| Dec 1, 2012
| 7:00 AM
NEW YORK — Tracy Letts has his hands full these days writing plays and preparing for the release of the movie version of his Pulitzer-Prize-winning drama, "August: Osage County." But he's added another formidable task to his agenda: elucidating...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Lindsay Lohan has truly outdone herself in what may set a precedent for troubled celebrities -- in just 24 hours she was hit with four criminal charges on two coasts.
Three of the charges tie back to Lohan's auto accident in June on the Pacific Coast...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 6:24 PM
It's never smart to fill a bad movie with lines that can be turned on the actors, or the production itself.
"I'm bored," says Lindsay Lohan, as screen legend Elizabeth Taylor in "Liz & Dick" (8 p.m. Nov. 25, Lifetime; 1 star out of 4). "I'm soo bored."...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 12:47 PM
SAIA Sushi and Asian Grill on Fort Lauderdale Beach launched new happy hour specials this past Tuesday. From 5:30 to 8 p.m. daily, draft beers start at $3 and half-carafes of sake cost $5. Signature cocktails cost $7 and are anything but Asian-inspired,...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Let Them Do the Driving Limo Tour of Santa Barbara Wine Country
Take a 5-hour chauffeured limousine tour of Santa Barbara wine country, visiting 3 top wineries in towns like Los Olivos and Solvang Between wineries, sip champagne in your 8-person...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Though it may be accurate to say that Marisa Silver's novel "Mary Coin" was inspired by Dorothea Lange's iconic Depression-era "Migrant Mother" photograph, it does not do justice to this extraordinary work of fiction. Silver infuses the vague outlines...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:35 AM
"Edwardian Opulence: British Art at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century"
On view through June 2, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St., New Haven, (203) 432-2800, britishart.yale.edu
Think of "Edwardian Opulence," an exhibition on view...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 2:51 PM
In "Always Apprentices: The Believer Magazine Presents Twenty-Two Conversations Between Writers," we learn that when Joan Didion was learning to write, she would retype the beginning passages from Ernest Hemingway's "A Farewell to Arms" on her standard...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Along with a two-night adaptation of "Nicholas Nickleby," Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 25th-anniversary season will see the return of fan-favorite "Dracula" and classic Shakespearean comedy and drama in "The Taming of the Shrew" and "Julius Caesar."...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sybil Christopher, who died last week in New York at 83, was a noted theater producer and the founder of Arthur, a Manhattan hot spot that attracted a ritzy celebrity clientele during the 1960s. Even if she hadn't become famous as the first wife, and...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 3:49 PM
While sticks and stones may break bones, words really can hurt. But what's the responsibility of everyone in the orbit of teenage drama? Emily Bazelon wrestles that question to the ground in her important new book, "Sticks and Stones: Defeating the...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 7:29 PM
This is a hard book to read, because while the story compels readers to read with urgency, the linguistic prowess is so stunning that one is forced to slow down and reread passages.
Narrated by Dell Parsons, surely one of the most memorable characters in...