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  • Gustavo Dudamel gets to the heart of Tchaikovsky's appeal

    Gustavo Dudamel gets to the heart of Tchaikovsky's appeal
    We cannot escape Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. On Thursday, Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, with help from the Símon Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, begin an 11-day TchaikovskyFest at Walt Disney Concert Hall that will include the...
  • Venezuela protests turn deadly; Maduro accuses opponents of coup plot

    Venezuela protests turn deadly; Maduro accuses opponents of coup plot
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- In the wake of civil unrest that left three dead and scores injured in the Venezuelan capital and other cities on Wednesday, President Nicolas Maduro said he would order the arrest of opposition leaders who he claimed were plotting...
  • Foreign tourist office phone numbers and websites

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
  • The Week in Pictures | February 24 – March 2, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This eek the world’s attention was on the Ukraine, where Russian gunmen on the Crimean peninsula and the embattled new Ukrainian government in Kiev continued to escalate a dangerous...
  • Newly weighty matters at L.A. Philharmonic TchaikovskyFest

    Newly weighty matters at L.A. Philharmonic TchaikovskyFest
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic TchaikovskyFest — 15 all-Tchaikovsky concerts in 11 days featuring the L.A. Philharmonic, the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela and YOLA (Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles) — ended with a sensational...
  • Jared Leto to play Ukraine; Oscar speech edited in Russian telecast

    Jared Leto to play Ukraine; Oscar speech edited in Russian telecast
    "Dallas Buyers Club" star and newly crowned Academy Award winner Jared Leto was the only Hollywood figure to address the current political unrest in Ukraine during the award show Sunday, but his words of support for the former Soviet republic weren't...
  • Pictures in the News | February 25, 2014

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in San Diego, where visitors to Chicano Park view dozens of murals painted on the concrete stanchions leading to and from the Coronado Bridge....
  • Venezuela: Tens of thousands march in anti-government protests

    Venezuela: Tens of thousands march in anti-government protests
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- Tens of thousands of students and other opponents of the Venezuelan government filled the streets of the capital Sunday, putting a damper on President Nicolas Maduro’s hopes that a mandated holiday might bring a respite to...
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 24, 2014

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia with fireworks exploding around the Fisht Olympic Stadium at the end of the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics. In the capital, riot police detain activists during a demonstration against the...
  • Venezuela seeks opposition figure's arrest; protest death toll rises

    Venezuela seeks opposition figure's arrest; protest death toll rises
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- The Venezuelan government was seeking to arrest a top associate of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez on Friday as the official death toll from more than two weeks of violence in the country rose to 17. Protests continued to...
  • Review: Tchaikovsky on a grand scale

    Review: Tchaikovsky on a grand scale
    Orchestras everywhere play a lot of Tchaikovsky. The Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, its musicians raised on the Russian composer, plays a whole lot of Tchaikovsky, as it has been doing this week in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's...