| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Lies. Gossip. Accusations. Spite.
These are the things that live in the shadows of our lives, lurking and waiting to spring forth whenever the ugly side of human nature allows.
Theatre Downtown's production of "The Crucible" shines a light on this...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 10:03 AM
MÉXICO, DF .- A 50 años de su muerte, ocurrida el 5 de agosto de 1962, Marilyn Monroe sigue siendo una de las estrellas más poderosas de Hollywood.
Tan sólo el año pasado, la actriz ocupó el tercer puesto de la lista anual de Forbes de las celebridades...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 4:18 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Fans paid tribute to Marilyn Monroe on Sunday -- on the 50th anniversary of her death.
The movie star died of an overdose at the age of 36 in her Brentwood home.
In the decades since her death, Monroe has remained a pop culture and...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Aug 03 (TheWrap.com) - There's a moment at the end of the promo reel for "Love, Marilyn," an upcoming Marilyn Monroe documentary that will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, when Uma Thurman, speaking in words that were written by Monroe, almost...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Americans idolize their movie stars. They're a part of our pop culture. But few have earned the distinction of being timeless icons...like Marilyn Monroe.
She died exactly 50 years ago -- August 5th 1962 -- but she remains very much alive in the minds...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 2:21 PM
Mad Cow Theatre's next season will combine classic plays such as"Death of a Salesman" with the big-name musical "Dreamgirls" and the just-closed Broadway offering"Other Desert Cities."
It's a season high on name recognition with works by Neil Simon,...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 3:47 PM
For more than 50 years, Elie Wiesel has provided a moral compass for the world, writing and advocating on human rights issues in the wake of his tragic experiences as a survivor of the Holocaust.
His book "Night," recalling the terrors of the Auschwitz...
| Jul 29, 2012
Since her death on Aug. 5, 1962, hundreds of books about Marilyn Monroe have been published by various writers, ranging from famous names such as Norman Mailer, Gloria Steinem and Joyce Carol Oates, to people who worked with her on movie sets. With so...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Our book club
We've met monthly for 22 years.
Books we loved
"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot, "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald, "All My Sons" by Arthur Miller and essays by Joseph Epstein. We especially liked...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 9:23 PM
A Grammy Award-winning trumpeter, the world premiere of a song cycle based on poems by Carl Reiner’s daughter, dazzling international dance ensembles, circus arts and perhaps America’s premier storyteller will highlight the 16th season of...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Shaun Williams knew it was coming, but he still got sticker shock from his grocery bill in the days after son Ishaq arrived home from Notre Dame for what was supposed to be a brief three-week break in May.
"I definitely had to adjust my shopping," said...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee's oft-produced 1955 courtroom drama, based on the famous Scopes "monkey trial" of 1925, was intended — like Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" — to use earlier events in American history as a frame for examining...