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  • David Geffen donates $100 million to Lincoln Center

    Entertainment industry executive David Geffen has donated $100 million to New York's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The performing arts building — long known as Avery Fisher Hall — will be renamed David Geffen Hall in September,...
  • Randy Wexter hired as Purdue Calumet men's golf coach

    Randy Wexter, who has been a PGA professional at Calumet Country Club in Homewood, Illinois, for 24 years, has been hired as men's golf coach at Purdue Calumet. Wexter also has served as director of golf, general manager and consulting general manager...
  • Juilliard to honor Peter Sellars, Nicholas Hytner

    Juilliard to honor Peter Sellars, Nicholas Hytner
    The Juilliard School in New York will confer honorary doctorate degrees on directors Peter Sellars and Nicholas Hytner during its commencement ceremony in May. Honorary degrees also will be given to dancer Suzanne Farrell, jazz artist Dianne Reeves...
  • 'It's My Party' singer-songwriter Lesley Gore dies at 68

    'It's My Party' singer-songwriter Lesley Gore dies at 68
    Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 at age 16 with her epic song of teenage angst, "It's My Party," and followed it up with the hits "Judy's Turn to Cry," and the feminist anthem "You Don't Own Me," died Monday. She was 68....
  • George Clooney admits 'my wife's the smart one'

    George Clooney admits 'my wife's the smart one'
    George Clooney doesn't know how many countries there are, but that's OK, because his "smart" wife Amal Alamuddin probably does.  "The Monuments Men" actor-director, who wed the highly educated human-rights lawyer in September, flubbed a line during a...
  • Review: Love is tested in 'The Mystery of Love& Sex'

    Love and sex are both pretty big topics, and while Bathsheba Doran's new play, "The Mystery of Love & Sex," illuminates both with gentle humor, it's also about how secrets can test the bonds of friendship and love. Lincoln Center Theater commissioned the...
  • Wynton Marsalis leads a lively triple-header with orchestra

    Wynton Marsalis leads a lively triple-header with orchestra
    What's the difference between a great ensemble and a merely fine one? Perhaps it's malleability: the gift for adapting quickly to shifting artistic demands. Certainly Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra showed that skill over...
  • Theater pulses in Alan Mandell's veins

    Theater pulses in Alan Mandell's veins
    Seated in the living room of his newly built architectural jewel of a home in Westwood, Alan Mandell had a confession to make. He was nervous about taking on the role of the elderly Gregory Solomon in the revival of Arthur Miller's "The Price" that...
  • Spotlight: What people in the arts are up to

    Spotlight: What people in the arts are up to
    Here's a look at the latest news on local authors, actors, artists, musicians and more. A real stand-up guy: Brian Shaw won't be sitting down on the job. The Oak Park actor plays Clov in the Hypocrites' production of Samuel Beckett's "Endgame,"...
  • Director of 'Verite' and 'Hand to God' discusses his methods

    Not many theater directors have the range to do a play with a foul-mouthed hand puppet and then one with a whiff of film noir. Moritz Von Stuelpnagel can do both — in the same season. Von Stuelpnagel, the artistic director of the downtown Studio 42...
  • Virginia Arts Fest announces single ticket sales

    Single tickets to the 2015 Virginia Arts festival have gone on sale. The annual spring event will take place April 10 through May 30 in venues from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach. The opening week includes performances by Ballet Hispanico on April...