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  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Lost' finds on auction block | Woes for Oscar winners | Stamp of approval for Katharine Hepburn

     
    • Fans of "Lost" will be able to own a piece of memorabilia from the Emmy Award-winning drama series. This summer, more than 100 props used on the show will go up for auction. As James Hibberd notes, "There's plenty of iconic memorabilia from the show...
  • Theater review: 'LA Noir Unscripted' at Theatre Asylum

     
    While filming “The Big Sleep,” Howard Hawks asked author Raymond Chandler who killed a certain victim. Chandler’s famous response: He had no idea. Hard-boiled plots can get lost in their own fog, a danger that bedevils “LA Noir Unscripted,” the....
  • Rue McClanahan, from theater to television and back again

     
    Rue McClanahan, who played the aging Southern belle Blanche Devereaux in the hit NBC comedy series "The Golden Girls," died Thursday at age 76. Reports said she passed away after suffering a stroke at a New York hospital. The actress......
  • Mike Nichols -- at home in Hollywood and in the theater

     
    Director Mike Nichols, who will receive the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award on Thursday, also has enjoyed a rich life in the theater. In a conversation with our colleague, Susan King, the 78-year-old Oscar winner traces the start of......
  • John Waters steps onto the L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    John Waters was called "The Pope of Trash" by no less than William S. Burroughs. His outrageous cult films -- "MondoTrasho," "Pink Flamingos," "Female Trouble," "Polyester" -- led, improbably, to increasing mainstream success. No less than Johnny Depp...
  • Whats to Come in 2010

    Whats to Come in 2010
    Packed New Orleans street cars may be a sign of what's to come 2010. "We're living right," says Mary Beth Romig with the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau. She says it's non-stop adventure in the city next year starting with day one -- the...
  • Bohemian tenants shown the door

    NEW YORK -- Overheard on the Chelsea Hotel stairway one recent Sunday: Question: "Is Rita still here?" Reply: "Rita's dead." A pause between footsteps. "Rita was a sweetheart." Only in this hotel could such an exchange take place as calmly as if two...
  • Natasha Richardson dies at 45

    Tony-winning actress Natasha Richardson, wife of actor Liam Neeson, died Wednesday, March 18 after suffering an apparent head injury from a skiing accident. She was 45. "Liam Neeson, his sons, and the entire family are shocked and devastated by the...
  • The Pontchartrain Hotel Reopens

    The list of people who've walked through these rooms is endless. "Bob Hope, Joe Fontane, Yule Brenner, Phyllis Diller, Gaga Gabor, Tennessee Williams." If only walls could talk. "Ginger Rogers. Frank Sinatra actually tickled the ivories in the piano bar,...
  • 10 things you might not know about Stanleys

    10 things you might not know about Stanleys
    The Chicago Blackhawks are competing in the Stanley Cup playoffs, named for Lord Stanley, the governor general of Canada who instituted the trophy. Another Stanley -- Morgan Stanley, the financial services firm -- is reportedly targeted in a federal...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Blue highways of America

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Blue highways of America
    We are a product of our many experiences. Even our genetic chemistry has much to do with how we see the world. I've driven myself to drink trying to figure out what makes me tick. What I've learned along the way is that — coupled with a quixotic...
  • Places in New Orleans to visit

    Faulkner House Books: 624 Pirates Alley, between Royal and Chartres streets in the French Quarter; (504) 524-2940, http://www.wordsandmusic.org Williams' apartment: 632 St. Peter St. A plaque marks the home in which Tennessee Williams wrote "A...