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  • On Theater: This 'Sister' is a class act

    On Theater: This 'Sister' is a class act
    Time was when hit Broadway shows were turned into movies. Now, judging by recent productions at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, it's the other way around. Recent attractions at the center have included "Billy Elliot," "The Addams Family,"...
  • 10 things you might not know about insults

    10 things you might not know about insults
    These certainly are insulting times. Oprah Winfrey felt disrespected when a Swiss store clerk allegedly refused to show her an expensive handbag. Floridians were offended when the Rev. Jesse Jackson said they were living in "a kind of apartheid state."...
  • “Carson on TCM” airs Johnny Carson’s vintage late-night interviews

     
    Ending the day with a dose of Johnny Carson was an American tradition for nearly 30 years, as the King of Late Night seemingly perfected the art of the talk-show interview, and the format itself. Johnny's been off the air since 1992, but audiences will...
  • Avi Hoffman brings latest one-man show to Boca Raton

    Avi Hoffman brings latest one-man show to Boca Raton
    Avi Hoffman is Jewish. Still. So much so the actor proclaims it with the title of his latest stage project, "Still Jewish After All These Years: A Lifetime in the Theatre." The one-man-show is being produced through May 19 by the Boca Raton Theatre...
  • 'Fast and Furious' series depicts post-racial America, plus fast cars

    'Fast and Furious' series depicts post-racial America, plus fast cars
    Diversity, as San Diego anchorman Ron Burgundy explained nearly a decade ago, was an old wooden ship used during the Civil War. Which, of course, was way off. Ron, played by Will Ferrell in the 2004 comedy “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,&...
  • Alex Theatre hosts event dedicated to writer-director Billy Wilder

    Alex Theatre hosts event dedicated to writer-director Billy Wilder
    Billy Wilder was a lover of words, and a writer above all else. He said many times in interviews that his move into the director's chair was simply to protect his scripts. Wilder cared deeply about the language, rhythm and timing he spent months...
  • Hugh Jackman's Not the First Musical Houdini

    Hugh Jackman's Not the First Musical Houdini
      Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman will return to Broadway during the 2013-14 season to star in an original musical "Houdini," Broadway.com announced today.                   Stephen Schwartz ("Wicked," "The Magic Show") will compose the score and and book...
  • Ernest Borgnine dies at 95; won Oscar for 'Marty,' showed comic side in sitcom

    Ernest Borgnine dies at 95; won Oscar for 'Marty,' showed comic side in sitcom
    Ernest Borgnine seemed born to play the heavy when he burst onto the Hollywood scene as "Fatso" Judson, a sadistic stockade sergeant who viciously beats a private to death in the 1953 movie "From Here to Eternity." But two years later came the title role...
  • Family Holds Public Farewell for Actor Tony Curtis

    Family Holds Public Farewell for Actor Tony Curtis
    HENDERSON, Nev. ( KTLA) -- A public funeral service was be held for legendary actor Tony Curtis in Las Vegas Monday. The hourlong funeral was be followed by a burial, and then a private reception at the Luxor hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Curtis'...
  • Classic Hollywood: Piper Laurie

    Classic Hollywood: Piper Laurie
    Piper Laurie has been reflecting on her career of late, a career that has careened from B-movie "bimbo" roles to Oscar nominations — not to mention that bag full of condoms she once scored as a budding starlet. Though she was painfully shy,...
  • Book review: 'Unreal Estate' by Michael Gross

    Book review: 'Unreal Estate' by Michael Gross
    We've heard it before — Americans don't like to read, they just want to ogle celebrities and watch shows about houses on TV. So how about a book that allows the reader to ogle celebrities and their homes to bring them back to reading? That's just...
  • Colombia rebels' hostage recalls friendship with wild pig

    Colombia rebels' hostage recalls friendship with wild pig
    BOGOTA, Colombia -- A little wild pig named Josefo, abandoned by his mother, helped keep Sgt. Jose Libardo Forero sane. For nearly 13 years, Forero was one of the "forgotten" hostages held by the leftist rebels known as the Revolutionary Armed Forces...