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  • Jonathan Demme makes time for 'Family Week'

    Jonathan Demme makes time for 'Family Week'
    If the dysfunctional, self-medicating characters that populate so much 20th-century drama were to check into rehab or get therapy, would they still be stage-worthy? Eugene O'Neill didn't write "Long Day's Journey Into Recovery" or Tennessee Williams "A...
  • Astral Weeks: 'Another conversation bleeds into yours'

    Astral Weeks: 'Another conversation bleeds into yours'
    While assembling my notes for a review of the Library of America anthology "American Fantastic Tales: Terror and the Uncanny" (Library of America, two volumes, edited by Peter Straub: "From Poe to the Pulps," 746 pp., $35; "From the 1940s to Now," 714 pp....
  • Colony in Pacific Palisades nurtured top artists in 1950s, 1960s

    Colony in Pacific Palisades nurtured top artists in 1950s, 1960s
    When times are good, artists and writers get the support they need, enriching city life in unquantifiable ways. But when the economy heads south or the rich lose interest, artists are among the first to suffer. Today we're hearing predictions of fewer...
  • A Tribute to the 'Despicable' Mark Kriski

    Theatre Asylum is putting on "Tennessee Williams Unscripted". Improv actors retaliate against Mark Kriski's assertion that they should use a script. ---- Theatre Asylum 6320 Santa Monica Blvd. Holywood
  • Gore Vidal's 'Point to Point Navigation: A Memoir'

    IN an era when droves of American writers have deserted the novel for the cozier pleasures of the confessional -- and when pouring your heart out, preferably on television, has become a national sport -- Gore Vidal remains an unlikely memoirist. Long ago,...
  • Life as Gore Vidal finds it, sans apology

    "I guess there is something wrong with me, Mr. Beckman, because I can't for the life of me see what business it is of anyone else what I do." So says the protagonist of "The Zenner Trophy" -- an exceptionally bright young man about to be expelled from a...
  • Struck by the power of a story well told

    Two South Africans, desperate to escape the impoverished futility of their lives, break into the home of an aging academic who walks in on them as they're ransacking the place for money. A pair of wealthy scions with off-the-charts IQs and a perverse...
  • Paul Newman: A Legend Dies At 83

    Paul Newman was a stage actor who became a movie star. A sex symbol who celebrated 50 years of marriage with his second wife. A grieving father who turned to philanthropy after the death of his only son. A citizen activist who campaigned for liberal...
  • Paul Newman's Top 15 Movies

    Paul Newman's Top 15 Movies
    Paul Newman may be a beloved movie icon to those of us older than, say, 40. But many of the nation's younger moviegoers may have seen only one Newman movie in their lives: "Cars," in which he provides the voice to the old racer Doc Hudson. They don't...
  • Mare Winningham, deep in the heart of Tennessee

    Mare Winningham, deep in the heart of Tennessee
    "MAYBE I shouldn't say this, but so often during the last 30 years, you're trying to make something better than it is," actress Mare Winningham confides. "You're trying to find richness where there isn't any. You're trying to find complexity where there...
  • 'In the Heights,' 'South Pacific' lead Tony nominations

    'In the Heights,' 'South Pacific' lead Tony nominations
    "In the Heights," a bold new musical about Latinos in upper Manhattan, captured an eye-popping 13 Tony nominations, and the critically praised revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific" won 12 as the 62nd annual Tony Awards nominees were...
  • Valerie Harper tackles Tallulah

    Valerie Harper tackles Tallulah
    THESE days, the actress formerly known as Rhoda sports personas vastly different from the straight-talking New Yorker she created for television's classic sitcom "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and its spinoff, "Rhoda." Three decades later, Valerie Harper...