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  • History on stage: My, but the past looks a lot like today

    History on stage: My, but the past looks a lot like today
    STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, England — The history play, that genre that at its best transcends the oft-quoted line in Shakespeare's "Richard II" — "let us sit upon the ground, And tell sad stories of the death of kings" — is making a striking...
  • Hollywood lore lures tourists to the TCM tour

     Hollywood lore lures tourists to the TCM tour
    There's a Chick-fil-A on the Sunset Boulevard corner where Lana Turner was said to have been discovered, a public school at the former Ambassador Hotel site where Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft filmed their trysts in "The Graduate" and a CVS in the...
  • WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to take on Google in new book

    WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to take on Google in new book
    Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who is holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, has agreed to write a new book detailing his tussles with Google, his publisher, the independent house OR Books, announced. The book is to focus on the...
  • Lost objects create art at Lehigh

    A semester-long experiment at Lehigh University's Department of Theatre has yielded "Something from Nothing: A Devised Piece," a comic improvisational work inspired by objects left behind at the university. The performance is directed by Greg Scot...
  • Review: The Mavericks' 25th anniversary tour lights up the Belly Up

    Review: The Mavericks' 25th anniversary tour lights up the Belly Up
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. It’s rare enough that any band is still around after a quarter century, still recording and touring. What made the Mavericks’ 25th anniversary tour stop Tuesday at the Belly Up in...
  • 'House of Cards' wins Peabody Award

    'House of Cards' wins Peabody Award
    Maryland-made "House of Cards" was one of several entertainment series to win a Peabody Award Wednesday.  "By releasing an entire season of episodes at once, Netflix took binge viewing to a new level and obliterated the idea that a hit TV show needs a...
  • 'House of Cards,' HBO docs and PBS headline Peabody winners

    Netflix political thriller "House of Cards" and jail house comedy-drama "Orange Is the New Black," along with a trio of HBO documentaries, headlined the winners of the annual Peabody Awards, the oldest and one of the top honors in broadcasting. Public...
  • Orlando Bloom on His Career as he Gets His Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

    "For a kid in london, Hollywood seems like such a mythical place," says Orlando Bloom, who is set to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 2 after limning parts in two of the biggest mythical franchises the company town has ever produced....
  • Jimmy Fallon and 'Tonight' Say Wilkommen to Broadway's 'Cabaret'

    The Roundabout Theater Company's Broadway revival of "Cabaret" will get a national TV spotlight later this month when "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" hosts a performance seg from the tuner featuring star Alan Cumming and other members of the...
  • 'Scandal,' 'House of Cards,' 'The Bridge,' 'Orphan Black' Among Peabody Winners

    The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black." Among the scripted...
  • Jude Law takes a shot at a 'game-changing' role in 'Dom Hemingway'

    Moviegoers think they know what they're getting when they see Jude Law's name inthe opening credits. At 41, a tabloid darling, the "Aflie" of his generation, Law's screen presence is summed up by British critic Brian Viner: "Best suited to pretty-boy...