of Books panel "History: War & Remembrance" might have been "Putting a Face on the War." Authors Adam Goodheart, Adam Hochschild and Andrew Nagorski underscored with moderator Diane Smith how.......
  • Spring classical music preview: John Cage, John Adams anniversaries

     
    Spring picks in classical music and opera by music critic Mark Swed: Big John Cage and John Adams anniversaries -- festivals for the former, major premieres in San Francisco and Los Angeles by the latter -- will make this a spring of Johns. Meanwhile...
  • Pacific Standard Time travels from L.A. to Berlin

     
    Berlin is getting a taste of Los Angeles art history starting this week with the European debut of Pacific Standard Time, the massive survey organized by the Getty that kicked off last year in museums and galleries around Southern California....
  • Berlin Film Festival: Top award goes to Italian prison documentary

     
    The Berlin International Film Festival handed out its awards on Saturday, awarding the top prize, the Golden Bear, to "Caesar Must Die" (“Cesare Deve Morire”) from octegenarian filmmaking brothers Paolo and Vittorio Taviani....
  • President of Germany resigns amid corruption allegations

     
    German President Christian Wulff resigned Friday amid allegations of corruption. Wulff's resignation is a blow to Chancellor Angela Merkel, who had chosen him as head of state and remained supportive even as questions over his conduct grew....
  • Berlin film fest kicks off with an international mix of upheaval

     
    The 62nd Berlin International Film Festival kicks off Thursday, and with nearly 400 films screening over 10 days in Germany’s chilly capital, it's hard to find just one theme to describe this year's Berlinale. To be sure, the event’s signature...
  • Berlin Film Festival: 3 documentaries on Japan nuclear disaster

     
    Less than a year after the massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan devastated whole towns and crippled the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, causing radioactive disaster, filmic portraits at the Berlin International Film Festival are presenting the human...