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  • G.D. Spradlin dies at 90; veteran character actor

    G.D. Spradlin dies at 90; veteran character actor
    Gervase Duan "G.D." Spradlin, a character actor best known for playing authority figures in television and films, including "The Godfather: Part II" and "Apocalypse Now," has died. He was 90. Spradlin died of natural causes at his cattle ranch in San...
  • Get ready for the election with 'Presidential Campaign Posters'

     
    Before the era of the 24-hour news cycle and weekly televised debates, the predominant and most creative outlet for presidential candidates to communicate their vision was the campaign poster. With "Presidential Campaign Posters" (Quirk Books, $40), the...
  • Book review: 'Driven West'

    Book review: 'Driven West'
    The genocidal removal of Native Americans from their ancestral homelands is one of the most shameful episodes in American history. Over and over, A.J. Langguth reports in his unfocused but nonetheless scarifying account, U.S. presidents proclaimed that it...
  • How do you make money in the entertainment biz? Listen to 'Peter' and write a prequel

    Disappearing Broadway investments prove, especially this season, that there is still no formula for commercial success in the entertainment business, but the wicked track record of the prequel is really starting to stand out. Clearly, there is something...
  • Report from Stratford Shakespeare Fest: 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' 'Twelfth Night' and the rest

    Report from Stratford Shakespeare Fest: 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' 'Twelfth Night' and the rest
    STRATFORD, Ontario — Des McAnuff, the artistic director of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, North America's largest and arguably most prestigious, classically based theater, has announced his intention to leave his post in 2013. Personal...
  • Class 2A track: Final team scores for boys and girls

     
    How did your school finish in the Saturday's Class 2A state track and field meet at Showalter Field in Winter Park? Take a look.  FHSAA Class 2A State Finals – 4/30/2011                                                        Florida                 ...
  • Booing the Golden Rule

     
    In a normal week, a debate audience booing the Golden Rule might have made headlines for several days. Partisan churls shout down beloved precept. Golden Rule gets leaden response in Myrtle Beach. GOP crowd boos "… unto others." But it......
  • Nick Jonas to kick off Broadway Week on 'Jimmy Fallon'

     
    It's Broadway Week on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" next week, and the five nights of musical numbers from Broadway shows are scheduled to kick off with Nick Jonas doing a song from the musical comedy "How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying.".....
  • Best Coast, Beach Boys and more: This week's on-sales

     
    A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Dave Matthews Band, Sept. 8 (Fri.); Big Time Rush, July 19 (Sat.); the Beach Boys, June 3 (Mon.) Gibson Amphitheatre KDAY Krush Groove with....
  • Al Gore, Sean Parker call for 'Occupy Democracy' movement online

     
    Nothing gets my cynic juices flowing quite like hearing people call on the Internet to fix the political system. Former Vice President Al Gore and online entrepreneur Sean Parker gave an overflow crowd at the South by Southwest trade show......
  • Wall Street protests: A long American tradition

    The only thing really surprising about the Occupy Wall Street movement is that it didn't happen sooner. The United States has a long history of friction over policies that enable an elite to thrive at the expense of ordinary people. The earliest tensions...
  • Redlands police deploys dozens of officers to find gunman responsible for fatal shootings [Updated]

     
    Redlands police have redeployed two-thirds of their 74-officer staff in the wake of a shooting Wednesday night in which a suspected Latino gang member fatally shot two black youths and wounded two others, an incident that the mother of one......