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  • No day off for these thespians

    No day off for these thespians
    Newport Harbor High School was closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but theatre arts students spent the afternoon in a dress rehearsal for their upcoming production of "Anything Goes," the Cole Porter musical. The show, directed...
  • Two-piano concert moves from smooth to sassy

    Duo piano teams, with two pianists at separate pianos, is a lost art, having languished out of sight for about a half-century. That may be changing if Jack Lantz and Kemp Smeal’s Sunday afternoon program at the La CaƱada Presbyterian Church...
  • Walk, don't run to 'The All Night Strut!'

    Walk, don't run to 'The All Night Strut!'
    "The All Night Strut!" is really more of a stroll. The revue of 1930s and 1940s standards playing through April 29 at Stage Door Theatre in Coral Springs just doesn't have the gait of a strut. At times, it even slows down to a promenade. This isn't to...
  • Good riddance to a disappointing year

    Good riddance to a disappointing year
    Dear Year 2011: Goodbye and good riddance. Don't let the door hit you in the behind on your way out. Or, rather, let it hit you. You deserve it. How bad have you been? Let me count the ways: •The economy has been a nightmare. For all the new...
  • Paris glitters with romance, history and possibility

    Paris glitters with romance, history and possibility
    PARIS — Paris is a city where possibilities are endless, expectations are high, and no one doubts that magic can happen. Anyone who saw Woody Allen's recent homage to the City of Lights, "Midnight in Paris," knows what I'm talking about. Allen's...
  • On Theater: 'Can-Can' kicks up its heels at Playhouse

    Cole Porter wrote a plethora of hit songs in his day and also found time to score several Broadway shows, such as "Anything Goes" and "Kiss Me, Kate," which have been revived locally on occasion. One Porter musical that's been absent from local stages is...
  • 'Book of Mormon' big winner at Tonys

    'Book of Mormon' big winner at Tonys
    "The Book of Mormon," the exuberantly foul-mouthed hit show about comically mismatched missionaries in AIDS-ravaged Africa, won the award for best musical, along with eight other awards, and Nick Stafford's "War Horse," starring a life-size puppet of a...
  • Datebook

    Monday, Feb. 6 Photo club The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis meets at 7 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. Joshua Taylor will give a presentation on "Behind the Garden Wall." All are welcome. Information: 410-267-0461 or...
  • Calendar

    TILL FEB. 18 'Centered on the Center' The Huntington Beach Art Center presents a non-juried exhibition at 538 Main St., Huntington Beach. Gallery hours are noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 6 p.m. Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. For more...
  • 'Anything Goes' brings Broadway classic to Arundel stages

    Cole Porter's "Anything Goes" is near the top of any short list of great Broadway musicals, and fans have a choice of four performances this weekend in Annapolis or Brooklyn Park. From what I heard from the cast of singer-actors rehearsing last Friday at...
  • Bookmark: Oh, the literary injustices

    You know the feeling. You're looking at the best-seller list and a title catches your eye. "What?!" you sputter. "That piece of (expletive deleted) is a hit, while (insert title of favorite obscure novel) is a flop? Ah, the injustice!" Life is not fair....