| Jul 11, 2010
A House Where Groucho Marx Made His Mark
A former home of comic Groucho Marx is on the market in Beverly Hills at $6,995,000.
The Spanish-style estate has been maintained by the same family for the last half-century. Marx's initials are carved into...
| Sep 20, 2008
Acute concerns about the environment, energy and the economy. Appallingly high heating and gas bills. A Democratic presidential candidate claiming the mantle of "change" in a close race against a Republican pushing fundamental American virtues.
| Nov 2, 2007
Mitt Romney is the earnest, overachieving school kid in the front row, his right arm thrust high and fingers fluttering in the air, straining to get the attention of the teacher. Mitt's got the answer. He always does.
Among all the Republican...
| Mar 22, 2009
Important Artifacts and Personal Property From the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris, Including Books, Street Fashion, and Jewelry
Sarah Crichton Books / Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 129 pp., $18 paper
In a 1979 New York Review...
| Nov 19, 2008
Irving Brecher, a comedy writer whose career in radio, television and the movies included writing two Marx Brothers comedies, co-writing the Judy Garland musical "Meet Me in St. Louis" and creating the radio and TV series "The Life of Riley," has died. He...
| Jul 3, 2010
Case closed: David Boreanaz, who stars on "Bones" as an FBI agent, has sold his Hollywood Hills compound for $2.6 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
The traditional two-story house and detached guesthouse sit on about a quarter of an acre in...
| Mar 6, 2010
Tennis great Pete Sampras and his wife, actress Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, have listed their newly built compound in Lake Sherwood for $25 million.
FOR THE RECORD:
Hot Property: The March 6 Hot Property column, which reported that...
| Dec 8, 2008
Celebrating three decades of making dance in Los Angeles, postmodern master Rudy Perez, who recently turned 79, refuses to rest on his laurels. One of the co-founders of New York's experimental Judson Dance Theatre, a coterie of artists who would define...
| Aug 1, 2010
It seems like the brainchild of a marketing genius. Take two of Broadway's most celebrated living actresses, bringing with them more than 100 years of combined New York stage experience, and cast them as mother and daughter in a show that mines both their...
| Mar 28, 2010
Outside of a Dog
Constable & Robinson: 278 pp., $23.95
At last, a book about a life with books that puts the little buggers in their place. After his divorce, Rick Gekoski spent a few weeks wondering who he was without his...
| Jun 21, 2009
Back in the early 1970s, Yvonne Rainer was in the midst of a transition from postmodern dance maker to experimental film auteur. She still had all kinds of ideas for new dances, but she would jokingly send them to her friend, the choreographer Trisha...
| Dec 21, 2008
Move over, ethnic scarf, the bow tie is making a comeback.
The humble men's accessory holds up better than a skinny tie when paired with this season's rugged American looks -- plaid flannel sport coats, suspenders, tweed long jackets and cardigan...