| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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,...
| Jun 12, 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...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:49 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Ben Stiller and Melanie Griffith were both honored by the Taormina Film Festival in the Sicilian town's open-air Teatro Antico on Thursday.
Earlier in the afternoon, the actors held separate master-class interviews for local film students and enthusiasts...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:03 AM
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!&...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:41 AM
It was a richly rewarding Tony Award morning for two regional theater companies, including one in Southern California.
"A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," the darkly comic musical that ran at the Hartford Stage Co. in Connecticut and the Old Globe...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:59 PM
NBC has announced that it will celebrate the 40th anniversary of "Saturday Night Live" with a three-hour special Feb. 15.
" 'Saturday Night Live' is an institution unlike anything else in television history," Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 7:20 AM
After David Letterman announced Thursday that he would be retiring after more than three decades in late-night television, the news, though not exactly unexpected, sparked an immediate response on Twitter.
With the genre's elder statesman planning to...
| May 6, 2014
| 8:30 PM
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...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:45 PM
"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....
| May 29, 2014
| 2:30 PM
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:48 AM
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...