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  • William Petersen among friends at Geffen Playhouse's 'Slowgirl'

     William Petersen among friends at Geffen Playhouse's 'Slowgirl'
    From David Mamet's first expletive-laced success in the 1970s to the advent of Tracy Letts' "August: Osage County" as one of the most acclaimed 21st century American dramas to date, drawing blood — and not always just figuratively — has been...
  • 'Five Came Back' spotlights Hollywood directors' WWII propaganda

     'Five Came Back' spotlights Hollywood directors' WWII propaganda
    Propaganda today has a nasty connotation; it suggests something cheesy, manipulative, in the service of a dishonorable cause. During World War II, however, cinematic propaganda became an elevated art, practiced with unusual expertise by five great...
  • Long 'March' toward the stage

    Long 'March' toward the stage
    In 1864, a diminutive and unprepossessing general named William Tecumseh Sherman stormed through the South with more than 60,000 Union troops. Even though Sherman had previously supped and socialized in many of the cities he would set ablaze, he...
  • Classic Hollywood: The movies at work

     Classic Hollywood: The movies at work
    As far back as Louis Lumière's 1895 "Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory in Lyon" 46-second short, work has been a central theme in motion pictures.¶There have been stark dramas about officer workers as drones (King Vidor's 1928 "The Crowd"), satires...
  • New club in South Loop is labor of love for musician

    New club in South Loop is labor of love for musician
    He has spent most of his adult life in the demanding and financially precarious world of music. Despite that, John Devens remains a sane man, and so it came as a mild shock to learn that he has decided to become the artistic director of a new music club...
  • With a little help from friends, Loyola Blakefield brings 'Frankenstein' to life

    Nigel Goldsborough is a normally a mild-mannered freshman at Loyola Blakefield High School. But something strange happened to Goldsborough this month, and it's a good thing that his change in attitude is only temporary. When the Loyola Blakefield...
  • A Noise Within reports upswing in audiences in new location

    A Noise Within reports upswing in audiences in new location
    A Noise Within has reported an upswing in audiences in its first season at its new location in Pasadena. The classical repertory theater company, which was located in Glendale for close to 20 years, began performances at its new venue in October. The...
  • Stratford Festival names new artistic director

    Stratford Festival names new artistic director
    The Stratford Shakespeare Festival of Canada announced Saturday that Anthony Cimolino, its current executive director, will become its next artistic director. Cimolino will replace Des McAnuff, the current artistic director, who is stepping down to...
  • Review: 'The Hunger Games' a winning story of sacrifice and survival

    Review: 'The Hunger Games' a winning story of sacrifice and survival
    When you're talking about "The Hunger Games," it all comes down to Katniss. Like other strong-minded women who have driven book sales into the stratosphere — think Lisbeth Salander of the "Dragon Tattoo" triology and even Bella Swan of the...
  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...
  • Manifold Greatness

    "Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible," a traveling exhibition opening at the Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College on Monday, April 22, celebrates the 400th anniversary of the first printing of the King James...