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  • Greece's soothing hot springs

    Greece's soothing hot springs
    A fly landed on my nose, and I wanted to sneeze, but I didn't dare. Muscled masseur Manoli, who had just caked my face with a slime-ball of stinking sludge, warned me not to move a muscle if I wanted this sulfurous mud pack's miraculous properties to...
  • Book review: 'The Information' by James Gleick

    Book review: 'The Information' by James Gleick
    The Information A History, a Theory, a Flood James Gleick Pantheon: 531 pp., $29.95 Partway through "The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood," James Gleick describes a technological innovation so transformative that it was heralded as "one of...
  • Theater Critics To Powwow At Shaw Symposium

    Theater Critics To Powwow At Shaw Symposium
    George Bernard Shaw had a few choice words to say about critics. After all, he was one, too. So it's only fitting that there be a Shaw Symposium on Critics  on June 2 at 2 p.m. at The Players Club at Gramercy Park South in New York. This first symposium...
  • What if Medea's children had lived?

    What if Medea's children had lived?
    In one of the most horrific events in theatrical literature, Euripides’ vengeful Medea answers her husband’s betrayal by murdering their offspring. Michael Elyanow recalls watching the Abbey Theater’s acclaimed Broadway production of...
  • The best book events, readings, signings and lectures around Connecticut

    The best book events, readings, signings and lectures around Connecticut
    Maybe you love words and literature and writing and books, but maybe you don't actually want to, you know, read a bunch. Here are some literary events where you can go soak up some writerly atmosphere and company. Like books on tape, only with people....
  • Hotels, restaurants, activities in Venice, Santa Monica and Malibu

    WHERE TO STAY Hotel Erwin, 1697 Pacific Ave., Venice; (310) 452-1111 or (800) 786-7789, http://www.hotelerwin.com. 119 rooms in a lodging that was redone in 2009 by the trendy Joie de Vivre chain. One block from the beach and boardwalk. Rooftop bar. No...
  • 'Spider Bites' at Theatre of Note

    'Spider Bites' at Theatre of Note
    An anthology of 11 short avant-garde plays, "Spider Bites" is a strange and sometimes impenetrable theatrical experience that features an approximately even hit-to-miss ratio. Though often self-indulgent, Jacqueline Wright's mini-dramas at Theatre of NOTE...
  • Cruel summer

    In the Light of You By Nathan Singer Bleak House, $24.95 This visceral coming-of-age tale about 16-year-old lost boy Mikal Fanon is, on the surface, a straightforward and unapologetically brutal novel about the destruction that indoctrinated hate sows....
  • Annette Bening's obsession

     
    Annette Bening is obsessed. Obsessed with a capital O, with ???Medea,??? she says repeatedly. The 51-year-old actress, mother of four and wife of Warren Beatty has played some fantastically scheming and oft-deluded women, in films such as ???The Grifters,...
  • Theater review: UCLA Live's 'Medea' at Freud Playhouse

     
    Euripides' ???Medea??? taps into primal emotions that frighten and fascinate us in equal measure. Try as you may to interpret the tale of a wife who, having sacrificed everything for her husband, murders their children to punish him for his......
  • Health emergency forces Annette Bening to cancel 'Medea' performance

     
    Theatergoers who were hoping to catch Annette Bening in "Medea" on Wednesday night at UCLA Live were instead greeted with a notice stating that the evening's performance was canceled. The reason, it turns out, was because Bening was dealing with......