| Mar 23, 2011
| 10:31 AM
| Mar 23, 2011
| 4:15 PM
Several TV networks are paying tribute to the wonderful film icon Elizabeth Taylor, who died Wednesday at the age of 79. The actress starred in 55 movies and 16 TV productions in her long career. She was nominated for five Oscars and won twice, for...
| Apr 9, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Sidney Lumet, an American film director known for inspiring top-notch performances from actors in a stream of classic films including "12 Angry Men," "Dog Day Afternoon," "Network" and "Fail-Safe," died on Saturday at age 86, his Hollywood talent agency...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Oct. 5-8, Wien Experimental Theatre, Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University, (203) 254-4010, fairfield.edu
Threedogs awaken in a dark holding cell to find they've been chosen to compete for a coveted job in the K9 unit of the...
| May 30, 2011
| 12:08 AM
Let’s just say that crowds weren’t a problem this year at B.O.M.B. Fest.
Actually, from a certain perspective, that was the problem.
About 8,000 people paid to attend (an average of 4,000 per day, with another 500 total comped in) the two-...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 2:20 PM
Near the end of the classic movie Cool Hand Luke, Paul Newman looks to George Kennedy and says, "What we've got here is a failure to communicate."
Same goes for me and the Charlottesville Daily Progress' Whitey Reid.
Reid and I have had a spirited,...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Diana Nyad is back in the news. In the next few weeks, the swimming legend will attempt a 103-mile swim from Cuba to Florida, a feat she failed to accomplish in 1978, when she was in her late 20s. The 61-year-old athlete won worldwide fame in 1975 when...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 10:37 AM
WEST SUFFIELD -- As soon as Tim and Cara Beneski heard the news on Sept. 26, 2008, they called their sons to "The Island," their king size bed that is haven for family time.
"We told them Paul Newman had passed away," Cara said. "They were hysterical, so...
| Jun 19, 2011
From "King Lear" to "Leave it to Beaver," works of fiction have featured memorable dads. Here's a Father's Day sampler:
1. Chevy Chase plays Clark Griswold in four "Vacation" feature films, but Clark's two kids are played by different actors in each....
| Jun 24, 2011
Tom Hanks danced his way into our hearts with some of the most memorable moments in motion picture history. The two-time Oscar winning Best Actor's latest reunites him with Julia Roberts in the touching and very funny, "Larry Crowne" that opens a week...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 2:12 AM
6 cups cubed watermelon
8 ounces crumbled feta (or goat cheese)
1/2 cup chopped or shredded fresh basil bottled balsamic vinaigrette (I like Paul Newman's Light Balsamic) THAT's IT!
Easy to take, easy to increase quantities; fresh and yummy!