| Sep 8, 2011
| 8:33 AM
José García tenía 13 años cuando abandonó Cuba en compañía de su familia. Tres décadas después, García se graduó como doctor y se convirtió en profesor universitario para contar la historia de su exilio.
García fue uno de los 125,000 cubanos que en...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 8:14 PM
Scurry up into the metaphorical crow's nest and train your eyes on the calendar's horizon. You'll spot a fleet of festivals heading straight for Hampton Roads.
Spring is when outdoor parties start popping — right along with the flowers. This...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 12:41 PM
Every so often a megahit storms Broadway, and from the opening number until the audience cheers, people cannot get enough.
"The Book of Mormon," a hilarious and profane musical about Mormon missionaries in Africa, leads with 14 nominations at the 65th...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 5:17 PM
A drug kingpin from East Harlem who evaded police and prosecutors for years thought he was the modern-day "Scarface" police said Friday.
Cocaine ringleader Ceferino 'Papo' Perez was living life like Tony Montana, the legendary gangster from the 1983...
| Nov 3, 2011
** (out of four)
Apparently nobody in “The Son of No One” has heard of self-defense and accidents. Otherwise, rookie cop Jonathan (Channing Tatum) wouldn’t be freaking out over the reporter (Juliette Binoche) who follows anonymous...
| Nov 10, 2011
* (out of four)
Feel free, Al Pacino, to express lighthearted disbelief that you’ve won only one Oscar. If there’s a wrong place for you to do that, however, it’s in a movie where you play yourself and tickle Adam Sandler in drag.
| Nov 11, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Adam Sandler must have watched a rough cut of "Jack and Jill" at some point. I wonder if he thought twice about releasing it, knowing that it could open a vortex to another dimension and unleash a supernatural force that would destroy all of mankind....
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:54 PM
Forty years ago on August 22, 1972, a bank robbery at a Chase bank in Gravesend, Brooklyn changed the way the NYPD did business in hostage situations...and spawned an Oscar-winning movie starring Al Pacino.
The real-life robber, John Wojtowicz,...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 12:57 PM
On Monday, a colleague stopped by who'd seen "Angels in America." He wanted to talk about Larry Yando's performance as Roy Cohn in the epic drama by Tony Kushner, now playing at the Court Theatre.
There was plenty to talk about. Yando is giving one of...
| Oct 1, 2009
| 3:10 PM
It's everywhere: On street corners. In dance studios. And especially at shows in San Telmo -- a neighborhood filled with the very cobblestone streets on which the dance was born.
No trip to Buenos Aires is complete without tango.
We decided to live it...
| Jan 24, 2009
Perpetually touring performer Beck has lowered the price on his Malibu beach house a smidgen to pique interest. Old price: $2,399,000. New price: $2,345,000. Hey, we did say a smidgen. It's his second home, and his schedule hasn't allowed much use of it....
| Jul 1, 2007
TOM HAYDEN — co-founder of Students for a Democratic Society, member of the Chicago Seven and avatar of protest and activism, a man who visited the enemy in North Vietnam during America's war there, one whose break with his father caused them not to...