| Apr 29, 2012
VIENNA — The Hotel Sacher will never be mistaken for a hip hotel. The elaborate gilt trim in public rooms, the old-school celebrity photos that adorn the walls and the tourists in line to sample Sacher torte — all evidence that guests are...
| May 14, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Michael Wanzie and Douglas White have assembled a powerhouse group of local entertainers to impersonate famous folks in “Celebrity Squares,” a Fringe show fashioned after the TV classic “Hollywood Squares.” It’s exciting...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
As my former Sentinel colleague Chris Harry of Gatorzone.com reminded me recently, it was exactly 20 years ago when I got the phone call from Steve Spurrier, who was then early in his tenure at the University of...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 7:19 AM
The program for "Art of Murder," the first production from Thriller Theater, is pocket-sized. The cast biographies are written in teeny-tiny type — but patrons are given a mini-magnifying glass to study the page a la Sherlock Holmes as if it were...
| Sep 9, 2012
Look ahead to the lineup of fall performances in Hampton Roads, and you'll discover an amazing breadth of talent from both visiting artists and regionally based arts organizations. Pop culture junkies as well as those who gravitate toward more serious...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:18 AM
The highlights Tuesday night:
1. "NCIS" and "NCIS: Los Angeles" are reruns on CBS. That should mean good things for "The Voice" at 8 on NBC and "Dancing With the Stars" at 9 on ABC. Both reality competitions flourished Monday against CBS reruns....
| Apr 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
New York theater institutions don't come much feistier or more dynamic than Elaine Stritch. The tart-tongued, 88-year-old force of nature -- whose stage career includes memorable collaborations with Stephen Sondheim and Edward Albee -- kicked off her...
| Nov 23, 2011
Playwright wrote 'A Taste of Honey'
Playwright Shelagh Delaney, 71, best known for her 1958 play "A Taste of Honey," died of cancer Sunday at her daughter's home in England, said her agent, Jane Villiers.
Born Nov. 25, 1939, in England,...
| Jul 9, 2011
Former First Lady Betty Ford, who captivated the nation with her unabashed candor and forthright discussion of her personal battles with breast cancer, prescription drug addiction and alcoholism, has died. She was 93.
Ford died Friday at the Eisenhower...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 9:05 PM
Elizabeth Taylor, the glamorous queen of American movie stardom, whose achievements as an actress were often overshadowed by her rapturous looks and real-life dramas, has died. She was 79.
Hospitalized six weeks ago for congestive heart failure, Taylor...
| Feb 16, 2012
Although she was an Oscar-nominated songwriter, Dory Previn was better known for ballads that spoke to wounded souls. A gifted lyricist, she mined her traumatic childhood and later mental illness to write confessional songs that found an audience —...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Actress Kim Novak told an audience at the TCM Classic Film Festival Friday that she has bipolar disorder, and sometimes regrets her decision to leave Hollywood in the late 1960s at the height of her fame....