| Aug 17, 2008
IF YOU needed any more proof that jumpsuits are back, it came earlier this month when a peacock-embroidered one-piece owned by Elvis Presley fetched $300,000 at auction.
That anonymous bidder isn't the only one taken with the style star of summer. At...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 10:30 AM
In the list of favorite things here in Postcards land, food and wine rank close to the top, along with the ever-popular "road trip that requires a day out of the office."
All of those elements come together Friday through next Sunday at the 5th Annual...
| Jun 17, 2009
Here's the thing: "The Proposal" may look like a big, fat romantic comedy, but the film's director, Anne Fletcher, has other ideas. Sure, it stars Sandra Bullock, and, yes, she and Ryan Reynolds play feuding co-workers who probably (definitely) wind up...
| May 2, 2009
In 1969, a group of Trinity College students hung up two bedsheets side by side in an unused auditorium in the basement of the Clement Chemistry Building and projected a movie onto their makeshift screen. The next movie they wanted to screen was in ultra-...
| Jun 29, 2009
| 10:04 AM
Fred Travalena, the master impressionist and singer whose broad repertoire of voices ranged from Jack Nicholson to Sammy Davis Jr. to Bugs Bunny, has died. He was 66.
Travalena, who began being treated for an aggressive form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma...
| Feb 15, 2009
Because you get there by causeway, you've got to know that Miami Beach is an island. So are Palm Beach, Key West, Sanibel, Amelia and Marco, to name a few of Florida's popular resorts.
But the state has a lot of less-known islands that are also worth...
| Mar 1, 2009
Here are some of the dramatic depictions and books that give broader insight into Mary Queen of Scots:
"Mary of Scotland": Katharine Hepburn's 1936 turn at the Scottish queen, with Fredric March as her Bothwell, directed by John Ford.
| Mar 3, 2009
Go here: Wilmington combines a rich history of European country living with the excitement of nightlife and entertainment. Visit the museums, public gardens, art galleries and the Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park during the day, and at night enjoy quality...
| Jan 7, 2010
In the introduction to "Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America," Peter Biskind calls Beatty an "indecently gifted" artist whose work has "enriched the cinema." But that's just foreplay. Here's the first sentence of Chapter 1:
"On a hot summer night,...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 9:11 PM
With the arts festivals over for another year, Laguna Beach's local theatergoers can take advantage of a half-price offer they can drink to.
The Laguna Playhouse is offering Laguna residents two tickets for the price of one on its two touring shows...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 9:10 PM
September is with us and so are a number of new stage productions either opening tonight (as in two cases) or waiting in the wings.
Tonight's opener is "The Rainmaker" at the Newport Theater Arts Center. This is an oldie by N. Richard Nash that inspired...