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Wine, hills and stunning sunsets draw people to Porto, Portugal

By ALBERT STUMM

I was lost, looking for port wine caves dug into hills across the bridge from Porto. I trudged up a hill and rounded a blind corner, sidling against a stone wall to avoid tour buses flying toward me, when I stumbled on the highlight of my day: a nearly empty tasting room and private wine-cellar tour.

New opera tells heroic story of Negro Leagues star Josh Gibson

By BETH J. HARPAZ

An opera about Negro Leagues baseball star Josh Gibson, whose power hitting rivaled Babe Ruth's, will have its world premiere in Pittsburgh in April.



At the Movies: Big-screen ‘CHIPS' a tawdry disappointment

By SANDY COHEN

“CHiPs” was a wholesome TV show in the 1970s and ‘80s about two California Highway Patrol officers. They were a couple of good-natured guys who embodied California cool with their motorcycles and mirrored sunglasses, solving problems, catching criminals and brightening days everywhere.



After Hours: Sandberg, Strayed talk here May 16

Sheryl Sandberg, COO at Facebook, will appear in Seattle in a conversation with best-seller author Cheryl Strayed on May 16 at 7:30 p.m. at The Moore.




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