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  • Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre marks 40th season

    Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre marks 40th season
    The Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre is in the midst of its 40th anniversary season, a significant milestone for a company that has tackled a sizable breadth of repertoire, from "Lysistrata" to "Hairspray," and maintained wallet-friendly ticket prices the whole time.
  • Cockpit in Court's 'Sunset Boulevard' ready for its close-up

    Cockpit in Court's 'Sunset Boulevard' ready for its close-up
    Andrew Lloyd Webber's1993 Broadway musical adaptation of Billy Wilder's "Sunset Boulevard" sets itself the impossible task of trying to emulate that great 1950 movie. Although this musical doesn't come close, its distillation of that inside-Hollywood...

    Whatever happened to Obama's idea of 'smarter,' not bigger, government?

    Watching President Obama zip around the country in his bus again makes one wonder whether Democrats got their money's worth in 2008. Did they expect when they elected Mr. Obama that he would campaign for the final two years of his term? The president's...

    Evening bags: Precious cargo

     Evening bags: Precious cargo
    Evening bags have been a part of Cartier's history since 1906, when the first "jewelry bag" debuted, a gold mesh design known as the hibou (French for "owl") because of its unique owl-shaped clasp with emerald eyes. Some of the most extraordinary bags...

    Ben Isaacs dies at 107; oldest Pullman porter

    Ben Isaacs dies at 107; oldest Pullman porter
    For more than three decades, Ben Isaacs worked as a Pullman porter, one of the uniformed railway men who served first-class passengers traveling in luxurious sleeping cars — a much-coveted job for African Americans between the 1870s and late 1960s....