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  • Review: 'Finding Mr. Right' a quest worth taking

    As a cinematic lodestar, "An Affair to Remember" is to "Sleepless in Seattle" as "Sleepless in Seattle" is to "Finding Mr. Right," a runaway smash at the Chinese box office this past spring. Lovers unite, or are meant to unite, atop the Empire State...
  • What makes a skyscraper the tallest? A ruling is coming

    NEW YORK — It was all so simple for King Kong, the giant ape who fled his captors by clambering to the top of the Empire State Building. Back then, there was no question the Manhattan icon was America's tallest skyscraper. But that was before...
  • Film Review: 'Levitated Mass'

    Skillfully structured and highly entertaining, Doug Pray's docu chronicles the saga of Michael Heizer's monumental sculpture "Levitated Mass" from its conceptual inception in 1968 to the installation of a 340-ton boulder at the Los Angeles County Museum...
  • Review: 'The Big New Yorker Book of Cats' with foreword by Anthony Lane

    Review: 'The Big New Yorker Book of Cats' with foreword by Anthony Lane
    V.S. Naipaul, who wrote one of my two favorite novels, "A House for Mr. Biswas," is not exactly known for his winning personality — even many of his admirers find him arrogant, vicious, racist and misogynist. But a beautiful interview with him in...
  • Don't mess with Columbia [Letter]

    Don't mess with Columbia [Letter]
    If there's one place which has absolutely no right to judge others, it is Baltimore City ("Columbia drab? Duh," Dec. 16). And I say that kindly — and lovingly. I grew up in Baltimore, and I'm the first to defend it. Who better than a former...
  • Contemporary play festival continues to confront

    Contemporary play festival continues to confront
    Whether approached from the south, through gently rolling fields of farmland, or from the north, past the sacred ground of Antietam and then across a graceful bridge over the Potomac, the drive here can be remarkably tranquil and restorative. But upon...
  • 'Sleepless in Seattle' musical looking to book flight to London

    'Sleepless in Seattle' musical looking to book flight to London
    Annie is from Baltimore. Sam is from Seattle. They meet on top of the Empire State Building in New York. But will the musical version of their love story be heading to London? "Sleepless in Seattle," the musical version of the hit 1993 movie, is...
  • Connecticut's Top Billionaire Making Headlines of the Wrong Sort

    Of course, it's always nice when one of Connecticut's billionaires is getting lots of national attention, and in this case it's our richest resident: Stephen A. Cohen. Cohen is a denizen of Greenwich and founder of SAC Capital Advisors, one of the...
  • King Kong, Godzilla Rule At This Year's 'Big City Circus'

    King Kong, Godzilla Rule At This Year's 'Big City Circus'
    A 12-foot Godzilla puppet will lay waste to a city full of screaming, flailing kids during a one-time performance of "The Big City Circus" in Middletown Friday afternoon, an Oddfellows event that also has the requisite jugglers, clowns, unicyclists,...
  • Andy Warhol webcam will broadcast from the artist's grave

    Andy Warhol, the pop artist who would have turned 85 on Tuesday, died in 1987, so he never lived to experience the Internet. To celebrate his birthday, the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh is presenting live-streaming around-the-clock video of two key...
  • Skyscraper envy

     Skyscraper envy
    One World Trade Center in New York has been officially named the tallest building in the U.S., snagging the title from its rival, the Willis Tower in Chicago. So declared the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat this week. Technically, the roof...