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  • Ed Pany keeping cement industry memories alive

    "You are in for a treat," said Ed Pany, 77, as we prepared to enter the Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Northampton. "I could tell you stories, I could tell you stories, I could tell you stories." Then we walked inside. It was a treat. And he...
  • PASSINGS: Thomas H. Landau

     PASSINGS: Thomas H. Landau
    Thomas H. Landau Architect designed commercial buildings, office towers Architect Thomas H. "Tommy" Landau, 76, whose firm designed a number of prominent commercial buildings in the Los Angeles area, died of lung cancer Monday at his Santa Monica...
  • California dog, Sky, wins Westminster's Best in Show

    California dog, Sky, wins Westminster's Best in Show
    NEW YORK -- A Southern California dog took the Best in Show title at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Tuesday night, adding to her collection of top prizes. Sky, a ginger-and-white wire fox terrier, beat six others in the finals -- whittled down...
  • REVIEW: ArtsQuest improv comedy fest's humor better when broad than when acquired

     
    With its humor created on the spot, improvisational comedy can be at once be more subtle and more broad, based on its performers. Perhaps that is its greatest appeal – the fact that it's done on the fly, ready to......
  • Lori Riley: At Empire State Building, Firefighter Takes The Stairs

    Tim Andrew thinks 10Ks are boring. Give him a good old-fashioned run up 86 flights of stairs in the Empire State Building any day. Andrew, a Naugatuck firefighter, competed in his 17th Empire State Building Run-Up Wednesday. Through pledges, he raised...
  • Elaine Stritch is too talented, even (especially) if she says so

    "There's no one who's more romantic than a cynic," said the late, great, writer-moviemaker Nora Ephron. When a novel titled "What Nora Knew" uses this quote to open a new so-titled novel, I confess I bridled a little bit. (I guess I was foolishly...
  • Taking the Kids -- to the Statue of Liberty

    Taking the Kids -- to the Statue of Liberty
    What a view! We're standing atop the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty -- about halfway up the 305-foot, 1-inch climb to the crown -- looking out at the New York City skyline. Even the jaded high school boys I'm chaperoning can't help but be impressed....
  • Chinese New Year 2014: How are you celebrating the Year of the Horse?

    Chinese New Year 2014: How are you celebrating the Year of the Horse?
    Celebrations begin Friday in China to welcome the Year of the Horse. The official seven-day holiday is marked by parades, prayers – and usually pyrotechnics. But things are a bit different this year. Revelers in China are being encouraged not to...
  • 'Beauty and the Beast' proves its staying power

    'Beauty and the Beast' proves its staying power
    Twenty years ago, an experimental show by a team with minimal Broadway experience made the trek to New York after a trial run in Houston. Pundits expressed doubt about whether the risk would pay off, and when the show finally opened, it got a drubbing...
  • The Seven Most Tiresome Media Trends of 2013

    In preparing to ring in the new year, let's bid a not-so-fond farewell to seven media trends that remained inordinately prominent - and especially tiresome - during 2013. Granted, this farewell is, at best, temporary. Media folk are, after all, creatures...
  • Oliver Stone: Film School 'Seemed Like a Crazy Idea'

    Los Angelenos got a taste of the Big Apple on Oct. 28 when NYU's Tisch School of the Arts held a benefit gala in L.A. for the first time in 10 years. The Beverly Wilshire received a New York City makeover with Statue of Liberty, Chrysler Building, Empire...
  • 'Diana' the movie: Not bad, but not that good either

    "YOU KNOW, Hillary Clinton gives of herself. Princess Diana gives of herself. But they are not saints," said actor Edward James Olmos. Well, during no point in Hillary Clinton's lifetime has she ever been considered a saint. Princess Diana, however, even...