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July 1, 2011 | By Robert Abele
Mental illness as depicted in the German road trip comedy/drama "Vincent Wants to Sea" is somewhere between a terrible affliction and a terribly funny affectation, depending on the manipulative needs of a hackneyed script. First there's twentysomething Tourette sufferer Vincent (Florian David Fitz, also the screenwriter), institutionalized by his insensitive politician dad (Heino Ferch) after his caretaker mother dies. Escaping the hospital via stolen car on a quest to throw mom's ashes into the ocean, he's joined by germphobic OCD patient Alex (Johannes Allmeyer)
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April 2, 2014 | By Lalita Clozel
WASHINGTON - Muriel Bowser, a relatively little-known District of Columbia councilwoman, triumphed in Tuesday's Democratic mayoral primary over incumbent Vincent Gray, whose tenure has been tarnished by a corruption scandal. The win most likely means she will be the next mayor in the overwhelmingly Democratic city. Bowser emerged as the front-runner in a field of seven challengers after federal prosecutors tied Gray to an illegal "shadow campaign" that helped him win the mayor's race in 2010.
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March 22, 2014 | By Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times Pop Music Critic
She shuffled and jerked. She collapsed on the Wiltern stage like a marionette, got up and then quickly dropped again. During "St. Johnny," the artist Annie Clark, her stark white hair jutting up and out, slithered and posed on stage stairs in overwrought exhaustion.   And through it all the versatile artist, who performs as St. Vincent, didn't miss a beat, whether ruling the upper ranges during vocal runs -- "people turn the TV on it looks just like a window," she offered on "Digital Witness" -- or barking out declarations and confessions, whether offering quick synchronized dance moves or pouring forth oft-dissonant, breathtaking guitar solos and distorted, metal-esque riffs.
SPORTS
March 26, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
Senior first basmean Vincent Fitzgerald of Canyon Country Canyon had a day to remember on Wednesday, going four for four with two grand slams in the Cowboys' 17-0 Foothill League win over Golden Valley. "I've never seen two grand slams in a game before," Coach Adam Schulhofer said. "He had been struggling, so this is huge for him. " Blake Leidholdt threw a four-hit shutout for the Cowboys. There's only one team left in Southern Section Division 1 that hasn't lost a game, and that's Newhall Hart (9-0-1, 3-0)
SPORTS
December 19, 1998
In your article about the former baseball commissioner ["Talkin' Baseball With Fay Vincent," Aug. 11], Vincent disclaims his description of Peter O'Malley as a "nitwit" and "bigot" in a book proposal that he and I submitted to publishers in 1994. According to the article, Vincent says those words were "the choice" of his "collaborator" and that his "decision to drop the project should speak for itself." The first statement is false. The second is misleading. I write to correct the record.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 28, 2013 | By Mikael Wood
One of the most delightful concerts Pop & Hiss took in last year was David Byrne & St. Vincent's mid-October gig at the Greek Theatre, where the former Talking Heads frontman and the singer-guitarist born Annie Clark -- as well as an eight-piece horn section -- played in support of their collaborative "Love This Giant" album. Now the two brainy New York City musicians are set to hit the road together again (starting June 12 in Montclair, N.J.), and to mark the occasion they've released a five-track EP called "Brass Tactics," which you can download below for the price of your email address.
OPINION
May 4, 2003
Re " 'Gay Case' Should Worry Straights Too," Commentary, May 1: So Norah Vincent is spouting a liberal's point of view when it comes to gay rights in the bedroom. Her views are curious and disturbing, since most of her previous columns are so conservative. Could it be possible that Vincent has an open mind on gay sex because she is openly gay and this conservative Republican campaign might affect her life? If Vincent had to fight in Iraq would she have opposed the war? If she were poor would she oppose conservative tax cuts for the wealthy?
SPORTS
August 14, 1992 | ROSS NEWHAN
Commissioner Fay Vincent reiterated Thursday that he would not resign under pressure but hinted that he would not seek a second term. "I haven't said that, but do you think someone in my position would want to go through this again?" he said while attending a game between the Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays at the SkyDome. "I feel very much under siege," he said. "There is no question the commissionership is under pressure. The Cubs suit (regarding realignment) is an attack.
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April 10, 2011 | By Susan Salter Reynolds, Special to The Los Angeles Times
Leaving Van Gogh A Novel Carol Wallace Spiegel & Grau: 268 pp., $25 "Vincent wrote once in a letter that a man who commits suicide turns his friends into murderers. What does that make me?" writes Dr. Paul Gachet in Carol Wallace's riveting fictional memoir of his very real relationship with Vincent van Gogh. It is with this tone of fondness and regret that Gachet tells how Vincent first came to his house in Auvers on the banks of the Oise, after the ear episode, after his tumultuous summer with Cézanne and after leaving the asylums at Remy and Arles.
