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  • Jay Leno to Receive Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

    WASHINGTON -- Comedian Jay Leno has been tapped by the Kennedy Center to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The award will be presented Oct. 19 at a Kennedy Center ceremony to be broadcast Nov. 23 on PBS stations. The comedy award,...
  • A battle of 'Words and Pictures' at Maine prep school

    "Words and Pictures," starring Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche, is a middle-aged romantic comedy masquerading as a war between literature and art. The battleground is a Maine prep school set in a small town somewhere along the state's bucolic coastline....
  • Dr. Alice Brandfonbrener, 1931-2014

    Dr. Alice Brandfonbrener, 1931-2014
    Dr. Alice Brandfonbrener, founder and director of the Medical Program for Performing Artists in Chicago, was the physician actors, singers and musicians turned to when stricken with an injury or illness that threatened their craft. When actor Steve...
  • Road to the Tonys: A Decade of Turning Skeptics into Believers in 'Gentleman's Guide'

    Tally up the packleading 10 Tony nominations for "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," and the Broadway musical looks like the clear favorite of the season. But add up some of the other numbers the tuner has racked up -- 10 years of struggling to...
  • Long Wharf To Open 50th Season With Diverse 'Our Town'

    Long Wharf To  Open 50th Season With Diverse 'Our Town'
    Long Wharf Theatre’s 50th anniversary season will open with an American classic written by a familiar New Haven-area figure. Artistic director Gordon Edelstein will stage Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” on the main stage. The...
  • Composer T Bone Burnett to Speak at USC's Annenberg Commencement

    Academy and Grammy Award-winning music producer T Bone Burnett will be USC Annenberg School of Communication's commencement speaker at this year's ceremony. Burnett has more than 40 years of experience in music and entertainment, having recently served...
  • In L.A. County, early voter turnout is little more than a trickle

    In L.A. County, early voter turnout is little more than a trickle
    Voters appeared to be meeting expectations of low turnout Tuesday morning, even at a historically busy polling station in West Hollywood, where it was so quiet that when one man started to approach, a poll worker joked: “We’ve got a live one!&...
  • ODU's first year in Conference USA: Expenses rise, along with competition and opportunity

    ODU's first year in Conference USA: Expenses rise, along with competition and opportunity
    Old Dominion baseball coach Chris Finwood knows precisely when a benefit of Conference USA membership became evident: Monday, May 26, 2014, 12:42 p.m. That's when ODU's name flashed across the TV screen during the NCAA baseball tournament selection...
  • Crackle renews Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars' show, announces more

    Crackle renews Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars' show, announces more
    Jerry Seinfeld will continue to tool around in fancy cars, chatting with celebrities and drinking coffee for four more seasons. The digital entertainment channel Crackle announced Wednesday that the hit online series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" has...
  • John Waters, Jeff Koons to compare notes

    John Waters, Jeff Koons to compare notes
    What can we expect when the "Pope of Trash" meets the "King of Kitsch"? John Waters, iconoclastic filmmaker, actor, artist and, yes, Pope of Trash, takes the stage at downtown Los Angeles' Orpheum Theater on Monday night to interview contemporary artist...
  • Hollywood Bowl 2014: Dudamel conducts Dudamel, 'Hair' goes bare

    Hollywood Bowl 2014: Dudamel conducts Dudamel, 'Hair' goes bare
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. Stars under the stars is what the Hollywood Bowl is all about. In the 2014 Bowl season announced Tuesday by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, a number of them – namely, the cast of “Hair&...
  • Oscars 2014: Does the telecast have to be a joke fest?

    Oscars 2014: Does the telecast have to be a joke fest?
    So Ellen DeGeneres is set to host the 86th Academy Awards next week. Nothing against her or, for that matter, Billy Crystal (who has hosted nine telecasts), Whoopi Goldberg (who has hosted four) or Steve Martin (who has done three), but when was it...