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  • Four days of tribute and activity for Westminster's 145th Memorial Day observance

    The 145th consecutive Memorial Day observance in Westminster is being planned as a four-day event, May 25-28, with numerous activities to honor and pay tribute to veterans. The celebration, sponsored by the American Legion Post 31, has been coordinated...
  • Baltimore's new star makes a debut tonight

    With its opening gala tonight, the $62 million France-Merrick Performing Arts Center isn't simply introducing the lovingly restored 1914 vaudeville palace at its center, the Hippodrome Theatre. It is also declaring its intention of making Baltimore once...
  • ‘Sinister’: Scott Derrickson on horror … and Tavis Smiley

     
    In the new horror film “Sinister,” Ethan Hawke plays a struggling true-crime novelist named Ellison Oswalt, a writer who, in ......
  • Johnny Carson to play it again on TCM

     
    Johnny Carson, one of TV's greatest stars, gets a new gig next summer. Not bad for a man who died in 2005. TCM will replay Carson's “Tonight Show” interviews with Hollywood greats, from Henry Fonda and James Stewart to Sally Field and Susan...
  • Count Billy Varga January 10, 1919 - January 11, 2013

    Count Billy Varga January 10, 1919 - January 11, 2013
    World Wrestling Champion Count Billy Varga passed away January 11, 2013 in Burbank. He was 94. Born in Cleveland, Ohio on January 10, 1919, he lived in Los Angeles for more than 70 years. His father, Count Joseph Varga was a prize Hungarian fighter...
  • A 'below-the-line' Oscar winner

    A 'below-the-line' Oscar winner
    Gene Allen's home on the Balboa Peninsula offers so much to delight the eye that it's easy to hide a small object inside it. Even an Academy Award. The longtime Newport Beach resident, who lives in a condo overlooking the Rhine Channel, doesn't make...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Maureen Stapleton

    Great Old Broad Series: Maureen Stapleton
     This Sunday's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads," that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of...
  • Michael Sarrazin dies at 70; Canadian actor in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?"

    Michael Sarrazin dies at 70; Canadian actor in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?"
    Michael Sarrazin, a tall, dark-eyed Canadian actor who starred opposite Jane Fonda in Sydney Pollack's 1969 film "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?", died of cancer Sunday at a Montreal hospital, said his agent, Michael Oscars. He was 70. ------------------...
  • 'Empire Strikes Back' Director Irvin Kershner Dies

    'Empire Strikes Back' Director Irvin Kershner Dies
    LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Irvin Kershner, who directed the Star Wars sequel "The Empire Strikes Back," has died. He was 87. Kershner died Saturday in Los Angeles after a long illness, according to actress and family friend Adriana Santini. He's survived by...
  • Reg Rogers is misbehavin', to good effect

    Reg Rogers is misbehavin', to good effect
    It was evident from the moment Reg Rogers stepped onstage in "Measure for Measure" in Central Park this summer that he wasn't your typical Shakespearean actor. As the acid-tongued Lucio in the Bard's comedy, Rogers quipped, cast a wry eye and generally...
  • Experts predict how Oscar voters will respond to 'The Social Network'

     
    After I reported on the suspense gripping Hollywood over how academy members will react to "The Social Network" at its official screening Saturday, I asked Oscar bloggers to predict their response. Steve Pond (The Odds, The Wrap) replied, "I could...
  • Irvin Kershner: 1923-2010; He directed the best of the “Star Wars” films

     
    Irvin Kershner was probably best known as director of “Eyes of Laura Mars” before Goerge Lucas tapped him to handle directing duties for “The Empire Strikes Back.” The result was the most moving, best-acted and best all around &#...