| Apr 9, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Sidney Lumet, an American film director known for inspiring top-notch performances from actors in a stream of classic films including "12 Angry Men," "Dog Day Afternoon," "Network" and "Fail-Safe," died on Saturday at age 86, his Hollywood talent agency...
| Apr 16, 2011
| 10:28 AM
In Steve Jobs' emotional, much-Googled commencement speech to Stanford's class of 2005, the Apple CEO tells his audience: "The only way to do great work is to love what you do."
Those words spoke to Alessandro "Alex" Ambrosi, even when their language...
| May 10, 2011
| 1:56 PM
| 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 15, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Diana Nyad is back in the news. In the next few weeks, the swimming legend will attempt a 103-mile swim from Cuba to Florida, a feat she failed to accomplish in 1978, when she was in her late 20s. The 61-year-old athlete won worldwide fame in 1975 when...
| 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 6, 2010
| 6:47 PM
Jill Clayburgh, the Oscar-nominated actress from "An Unmarried Woman" and "Dirty Sexy Money," passed away Friday (Nov. 5) at her Connecticut home, according to her husband, playwright David Rabe.
Their daughter Lily Rabe is currently starring as Portia...
| Nov 22, 2010
| 6:49 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Mike London brought his "A" game Monday. His Virginia football team needs to be even better Saturday at Virginia Tech.
The Cavaliers share last place in the ACC's Coastal Division and are concluding their third consecutive...
| Dec 5, 2010
Staying at a plush new hotel is possibly the last thing most Americans are thinking about this holiday season. Dreaming about, maybe, because who can afford it?
So here's a morsel of consolation: Although the economy in much of the country continues to...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 8:16 AM
St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in the NoLita neighborhood of Manhattan was the Roman Catholic cathedral of New York from the time it was built in 1815 to 1879, when a new cathedral -- St. Patrick's on Fifth Avenue -- was built. After Old St. Pat's, as it's...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Nyambi Nyambi, who plays wisecracking, educated waiter Samuel on CBS' "Mike & Molly," has had two defining moments for an actor onstage.
He was an understudy in "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," his favorite play, by his favorite playwright, August Wilson,...
| 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...