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George Bernard Shaw

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  • Exhibit showcases artists who teach

     Exhibit showcases artists who teach
    In a world where slick bumper sticker maxims are often mistaken for profound thinking, it can be hard to get past the time-worn cliche about teachers. Playwright George Bernard Shaw said it first. But satirist H.L. Mencken said it better. And since...
  • On A Trip Abroad, Finding A Bridge Back

    A letter to the Irish Times Wednesday was headlined "Name for the new Liffey bridge" The body of the letter consists of "Sir — The suspension is killing me. — Yours, etc. Tom Gilsenan." Bravo, Tom. You've done your duty as an Irishman. You'...
  • El buen escritor, de raza imprescindible

    La primera novela que leí en inglés era Of Mice and Men, de John Steinbeck. Desde entonces le tengo un cariño especial. Pero él mismo no respetaba mucho su trabajo, porque decía que "los escritores están un poco por debajo de los payasos y un poco por...
  • 9th CD candidate Mark Oxner ad: The history of progressives like Grayson includes eugenics; Grayson response: it’s “crazy train”

     
    Mark Oxner, a GOP candidate for the 9th Congressional District, has produced a new Spanish-language ad that links Alan Grayson to the founder of Planned Parenthood to eugenics — the discredited 20th century science of breeding (or sterilizing)...
  • Music review: Gustavo Dudamel partners Brahms' Requiem with Steven Mackey's 'Beautiful Passing'

     
    Mark Swed reviews Gustavo Dudamel's second "Brahms Unbound" program, a death-defying partnership of Steven Mackey's "Beautiful Passing" and Brahms' Requiem...
  • Theater review: 'Engaging Shaw' at the Old Globe

     
    "Engaging Shaw," receiving its West Coast premiere at the Old Globe, depicts the acquaintance and early relationship of Shaw and his future wife, Charlotte Payne-Townshend. A theater review by Daryl H. Miller for the Los Angeles Times....
  • Saturday’s Highlights: 'Secrets of Eden' on Lifetime

     
    Saturday’s Highlights: 'Secrets of Eden' on Lifetime...
  • Merry Prankster

     
    Joking around with George Clooney—no, seriously—as his A-list friends tell tales on his wicked sense of humor...
  • Theater review: 'Candida' at Flight Theater at the Complex

     
    Charlotte Stoudt reviews the Chrysalis Stage revival of "Candida" at the Complex in Hollywood...
  • READER SUBMITTED: "MY FAIR LADY"

    EAST HARTFORD SUMMER YOUTH FESTIVAL celebrating its 50th year presents "MY FAIR LADY" on August 1st , 2nd and 3rd. Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. Adapted by George Bernard Shaw's play and Gabriel Pascal's motion picture...
  • Reporters On The Scene

    Reporters On The Scene
    I negelected to mention and post a link to this story on Explore 44 that appeared last week in the Lakeville Journal, by summer intern Caroline Nelson, a New York high school student who shows promise in the business. Thanks to the folks at the Journal! ...