| Jul 25, 2010
What Is This Thing Called Love?
St. Martin's: 160 pp., $19.99
"It was cold and raining at four in the morning when Buddy walked out of Caesars Palace, stark naked except for the L.A. Times wrapped around his waist." These sweet,...
| Jul 28, 2010
Love is a condition of life that rewards all the virtues, except moderation.
Thus, our enduring fascination with the compelling and tumultuous relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and the late Richard Burton. Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger are the...
| Mar 10, 2011
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When Noel Coward's "Private Lives" takes the stage of the Laguna Playhouse next weekend, it'll mark the end of an era — a 20-year era for its director, Andrew Barnicle.
Barnicle signed on back in 1991 as the artistic director of the playhouse and...
| Mar 17, 2011
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Music Boosters host fundraiser
Laguna Beach Music Boosters is hosting its 17th annual fundraiser at the Artist's Theatre at Laguna Beach High School on April 9.
The jazz event supports the instrumental music departments at Laguna Beach High and Thurston...
| Mar 31, 2011
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Noel Coward's "Private Lives," written in 1930, is a decade younger than the Laguna Playhouse, at which this classic comedy is being joyously revived with its verbal barbs flying as fast as the props the actors hurl at one another.
| Apr 3, 2011
So you hate royal weddings. Or you love them. Or maybe you've caught yourself attending to arcane details of Prince William and Kate Middleton's plans for April 29, but you can't say exactly why.
Here's one reason: They defy time.
Start with just the...
| May 21, 2011
Actor played Watson on Holmes series
Edward Hardwicke, 78, who played Dr. John Watson opposite Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes on television in the 1980s and '90s, died of cancer Monday at a hospice in southern England, the Conway van...
| Jan 17, 2011
There was a time in 1965 when Joel Grey thought he would throw in the towel on show business. He wanted to be Laurence Olivier but instead he was doing a dreadful musical in Jones Beach, Long Island, called " Mardi Gras" with the June Taylor Dancers.
| Jun 29, 2011
British actress on stage, screen and television
Margaret Tyzack, 79, a British actress perhaps best known to American audiences for her roles in the acclaimed BBC television series "The Forsyte Saga" and "I, Claudius," died Saturday in...
| Sep 18, 2009
SERIES True Life: MTV offers a quartet of new episodes of its documentary series (1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. MTV). Eco Company: This new series seeks to get kids into a greener frame of mind (2 p.m. KTLA). Law......
| Nov 26, 2010
Flop: "Elling," the Broadway comedy starring Denis O'Hare, Brendan Fraser and Jennifer Coolidge, will close on Sunday after just nine regular performances. (Playbill) Controversial: An artist has sparked outrage in London with his depiction of the ripped-...