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  • Masterpieces of literature get a new look at the Huntington Library

    Masterpieces of literature get a new look at the Huntington Library
    One of the great cultural jewels of the West is back, with a wonderful new polish. When the Huntington Library in San Marino reopened its main exhibition hall on Friday for a special press preview after a 17-month renovation, you could almost feel the...
  • Prince George's christening portraits by Jason Bell unveiled

    Prince George's christening portraits by Jason Bell unveiled
    Prince George's christening portraits have arrived! OK, now we can officially gush about how cute Prince George is ... Prince William and his wife, Catherine, the former Kate Middleton, baptized their 3-month-old baby Wednesday and have unveiled...
  • Prince George christened; William and Kate name seven godparents

    Prince George christened; William and Kate name seven godparents
    Prince George, the firstborn son of Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was christened in London on Wednesday. The increasingly handsome 3-month-old baby boy, who will eventually be named the head of the Church of...
  • A slice of 'Downton Abbey' good life in New Zealand

    A slice of 'Downton Abbey' good life in New Zealand
    TAI TAPU, New Zealand — Can you imagine a scene in which you turn into the oak-shaded driveway of a grand country estate, pull up outside the manor house and are greeted by a row of staff standing at attention? The car door is opened, bags and...
  • Prince George's christening set; Will, Kate get joint coat of arms

    Prince George's christening set; Will, Kate get joint coat of arms
    Prince George's christening date has been set for Oct. 23, Kensington Palace announced Friday. That will make the son of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge -- born July 22 -- about 3 months old for the intimate ceremony in which his...
  • Art preview: An ancient 'bill of human rights' at the Getty Villa

    Art preview: An ancient 'bill of human rights' at the Getty Villa
    "I am Cyrus, king of the universe, the great king, the powerful king, king of Babylon, king of Sumer and Akkad, king of the four quarters of the world...." So says the wedge-shaped cuneiform script on the little Cyrus Cylinder, one of the most...
  • Happy birthday, Charles Bukowski!

    Happy birthday, Charles Bukowski!
    This post has been corrected. See the note below for details. Were he still with us, Charles Bukowski would be 93 Friday. Happy birthday, Charles Bukowski! Bukowski was dubbed the Poet Laureate of Skid Row; he wrote about the gritty neighborhoods of...
  • If you think Christians here are persecuted, you need to grow up

    If you think Christians here are persecuted, you need to grow up
    The notion that religious freedom is under siege isn't just an American preoccupation. Some Christian leaders in Britain also have sounded the alarm, prompting a pointed rejoinder from the former spiritual leader of the Church of England that also...
  • No arrests yet in string of deadly Pomona shootings

    No arrests yet in string of deadly Pomona shootings
    No arrests have been made yet in connection with four shootings that left three men dead in Pomona over the weekend, police said Monday. Homicide detectives from the incidents are going to meet Monday morning to “compare notes” and see if...
  • UCLA Film & Television Archive kicks off Pasolini retrospective

    UCLA Film & Television Archive kicks off Pasolini retrospective
    Pier Paolo Pasolini was one of Italian cinema's most influential, controversial and iconoclastic filmmakers, arriving on the scene after neo-realists such as Vittorio De Sica and Roberto Rossellini. The openly gay playwright, novelist, political...
  • PASSINGS: Michael Baigent, Elliott Reid, John L. Dotson Jr.

    PASSINGS: Michael Baigent, Elliott Reid, John L. Dotson Jr.
    Michael Baigent Historical mysteries author sued publisher of 'Da Vinci Code' Michael Baigent, 65, a writer who gained attention for launching a lawsuit contending that "The Da Vinci Code" stole ideas from his book, died of a brain hemorrhage June...