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No city is beloved by everyone, and George Bernard Shaw was among those who never fell under the fabled sway of his adopted hometown: "London, when you have once seen it, is inconceivable, and the more you have seen of it, the less you can believe in it,"...
Los Angeles TimesThe works of man are many and wondrous, but if I had to pick one that most completely embodies the concept of the sublime, it probably would be the autumnal view from the terrace of Venice's Gritti Palace, across the Grand Canal, to the great church of...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesRob Young's "Electric Eden" is a rich, overgrown garden of a book. Subtitled "Unearthing Britain's Visionary Music," its ostensible purpose is to chronicle the late 1960s/early 1970s heyday of British folk rock: artists such as Fairport Convention, Nick...
Tags: Pete Seeger, Buddy Holly, William Morris, Folk (genre), England
Jacket CopyAuthor Rob Young talks about icons and antecedents of the British Folk Movement....
Orlando Arts BlogThe Festival of Orchestras presents Boston Pops famed conductor Keith Lockhart and the BBC Concert Orchestra with Russian pianist Ilya Yakushev at 7:30 p.m. Friday, at the Northland Performing Arts Center in Longwood. The event is preceded by a f...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelWe'd heard Guillermo del Toro was making noise about doing some version of the “Frankenstein” tale on the big screen. He loves those ancient Universal horror pics of the 30s, so we figure that's the direction he will go in. There are a total...
Jacket CopyIn our pages this week, Tim Rutten reviewed "Sweet Thunder" by Will Heygood, a biography of boxer Sugar Ray Robinson. Robinson is "now universally acknowledged as the greatest prizefighter who ever lived," Rutten writes: Anyone who ever saw him in......
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