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  • Harold Gould dies at 86; veteran character actor

    Harold Gould dies at 86; veteran character actor
    Harold Gould, a veteran character actor who played con man Kid Twist in the 1973 movie "The Sting," Valerie Harper's father on TV's "Rhoda" and Betty White's boyfriend on "The Golden Girls," has died. He was 86. Gould, who also was known for his stage...
  • Marian Mercer dies at 75; actress known for comedic flair

    Marian Mercer dies at 75; actress known for comedic flair
    Marian Mercer, a Tony-winning actress with a gift for comedy who was best known during a five-decade career for her television and stage work, which included a long-running performance in the 1969 Broadway hit "Promises, Promises," died April 27 in...
  • Peter Falk dies at 83; actor found acclaim as 'Columbo'

    Peter Falk dies at 83; actor found acclaim as 'Columbo'
    Peter Falk, the gravel-voiced actor who became an enduring television icon portraying Lt. Columbo, the rumpled raincoat-wearing Los Angeles police homicide detective who always had "just one more thing" to ask a suspect, died Thursday. He was 83. Falk,...
  • Best 'Jaws' Cast Movies

     
    Today’s movie list was inspired by the latest book in my car CD player: “Jaws.” I read “Jaws” before the movie came out and loved it, but as I was perusing the shelves in the Allentown Public Library, it occurred......
  • Stratford Shakespeare Festival names new artistic director

     
    Antoni Cimolino will succeed Des McAnuff as artistic director of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Canada....
  • ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ on Broadway: What did critics think?

     
    “Jesus Christ Superstar" has once again been resurrected, and the first reviews from New York were mixed....
  • New on the shelf: The Dead Celebrity Cookbook

     
    For anyone who loves Hollywood memorabilia, is an entertainment junkie, and loves to eat and cook – they might be amused and intrigued by Frank DeCaro’s The Dead Celebrity Cookbook: A Resurrection of Recipes from More Than 145 Stars of Stage...
  • 'Jesus Christ Superstar' recasts Pontius Pilate — again

     
    The Broadway-bound revival of "Jesus Christ Superstar," currently at the La Jolla Playhouse, has been generating positive buzz since opening earlier this year at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Canada. But the production appears to have hit a snag...
  • The Arts on TV New Year's Eve: Bernstein and Gershwin; Cold Play

     
    The Arts on TV New Year's Eve: Bernstein and Gershwin; Cold Play...
  • Arts on TV: Tom Waits; the New York Philharmonic; Julie Andrews

     
    New Year's Eve TV programming...
  • Pasadena Pops, Hamlisch announce starry 2012 season at Arboretum

     
    The Pasadena Pops has announced its inaugural 2012 summer season at its new venue, the Los Angeles County Arboretum. Conductor Marvin Hamlisch will revisit his 1979 musical "They're Playing Our Song" with Lucie Arnaz and Robert Klein, and lead an...
  • PEN Center USA 2011 awards to feature Dave Eggers, Robert Pinksy

     
    The 2011 PEN Center USA award winners include Father Gregory Boyle. Dave Eggers and Robert Pinsky will be special honorees at the November awards dinner....