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  • Renowned British composer John Tavener dies at age 69

    Renowned British composer John Tavener dies at age 69
    John Kenneth Tavener, the renowned British composer whose spiritual, religious-inspired music drew a diverse fan base that included the Beatles and Prince Charles, has died at age 69. Tavener died Tuesday at his home in Dorset, England, said his...
  • Review: 'Miracle on South Division Street' is breezy, heartfelt

    Review: 'Miracle on South Division Street' is breezy, heartfelt
    A supposed visitation by the Virgin Mary to a blue collar Buffalo, N.Y., neighborhood begets unforeseen revelations for a family of Polish American Catholics in the Colony Theatre’s charming West Coast premiere of Tom Dudzick’s holiday comedy,...
  • One World Trade Center named tallest building in U.S.

    One World Trade Center named tallest building in U.S.
    One World Trade Center in New York has been named the tallest building in the U.S., displacing the Willis Tower in Chicago. The ruling was announced on Tuesday by the Height Committee of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, an international...
  • N.Y. World Trade Center is nation's tallest skyscraper, panel rules

    N.Y. World Trade Center is nation's tallest skyscraper, panel rules
    NEW YORK -- A panel of building experts on Tuesday anointed New York’s new World Trade Center tower the nation’s tallest skyscraper, accepting its spire as part of a design that makes it 1,776 feet high and that knocks Chicago’s Willis...
  • What makes a skyscraper the tallest? A ruling is coming

    What makes a skyscraper the tallest? A ruling is coming
    NEW YORK — It was all so simple for King Kong, the giant ape who fled his captors by clambering to the top of the Empire State Building. Back then, there was no question the Manhattan icon was America's tallest skyscraper. But that was before...
  • Banksy watch: Artist criticizes World Trade Center tower as 'vanilla'

    Banksy watch: Artist criticizes World Trade Center tower as 'vanilla'
    Banksy has a new calling: architecture critic. The British street artist, who has taken up a residency in New York for the month of October, has criticized the One World Trade Center building as "vanilla" in an op-ed piece that the artist claims was...
  • Investors can buy a piece of the Empire State Building

    Investors can buy a piece of the Empire State Building
    NEW YORK — King Kong climbed it. A bomber crashed into it. Now the country's most iconic building is going public. The Empire State Building is set to make its debut Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange. And for $13 — about half the cost...
  • Skirball's Moshe Safdie retrospective includes the center itself

    Skirball's Moshe Safdie retrospective includes the center itself
    When a major retrospective of Moshe Safdie's work opens at the Skirball Cultural Center next month, visitors to the museum near the top of the Sepulveda Pass won't just get to see the architect's designs in the form of models and sketches under glass....
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The X-Factor' on Fox

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The X-Factor' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 8 - 14, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The X Factor Simon Cowell's talent...
  • New York's One World Trade Center spire finally goes up

    New York's One World Trade Center spire finally goes up
    New York City can once again claim to be home to the tallest building in the country, and the Western Hemisphere for that matter. On Friday, workers topped off the new One World Trade Center building with a spire making the structure 1,776 feet tall,...
  • World Trade Center reaches new heights with permanent spire

    World Trade Center reaches new heights with permanent spire
    A spire set atop One World Trade Center on Friday was greeted with cheers from workers high in the air and spectators from the street below. The 408-foot spire, draped in an American flag, brought the New York City structure to a height of 1,776 feet,...