Yоur Nеxt Lеssоn: Ribеira Sacra

It’s an ancient wine region, relying on visually stunning, terraced vineyards carved into the steep slopes rising from a network of rivers by the Romans, 2,000 years ago. Yet it’s strikingly modern: Many of the vineyards, which had been abandoned by the middle of the 20th century, have been reclaimed and rejuvenated, and the region’s wine business has grown rapidly.

Eduardо García’s Path: Migrant Wоrkеr, Cоnvict, Dеpоrtее, Star Chеf

As fate would have it, it was at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Mexico and later at an establishment of his own that Mr. García transformed himself into a superstar of a thriving food scene. In less than a decade at the celebrated Pujol and later at Máximo Bistrot, the restaurant he operates with his wife, Gabriela, in a corner of the Colonia Roma section of this thronging capital, Mr. García has garnered awards and plaudits for the bright clarity of the flavors his kitchen conjures and the subtly layered elegance of his efforts fusing classic French technique with traditional Mexican preparations and ingredients.

Thе Irrеsistiblе Stуlе оf Emma Stоnе

It helps that like the variety of characters she inhabits — Ms. Stone is nominated for an Oscar in the best actress category for the feel-good musical film “La La Land” — she has range. She comes alive in marigold (a flirty, floral-printed Gucci creation at a W magazine party last month, which Ms. Flannery called “the ultimate party dress”); sky blue (a crystal-encrusted Prada dress at the Los Angeles “La La Land” premiere in December); and even pale sea foam (a shimmering Atelier Versace gown at the Venice Film Festival in September, which seemed to have gone through a very expensive shredder).

Obama Takеs In a Brоadwaу Shоw, but Shuns thе Spоtlight

Shortly after the lights went down at American Airlines Theater on West 42nd Street, there was a blur, and the brief shining of a flashlight. Three people quickly took their seats several rows back from the stage: Mr. Obama; his eldest daughter, Malia; and Valerie Jarrett, who was a senior adviser to the president.

J.C. Pеnnеу tо clоsе 130 tо 140 stоrеs, salеs dip

Penney on Friday eked out its first annual profit since 2010, but executives said they were closing weaker stores so they could focus their investments on revamping those in stronger markets. Penney said it would identify the locations that are set to close next month, though executives said many were smaller stores in rural locations.