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  • Magician Michael Cantor picks up the tools of the trade

    Magician Michael Cantor picks up the tools of the trade
    Magician Michael Cantor's studio is a cheerful, open space, on the top floor of a clean white building not far from Television Hill in Woodberry. It's not some sorcerer's cave or spooky, spider-webbed warehouse, but a bright, airy workman's office,...
  • Just-announced concerts

    KISS at the Verizon Center on Oct. 13. Buckcherry will be the opening act. Tickets go on sale Aug. 29. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com. Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers with The Wood Brothers (featuring Chris Wood of Medeski, Martin and Wood) at the...
  • Weekend forecast: Get outa town

     
    Ya gotta love a weather forecaster with a sense of humor. Okay, he's not Steve Martin (a former TV weatherman, and he played one in 'L.A. Story'), but he does have a wry sense of impending doom as he looks as......
  • 'American Idol' finale: And the winner is ...

     
    So who's it going to be? Kris Allen? Adam Lambert? One of these two is going to win American Idol tonight. Well, eventually.Host Ryan Seacrest tells us that nearly 100 million votes were cast last night and that for the season,......
  • 'Bright Star' wears its old-fashioned heart on its gingham sleeve

    'Bright Star' wears its old-fashioned heart on its gingham sleeve
    There were times during "Bright Star," the quaint new musical by comedy-legend-turned modern-Renaissance-man Steve Martin and singer-songwriter Edie Brickell, when I wondered if my interminable journey on I-5 had led me to the Old Globe Theatre, where the...
  • San Diego Theater Review: Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's 'Bright Star'

    Yep, that's the real Steve Martin collaborating with roots-music queen Edie Brickell on the Old Globe premiere "Bright Star," but not the wild and crazy guy with an arrow through his head nor the sophisticated satirist of "Shopgirl." Rather, it's the...
  • Floridians save only 5% with higher deductible

    Insurance Florida drivers who raise their car insurance deductible from $500 to $1000 only save 5 percent, according to a new study by insuranceQuotes.com that is owned by North Palm Beach-based Bankrate.com. This is below the national average of a 9...
  • L.A. theater openings, Sept. 28-Oct. 5: 'The Call of Cthulhu' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Sept. 28-Oct. 5: 'The Call of Cthulhu' and more
    Untold terrors await in "The Call of Cthulhu," "Night of the Living Dead" and at Wicked Lit 2014. And on a lighter note, there's the nostalgia-fueled revue "Schoolhouse Rock Live!" Bright Star World premiere of Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s new...
  • Q&A: Ty Burrell on 'Skeleton Twins' and Dream 'Modern Family' Guests

    Ty Burrell just scored his second Emmy for playing oblivious but lovable Phil Dunphy on "Modern Family," but he can be seen on the bigscreen in a very different role -- as a closeted gay man in the Sundance hit "The Skeleton Twins" opposite Kristen Wiig...
  • L.A. theater openings, Sept. 21-28: 'The 39 Steps' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Sept. 21-28: 'The 39 Steps' and more
    A classic Hitchcock thriller is spoofed in "The 39 Steps" at Long Beach Playhouse, "Lost the Musical" sends up the hit TV series at the Lillian Theatre, and life is a "Cabaret" at North Hollywood's Crown City Theatre. Plus, Cicely Tyson reprises her Tony-...
  • Review: 'This is Where I Leave You' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'This is Where I Leave You' ★★ 1/2
    Going by the new ensemble comedy "This Is Where I Leave You," you'd think Tina Fey was a medium acting talent at best, prone to overstatement and eye-rolling. Performers can't do it alone; they need guidance. But in the movies, very often performers end...
  • 'Eleanor Rigby' examines a relationship from multiple angles

     'Eleanor Rigby' examines a relationship from multiple angles
    More than most movies, romantic dramas are defined by point of view. Are we seeing the film through the lens of a man or woman? The jilted or the jilter? A well-intentioned character or a dubious one? Or does a filmmaker seek to avoid specific vantage...