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  • Stanton great in Marlins win — can he stay good?

    Stanton great in Marlins win — can he stay good?
    MIAMI — Steve Martin, the comic, says his breakthrough lesson is how greatness is overrated. It's especially true, he thinks, in stand-up comedy. Every entertainer has a night when the jokes, delivery and audience align into a singularly great...
  • REVIEW: Well, excuuuse me. Steve Martin lets music shine at Wilkes-Barre's Kirby Center

     
    Comedian and actor Steve Martin’s foray into banjo music could easily have gone the way of countless other failed celebrities-turned-musicians, making him – as he put it during his show Tuesday at Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center -- &#...
  • 'A Clown Car Named Desire' ★★★★

    'A Clown Car Named Desire' ★★★★
    "I see people out front," observes the sad-eyed man at the Second City e.t.c., "just crying." And the locale of this carefully observed locus of human misery? A closed Chicago school? A funeral home? City Hall? Nope — Aldi. Crying at what? The...
  • New music venue to announce series with Grammy, blues award winners and more

     
    A new Lehigh Valley area music venue that last month held its first concert has announced a series of shows that includes two Grammy Award-winning pop-folk singers, a Southern blues rocker and an act that bills itself as the world's......
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Nine for IX' on ESPN and ESPN2

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Nine for IX' on ESPN and ESPN2
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 4 - 10, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Nine for IX This new episode recalls...
  • Steve Martin and Edie Brickell get back to their roots via bluegrass

    When Steve Martin asked singer-songwriter Edie Brickell to come up with lyrics for one of the banjo melodies the comic, actor and writer had composed in his latter-day career as a bluegrass musician, she was intrigued but unprepared for the new...
  • Liza Minnelli and Lorna Luft -- together again for the first time in 20 years!

    "SISTERS, SISTERS/There were never such devoted sisters, " So went the Irving Berlin song, delivered in the movie "White Christmas" by Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen (And later reprised in the same film -- by Danny Kaye and Bing Crosby!) SPEAKING of...
  • Academy Selects 10 Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Finalists

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected nine screenwriters and one writing team to compete in this year's Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. As many as five projects will receive the coveted $35,000 prize. Winners will...
  • Review: Steve Martin & Steep Canyon Rangers at the Hollywood Bowl

    Review: Steve Martin & Steep Canyon Rangers at the Hollywood Bowl
    On Wednesday night as he surveyed his surroundings, actor, comedian, writer and musician Steve Martin humbly described onstage his recent lifestyle as "traveling around the country playing bluegrass at these roadside honky-tonks." That this particular...
  • The Biblioracle on preserving the funny pages

    The Biblioracle on preserving the funny pages
    One of the saddest casualties of the digital age is the physical newspaper. For me, one of the saddest parts of that larger loss is the likely end of the age of comic strips. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal,...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef' on Fox

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 22 - 28, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Undercover Boss Randy Dewitt, CEO of...
  • This Season of New Haven Theater Features New Works on Old Stages

    This Season of New Haven Theater Features New Works on Old Stages
    The Shubert in New Haven prides itself on its historical significance. This was the theater where Rodgers & Hammerstein, Neil Simon and many other theater legends chose to try out their new works before they went to Broadway. The 2013-14 Shubert "Best...