| Feb 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The parrot wasn't talking.
"I'm teaching her to say, 'I miss Mace,''' said Mace Neufeld, who at 85 reckons the bird, whose name is Margie, will outlast him.
With no words of affection forthcoming, Neufeld, a New Yorker who landed in Beverly Hills back...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:47 PM
Beverly Hills pulled out all the stops to celebrate its 100th anniversary as a city Tuesday night, an easy feat given the abundant material created by dozens of notable composers and lyricists who have called the gilt-edged community home.
| Dec 20, 2013
| 1:03 PM
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This week's TV Movies
It ain't live, but it does have real...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Few movies can be reinterpreted as one-person plays with any degree of success, yet the Laguna Playhouse has made the concept succeed in two consecutive productions.
Following on the heels of the one-woman "Shirley Valentine," the Playhouse now has the...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 2:34 PM
Since 2009, the North Side of Chicago has housed two annual, golden age of radio-style productions of "It's a Wonderful Life," a consequence of a split that took place between American Theater Company and its founding ensemble members, who re-formed...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 9:50 PM
As Linda Jordan put the final touches on the characters in the "Snoopy House" Christmas display's dollhouse outside City Hall on Tuesday night, she broke down.
"I just couldn't stop crying," she said. "It's not relief. I'm happy. I'm sad at the same...
| Dec 17, 2011
Robert Reich has worked in a lot of big white buildings -- in the Senate, as an intern to Robert F. Kennedy; in the office of then-Solicitor General Robert Bork; in the Ford and Carter administrations; and as labor secretary to President Clinton. Now...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:48 AM
In an industry filled with struggling actors, Brian Dietzen is one of the lucky ones. In 2004, he went to what was supposed to be an audition for a one-shot guest appearance on "NCIS." Now, nearly eight years later, he's logged more than 100 episodes in...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 2:00 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — If only it were possible to block out the world's harshest realities — the way the people of Happy Valley have done for decades now — this week's crystalline skies might have set the scene for one more perfect...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 1:53 PM
Like the creeping tinsel at the mall, holiday shows in Chicago seem to start earlier each year. This season, it was “White Christmas” at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire even before the trick-or-treaters had ventured forth from their...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:13 PM
"The Radio City Christmas Spectacular": The Rockettes have entered the digital age — their show now features a 50-foot LED screen and even more fabulous visual effects. But the greatest effect of all remains the high kickers themselves,...