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  • With so much to do, it's good that time moves slowly in Key West

    With so much to do, it's good that time moves slowly in Key West
    Time somehow moves more slowly in Key West. It all starts with the final approach. Heading south from the congested traffic and urban sprawl of Miami, the speed limit is a leisurely 45 mph on U.S. Highway 1 from Florida City, where mainland Florida...
  • New Orleans' French Quarter: A novel place, still

    New Orleans' French Quarter: A novel place, still
    Despite its name, Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire" isn't a play so much about a geographic destination — Desire Street — as a place in the heart. In the Crescent City, both perspiration and sensuality still ooze from the pores,...
  • Review: The Yellow Handkerchief

    The Yellow Handkerchief should be the stuff of compelling human drama: Lonely characters forging a bond in the depressed roads of rural, post-Katrina Louisiana. An ex-convict aching with regret and desperate for redemption. Awkward young love struggling...
  • Jeffrey Richards: big man on Broadway

    Jeffrey Richards: big man on Broadway
    On the opening night of the revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms," Kevin Spacey, Naomi Watts and a crush of theatergoers pressed into the St. James Theatre. But the man most instrumental in its transfer from Chicago's Goodman Theatre was...
  • Craig Wright takes the director approach

    Craig Wright takes the director approach
    Toilet pail in one hand and cup, dish and spoon in the other, Craig Wright hovers near a wooden platform that represents a tiny prison cell in his play "The Unseen." Kneeling on the platform is Darin Singleton, who portrays Wallace, one of two inmates...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Key West, Fla.

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Key West, Fla.
    Key West, Florida's "Last Key" is a popular port of call on Western Caribbean cruise itineraries. Located closer to Cuba than to Miami, the island is a laid-back tropical oasis that has attracted the likes of Harry Truman, Ernest Hemingway, and...
  • Herman Maril: Baltimore artist painted what he saw

    Herman Maril: Baltimore artist painted what he saw
    Herman Maril had two worlds, and each provided him what something the other lacked. The artist, who was born in Baltimore in 1908 and died here in 1986, spent his life painting some of the grittier aspects of the city. Invariably, his astute and...
  • Bohemian tenants shown the door

    NEW YORK -- Overheard on the Chelsea Hotel stairway one recent Sunday: Question: "Is Rita still here?" Reply: "Rita's dead." A pause between footsteps. "Rita was a sweetheart." Only in this hotel could such an exchange take place as calmly as if two...
  • 'A New Literary History of America' by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors

    'A New Literary History of America' by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors
    Daunting as it may be to assemble a centuries-spanning assessment of any country, even one with a fairly linear march through history, how does one approach a culture as unstable, contradictory and contested as ours? Where do you start? Where do you stop?...
  • Natasha Richardson dies at 45

    Tony-winning actress Natasha Richardson, wife of actor Liam Neeson, died Wednesday, March 18 after suffering an apparent head injury from a skiing accident. She was 45. "Liam Neeson, his sons, and the entire family are shocked and devastated by the...
  • Unproduced Tennessee Williams screenplay finally reaching movie theaters

    Unproduced Tennessee Williams screenplay finally reaching movie theaters