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  • Peggy Lee seduced millions with her sultry, sophisticated purr

     Peggy Lee seduced millions with her sultry, sophisticated purr
    In 1957, singer Peggy Lee recorded the Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein II tune "The Folks Who Live on the Hill." Though others had performed the song too, Lee's soulful interpretation of the dreamy lyrics connected with audiences. "Someday we'll build a...
  • Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis comedies released on DVD

    Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis comedies released on DVD
    For 10 years starting in 1946, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were the hottest comedy team in the U.S. They first conquered nightclubs with their frenetic, freewheeling comedy-music act and even appeared on the first installment of "The Toast of the Town,"...
  • Review: 'The Lookingglass Alice' by Lookingglass Theatre

    Review: 'The Lookingglass Alice' by Lookingglass Theatre
    Some of us must have been "dreaming as the days go by," but the "Lookingglass Alice" is now, well, older than Alice herself. Lewis Carroll's adventurous traveler declares herself to be 7-1/2. David Catlin's adaptation of "Alice's Adventures in...
  • 'Kurmanjan Datka Queen of the Mountains' a stirring historical epic

     'Kurmanjan Datka Queen of the Mountains' a stirring historical epic
    "Kurmanjan Datka Queen of the Mountains," Kyrgyzstan's submission for the foreign-language Oscar and purported to be the most expensive production to come out of the former Soviet republic, is a lavishly photographed historical epic that spends its...
  • REVIEW: Uplifting return by Dance Theatre of Harlem

    REVIEW: Uplifting return by Dance Theatre of Harlem
    Dance Theatre of Harlem has risen from the dead with stunning aplomb and force. It's not a miracle, though, except perhaps of perseverance and hard work. When the company announced a yearlong hiatus in 2004, it had 44 dancers and a $2.3 million debt....
  • Count the TV audience? Not so easy to do these days

    Count the TV audience? Not so easy to do these days
    Like Barry Allen of CW's "The Flash," the changes in TV viewing habits are moving at superhuman speeds. And the industry, which relies on accurate measurements of audiences, is racing to catch up. While the majority of viewers watch the old-fashioned...
  • How TV's age of exploration took off in a huge way

    How TV's age of exploration took off in a huge way
    Here are a few things that did not exist in American television 10 years ago: Binge-watching; recapping; scripted series on networks devoted to old movies, science and history; zombies; streaming services; popular series that end just because the...
  • How should television be defined nowadays?

    How should television be defined nowadays?
    What is television? It seems a fair and timely question to ask, now that it's coming at us from so many angles, on so many platforms, from so many producers. Let's begin near the beginning. Once upon a time there was a thing called a television set....
  • Jimmy Page finds there's still whole lotta love for Led Zeppelin

    Jimmy Page finds there's still whole lotta love for Led Zeppelin
    There's a pre-concert vibe outside the Ace Hotel theater in downtown Los Angeles, people spilling off the sidewalk into the street as they wait for the doors to open. Once inside, they jam the bar and try to be heard above the din. It's a rock 'n'...
  • REVIEW: 'The Humans' at American Theater Company

     REVIEW: 'The Humans' at American Theater Company
    For all its associations with tradition and fulfillment of our need for constancy, Thanksgiving dinner often turns out to be a reminder of how much things have changed. Kids have grown. The elderly have grown more forgetful. The millennials in the group...
  • Women who aren't 'likable' still a tough sell in films

    No matter what audiences conclude about "Gone Girl's" lead character, Amy Dunne, the film's star Rosamund Pike says that by the end of the movie, they shouldn't be wondering about Amy's authenticity. Although Pike agrees that Amy could be boiled down,...