| Jan 5, 2012
| 6:10 AM
Alexandru Mihail directs the Yale School of Drama production of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull" Jan. 24 to 28 at 8 p.m. at the University Theatre, 222 York St., New Haven. There is a 2 op.m. performance on Saturday, Jan. 28.
The cast includes Josia...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 7:11 PM
Last of two parts
THE STORY SO FAR: Donald E. Miller bails out of a stricken B-24 over the Austria-Hungary border in March 1945. He and two others from the crew walk to an Austrian town as German troops are retreating from the Red Army. The fliers decide...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 8:34 PM
Actress Lynn Milgrim will step onto the main stage at South Coast Repertory on Friday night as Mrs. Carrie Watts.
To inhabit the role of the protagonist in Horton Foote's "A Trip to Bountiful," Milgrim will don an old-fashioned lavender cotton dress. The...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 6:36 AM
BUCHAREST, Romania -- Caught on camera: One of Lady Gaga's bodyguards taking down an unruly fan.
This Gaga fan in Bucharest learns the hard way when he tried to sneak an autograph from the singer as she was leaving her hotel.
One guard quickly grabs the...
| Jan 17, 2009
In Los Angeles, where it seems every architecturally significant modernist house has been documented, studied, photographed and published several times over, the 1958 Pasinetti residence has proved to be that rare surprise: a little known midcentury gem...
| Dec 19, 2007
THIS year's Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or winner, "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days," chronicles a bleak day in the life of a pregnant college student who enlists her roommate to arrange an illegal abortion. Writer-director Cristian Mungiu's drama...
| Sep 2, 2009
| 1:27 PM
Little Bucharest Bistro
3661 N. Elston Avenue
Stuffed Cabbage Roll
4-8 white cabbage leaves (depending on size)
1 cup ground pork
1 cup ground beef
1/4 chopped ham
2 teaspoons black olives...
| Aug 17, 2010
| 10:04 AM
BUCHAREST, Romania -- A fourth baby died Tuesday and seven remained in critical condition following a fire at a Bucharest maternity hospital that the health minister called "one of the darkest tragedies" in Romania's health system.
| Oct 2, 2005
Along the route to MediaPro Studios, packs of feral dogs wander unpaved streets, children as young as 7 beg for handouts, and some government buildings still bear the bullet scars of the 1989 revolution. But for a growing cadre of Hollywood producers, the...
| Dec 22, 1989
WARSAW -- Security forces armed with automatic weapons fired into crowds of protesters in the Romanian capital of Bucharest on Thursday, killing or wounding an undetermined number of demonstrators demanding an end to the rule of dictator Nicolae...
| Dec 23, 1989
LONDON -- The Warsaw Pact's last Stalinist domino, the tyrannical regime of Romanian President Nicolae Ceausescu, toppled with a violent crash Friday after several days of Europe's bloodiest fighting since the end of World War II.
A newly formed...
| Dec 23, 1989
WARSAW -- Nicolae Ceausescu's monster was dying monstrously Friday.
As his 24-year-old dictatorship in Romania careened into its final blood-soaked days, Nicolae Ceausescu, along with his wife Elena, his son and his network of family retainers,...