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  • East Columbia 50+ offers caregiver support group

    East Columbia 50+ offers caregiver support group
    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •50+ LGBT Support and Social Group. First...
  • From The Evening Sun: They bring 'event' theater to the Kennedy with 'Private Lives'

    Washington's critics may not be particularly fond of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton and their "Private Lives," but the people , members of the opening-night audience, seemed to like what they saw, enough to give the pair a standing ovation. They...
  • John Lennon celebrated off-Broadway in 'Through a Glass Onion'

    "LOSS IS nothing but change, and change is nature's delight," said the Roman emperor and renowned Stoic, Marcus Aurelius. ON October 15, at NYC's Union Square Theater "Lennon: Through a Glass Onion" opens. This is an internationally acclaimed event...
  • Emmys: Jimmy Kimmel, Jim Parsons stand out

    Emmys: Jimmy Kimmel, Jim Parsons stand out
    The Emmys felt like a repeat, because voters kept honoring old favorites this year. Among series, "Modern Family," "Breaking Bad" and "The Colbert Report" were back as winners. Some surprises jazzed up the event, but most came in the movie-miniseries...
  • Arlene Dahl and Marc Rosen prove celebrity marriage can be long-lasting

    "Liz, you do your column with minor mistakes, so your readers will respond!" said my friend, the late Nora Ephron. She liked to josh with me about making corrections, saying, "You're the only one who does this!" So we were ahead of "social media" all...
  • Broadway's Elaine Stritch Dies; Frank Rizzo Interview From 2008

    Broadway's Elaine Stritch Dies; Frank Rizzo Interview  From 2008
    Editor's note: Broadway actress and singer Elaine Stritch, 89, died on Thursday, July 17, at her home in Birmingham, Mich. (Story and photos here.) Following is an interview by Hartford Courant theater critic Frank Rizzo from 2008. Elaine Stritch is...
  • DeSales head forged friendship with Broadway legend

    DeSales head forged friendship with Broadway legend
    It was a quite a night for John Bell, the head of the division of performing arts at DeSales University in Center Valley. Two years ago, after Broadway legend Elaine Stritch fell and broke her hip, she called Bell from the hospital to ask if he would...
  • Elaine Stritch dies at 89; Broadway actress had blue-collar attitude

    Elaine Stritch dies at 89; Broadway actress had blue-collar attitude
    Elaine Stritch, the raspy-voiced actress whose forceful personality and salty language enlivened the New York stage for more than six decades, died Thursday at her home in Birmingham, Mich. She was 89. Her death was confirmed by her friend, Julie Keyes,...
  • Ron Galella's 'New York' -- reliving the days of the first paparazzo

    "The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity." -- Dorothy Parker I have written over and over and even did a documentary extolling the talents of the greatest paparazzo of them all, my longtime friend Ron Galella. Ron was chief of...
  • Beyonce and Jay Z -- headed for Splitsville, or not?

    "ADULTERY IS the application of democracy to love." -- H.L. Mencken SPEAKING OF Beyonce and Jay Z ... no, no -- just kidding! But the fact is, the question of whether or not this powerhouse couple is on the verge of breaking up -- at least according...
  • Elaine Stritch's edible Chicago connection

    Elaine Stritch's edible Chicago connection
    Elaine Stritch's death on July 17 at age 89 sparked tribute tweets from fellow actors, Facebook posts of video clips of her performances and, surely somewhere, the lifting high of a vodka stinger — a knowing reference to a line in her signature...
  • Tilda Swinton to play legendary gossip scribe Hedda Hopper

    "HEDDA, I think it's time you just shut the f--k up!" That was Elizabeth Taylor at the premiere of "The Sandpiper," back in 1965. Hedda was sitting a few seats behind Elizabeth and Richard Burton. Hopper, a rabid "red-baiter" and supporter of Sen. Joe...