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  • An unforgettable trip through L.A. from its 'Ambassador'

    An unforgettable trip through L.A. from its 'Ambassador'
    To borrow the title from Thom Anderson’s cult classic documentary film, Los Angeles plays itself in Gabriel Kahane's "The Ambassador," and the performance is vibrant, melancholy and seductive. An elegant musical journey over the landscape and...
  • A moment of silence, an outpouring of affection for Leonard Nimoy

     
    The death of Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock on the “Star Trek” TV and movie series, touched millions of lives […]...
  • New Long Wharf Play To Get Boost From Cheaper Tickets

    New Long Wharf Play To Get Boost From Cheaper Tickets
    Five bucks to see a new fully produced play at Long Wharf Theatre? In an effort to enable as many people as possible to see the production of Kimber Lee's "brownsville song (b-side for tray)" the New Haven theater is radically dropping its prices for...
  • Box office: 'Focus' is No. 1; 'Still Alice,' 'Birdman' get Oscars bump

    Box office: 'Focus' is No. 1; 'Still Alice,' 'Birdman' get Oscars bump
    The Will Smith romantic caper "Focus" opened at No. 1, kicking "Fifty Shades of Grey" out of the top spot over the weekend but still falling short of box office projections. "Unfortunately, snow just beat us up in a big way, especially in the South,"...
  • One of Turkey's best-known novelists, Yasar Kemal, dies

    Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey's best-known novelists whose focus on social injustices brought him into conflict with authority, died in Istanbul on Saturday. He was 91. Kemal, best known for his first novel, "Ince Memed" or "Memed, My Hawk," also turned his...
  • Munich survivor Alon to speak

    Munich survivor Alon to speak
    Dan Alon remembers the 1972 Munich Olympics like it was yesterday. In a recent phone call from his home in Israel, Alon said: "I can't forget what happened in Munich. It greatly affected the rest of my life." In mid-March, Alon will be paying his...
  • Game firm exec fuses art and technology

    Game firm exec fuses art and technology
    The gig: Mike Verdu was chief executive of TapZen, a start-up making games for smartphones and tablets, when Kabam Inc., a much larger gaming company, bought it in January. Now he's Kabam's chief creative officer and senior vice president for studios....
  • 'Mockingjay Part 1' sets up 'Hunger Games' finale nicely

    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Lionsgate, $29.95; Blu-ray, $39.99 Available on VOD The "Hunger Games" franchise went from "massive worldwide hit" to "critically acclaimed" with its second installment, "Catching Fire," which goes deeper into the...
  • Leonard Nimoy dies at 83: A look back at his life in pictures

     
    Leonard Nimoy, who played the iconic “Star Trek” character Mr. Spock, died Friday in Bel-Air. The 83-year-old actor had end-stage […]...
  • Leonard Nimoy, ‘Star Trek’ and beyond: A video retrospective

     
    Leonard Nimoy, known more familiarly to fans around the world as half-Vulcan logician Mr. Spock, died at home in Bel-Air […]...
  • From the archives: Chicago is fertile soil for a fledgling writer

    From the archives: Chicago is fertile soil for a fledgling writer
    Editor's note: This week, we take a look back at a 1977 piece by Saul Bellow. The essay, which appeared about a year after he won the Nobel Prize for Literature, was excerpted from the Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities. Later this month, a new...