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  • The Week in Pictures | April 1-7, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Tensions are high on the Korean Penninsula, where North Korea has been railing against U.S.-South Korean military exercises that began in March and are to continue until the end of this month....
  • ‘Dragon Tattoo’: Denise Mina on Larsson, feminist crime fiction

     
    It's hard to imagine someone better suited to adapt Stieg Larsson's “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” as a graphic ......
  • Brad Paisley's comfort zone: The old, the new (like Hollywood Bowl)

    Brad Paisley's comfort zone: The old, the new (like Hollywood Bowl)
    Brad Paisley estimates that he and his family spend a third of their time in Los Angeles -- most of it scheduled, he says, to "get away from the unbearable heat and the cold of winter" in their other home in Nashville. Even so, the country star has...
  • Sweden's Liseberg plans Projekt Helix megacoaster for 2014

    Sweden's Liseberg plans Projekt Helix megacoaster for 2014
    Ride enthusiasts are already drooling over a multi-launch roller coaster coming to a Swedish amusement park that promises six inversions and a series of near-miss encounters with other rides dotting a wooded hillside terrain. Photos: Projekt Helix...
  • A world of difference in reactions over foreign, U.S. film violence

     A world of difference in reactions over foreign, U.S. film violence
    Genre filmmaking helps make sense of the world, creating codes by which the seemingly irrational ways of human behavior can be understood. With storytelling modes that travel from country to country — the crime picture, the horror film, the action...
  • Uncertainty around Kent Nagano's tenure at Montreal Symphony

    Uncertainty around Kent Nagano's tenure at Montreal Symphony
    Kent Nagano's tenure at the Montreal Symphony Orchestra appears uncertain following reports that the American conductor will depart the orchestra when his current contract as music director expires in 2016. But the orchestra's management has vigorously...
  • Steal his movie and Simon Klose will thank you

    Steal his movie and Simon Klose will thank you
    AUSTIN, Texas — Simon Klose would like you to steal his movie. Stream it, download it, share it with someone in Croatia or Brazil and remix it with videos of kittens playing patty-cake, if that's your kind of thing. Klose, 37, is the director of...
  • Foods at the heart of Easter celebrations in Scandinavia

    Foods at the heart of Easter celebrations  in Scandinavia
    Easter in Scandinavia, like many holiday celebrations in this part of the world, is a colorful patchwork of customs, including bits and pieces of a lot of things: Passover, the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Easter bunny, cute witches, huge...
  • Erland Josephson dies at 88; Swedish actor, Bergman collaborator

    Erland Josephson dies at 88; Swedish actor, Bergman collaborator
    Swedish actor Erland Josephson, one of fabled director Ingmar Bergman's closest friends and collaborators, known for his portrayals of aloof intellectuals and often Bergman's alter ego in such celebrated films as "Scenes From a Marriage" and "Cries and...
  • PASSINGS: Lee K. Harrington, Charles Sellier, Lena Nyman, Margaret Price

    PASSINGS: Lee K. Harrington, Charles Sellier, Lena Nyman, Margaret Price
    LEE K. HARRINGTON Headed L.A. Economic Development Corp. Lee K. Harrington, 64, a businessman who was executive director of the Southern California Leadership Council and the former head of the Los Angeles Economic Development Corp., died Friday near...
  • Gunnar Fischer dies at 100; cinematographer known for work with Ingmar Bergman

    Gunnar Fischer dies at 100; cinematographer known for work with Ingmar Bergman
    Gunnar Fischer, a cinematographer best known for films he made with Swedish auteur Ingmar Bergman including 1957's "The Seventh Seal," has died. He was 100. Fischer died Saturday at a retirement home in Stockholm, said his son, Jens. No cause was given....