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  • Suburban theater for the week of Nov. 16-22

    "Plaid Tidings": A seasonal sequel to Stuart Ross' "Forever Plaid," this tuneful tidbit finds the afterlife quartet of crooners coming back (at the behest of Rosemary Clooney, no less) to stage a holiday show for those still stuck on this mortal coil. Pop...
  • Sawdust's Winter Fantasy twinkles with art

    Sawdust's Winter Fantasy twinkles with art
    Deeply humbled by the impact of his craft on people of all ages, Star Shields has contributed to the Sawdust Art Festival for 29 years. The Laguna Beach-based face and body artist counts Led Zeppelin, Paul and Linda McCartney, Deep Purple and Bob Dylan...
  • Christmas begins at South Coast Plaza

    Christmas begins at South Coast Plaza
    The rest of the country might be gearing up for Thanksgiving, but at South Coast Plaza, Christmas officially began Thursday evening. The shopping destination hosted its 31st annual tree lighting ceremony at Town Plaza Center with traditional carolers,...
  • What's new in London since the last big royal wedding

    What's new in London since the last big royal wedding
    So you hate royal weddings. Or you love them. Or maybe you've caught yourself attending to arcane details of Prince William and Kate Middleton's plans for April 29, but you can't say exactly why. Here's one reason: They defy time. Start with just the...
  • PASSINGS: Frank Potenza, John Howard Davies, Jack Layton

    Frank Potenza Jimmy Kimmel's uncle and comic foil Frank Potenza, 77, a former New York City police officer who turned to comedy as "Uncle Frank" on his nephew Jimmy Kimmel's late-night talk show, died Tuesday. In a statement, ABC's"Jimmy Kimmel Live!"...
  • James J. Kilpatrick dies at 89; newspaper columnist and arbiter of language

    James J. Kilpatrick dies at 89; newspaper columnist and arbiter of language
    James J. Kilpatrick, a nationally syndicated columnist whose strongly conservative viewpoints on politics, law and language appeared in hundreds of newspapers over the last five decades and made him a popular, even parodied, television pundit, died Sunday...
  • Ronald Neame dies at 99; prominent British filmmaker

    Ronald Neame dies at 99; prominent British filmmaker
    Ronald Neame, a prominent figure in the British film industry whose long and varied career included producing the 1940s classics "Great Expectations" and "Oliver Twist" and directing films such as "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" and "The Poseidon...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Robert Reich, Pre-Occupied

    Patt Morrison Asks: Robert Reich, Pre-Occupied
    Robert Reich has worked in a lot of big white buildings -- in the Senate, as an intern to Robert F. Kennedy; in the office of then-Solicitor General Robert Bork; in the Ford and Carter administrations; and as labor secretary to President Clinton. Now...
  • More books celebrate Dickens' 200th anniversary

     
    For serious fans of Charles Dickens, the Nonesuch Dickens collection is an absolute must....
  • 'Obamacare' plaintiff Brown's bankruptcy: Instant karma?

     
    Mary Brown, a Florida businesswoman who had no health insurance, became the lead plaintiff challenging President Obama's healthcare law. She and her husband have filed for bankruptcy, and they owe $4,500 in unpaid medical bills....
  • TV This Week for April 15 - 21

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 15 - 21 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 15 - 21 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies SUNDAY How......
  • Armando Iannucci talks political satire and new HBO series 'Veep'

     
    In the middle of a publicity blitz for “Veep,” the new HBO comedy series premiering Sunday that stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as a frustrated vice president, Armando Iannucci is holed up at the Trump International Hotel on Columbus Circle in...