| Jun 15, 2011
The Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach hosts its 142nd artists-in-residence program with master playwrights Annie Baker, Dael Orlandersmith, Heather Woodbury and 18 associate artists. Annie Baker's name might sound especially familiar to...
| May 10, 2009
Atlantic Monthly Press: 256 pp., $24
If there is one lesson that the writer and editor can learn from George W. Bush's war on terror -- and I mean one insightful, nongeopolitical lesson -- it is this: Beware of...
| May 10, 2009
As an original cast member of " Dirty Dancing -- The Classic Story on Stage," Josef Brown is no stranger to receiving what he calls an "ecstatic reaction" from theatergoers. Even if that reaction is, in effect, a borderline hysterical outpouring of...
| May 18, 2009
Jane Campion has been many things, including the only woman to win the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or and an inspiration, she only recently found out, to Quentin Tarantino, who confided that her success with "The Piano" emboldened him to feel "you...
| May 27, 2009
LOS ANGELES, May 27, 2009 As the television industry gears up for the 61st Primetime Emmy® Awards race, The Envelope (http://theenvelope.com) kicks-off its in-depth online coverage of the 2008/2009 TV seasons' hottest stars, shows and behind-the-...
| Jun 14, 2009
In her four decades of performing on the international stage, Kiri Te Kanawa has appeared to live a fairy-tale existence. Adopted as an infant, Te Kanawa enjoyed a modest New Zealand youth until the age of 19 when she placed second in that country's...
| Feb 14, 2010
Only toward dawn did the sea begin to calm. I rose from my berth and glanced out the window. The setting moon cast a broad light on the rolling waters of the Bass Strait, and in the distance, the lights of Tasmania began to dot the darkness.
| Apr 25, 2009
We are creeping along the Chicago expressway when I decide it is time to merge into the right lane. For some reason, none of the other drivers is letting me in. I do all the things I usually do when I merge. The blinker is bleating -- hiccup, hiccup --...
| Apr 26, 2009
Beatrice Arthur, best known as the acerbic Maude Findlay on Norman Lear's sitcom "Maude" and as the strong-willed Dorothy Zbornak on the long-running " The Golden Girls," died today. She was 86.
Arthur, a stage-trained actress who was a success on...
| Nov 15, 2009
Westwood Village has entered the "Twilight" zone.
The U.S. premiere of "New Moon," the latest movie installment in the "Twilight" vampire saga, is set for Monday at Mann's Village Theatre and Bruin Theatre, and fans have invaded the sidewalks hoping to...
| Dec 9, 2009
| 4:47 AM
LAS VEGAS -- Tiger Woods' list of alleged mistresses grew to eleven Tuesday with the addition of a second porn star.
The latest addition to Tiger Woods' stable of women include adult film actress Veronica Siwik-Daniels, who is professionally known as...