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  • L.A. Phil's Gustavo Dudamel, Deborah Borda see compensation increase

    L.A. Phil's Gustavo Dudamel, Deborah Borda see compensation increase
    Accolades aren't all Gustavo Dudamel has reaped as conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. A recently filed public tax return for the L.A. Phil provides the latest glimpse of the financial dimension of being a classical music sensation. It also...
  • A cat cafe in the U.S.? For now, it's dreams of eating, drinking, playing with felines

    A cat cafe in the U.S.? For now, it's dreams of eating, drinking, playing with felines
    Hold on to your bowl of milk, feline friends: An entrepreneur wants to open a Boston cafe for cat lovers who'd love a spot to eat, drink and play while surrounded by whiskers. To which I say: Why didn't I think of that? There's a Tumblr dedicated to...
  • Letters: Boston's Menino did it; so can Garcetti

    Re "Garcetti's goal: online yardsticks," Sept. 26 It's interesting that this article appeared in the same week that Boston held its primary election to replace longtime Mayor Tom Menino. Menino is my former student at the University of Massachusetts,...
  • More evidence found at Aaron Hernandez apartment, police say

    More evidence found at Aaron Hernandez apartment, police say
    In searching an apartment leased to Aaron Hernandez, Massachusetts State Police have found more evidence in their investigation into the slaying of Odin Lloyd, police documents say. Authorities recovered ammunition -- including the type of .45-caliber...
  • NBA center Jason Collins says he is gay

    NBA center Jason Collins says he is gay
    NBA center Jason Collins, who played for the Washington Wizards last season, has become the first male athlete still active in a major professional sport to come out as gay. Collins made his announcement to Sports Illustrated, which will feature Collins...
  • Allan B. Calhamer dies at 81; inventor of Diplomacy game

     Allan B. Calhamer dies at 81; inventor of Diplomacy game
    The origins of the board game Diplomacy can be traced to an old geography book that Allan B. Calhamer discovered while rummaging around with a friend in the attic of his boyhood home in suburban Chicago. Calhamer was fascinated by the exotic countries...
  • Anthony Lewis dies at 85; two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

    Anthony Lewis dies at 85; two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist
    Two-time Pulitzer-Prize winner Anthony Lewis, whose New York Times column championed liberal causes for three decades, died Monday at his home in Cambridge, Mass. He was 85. Lewis worked for 32 years as a columnist for the New York Times, taking up...
  • Paul Williams dies at 64; pioneering chronicler of rock music

    Paul Williams dies at 64; pioneering chronicler of rock music
    Paul Williams was returning to his dorm room when a fellow student relayed a message that was radical even for the 1960s: "Hey, Williams! You got a phone call from Bob Dylan." Not long before, it was Paul Simon who had rung Williams up on the hallway...
  • Les Blank dies at 77; prolific documentary filmmaker

    Les Blank dies at 77; prolific documentary filmmaker
    When Les Blank arrived in the lush, untamed Amazon in 1981 to make a documentary about Werner Herzog's film, "Fitzcarraldo," he knew the German's reputation as a daredevil director. Herzog had chosen the remote jungle locale, plagued by tribal...
  • Bishop Emeritus John D'Arcy dies at 80; he warned about sex abuse

     Bishop Emeritus John D'Arcy dies at 80; he warned about sex abuse
    Bishop Emeritus John D'Arcy, who oversaw the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend in Indiana for 24 years during a time of church closings, a national sex-abuse scandal and some run-ins with University of Notre Dame leaders, died Sunday of cancer at his...
  • Matt Molina, Wolfgang Puck win James Beard awards

     
    Matt Molina, the executive chef at Mozza and Pizzeria Mozza, was named the best chef in the Pacific region at the 2012 James Beard Foundation restaurant awards. Wolfgang Puck was awarded the lifetime achievement award....