| May 25, 2010
Bulging bug-eyed sunglasses haven't been exterminated for summer 2010, but they're not the buzz they've been over the past few years.
Taking their place in the sun are squarer shapes, modified cat-eyes, vibrant color, animal-skin patterns and —...
| Jun 14, 2010
Awards should be aspirational, validating excellence and originality even though each and every one of us knows that commercialism rules the day. But far be it from the ever-insecure Tonys — the geeky glee club representative of the major...
| Jun 14, 2010
Reporting from New York
The feel-good musical "Memphis" and the art world drama "Red" were among the biggest Tony Award winners on a night when both Hollywood and London cast long shadows over Broadway's 64th annual spring ritual.
"Red," a two-character...
| Jul 18, 2010
There had already been three years of failed harvests. Three straight years of weeding, planting, pruning, every day, into every night, on every weekend, with only the prospect of more work and an uncertain future, by the time Véronique Hupin and Mike...
| Mar 17, 2009
| 5:01 PM
Good waiters -- no, they haven't disappeared, no matter how it might seem to anyone who has felt like just another check average.
Meet old school: Vladimir Bezak, Manny Felix, Sergio Guerra and Pablo Zelaya. Among them, they have provided more than 100...
| Apr 11, 2009
There is an edge to hand-cut wood, a sharp line on curves that you can see with your eyes and feel with your fingers. Master craftsman Patrice Pinaquy calls it "crispness." You can witness it in Louis XIV furniture, its fleur-de-lis and sunbursts...
| Aug 1, 2010
It seems like the brainchild of a marketing genius. Take two of Broadway's most celebrated living actresses, bringing with them more than 100 years of combined New York stage experience, and cast them as mother and daughter in a show that mines both their...
| Jan 31, 2010
The Mediterranean-style Montecito villa once shared by Oscar-winning actor Michael Douglas and former wife Diandra de Morrell Douglas is on the market for $29 million.
The couple bought La Quinta in 1979, two years after they married. They divorced in...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 3:42 PM
Hello! Is anybody here?
It has been very quiet around the hills and dales of our snug little burg. I truly think the community is taking a long winter's nap. I haven't heard a peep from anyone — which means that I don't have much to write about....
| Sep 22, 2009
Oscar-winner Catherine Zeta-Jones has never been shy about her roots in the musical theater, having starred in numerous stage productions in Britain before becoming the star of such film hits as "Chicago" and "Traffic." Now after weeks of gossip and......