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  • A rosy new stage for Sugar Blue

    A rosy new stage for Sugar Blue
    These are very sweet days for Sugar Blue. In a few months, he'll be a father once more, his wife and bass player Ilaria Lantieri expecting their first child together in late May or early June. In the meantime, the two — who own a home in...
  • Fay Kanin dies at 95; screenwriter was former Academy president

    Fay Kanin, an Oscar-nominated screenwriter for the 1958 Clark Gable-Doris Day comedy "Teacher's Pet" and former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, died Wednesday. She was 95. In a writing career that spanned more than four...
  • Check It Out: Lies on the bookshelf

    Numerous novels and nonfiction books depict aspects of deception, trickery and illusion. Here are a few samples of books that debunk the idea that "what you see is what you get." "Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil" by Tom...
  • Fun never ends with 'Franklin & Bash' stars Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Breckin Meyer

    Fun never ends with 'Franklin & Bash' stars Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Breckin Meyer
    With their sharp thinking and irreverent courtroom shenanigans, Jared Franklin and Peter Bash won many cases in the first season of TNT's "Franklin & Bash," and the show won many fans and earned a second season. A large part of the show's success is...
  • Andy Griffith and the myth of a fair-minded, small-town Southern America in the turbulent '60s

    Andy Griffith and the myth of a fair-minded, small-town Southern America in the turbulent '60s
    Andy Griffith, one of the stars who put CBS on top of the TV world in the 1960s with an easy-going but culturally-packed sitcom that ran for eight seasons during that stormy decade in American life, died Tuesday at 86 at his North Carolina home in Roanoke...
  • On Theater: There's a Hitch in Playhouse mystery farce

    On Theater: There's a Hitch in Playhouse mystery farce
    Not since Mel Brooks served up the movies of Alfred Hitchcock like so much chopped liver in "High Anxiety" has the master of suspense been more comically garroted than he is in "The 39 Steps," the latest attraction at the Laguna Playhouse. And, as he did...
  • Tennis: Hildenbrand wins men's 4.5 singles at PTPA Octoberfest Classic

    Tennis: Hildenbrand wins men's 4.5 singles at PTPA Octoberfest Classic
    Mark Hildenbrand overcame Mike Anderson 6-3, 7-6 (7-2) in a duel of veteran left-handers Sunday to win the Octoberfest Classic's men's 4.5-rated singles championship at Huntington Park in Newport News. Anderson was trying to force his third-setter of the...
  • Who bears the burden in America?

    Before WWII, a large number of people were against America's involvement in the wars in Europe and Asia. After Pearl Harbor, however, that argument disappeared, and virtually everyone got involved. Sons of rich families enlisted. The Kennedys, for...
  • Virginia one of 7 states selected for national grant to reduce prescription drug abuse

    Virginia one of 7 states selected for national grant to reduce prescription drug abuse
    On Oct. 31, 2012, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell announced that Virginia was one of seven states to receive a $45,000 grant from the National Governors Association to participate in a Prescription Drug Abuse Reduction Police Academy. Prescription drug abuse...
  • Kelli O'Hara To Star In "The Philadelphia Story" reading At Westport Playhouse

    Kelli O'Hara To Star In "The Philadelphia Story" reading At Westport Playhouse
    Talk about a high profile cast -- and somewhat of a family affair, too... Members of the Naughton Family as well as Westport's extended theatrical family will make up the cast of a reading of Philip Barry's "The Philadelphia Stopry," part of Westport...
  • Los Angeles' Hollywood legacy is an auction house dream

    Los Angeles' Hollywood legacy is an auction house dream
    Norma Shearer's silk sheets sat for years in a Los Angeles garage, with no one to admire the embroidered monogram: NST, for Norma Shearer Thalberg. The starlet's Louis Vuitton steamer trunks waited in vain to voyage. One was dedicated solely to...