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  • Kim Novak says she's bipolar, regrets leaving Hollywood

     
    Actress Kim Novak told an audience at the TCM Classic Film Festival Friday that she has bipolar disorder, and sometimes regrets her decision to leave Hollywood in the late 1960s at the height of her fame....
  • 'Star Trek' actor, 50th anniversary of iconic group, country stars coming to State Theatre

     
    "Star Trek" star William Shatner, the 50th anniversary of Peter, Paul and Mary, country duo Montgomery Gentry, Bill Cosby and former presidential candidate Steve Forbes are among the highlights of the State Theatre's new 50-performance season. The 2012-'...
  • Grammy, Pulitzer winners, TV star among highlights of upcoming Zoellner season

     
    A Grammy Award-winning trumpeter, the world premiere of a song cycle based on poems by Carl Reiner’s daughter, dazzling international dance ensembles, circus arts and perhaps America’s premier storyteller will highlight the 16th season of...
  • Pop calendar

    OCTOBER Today -- Velvet Revolver, Alice in Chains, Sparta, 7 p.m. SoundAd. Today -- Boys Like Girls, All Time Low, The Audition, We The Kings, 7:30 p.m. Revo. Today -- Patti LuPone, 8 p.m. Carnival. Today -- Yellowjackets, 8:30 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Sandoval....
  • 'Jubilee' is still going strong at Bally's in Las Vegas

    'Jubilee' is still going strong at Bally's in Las Vegas
    After nearly a decade as a Vegas showgirl, Patsy Rodriguez has plenty of stories about performances that didn't go quite as planned. She may not tell all, but she shares plenty when she meets visitors. Like the one about the time her wig fell off and got...
  • The accordion holds a lofty place

    The accordion holds a lofty place
    MOST people think of the accordion, if they think of it at all, as a social instrument, wheezing out polkas and folk tunes. The sound of it brings to mind French cafes, Mexican plazas, German beer gardens, Argentine nightclubs. Nick Ariondo, perhaps the...
  • TV exec turns back the clock to stage '9 to 5'

    TV exec turns back the clock to stage '9 to 5'
    In many ways, the first act of "9 to 5: The Musical" played out 35 years ago at a Catholic high school in a small Midwestern city better known for churning out screws than producing titans of stage and screen. Surrounded by cornfields, the middle-class...
  • Idle Motivation

    Idle Motivation
    I’m at Radio City Music Hall for the 2005 Tony Awards, billed as Broadway’s biggest night, though I always thought that was Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. I have never even seen a Tony show before. When God was doling out showbiz DNA, I must have missed out...
  • Amy Gerstler's message: Be not afraid

    Amy Gerstler's message: Be not afraid
    It's not unusual for Amy Gerstler to trip down the street from her house to mine bearing gifts: a ripe avocado, a jar of martini olives, an article of interest, a plastic Cupid the length of my thumbnail. Today, she meets me outside with a book she...
  • How song, dance and movies bailed us out of the Depression

    Many were surprised that the final stimulus legislation signed by President Obama preserved a $50-million increase in arts funding that had been the subject of a heated battle in Congress. Though it amounted to only a tiny fraction of the measure's...
  • Harmonic convergence: Frankie Valli's Chicago Theatre show delivers Four Seasons hits, while the hit musical about the Four Season takes place blocks away

    Call it a "Jersey Boys" juxtaposition for the ages -- with a true-life musical at one end of the Loop, the main subject of said musical singing at the other, and enough drama at the Chicago Theatre to make many in the sellout crowd wonder if they were...