| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Biographers take you inside the art and science of their craft—and it's not as tame as you may think...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Gore Vidal's 1960 play "The Best Man" receives an all-star revival on Broadway, with James Earl Jones, John Larroquette, Eric McCormack, Angela Lansbury, Michael McKean and Candice Bergen....
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The Hunger Games, The Hobbit and Prometheus are among the anticipated films of 2012...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Today's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of these...
| Jan 8, 2012
Angela Lansbury, 86, returns to movie theaters on Friday as the lovable teapot Mrs. Potts in "Beauty and the Beast" as Disney Studios rereleases the popular 1991 animated film remastered in digital 3-D. The five-time Tony Award winner also returns to...
| Feb 16, 2012
In this season of artistic change at several Chicago theaters, the Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago is next up at bat.
Under its former artistic director, L. Walter Stearns (who now runs the Mercury Theater on Southport Avenue), Porchlight staged...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 8:37 PM
She's got the look. She's also got the walk, the talk and the wardrobe.
When Michelle Williams pouts and flounces and oozes her way across the screen in "My Week With Marilyn," giving herself unreservedly to the role of a tormented yet still-alluring...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 7:51 PM
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene.
Christine Hocutt-Senteney does well in equestrian event in Texas: Burbank resident Christine Hocutt-Senteney captured the third-place Farnam Select All-Around Amateur title at the 2012 Adequan Select...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:25 AM
BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Michigan (AP) — For a man who built his career on word economy, the title is pretty darned long — The National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
Still, Elmore Leonard says he's...
| Nov 23, 2012
Connie Wald, an elegant matriarch of old Hollywood known for the low-key dinner parties she held for friends like Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn, died of natural causes Nov. 10 at her Beverly Hills home. She was 96.
| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:56 PM
Gore Vidal was impossible to categorize, which was exactly the way he liked it.
The reading public knew him as a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels —from the historical "Lincoln" to the satirical "Myra Breckinridge" — and volumes of...