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What Andalusia Can Teach Us Today About Muslims and Non-Muslims Living Together

Akbar Ahmed | Posted 04.18.2015 | World
Akbar Ahmed

Andalusia at its height shows us clearly that associating a group like ISIS with Islam and calling its leader a "caliph" is a travesty. And there is no lesson greater for everyone than to recall that there was a time, however brief, when people of different cultures and faiths lived together, worked together and prospered together.

The Persistent Dreams of the Tunnel Builders

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 03.16.2015 | Los Angeles
Lionel Rolfe

Some of the people seated around the long table in the elegant dark wooded South Pasadena home have been fighting the idea of a five-mile long tunnel nearly 200 feet beneath their feet for decades.

St. Valentine and the Meaning of Life

Tony Woodcock | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

The King was unhappy. Although he knew that he possessed all that a man could possibly wish for, including 70 concubines whose names he could never remember, and had more gold in his treasury than was thought possible, still he was unhappy.

Granada: A Romantic View Complete with Music

Rick Steves | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

My favorite viewpoint in Granada (the San Nicolás terrace in the Albayzín, across from the Alhambra) comes with great Gypsy music nearly all day lon...

Tourist Carves Initials Into The Alhambra

AP | DANIEL WOOLLS | Posted 10.31.2011 | Travel

MADRID — An official at Spain's Alhambra palace says a Jordanian tourist was caught carving his initials with a coin into a wall of the complex ...

PLAN ForYourArt: February 10-16

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The Hammer museum is presenting the first American museum survey of artist Richard Hawkins.