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Archive for January 21st, 2014

  • David Byrne’s ‘Here Lies Love’ heads back to NYC

    January 21, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated theater image released by The Public Theater shows Ruthie Ann Miles, center, during a performance of “Here Lies Love,” in New York. (AP Photo/The Public Theater, Joan Marcus) NEW YORK (AP) — David Byrne’s splashy disco musical...

  • Barenboim to conduct Abbado tribute

    January 21, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Pallbearers carry the coffin of Claudio Abbado in Bologna, Italy, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. Claudio Abbado, a star in the great generation of Italian conductors revered for developing a rapport with members of the world’s leading orchestras while still...

  • Off-Broadway comedy funded by travel industry

    January 21, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image released by Blake Zidell & Associates shows actors Thom Sesma, left, and Michele Ragusa portraying a pair of harried travel agents in “Craving for Travel.” The unusual production was funded by the travel industry but was written,...

  • ‘In the Blood’ is intriguing thriller

    January 21, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This book cover image provided by Touchstone shows “In the Blood,” by Lisa Unger. Unger’s novels all explore the theme of family and how it shapes who we become as individuals. Her latest, “In the Blood,” examines the life of Lana Granger, a...

  • Members of Pussy Riot to appear at US concert

    January 21, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Jan. 18, 2014 file photo shows Russian punk band Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, right, and Maria Alekhina at the Prudential Eye Awards in Singapore. Tolokonnikova and Alekhina, who were recently released from prison, will appear...

  • LA’s train network grows; airport still not on map

    January 21, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Hard hats and shovels in a pile of sand are seen near the Crenshaw/Expo station on the MTA Expo line during dedication ceremonies for the Metro/LAX light rail transit line at Crenshaw and Exposition Boulevards in Los Angeles’ Crenshaw district, Tuesday,...

  • Obama, Francis to meet amid shared economic view

    January 21, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Dec. 8, 2013 file photo shows Pope Francis as he arrives at the Spanish Steps to pray at the statue of the Virgin Mary, in central Rome on the occasion of the Immaculate Conception feast. President Barack Obama will meet with Pope Francis at...

  • Detroit manager: Bankruptcy plan weeks away

    January 21, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder delivers his State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in the House Chambers of the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis) DETROIT (AP) — A plan to take Detroit...

  • San Francisco approves employee shuttle rules

    January 21, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener, right, speaks in favor of employee shuttles Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, before the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority board of directors at a SFMTA meeting at City Hall in San Francisco. San Francisco officials...

  • Argentina optimistic on debt deal with Paris Club

    January 21, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof enters to address a press conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. Kicillof informed about his meeting with Paris Club executives to discuss procedures regarding Argentina’s debt which has not has not...