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  • KABC-TV General Manager Arnold Kleiner to retire

    After 46 years in the television business, Arnold J. Kleiner, the longtime general manager of KABC-TV Channel 7, is retiring. Kleiner joined KABC in February 1996 and was a chief architect of the channel's success. He helped elevate the Walt Disney Co.-...
  • Bill Engvall: Likeable blue collar funny man back in Easton

    Bill Engvall: Likeable blue collar funny man back in Easton
    Bill Engvall is the most successful regular guy you will ever see. After more than 30 years of doing comedy, his career is stronger than ever. He captivated fans with his turn last year on Season 17 of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars." He is a...
  • Compass Rose prances on stage with a stellar version of 'Cats'

    Compass Rose prances on stage with a stellar version of 'Cats'
    Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical "Cats" opened at Broadway's Winter Garden Theater in 1982, a year after its London opening, and ran for 7,485 performances. The musical, based on T. S. Eliot's "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats," ran even longer in...
  • Chicago Park District to hike program fees and parking rates in 2015

    Chicago Park District to hike program fees and parking rates in 2015
    The Chicago Park District wants to increase fees to take part in park programs, raise parking rates at meters in parks and hike various permit costs as part of its 2015 budget proposal. The Park District is not asking for a property tax increase as part...
  • Interview: Michael Keaton Goes From Batman to 'Birdman'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Like most actors, Michael Keaton claims he doesn't enjoy watching himself in his own movies. But when it comes to his buzzy starring role in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Birdman," which Fox Searchlight opens in limited...
  • Jimmy de Castro explains why he called time out on The Game

    Jimmy de Castro explains why he called time out on The Game
    The decision to pull the plug on FM sports talk radio station The Game on Thursday after nine months on the air was not an easy one for WGN-AM 720 president Jimmy de Castro. It was even harder on staffers, including at least one who found out while on...
  • Prominent Baltimoreans reveal the gifts that would make their holidays merry

    Prominent Baltimoreans reveal the gifts that would make their holidays merry
    Spoiler alert! We asked pairs of prominent Baltimoreans — relatives, co-workers and friends — what would make their trees twinkle this holiday season. Here's a peek at what a few of the city's best and brightest would like to receive from...
  • Theater review: 'Trevor' from Theatre UCF

     Theater review: 'Trevor' from Theatre UCF
    In his play "Trevor," writer Nick Jones imagines the thoughts of a chimpanzee who worked in show business as a youngster but saw work dry up when he hit puberty. The conceit is somewhat paradoxical as the central tenet of Jones's play is that humans...
  • CBS, Dish Network Agree to Short-Term Extension to Avoid Blackout

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - CBS and Dish Network are avoiding a blackout by agreeing to a short-term contract extension Thursday evening while negotiations continue. The crux of the negotiations involves the expiration of Dish's deal to carry CBS' 29 O&O...
  • 50 things to do with the kids: Holiday edition

    "Illumination" at the Morton Arboretum You'll never be so happy that night falls early as when you're at Morton Arboretum's dazzling and inventive winter light show, which returns after last year's triumphant debut. So much more than an impressive...
  • Steve McQueen Sets Heist Thriller at New Regency

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "12 Years a Slave" director Steve McQueen will reteam with New Regency for his next film, a heist thriller based on the British TV series "Widows." McQueen will write, direct and produce the pic with Iain Canning and Emile...