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  • Costa Mesa barbershop provides backdrop at Newport Beach Film Festival

    Costa Mesa barbershop provides backdrop at Newport Beach Film Festival
    If Alexa Polar makes it in Hollywood, she may have a barbershop with a nearly identical name to thank for it. The director, whose musical "Speakeasy to Me" will premiere at this year's Newport Beach Film Festival, sought an interior setting that would...
  • Mary Morris on 'The Jazz Palace'

    Mary Morris on 'The Jazz Palace'
    The next time Mary Morris tells her writing students about the value of rejection, she can use her new book, "The Jazz Palace," as an invaluable object lesson. "I tell them that rejection is a terrible thing to go through," she said in a phone...
  • John Kander and the jazzy, ever-relevant 'Chicago'

    John Kander and the jazzy, ever-relevant 'Chicago'
    First, some numbers. Forty years ago, a musical called "Chicago" opened on Broadway. It had a decent run of 936 performances, but it couldn't keep up with another show that debuted in 1975 and hogged the spotlight — "A Chorus Line." Flash...
  • Legitimate question to ask about Obama

    It is not possible to tell what is in one's heart. However, a man may be judged by his actions and the company he keeps. President Obama has been on a world tour of apologizing for American actions. He surrounds himself with friends and staff who are...
  • Phil Rosenthal's Margin Call: Never leave home without your competitors

    Phil Rosenthal's Margin Call: Never leave home without your competitors
    A U.S. judge on Thursday ruled American Express violated antitrust law in prohibiting merchants who accept its cards from encouraging the use of rival, lower-cost credit cards. Membership has its privileges. Unlawful restraint? Not among them. The...
  • 'Murderabilia' is the star at Mad Mobster Chicago

    'Murderabilia' is the star at Mad Mobster Chicago
    G. William Harder, self-described Satanist, self-proclaimed good friend to bad people, collector of serial-killer letters and prison art, proprietor of the website murderauction.com and seller of "Got Satan?" T-shirts, stroked habitually at his chin. He...
  • 13 things that happened in Chicago on Friday the 13th

    13 things that happened in Chicago on Friday the 13th
    Chicagoans certainly are strange about Friday the 13th. And that includes the editors of the Tribune, who have exhaustively chronicled the odd occurrences on that day and date. For example, on Friday, May 13, 1932, a North Side man reported that 13 golf...
  • Al Capone's battle for Cicero included ballots and bullets

    Al Capone's battle for Cicero included ballots and bullets
    When reporters write today that political candidates took shots at each other and their supporters battled for voters, readers know it is figurative language to spice up humdrum campaign coverage. On April 1, 1924, such language was literal —...
  • Al Capone's restored Miami Beach mansion begins new chapter

    Al Capone's restored Miami Beach mansion begins new chapter
    The waterfront South Florida mansion gangster Al Capone bought as a family retreat in 1928 is being restored to its Prohibition-era opulence and beginning what the property's new managers said Wednesday is a new chapter as a sun-splashed site for video...
  • 'Scarface' remake says hello to 'Straight Outta Compton' screenwriter

    Universal Pictures' "Scarface" remake has recruited screenwriter Jonathan Herman. After working on the studio's N.W.A. biopic "Straight Outta Compton," Herman has come aboard to rewrite a new take on the gangster tale made famous by Al Pacino and...
  • Al Capone's restored Miami Beach mansion goes on display

    Al Capone's restored Miami Beach mansion goes on display
    The new owners of Al Capone's mansion in Miami Beach had a media open house Wednesday to show off an extensive restoration project. The house where the notorious Chicago gangster died in 1947 had been in a long decline until its recent purchase by a...