Neanderthals found in California | Americans are 130,000 old

  * Movies: Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 * Books: Johnny’s Cash & Charley’s Pride by Peter Cooper * Music: Americana by Ray Davies * Wine: Grape Power II * F & B: Feral

‘Guardians’ returns and it’s better than the first

In James Gunn’s sequel to his swashbuckling space Western, the Guardians of the Galaxy do their version of “The Empire Strikes Back,” complete with daddy issues but

A parade of originals sings a country tune

In his new book on country music, in the midst of a riff about Tom T. Hall’s ascent, Peter Cooper boils the Nashville songwriting business down to

News of the world | Neanderthals in California? Maybe so, provocative study says

A startling new repor t asserts that the first known Americans arrived much, much earlier than scientists thought — more than 100,000 years ago — and maybe they

Davies relays his ‘Americana’ experience in song

Think of “Americana,” the first release of new material from former Kinks frontman Ray Davies in nine years, as a musical memoir of sorts. It’s

Grape Power II

The only ambition of these articles is to give some general rules or keys for a better understanding and enjoyment of wine.  As Leon Adams said: “Anyone

Food & Beverage | Bad beasts, good treats: Feral hog slaughterhouse takes off

In a region that takes food seriously, feral hogs are despised as destructive, but their rich, dark meat is winning fans among Louisiana chefs. A

Movies and tumors | How Netflix helps us treating cancer

* Movies: Free Fire * Books: Killers of the Flower Moon by David Granm * Music: Wrangled by Angaleena Presley * Wine:

When the bullets fly, ‘Free Fire’ comes to a crawl

The shootout, often a ballet, is a battle royale in Ben Wheatley’s “Free Fire.” When the bullets start flying, Wheatley’s arms-deal-gone-wrong 1970s shoot-up comes to a

Oil wealth, greed, prejudice fueled murders of Osage Indians

The FBI burnished its reputation by gunning down Depression-era gangster John Dillinger and bringing to justice the kidnapper of Charles Lindbergh’s baby. However, a more challenging but

Angaleena Presley affirms her renegade status

Angaleena Presley has earned her place in the resistance to the formulaic vibe that rules Nashville these days. On her new album, “Wrangled,” she cements it with

Digital Life | Netflix standing on the threshold of 100 million subscribers

Netflix is on the verge of surpassing 100 million global subscribers, a testament to how much the video streaming service has changed the entertainment landscape since

Grape Power I

One of the astonishing facts about wine is that even being made only out of grapes, yet it offers so many different kind of styles, emotions and characters. Despite the

Kitchen wise | A Mother’s Day treat: Mini Mocha Baked Alaskas

Let’s say you dream of wanting to make a very special dessert for mom on Mother’s Day but don’t really have the time or the expertise.

Macao Orchestra plays Brahms

* Movies: A Quiet Passion * Books: The Outsider by Anthony Franze * Music: Hopeless Romantic by Michelle Branch * Wine: The Garden of

Emily Dickinson tale | ‘A Quiet Passion’ burns bright

There is something deeply funny and also beautiful about the idea that it would take a British man in his 70s to make the definitive film about