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"If the whole universe had no meaning," C.S. Lewis once wrote, "we should never have found out that it had no meaning." Pithy observations like that — rooted in logical argument — have made the writer one Christian whom many agnostics and...
The American Cinematheque welcomes 2013 with "Motion Picturesque: Cinema at Its Most Beautiful" festival, which shines the spotlight on the visual splendor of motion pictures. The series opens Thursday at the Egyptian with Fritz Lang's influential...
Academy voters showed their love for Austria's "Amour" on Thursday morning, with the deep and intimate look at an aging couple facing the end of life together being nominated not just for best foreign language film, but also for best picture and in...
Larry White photographed this fairy tale-like scene during a trip to Hallstatt, Austria, in October. He and his girlfriend, Christine Cyran, visited the UNESCO World Heritage Site to celebrate her birthday, and stayed at the Pension Sarstein, near the...
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday moved forward with nine potential nominated movies for the next round of voting in the foreign language film category for the 85th Academy Awards, narrowing the field from 71 qualifying films....
Unless you are reading this in Anchorage, this would be a good time of year to lay away those brawny Barolos, epic cabernet sauvignons and high-octane zinfandels. It's summertime; the drinkin' is easy. Red wines, by and large, are winter warmers. But if...
Los Angeles TimesHere's the problem: "I'm a wine lover," says Hans Reisetbauer, spreading his hands for emphasis. But he was unlucky enough to be raised in upper Austria, too far north to grow grapes. The son of a farmer, at school he studied agriculture, but normal...
Tags: Agriculture, Pears
Check out festivals and events in October across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below: Coming up this week Through Nov. 12: Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, Walt Disney World. The...
I've read or heard that 8,000 to 10,000 varieties of grapevines exist. Many of these vines grow table grapes or grapes that become raisins. But thousands also make wine. By and large, though, most of the wine that we buy is made from fewer than a dozen...
Tags: Wines, Uruguay, Alcoholic Beverages, Grapes, Israel
An art exhibition in Vienna titled "Nude Men" -- "Nackte Manner" in German -- is stimulating considerable media attention in Austria. The show, which opens this week at the Leopold Museum, is dedicated to depictions of male nudity from the 19th century to...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Andy Warhol, Arts, Museums, France
On Strudel and Socialism: The final installment on my report from Austria Speaking of trams, the entire transportation network is completely integrated and runs on the honor system (ticket inspections are infrequent, but the fine for not...
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