WORLD
January 19, 2005 | Maggie Farley and T. Christian Miller, Times Staff Writers
To begin to understand the complex history of Samir A. Vincent, consider what his hands have borne: a baptism certificate in Baghdad, a baton in the Olympics, a secret peace plan to Washington, cash bribes, and now, a criminal conviction. Vincent, who pleaded guilty Tuesday to illegally receiving millions of dollars from Saddam Hussein's regime in exchange for lobbying U.N. and U.S.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 22, 2014 | By Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times Pop Music Critic
She shuffled and jerked. She collapsed on the Wiltern stage like a marionette, got up and then quickly dropped again. During "St. Johnny," the artist Annie Clark, her stark white hair jutting up and out, slithered and posed on stage stairs in overwrought exhaustion.   And through it all the versatile artist, who performs as St. Vincent, didn't miss a beat, whether ruling the upper ranges during vocal runs -- "people turn the TV on it looks just like a window," she offered on "Digital Witness" -- or barking out declarations and confessions, whether offering quick synchronized dance moves or pouring forth oft-dissonant, breathtaking guitar solos and distorted, metal-esque riffs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 11, 2014 | By Richard Winton
A former attorney who once handled some of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's toughest legal cases was convicted Tuesday of stealing nearly $2 million from the transit agency by submitting phony invoices and pocketing settlement money. James Vincent Reiss, who also was convicted of stealing more than $1 million from other clients, pleaded no contest to two felony counts of grand theft. He is expected to be sentenced to a decade in prison. Reiss defended Metro in multimillion-dollar injury lawsuits involving rail and bus passengers until officials realized he was defrauding the agency, said Jane Robison, an L.A. County district attorney's spokeswoman.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 27, 2014 | By Gary Goldstein
The uninvitingly titled "Chlorine" is a flat, undercooked suburban comedy. Or is it a drama? Or maybe a kind of satire? Regardless, it's short on style, substance or any clear raison d'être. Set in a vaguely upscale New England berg called Copper Canyon (but filmed in New Jersey), the story attempts to lay bare the desperate times and desperate measures - relatively speaking, that is - of a circle of locals caught in the orbit of a shady construction deal. The film's nominal protagonist, beleaguered banker Roger Lent (Vincent D'Onofrio, in a strangely sleepy performance)
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January 23, 2014 | By Tina Susman
NEW YORK - Prosecutors say Vincent Asaro expected to get rich off the infamous heist of about $6 million in cash and jewels from a Lufthansa vault in 1978, a crime that unleashed a murderous spree by a paranoid mobster and inspired Martin Scorsese's film "Goodfellas. " He didn't. "We never got our right money," Asaro is accused of grousing to an FBI informant in an expletive-laced conversation recorded in 2011. But Asaro did get arrested and charged Thursday as the FBI unsealed an indictment detailing allegations that he planned the record-breaking heist and was involved in other crimes dating back decades, including murder, arson and illegal gambling.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 12, 2013 | By Annlee Ellingson
In "Sweet Talk," Delilah (Natalie Zea) is an erudite phone-sex worker who besides naming herself after the Biblical escort reads "Anna Karenina" and plays chess during routine calls. One "John" (for they're all named John) gets her attention, though, when he proposes that in lieu of the usual dirty talk, they tell each other tales - seduction by storytelling, a la Scheherazade. And get this: His real name is Samson (Jeffrey Vincent Parise). Scripted by Peter Lefcourt based on his stage play and directed by his wife, Terri Hanauer, the film gradually slips into the sweeping romances they spin for each other by depositing Samson and Delilah in her overalls and oversized sweat shirt in the settings they invent and eventually transporting the couple in full period costume to 1914 Budapest and 1939 Vienna.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 9, 2013 | By Jason La
Driving across the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro at sunset,  Aydin Palabiyikoglu photographed this scene with his HTC  Amaze 4G phone on July 21. He had a camera in his trunk but he used his phone instead so he wouldn't miss this moment, he said. He adds that if you have favorable light and know what you're doing, you don't need expensive equipment to take good photos.  Each week, we're featuring photos of Southern California submitted by readers. Share your photos on our  Flickr page  or  reader submission gallery .  Follow us on Twitter  or visit  latimes.com/socalmoments  for more on this photo series.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 7, 2013 | By Frank Shyong, Los Angeles Times
Around the corner from the bustle and roar of Broadway's Jewelry District in downtown L.A., a quiet alley serves as a respite for locals and tourists. Shops and restaurants with colorful awnings and peeling brick facades present a kitschy, Old World scene, complete with a potbellied chef statue, and a Marilyn Monroe perched in a pink Cadillac. On most days, a group of Armenian men can be spotted hunched over a backgammon board, shrouded in cigarette smoke. But the fate of St. Vincent's Court - a California historical landmark - has been thrown into question after a complaint prompted a city crackdown on outdoor seating.
SPORTS
November 25, 2000
What does Mike Piazza have to do to become MVP? Answer: Change his middle name to Vincent. LINDA M. WILSON San Diego
ENTERTAINMENT
September 9, 2013 | By David Ng
A newly identified landscape painting believed to have been created by Vincent Van Gogh in 1888, just two years before his death, was unveiled Monday by the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. "Sunset at Montmajour" depicts a wooded area near Arles in the south of France. The museum said that the work dates from around the same period that Van Gogh created his famous "Sunflowers" painting. The museum said it has spent two years authenticating the piece, using historic records, X-ray analysis and other techniques.  ART: Can you guess the high price?
ENTERTAINMENT
July 9, 2013 | By Yvonne Villarreal
Vincent Kartheiser has a face that's launched a thousand GIFs. As smarmy Pete Campbell on AMC's "Mad Men," the 34-year-old actor has presented no shortage of brilliant verbalization , fumbles , and foot coordination for those with a hankering for the animated image format. Now the man with the smug face (that does well with a punch ), has opted to hide it for another form of animation: cartoons. Kartheiser lends his voice to  "Axe Cop" and "High School U.S.A.," two shows launching Fox's Animation Domination High-Def (ADHD)
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