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Geography

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  • Theater review: 'Geography of a Horse Dreamer' at Moth Theatre

     
    "Luck is no accident, it's a phenomenon -- the challenge is to track it down." From this existential assault on causality, Sam Shepard spun a menacing tale of abduction, exploitation and black humor with his 1974 play, "Geography of a......
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Jan. 26, 1960

     
    Diana Barrymore was in love with Tennessee Williams and wanted to marry him, the Mirror's Earl Wilson says. We Quiz Quiz Guy Who Blew $64,000 Al Einfrank isn't exciting news copy. Not any more. Three years ago, he was. Then -- according to Nielsen, a...
  • PASSINGS: Ann Nixon Cooper, Kim Peek

    PASSINGS: Ann Nixon Cooper, Kim Peek
    Ann Nixon Cooper Mentioned in Obama's election night speech Ann Nixon Cooper, 107, the Atlanta centenarian lauded by President Obama in his election night speech last year, died Monday at her Atlanta home. Carl M. Williams Funeral Directors of Atlanta...
  • EPA Energy Star building program marks a decade

     
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is marking the 10-year anniversary of its Energy Star building program, with 8,400 structures across the country since 1999 that meet the energy efficiency standards. In 2008, Los Angeles ranked first among all U....
  • Sunken Canadian stern-wheeler is an underwater time capsule

    Sunken Canadian stern-wheeler is an underwater time capsule
    Underwater archaeologists said Monday that they have found a virtual time capsule of life during Canada's Klondike Gold Rush: a sunken Yukon River stern-wheeler so well-preserved that researchers can document the last minutes of the five-man crew as...
  • Wildlife filmmakers focusing on endangered cats

    Wildlife filmmakers focusing on endangered cats
    South African wildlife photographers and authors Dereck and Beverly Joubert have worked in some of Africa's most remote areas for more than 25 years, recording the life cycles and decline of some of the continent's most iconic animals, in the process...
  • Remembering Matthew Shepard's story, on stages around the world

     
    The soft whistle of a passing breeze echoed through the performance space. Set on a stage at a distance from the audience, a group of men swayed against a backdrop of Wyoming's hills, as though they were at the mercy......
  • Discovery sheds new light on Stonehenge

    Discovery sheds new light on Stonehenge
    British archaeologists have found the remains of a massive stone henge, or ceremonial circle, that was part of the ancient and celebrated Stonehenge complex, a find that is shedding new light on how the monument was built and its religious uses. The...
  • With a song in his heart

    With a song in his heart
    NEW YORK -- Every opera lover knows that Thomas Hampson, the American baritone, can sing his heart out. But it's also true that he can talk your ear off. For as long as many music lovers remember, Hampson has been a prime attraction at the world's...
  • Teachers learn a lesson in the cultures of food

    Teachers learn a lesson in the cultures of food
    Learning to make stuffed grape leaves is a lesson that reaches far beyond cooking, to world trade, expository writing, even marriage and family traditions. In fact, the requirements of that last part hit home with some of the schoolteachers trying their...
  • PASSINGS

    Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy Expert on the music of India Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy, 81, the founding chairman and professor emeritus of UCLA's department of ethnomusicology, died June 20 of lung cancer at his home in Van Nuys, according to the university. With his...