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  • Bill T. Jones, McCartney, Oprah and others take a bow at Kennedy Center Honors

    The man who wrote and sang the most recorded song in history. Another who created songs people hum while leaving Broadway theaters. The woman whose talk show became TV's most influential. Paul McCartney, Jerry Herman and Oprah Winfrey join country...
  • Laughing at disaster

     Laughing at disaster
    The cast of Laguna's No Square Theatre was rehearsing for Jerry Herman's 1966 Broadway musical, "Mame," when the town was suddenly engulfed in water and mud in the torrential December storms. "We decided that the town doesn't need 'Mame' right now,"...
  • Visiting with two Broadway legends: Robert Morse and Jerry Herman

     
    Robert Morse shot to fame a half century ago as an ambitious junior executive in Broadway's "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." Today, the two-time Tony winner has found a whole new audience as an eccentric senior executive......
  • Bill T. Jones, Jerry Herman, Oprah Winfrey among 2010 Kennedy Center honorees

     
    Each year, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts bestows its top honors to leaders in the fields of arts and entertainment. If the annual groupings seem eclectic and random -- like a grab-bag dinner party of the cultural elite......
  • Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney getting Kennedy Center Honors

     
    Lady O is getting the big prize: Oprah Winfrey is a recipient this year of the Kennedy Center Honors. What do you say to that? The other winners are Paul McCartney, country legend Merle Haggard, Broadway composer Jerry Herman (“Hello, Dolly!”...
  • Monster Mash: U.S. chooses artists for Venice Biennale; imam addresses mosque critics

     
    -- Chosen ones: The Puerto Rico–based multimedia team Allora & Calzadilla has been announced as the U.S. representatives to the 2011 Venice Biennale. (Art Info) -- Controversial: The imam of the planned Islamic cultural center near ground zero in New......
  • Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney among Kennedy Center honorees

     
    The Kennedy Center has announced the five performers to be feted at the upcoming 33rd edition of its honors: daytime TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey; two musical titans -- pop superstar Paul McCartney and country crooner Merle Haggard; and two Broadway...
  • 'Kennedy Centers Honors' to include Oprah Winfrey

     
    Talk show host Oprah Winfrey will be among "The Kennedy Center Honors" recipients this year, it was announced Tuesday.Here's the release from CBS:The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the selection of the individuals who...
  • Merle Haggard illness prompts cancellation of 10 performances

     
    Merle Haggard has canceled 10 performances through the end of September after coming down with a chest infection, his spokeswoman said Thursday. That includes an appearance on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” that the 73-year-old country music singer...
  • Theater review: Leslie Uggams in 'Uptown Downtown' at Pasadena Playhouse

     
    Eight musicians flank Leslie Uggams as she sings her way through "Uptown Downtown," an autobiography told in music, at the Pasadena Playhouse. But really, there are nine instrumentalists up there, because Uggams herself could be listed among the horns....
  • Monster Mash: Obama celebrates Kennedy Center Honors; 'Spider-Man' actress injured

     
    Executive presence: President Obama presided over the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday, which recognized Broadway composer Jerry Herman, dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jones, Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney and country singer Merle Haggard. (Los Angeles...