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  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Season 9 premiere

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Season 9 premiere
    "So You Think You Can Dance" is back for its 9th season and I already know there's some format changes (1 night a week, instead of 2) and two winners, a male and a female dancer. Let's see what else they tell us about on tonight's premiere. We start...
  • Madeleine Peyroux: 'Growing toward the sun'

    Madeleine Peyroux: 'Growing toward the sun'
    With a timbre suggestive of Billie Holiday and an intimate style of phrasing that needs only the subtlest twist of a syllable to hook a listener, Madeleine Peyroux has cleared a distinctive path in today's jazz world. That path does not include a lot...
  • The Comment of the Week

     
    I think we all owe sean a vote of thanks for bringing this review to our attention under the Malbecs and Rosina Gourmet post. EL .........
  • Cesaria Evora dies at 70; Grammy-winning singer known as the 'Barefoot Diva'

    Cesaria Evora dies at 70; Grammy-winning singer known as the 'Barefoot Diva'
    Cesaria Evora, who started singing as a teenager in bayside bars on the West African island nation of Cape Verde in the 1950s and won a Grammy Award in 2004 after she finally took her music to stages around the world, died Saturday. She was 70. Evora,...
  • Jerry Leiber dies at 78; lyricist in songwriting duo Leiber and Stoller

    Jerry Leiber dies at 78; lyricist in songwriting duo Leiber and Stoller
    Jerry Leiber, who with his songwriting partner, Mike Stoller, created a songbook that infused the rock 'n' roll scene of the 1950s and early '60s with energy and mischievous humor, has died. He was 78. Leiber, the words half of the duo, died Monday at...
  • Queen Elizabeth liner caters to formal cruisers

    Queen Elizabeth liner caters to formal cruisers
    Let the other ships have their rock climbing walls and their water slides, their come as-you-are and do-as-you-please ambience. On the new Queen Elizabeth, it's lawn bowling and croquet, formal nights and afternoon teas, assigned seating and fixed...
  • Roquefort, France: Where the blue blood of blue cheeses lives

    Roquefort, France: Where the blue blood of blue cheeses lives
    A cool water droplet hit my forehead as I descended narrow stairs into the caves. An overwhelming smell — ammonia meets dirty feet — assaulted my nostrils. Chilly, stinky, damp. It was heaven. I had entered the caves of Roquefort (rohk-FOR), a...
  • A dead woman's effects spark engaging novel

    A dead woman's effects spark engaging novel
    When Elena Mauli was a little girl growing up in Paris in the 1980s, an old woman named Louise Brunet lived alone in an apartment above her family. When she died, no one came to collect her things. The landlord allowed the other tenants to take...
  • Red carpet fashion statements

    Red carpet fashion statements
    With a lifetime of red carpet misses ranging from uncomfortably busty Guinevere gowns to something reminiscent of Grandma's doily tablecloth, Disney princess Miley Cyrus hasn't exactly been fashion It Girl material. Until now. The sleek and chic...
  • 50 SHOWS FOR FALL

    50 SHOWS FOR FALL
    As we bid farewell to the Summer of Swelter, it's a grand time for pulling up the appointment app on your smart phone (or pulling out the day planner, if you're a traditionalist) and setting aside some play dates with the hottest shows in town. BIG DEALS...
  • 'Stand Up to Cancer' broadcast brings Hollywood out in force

     
    The stars of the "Stand Up to Cancer" telethonette were survivors, research scientists and their supporters; for once, this was one corner of Hollywood -- Sony Picture Studios, to be exact -- where celebs were the supporting cast. The biggest applause...
  • Movie Moments — 2010

     
    Best one-liner — Morgan Freeman in “RED” — “We're getting the band back together.” Best acted one-word line — Brian Dennehy, “The Next Three Days” — “Good-bye.” Best comeback in...