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  • PASSINGS: Steve Rossi, Felix Dennis, Jimmy C. Newman

     Steve Rossi Half of comedy duo Allen and Rossi Steve Rossi, 82, one half of the prolific comedy duo Allen and Rossi, which became a favorite of "The Ed Sullivan Show" and other TV variety shows, died Sunday in hospice care in Las Vegas. He had cancer...
  • 'American Odyssey' chronicles 60 years of Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain

     'American Odyssey' chronicles 60 years of Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain
    Hal Holbrook has performed the one-man show "Mark Twain Tonight!" for 60 years, earning a 1966 Tony Award and later an Emmy nomination for the CBS telecast. He's crisscrossed America, playing big cities and small towns in all 50 states, as well as 20...
  • Clint Eastwood brings classic themes to the feel-good 'Jersey Boys'

    Since "Jersey Boys," the rags-to-riches-to-rags musical about Frankie Valli & the Four Seaso‎ns, was first staged on Broadway in 2005, there have been thousands of performances across North America. In the room at some of these cities sat a certain...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'The British Invasion'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'The British Invasion'
    All you need is love, according to the Beatles, but the Fab Four's music also is essential if you're celebrating the British Invasion of the 1960s. In "The British Invasion," the aptly titled tribute to the world-shaking power of the Beatles, the...
  • 1964 remembered from a boomer state of mind

    1964 remembered from a boomer state of mind
    You're going to be hearing a lot about 50th anniversaries this year. PBS' "American Experience" has a two-hour program called "1964" that premiered this month. It included such milestones as Barry Goldwater's presidential campaign, which though...
  • CBS to Mark Anniversary of Beatles' 'Ed Sullivan' Gig, JFK Assassination

    CBS to Mark Anniversary of Beatles' 'Ed Sullivan' Gig, JFK Assassination
    CBS is digging into its archives to commemorate two notable 50th anniversaries: The Beatles' debut performance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The net will celebrate classic TV and classic rock music at 8 p....
  • Review: 'Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley' recalls a trailblazer

    Review: 'Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley' recalls a trailblazer
    "Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley," in which the former directs a film about the latter, premieres Monday on HBO. It is an homage and a celebration, with something of a high-class homemade feel. The first black female comic to make it in the...
  • Jane Kean, who played Trixie on 'The Honeymooners,' dies at 90

    Jane Kean, who played Trixie on 'The Honeymooners,' dies at 90
    Jane Kean, best known for her role as Trixie, the long-suffering wife of Ed Norton on the 1960s TV revival of "The Honeymooners" with Jackie Gleason and Art Carney, has died. She was 90. Kean, a resident of Toluca Lake, died Tuesday at Providence St....
  • Catch the Dave Clark Five if you can on PBS

    Catch the Dave Clark Five if you can on PBS
    Just two weeks after the Beatles' landmark appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in February 1964, the British group the Dave Clark Five — the Beatles' biggest rivals in the U.S. — had its own remarkable debut on the hugely popular Sunday night...
  • PASSINGS: Sheila MacRae, Hank Rieger, Robert Ashley

    Sheila MacRae Actress-singer was on '60s 'Honeymooners' Sheila MacRae, 92, a versatile actress and singer who performed in a popular 1950s nightclub act with her husband, Gordon MacRae, and appeared opposite Jackie Gleason in his late '60s revival...
  • Review: 'She's Leaving Home' by William Shaw

    Review: 'She's Leaving Home' by William Shaw
    The recent commemorations of Beatlemania, tied to the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's maiden voyage on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1964, have produced hours of TV documentaries and a groaning shelf of new books. These last include a murder mystery,...