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  • Book Review: 'The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris'

    Book Review: 'The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris'
    The Greater Journey Americans in Paris David McCullough Simon & Schuster: 560 pp., $37.50 For more than 40 years, David McCullough has brought the past to life in books distinguished by vigorous storytelling and vivid characterizations. He garnered...
  • Wilde Lake grad's duet to be featured on 'So You Think You Can Dance'

    Wilde Lake grad's duet to be featured on 'So You Think You Can Dance'
    For Columbia's Alex Ketley, the dance road leading to this week's national TV exposure on "So You Think You Can Dance" began under the tutelage of the late Anne Allen as a member of her Columbia Multi-Media Dance Theater Company. That training opened...
  • Movie review: Ballet documentary 'First Position'

    Movie review: Ballet documentary 'First Position'
    Since nearly every dance-related film and television project in this century has involved a contest or competition, however bogus, it was a good idea to make a documentary about the Youth America Grand Prix, a genuine, internationally recognized event...
  • When fitness takes a happy holiday

    When fitness takes a happy holiday
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - It's the season when yoga classes are canceled and gyms go on holiday schedules, so to avoid the fitness consequences of all those Christmas parties, experts suggest making a workout plan and sticking to it. "I tell my clients to...
  • Ken Russell dies at 84; director of 'Tommy,' 'Lisztomania'

    Ken Russell dies at 84; director of 'Tommy,' 'Lisztomania'
    Ken Russell, the often controversial British director known for his flamboyant visual style in films such as "The Devils," "Altered States" and the Who's rock opera "Tommy," has died. He was 84. Russell, who lived in Lymington in southern England, died...
  • 1980s rocker Winger talks about 'Beavis + Butt-Head,' making classical music

     
    When MTV’s iconic cartoon “Beavis + Butt-head” returns to the air Thursday after a 14-year hiatus, it will be in all its original glory – including the hard rock bands’ names emblazoned across the T-shirts of its characters....
  • Dance review: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at Segerstrom

     
    Jean Lenihan reviews Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at Segerstrom Center. A dance review for the Los Angeles Times....
  • 'A Strange Eventful History: The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, and Their Remarkable Families' by Michael Holroyd

    'A Strange Eventful History: The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, and Their Remarkable Families' by Michael Holroyd
    When Michael Holroyd takes on a subject, you know his sweep will be wide. This is not to say that he forfeits depth -- far from it -- but rather that he puts things in the fullest possible context. His groundbreaking biography of Lytton Strachey more than...
  • Kevin Starr: Making history

    I made the acquaintance of Kevin Starr's books long before I made the acquaintance of Kevin Starr. "Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963," the eighth volume in his serial love letter to California, is arriving in bookstores this...
  • Opera review: 'Salome' at San Francisco Opera

     
    Reporting from San Francisco By all accounts, San Francisco is in love with Nicola Luisotti -- a 47-year-old conductor from Viareggio, Italy, and very Italian ??? as is he with his new city. Last month he became music director of......
  • Monster Mash: Banksy's graffiti defaced; Oregon Shakespeare Festival surprise; Caravaggio's self-portrait

     
    --Everyone's a critic: A mural by British graffiti artist Banksy was defaced during a vote on whether the artwork ought to be preserved. (BBC News) --Box office surprise: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival says it saw record attendance and revenue for......