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Katharine Hepburn

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  • Old Saybrook

    Old Saybrook
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: In 1631, the British, to prevent occupation of the area by Dutch settlers, granted a deed to several Englishmen, including Viscount Saye and Lord Brooke. Their combined names were given to the locality in 1636, the oldest English town...
  • Zimbalist captures Hepburn to a tea

    A star turn performance and exquisite production values make "Tea at Five" a sure-fire hit at the Falcon Theatre in Burbank. Stephanie Zimbalist, known for her 94-episode run as Laura Holt on the "Remington Steele" television series, brings to life...
  • 10 things you might not know about atheists

    Some Christian activists are boycotting the new film "The Golden Compass," calling it a stealth campaign to lure children to atheism. And a recent papal encyclical blamed atheists for some of history's "greatest forms of cruelty." Here are some facts...
  • The Find: Beijing Restaurant in San Gabriel

    The Find: Beijing Restaurant in San Gabriel
    If you're on a quest for the holy grail of noodles, then go to the newly opened Beijing Restaurant, a homey restaurant on the second floor of one of the classier strip malls in San Gabriel. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: The Find: A June 24...
  • On Theater: Newport theater maps 32nd season

    NEWPORT BEACH — Time does fly. It seems only like yesterday when the city of Newport Beach was converting an abandoned church overlooking the harbor into a city-assisted community theater dubbed the Newport Theatre Arts Center. That was in 1980,...
  • 'Inglourious Basterds,' 'Pulp Fiction' and Quentin Tarantino too at the Egyptian

    'Inglourious Basterds,' 'Pulp Fiction' and Quentin Tarantino too at the Egyptian
    Iconoclastic filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, hot off earning Oscar nominations Tuesday for best director and original screenplay for "Inglourious Basterds," will discuss his career with Variety critic Todd McCarthy on Monday at the American Cinematheque's...
  • Hartford

    Hartford
    ORIGINS: Settled in 1633 as a Dutch trading post called House of Hope. Founded in 1635 by a group of settlers from Massachusetts led by the Rev. Thomas Hooker. NAME: Originally called Newtown, it was named Hartford in 1637 after Hertford, England. DID...
  • The book 'Starstruck' is one man's dream collection of vintage movie posters

    The book 'Starstruck' is one man's dream collection of vintage movie posters
    Movie memorabilia collector Ira Resnick has had the same dream for years. "You are walking along and you come to a door of an old movie theater that's being torn down," he relates over the phone from his home in New York City. "The door opens and there...
  • 'Changing My Mind' by Zadie Smith

    'Changing My Mind' by Zadie Smith
    Changing My Mind Occasional Essays Zadie Smith The Penguin Press: 306 pp., $26.95 Reviewing Zadie Smith's 2001 debut, "White Teeth," the critic James Wood lumped the blazing hot young British writer with no less than Salman Rushdie, David Foster...
  • 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...
  • Poll: Did Roman Polanski really deserve to win the Oscar?

     
    There was something weird about Roman Polanski winning an Oscar for best director of 2002 for "The Pianist." His movie didn't win best picture. "Chicago" did. Usually, those awards go together. Do you think Polanski really prevailed just because the...