| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The media constantly reminds us of what is wrong with Baltimore. There is the pervasive crime problem, stories of political corruption and educational and environmental issues. But there is something very right about Baltimore that gets very little...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Frank Langella will topline a new production of "King Lear" set to bow at the U.K.'s Chichester Festival Theater this fall prior to a early 2014 run at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Production will follow the same route from Chichester to BAM taken by...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Peter Morgan answered his cellphone Friday but said right away that it wasn't a good time to talk. The Oscar-nominated writer of the 2006 movie "The Queen" explained in a polite but hurried manner that he was in a car en route to London's Gielgud Theatre,...
| May 31, 2013
| 12:00 PM
When architect Kai Cole began designing her Mediterranean-style Santa Monica home, she weighed all the usual concerns — space, light, flow — along with one quite specific to her family's needs: where to hold the Shakespeare readings.
| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:56 PM
NBC has renewed the Chicago-set and filmed "Chicago Fire" along with four other dramas, the network announced Friday.
"Chicago Fire" has done OK in the ratings, but more importantly it has boosted NBC's 9 p.m. Wednesday ratings by 24 percent year-over-...
| Apr 14, 2013
If the political machinations of the Nixon administration had been as smartly executed as the Orlando production of Broadway play "Frost/Nixon," history well could have taken a very different course.
Empty Spaces Theatre Co(llaboration) opened the first...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:22 PM
I'm midway through the book "Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter," on which the new movie is based. The book's a lot of fun; the movie seems to getting lukewarm reviews. I decided this would be a good time to create a......
| May 28, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Under the Streetlamp
Saturday March 19
25 E. Galena Boulevard
The performance will raise funds for the Aurora Area...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Brilliant character actor Frank Langella, who, after many successful years on the Hollywood back-burner, made everyone stand up and take notice with his performance as Tricky Dick in Frost/Nixon a few years ago, gives another Oscar-worthy performance in...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 9:41 PM
These are the hardest reviews to write. I’m watching a movie that’s easy on the eyes, because there’s great cinematography. We see stories set in Paris, London, Rio, and the U.S. There are plenty of great shots. There’s a great...