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  • Live video broadcast brings a new tenor to 'La Traviata'

     Live video broadcast brings a new tenor to 'La Traviata'
    In a dark trailer filled with monitors and blinking lights, a crew of nearly 20 technicians has its attention fixed on a performance of Verdi's "La Traviata" unfolding on eight separate screens. The live video feeds are coming from eight cameras...
  • Florida travel calendar for November

    Florida travel calendar for November
    Check out festivals and events in November across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 1-2: The Fall Fiesta in the...
  • Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader a welcome surprise in 'The Skeleton Twins'

     Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader a welcome surprise in 'The Skeleton Twins'
    Though you might not think it, "Saturday Night Live" alums Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader prove to be the perfect team to handle the dark themes of suicide and loneliness in the excellent new indie drama "The Skeleton Twins." As adult siblings still...
  • MacArthur Fellows: Meet six 'genius grant' winners from the arts

    MacArthur Fellows: Meet six 'genius grant' winners from the arts
    The film director behind "The Act of Killing," the playwright of "The Whale" and the author who wrote the graphic memoir "Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic" were among the 2014 class of MacArthur Fellows announced Tuesday. Six arts figures each will receive...
  • REVIEW: 'Jane Eyre' at Lifeline Theatre ★★★

     REVIEW: 'Jane Eyre' at Lifeline Theatre ★★★
    Charlotte Bronte's best-known novel, as adapted by Christina Calvit, makes its third appearance since 1991 on Lifeline's stage. But this production, directed by Dorothy Milne, marks my first visit to Calvit's version of Thornfield Hall. In Lifeline's...
  • Debra Messing's talents misfire in 'The Mysteries of Laura'

    Last year, NBC came at the fall with "The Blacklist," a series smartly leveraging certain narrative trends (quasi-criminal genius seeking redemption) to showcase the talents of popular television star James Spader. The result? Bull's-eye. This year, NBC...
  • 'The Guest' filmmakers Adam Wingard, Simon Barrett going beyond horror

    'The Guest' filmmakers Adam Wingard, Simon Barrett going beyond horror
    A handsome, polite young man arrives at the door of a modest, middle-class family in New Mexico saying he served in the military with their recently deceased son. They invite him in. Wouldn't anyone? In "The Guest," such a seemingly innocuous setup sets...
  • 'This Is Where I Leave You' is a dramatic turn for Bateman, Levy

    Between the two of them, actor Jason Bateman and director Shawn Levy have made more than 30 film comedies. So when it came time to shoot one of several dramatic scenes in their new movie, "This Is Where I Leave You," they felt far from sure-footed. "I...
  • Camerata Pacifica introduces John Harbison's curvy string trio

    Camerata Pacifica introduces John Harbison's curvy string trio
    Tuesday night, entering the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, it was out of the oven — the temperature still in the upper 90s at 8 p.m. — and into John Harbison's frying pan for the premiere of his String Trio, commissioned by Camerata Pacifica to...
  • DuSable Museum of African American History: Filling your mind, not your day

    DuSable Museum of African American History: Filling your mind, not your day
    Chicago's DuSable Museum is not, at this point in its relatively brief history, an all-day experience. You can take in the permanent and special exhibitions and walk the parkland grounds in a scant few hours. But in a city packed with museums that'll test...
  • Pollock's stellar 'Lucifer' and impressive Anderson Collection

    Pollock's stellar 'Lucifer' and impressive Anderson Collection
    For the past 44 years, a pivotal painting in the evolution of American Modern art in the exhausted aftermath of World War II has hung in a private home in an affluent San Francisco suburb — first in a child's bedroom and then over a dining room...