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  1. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living

    Design House International takes over mansions to stage creative showcases

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 07:19pm by Kavita Daswani

    ... Kavita Daswani life@scmp.com Estate of the art: from mansion to showcase Last November, an empty room- one of 55 in a sprawling Beverly Hills home- was transformed into a showcase ... a 1927 estate once lived in by the oil-rich Doheny family, and now owned by the city of Beverly Hills. But this was the first time that the event featured a theme. For "Titans ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ALBUM (1993)

    Album rewind: Black Sunday, by Cypress Hill

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 05:37pm by Oliver Clasper

    ... of South Gate, California, where the crew (including rapper Sen Dog) hail from, but then it's back to business as usual on Legalize It and Hits From the Bong, neither of which take a genius ... Oliver Clasper Black Sunday Cypress Hill Ruffhouse/Columbia Smoking weed and hip hop go together like Hall & Oates, Snoopy and Charlie Brown, and macaroni and cheese. Along ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    An IB education stresses human values, but not an ideology

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:45am by Anjali Hazari

    ... ian hill, former deputy director general of the ib Dr Ian Hill, deputy director general of the IB from 2000 until his retirement in 2012, puts the growth down to the balanced curriculum, individual and collaborative planning, language acquisition, trans-disciplinary learning, community service, and lifelong learning skills that an IB education offers across its three programmes. Hill ...

  4. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    California's Sonoma county emerges as a premium wine-growing region

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by Euan McKirdy

    ... Euan McKirdy life@scmp.com Its complex, layered varietals show that California's Sonoma county has come into its own as a premium wine-growing region, writes Euan McKirdy New frontier It is unlikely that the first Europeans to reach California had complex, layered and characterful pinot noirs from small, boutique wineries on their minds. But some of the early settlers' frontier ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Low-key film brings injustice to life

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57pm by James Mottram

    ... in 2009, tragedy struck California resident Oscar Grant. It began with a minor scuffle on a train as it pulled into the Fruitvale Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station in Oakland. Before he knew ... of Southern California's film school, he worked as a youth guidance counsellor, but when he heard Grant's story he felt it deserved to be retold on film. Developing his idea through ...

  6. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Nicola Formichetti reboots Diesel with debut autumn-winter collection

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:45am by Jing Zhang

    ... Jing Zhang Jing.zhang@scmp.com Nicola Formichetti is rebooting Diesel with his debut collection. Jing Zhang catches up with him and the label's owner in Venice Fresh blueprint Italy's most rebellious fashion mogul Renzo Rosso rocks up casually to his farmhouse atop the sun-kissed hills of Bassano del Grappa, a mass of unruly salt and pepper hair, dressed in jeans ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health

    Loneliness can develop into a life-threatening condition, say researchers

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:09am by DAVID TAN

    ... at Harvard University and the University of California San Diego, found that loneliness is contagious. Like a bad cold, loneliness can apparently spread among groups of people. The researchers ... Meditation can also help combat loneliness and the threats associated with stress and inflammation. Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles found a simple meditation programme ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Yiyun Li goes deep into the human condition in her writing

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:21pm by Ajay Singh

    ... months to write the 312-page novel, but "thinking about it took me two years", she says, not to mention "a year of revisions". A resident of Oakland, California, Li was forced ... emigrated to the US a year after her and is also an American citizen. Besides her professional writing, Li teaches creative writing at the University of California, Davis, where she is a professor ...

  9. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - WINE OPINION: JANE ANSON

    Is there life after Robert Parker in the world of wine criticism?

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 04:06am by Jane Anson

    ... Bonné or Antonio Galloni for California, to Fongyee Walker or Li Demei for China, to their local paper's wine columnist or their favourite blogger, or to excellent all-round critics ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Director takes the long way home in 'Nebraska'

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:52pm by James Mottram

    ... more personal to me," the filmmaker says. His ethnic Greek parents, who ran a restaurant, still live in Omaha where Payne grew up before he moved away to California to study at Stanford ... it went home empty-handed. Compare that to his past two films: for both the California-set Sideways (2004) and Hawaii-based The Descendants (2011), he claimed an Academy Award, along with his ...




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