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  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    SUNDAY Winter Bulb Festival The UCI Arboretum will host its annual Winter Bulb Festival. The event is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $2. The arboretum is south of the corner of where Campus Drive intersects Jamboree road. For more information, call...
  • Play Review: 'Desire Under the Elms' an emotional, visceral ride

    Play Review: 'Desire Under the Elms' an emotional, visceral ride
    Adultery, infanticide, overtones of incest and patricidal urges: Eugene O’Neill’s 1924 American classic, “Desire Under the Elms,” with its deliberate evocation of mythic Greek tragedy, caused an uproar when it was first produced....
  • Actor Ben Gazzara dies at age of 81

    Actor Ben Gazzara dies at age of 81
    Ben Gazzara, who died Friday in New York at the age of 81, was an actor with a gruff voice and intense demeanor. His acting legacy, which included the films of John Cassavetes and originating the role of Brick in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" on Broadway, was a...
  • Pablo Schreiber of 'A Gifted Man'

    In a career less than a decade old, Pablo Schreiber has been in one of the most critically acclaimed series, "The Wire," on Broadway opposite Brian Dennehy in a Clifford Odets revival, and now as Anton, the cool shaman on CBS' "A Gifted Man." Naturally...
  • 'The House of Blue Leaves'

    'The House of Blue Leaves'
    GROPING for a comfortable moral in John Guare's classic black comedy "The House of Blue Leaves," which opened Sunday at the Mark Taper Forum in a sensational revival directed by Nicholas Martin, is a little like asking an escaped felon for some friendly...
  • Oregon Shakespeare Festival offers much to build upon

    Oregon Shakespeare Festival offers much to build upon
    If the Oregon Shakespeare Festival doesn't have the most enthusiastic audience of any regional theater in the country, there must be some performing arts center out there with quite a rabid cult. Ashland, OSF's quaint home nestled in the foothills of...
  • William Gibson dies at 94; Tony Award-winning playwright was best known for 'The Miracle Worker'

    William Gibson, 94, a Tony Award-winning playwright best known for "The Miracle Worker," the inspirational story of Helen Keller and her teacher Anne Sullivan, died Tuesday at his home in Stockbridge, Mass. The family did not disclose the cause of death....
  • So, BŁndchen can pretty up New York awhile

    So, Bündchen can pretty up New York awhile
    Gisele BŁndchen, one of the world's most famous faces in modeling, has for the moment turned up her nose at living in Los Angeles. The 26-year-old, who has appeared on the covers of just about every major international fashion magazine since — as...
  • Veteran Actor Karl Malden Dies at 97

    Veteran Actor Karl Malden Dies at 97
    BRENTWOOD -- Academy Award and Emmy winning actor Karl Malden died today. He was 97. Malden, who starred in the 1970s TV series "The Streets of San Francisco" and was the longtime American Express traveler's check spokesman, warning travelers to not...
  • Gearing up for the Tonys

    Gearing up for the Tonys
    While Hollywood suffered through a three-month-long writers' strike that threatened to scuttle many an awardsfest, last fall's labor strife on Broadway lasted only 18 days before the stagehands and the producers agreed to a deal. Thus, the season was...
  • Theater review: 'Parade' at the Mark Taper Forum

     
    Jason Robert Brown???s entrancing Tony-winning score for ???Parade,??? the 1998 musical he wrote with playwright Alfred Uhry (whose book also won a Tony), throws patches of suggestive light on a dark historical episode. Music may be inherently abstract,...