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  • 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...
  • 'Beauty and the Beast' proves its staying power

    'Beauty and the Beast' proves its staying power
    Twenty years ago, an experimental show by a team with minimal Broadway experience made the trek to New York after a trial run in Houston. Pundits expressed doubt about whether the risk would pay off, and when the show finally opened, it got a drubbing...
  • Elaine Stritch is too talented, even (especially) if she says so

    "There's no one who's more romantic than a cynic," said the late, great, writer-moviemaker Nora Ephron. When a novel titled "What Nora Knew" uses this quote to open a new so-titled novel, I confess I bridled a little bit. (I guess I was foolishly...
  • Film Review: 'Wampler's Ascent'

    "Wampler's Ascent" has a whopper of an inspirational subject in Steve Wampler, a 42-year-old father of two with cerebral palsy who spent six days climbing Yosemite National Park's daunting El Capitan in 2010. It also has Wampler's own wife, Elizabeth,...
  • 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...
  • John Allan: Always on cue

    John Allan: Always on cue
    After a quarter-century spent raising the bar on the men's grooming experience — opening a handful of just-for-the-guys salons coast-to-coast and launching an eponymous line of men's hair- and skincare products — John Allan is going...
  • New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Kate Spade review

    New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Kate Spade review
    NEW YORK -- Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the Kate Spade brand went back to the source with its fall-winter 2013 collection, paying homage to New York City, down to the yellow checker cabs brought in as props. The look: Happy chic. Bow-...
  • Gloria Pall dies at 85; Voluptua character deemed too sexy for TV

    Gloria Pall dies at 85; Voluptua character deemed too sexy for TV
    On a December night in 1954, Los Angeles met the woman it would soon deem too hot for television. After the success of Vampira, the glamorous ghoul of 1950s late-night TV, executives at KABC-TV (Channel 7) cast Gloria Pall, a showgirl and model, as...
  • Tonight: ‘American Idol’ SuperVote; ‘White Collar’ season finale; ‘NCIS’ to the rescue

     
    “American Idol” enters a new phase Tuesday night. The Fox singing contest goes live at 8, which will be a test for the 10¬†female hopefuls. (The 10 men perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday). But the bigger test may be for the judges: How will Keith...