Junot Díaz's unapologetic style inspires the crowd as Los Angeles Times Festival of Books draws to a close
Junot Díaz thanked the packed crowd and its city. “When fools talk about diversity,” he said, “they can't even imagine L.A.” The auditorium roared. A smile cracked the author's...
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‘Whiplash' producer Helen Estabrook pays over asking for jazzy home in Los Feliz
Academy Award-nominated producer Helen Estabrook has snapped up a Spanish-style estate in Los Feliz for $1.805 million. Estabrook, who produced the films “Whiplash” and “Up in...
1 day ago - LA Times
The week ahead in L.A. theater, April 22-29: 'Dirty Blonde,' 'Belleville' and more
Capsule reviews are by Philip Brandes , F. Kathleen Foley , Margaret Gray , Charles McNulty and Daryl H. Miller. Openings Belleville L.A. premiere of Amy Herzog's...
1 day ago - LA Times - 3 articles
7 Sights in India to Visit
From mountainous peaks to beautiful beaches, urban centers to rural retreats, India offers a wide array of opportunities for every traveler. The seventh-largest country in the...
2 days ago - Global Traveler
My Favorite Room: Tiya Sircar brings Texas and India to her living room
In actress Tiya Sircar's Hollywood Hills living room, Texas and India merge to create a unique design style reminiscent of home. An open archway leads to this sunny enclave...
2 days ago - LA Times
Bites: At a London Temple to Art, Culinary Virtuosity on Display
Rochelle ICA will delight you if you're content with imaginative, delicious food served in an easygoing atmosphere with its own quirky style.
2 days ago - NY Times
Jerry Weintraub's estate in Beverly Hills sells for $17.8 million
The Beverly Hills home where late Hollywood producer and talent manager Jerry Weintraub lived for decades has sold for $17.8 million. Set behind polished steel gates, the...
3 days ago - LA Times - 3 articles
10 of the best clubs in Amsterdam - chosen by the experts
Amsterdam's nightlife is thriving, with three major new clubs adding to the existing scene. We asked local DJs, producers and music writers to name their favourite party venues...
3 days ago - The Guardian
Actor Robert Blake's onetime Studio City home sells for $3.35 million
The onetime Studio City home of actor Robert Blake has sold for $3.35 million - well above the asking price of $2.995 million. The 1937 ranch-style residence is where Blake was...
3 days ago - LA Times - 3 articles
Beyoncé slays in Balmain, Cardi B pays homage to TLC and other Coachella standout style moments
Yes, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is first and foremost about the music , but it also provides an unparalleled opportunity, both on stage and off , for fashion...
3 days ago - LA Times
The headlines of Very International People
The 23rd China International Boat Show , April 26-28 2018, Shanghai New...
On April 26th, 2018, at 10am, leaders from the major boating associations, commissioners from international trading organizations and representatives of big boat companies will...
The 10 best places for afternoon tea in the UK revealed
The Mail on Sunday's Sarah Turner gives her verdict on the best venues around the UK to enjoy the much-loved British tradition.
How citizen scientists are helping to protect migratory birds
A male Canada warbler. This tiny bird flies more than 5,500 kilometres each spring from its winter grounds in South America to its breeding grounds in Canada. The quiet...
Immerse yourself in Vietnamese traditional AO Show in the Lantern Town of Hoi An
The soul of Hoi An inherits the ancient allure of silence and tranquility with narrow streets and alleys beautified with French colonial houses and cafes. The peaceful essence...
Secrets of Our Ocean Planet: The Not-So-Simple Sea Sponge
Sponges help form incredibly vibrant seafloor communities like this one in Antarctica By Rachel Downey (Australia National University & British Antarctic Survey) and Claire...
Take a Dip in a Swiss Forest Lake
Hike through the forest of Flims and refresh yourself with a swim in the crisp, sparkling waters of Lake Cauma and Lake Cresta , located less than one hour from Chur, capital...
Couple transform vintage van into a camper they use to roam Britain in
Scott and Ellie Morgan from Bristol bought the 1990 Fiat Ducato after deciding to go travelling around the Brecon Beacons in Wales following the loss of their unborn child.
Survivors of air accidents reveal how they got onto planes again
Survivors of air accidents often proclaim that their survival was a miracle. But what follows is another kind of miracle: Many survivors manage to fly again. Here they reveal how.
One in eight bird species are at risk of global extinction
A report from BirdLife International, based in Cambridge, monitored bird numbers across the globe. It found that one in eight bird species are at risk of global extinction.
Inside 'Britain's largest treehouse' in Devon
Treetops Treehouse is designed around a huge oak tree in the grounds of the Fox & Hounds Country Hotel in Eggesford, Devon, and accommodates a family of four.