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  • Classically Trained: Stories from a more musically golden age

    Classically Trained: Stories from a more musically golden age
    HUNTINGTON BEACH — No passersby recognized him, but I didn't find that surprising. They were too busy hustling to and from the last day of Oktoberfest celebrations at the Old World Village. But a few stopped momentarily to hear the group of five...
  • Book review: 'Nicholas Ray' by Patrick McGilligan

    Book review: 'Nicholas Ray' by Patrick McGilligan
    Nicholas Ray faced a roomful of film students. They had come to learn from the director who'd made James Dean an icon in "Rebel Without a Cause" and a gunslinger of Joan Crawford in the distaff western "Johnny Guitar." Ray began a mock exercise in filming...
  • Writer of 'Milk' questions the psyche of 'J. Edgar'

    Writer of 'Milk' questions the psyche of 'J. Edgar'
    The late FBI director J. Edgar Hoover would have hated director Clint Eastwood's new movie about him, but audiences are likely to be intrigued by it. Although "J. Edgar" does not realize its full dramatic potential, it's an ambitious attempt to get inside...
  • Explore stunning Big Sur

    Explore stunning Big Sur
    "It is here at Big Sur that I first learned how to say Amen!" — Henry Miller Moody fog rolls over the mountains to kiss the ocean on California's Big Sur coast. The feeling of enormity hits you in waves as you drive along California Highway 1,...
  • Krapp's Last Tape: Brian Dennehy recreates Samuel Beckett's classic monologue at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre, through Dec. 18

    Krapp's Last Tape: Brian Dennehy recreates Samuel Beckett's classic monologue at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre, through Dec. 18
    Krapp's Last Tape Through Dec. 18. Long Wharf Theatre Stage II, 222 Sargent Drive. (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org.   Krapp, the solo character in Samuel Beckett's Krapp's Last Tape, now playing at Long Wharf with Brian Dennehy recreating a role he has...
  • Zipcars keep zipping along and columnist gets graphic

    Zipcars march on! Based on the success of the recent Zipcar sites at the 36th Street and Chestnut Avenue, the company and Baltimore City are looking to place more of these rent-by-the-hour automobile stations in Hampden — specifically near 36th...
  • The greatest pitcher who never was

    The greatest pitcher who never was
    Joe Berton was the greatest pitcher to ever climb a mound. And today, Joe Berton, a retired schoolteacher who lives in Oak Park and is 57 and Ichabod Crane spindly and does not swivel heads anymore, is a footnote to sports history. No, that's not quite...
  • On Oscars: The best often don't win

     On Oscars: The best often don't win
    On Sunday, Hollywood celebrates itself and honors its own. All eyes (or most of them anyway) will be on the presentations of the Academy Awards. But do the Oscars always end up in the right hands? Opinions abound on this topic, and what follows is only...
  • Orson Welles' Chimes at Midnight playing at the Whitney Humanities Center in New Haven on April 5

    Orson Welles' Chimes at Midnight playing at the Whitney Humanities Center in New Haven on April 5
    Yale has been featuring a wide variety of Shakespeare-related events this spring, and Thursday the Whitney Humanities Center is screening a masterpiece: Orson Welles' Chimes at Midnight, adapted from the five Shakespeare plays that feature Sir John...
  • Best Bets for Oct. 5-11, 2011: Das Racist, Junior Boys, Duran Duran

    Best Bets for Oct. 5-11, 2011: Das Racist, Junior Boys, Duran Duran
    Photo by Jim Newberry THURSDAY 06: JUNIOR BOYS Bardot will celebrate the second anniversary of its Living Room Sessions concert series with a performance by Canadian electro-pop duo Junior Boys (pictured above). The Boys — Jeremy Greenspan and...
  • What will victory look like for Occupy Wall Street?

    What will victory look like for Occupy Wall Street?
    Director and actor Orson Welles once said, "If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story." Of course, the story of Occupy Wall Street and the movement it's sparking across the nation is just beginning to be written....