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  • Doorknockers Christmas Pageant at Steve Allen

     
    Their names are Davey Johnson and Randy Liedtke, but you can call them Doorknockers. The comedy duo, husky and just the right amount of weird, presents a holiday variety show ambitiously titled "The Best Door- knockers Christmas Pageant Ever." Don your...
  • 'Nevermore,' biographical play about Edgar Allan Poe, travels to Baltimore

     
    It only seems fitting that a play about the life of 19th century writer Edgar Allan Poe should eventually find its way to Baltimore. "Nevermore," which ran at the Steve Allen Theater in Hollywood earlier this year, will have its......
  • Monster Mash: Art critics name top 2009 exhibitions; Tony Kushner's new play; China looking for looted artifacts

     
    -- Best in show: The International Assn. of Art Critics names its best exhibitions for 2009. (Art Info)-- Sidelined: Tony Kushner's latest play no longer appears on the fast track for a Broadway engagement this spring. (Minneapolis Star-Tribune) -- They.....
  • 'An American Hippie in Israel' screens at the Steve Allen Theater

     
    If you're into wirey beards, free love and rabbit fur vests, we've got a movie for you. The title of the 1972 cult film "An American Hippie in Israel" says almost everything you need to know. Picture a golden-haired, leathery-skinned peacenik who leaves...
  • 'Eine Brise' performed on 111 bicycles at Colburn School

     
    Imagine, if you will, 111 bicyclists setting off on a short, choreographed musical performance that involves riding in formation, whistling, bell dinging, tongue clucking and humming. If you can't imagine it because it's too weird (we feel you) then...
  • Matt Weinstock, Feb. 27, 1960

     
    Briton's a Stevereno I've been reading the short stories by Peter Ustinov in the Atlantic and wondering how he does it. Acting, speaking, traveling -- and writing superlative fiction, I mean. In the versatility sweepstakes, he's Britain's answer to...
  • Kennedy, Nixon Lead in New Hampshire

     
    On the jump, an attorney seeks to keep state officials from removing Alice Marie Combs, 4, center, from her foster home in an effort to find a more intellectually stimulating family for the girl, who has an IQ of 138. March 9, 1960: Sen. John F. Kennedy...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, April 19, 1960

     
    Let's Look at What Happened in London With the odd feeling of an outsider looking in, I read the news accounts of what happened in London yesterday. There was a parade, seven miles long. More than 100,000 people were either in it, or awaiting its...
  • Chessman Execution Today!

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo From left, UC history professor Richard Drinnon; actors Marlon Brando, Steve Allen and Shirley MacLaine; and UC professor Eugene Burdick enter the governor's mansion in Sacramento to urge Gov. Pat Brown to spare the life of...
  • ‘Don't Stop or We'll Die' at Steve Allen

     
    Comedians and rock stars are similar enough: both take the spotlight in front of an audience, lips pressed to a microphone, telling tales of failed romances. Rockstars just have tighter pants. Blurring the line ever more is “Don't Stop or We'll Die&#...
  • Up All Night: Playboy Club 50th Anniversary

    Up All Night: Playboy Club 50th Anniversary
    Playboy is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Playboy Club this weekend, and are hosting parties across the Nation in honor of the big day. Dallas' retro-night club, Ghostbar, is going to be the host for this milestone, and kicks off Friday, June...
  • Versatile director leads the way

    They say if you want a job done right, give it to a busy person. Well, Tim Nelson's one of the busiest, and he's been getting it done right for the past 30 years. At the moment, Nelson — whose many titles include director and musical director of...