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  • So long, Lauren Bacall! Movie fans mourn a true Hollywood legend

    "Am I speaking to you, Liz?" Lauren Bacall used to yell out across the room when I encountered her through the years. Timing is everything, as the saying goes. Only this week I wrote of how I was going with my friend Robert Pounder over to the Dakota...
  • L.A. theater openings, Aug. 10-17: 'Elvis '68,' 'Bird Lives!' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Aug. 10-17: 'Elvis '68,' 'Bird Lives!' and more
    The King lives again in "Elvis '68" at Fullerton's Maverick Theater, and jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker is saluted in “Bird Lives!” at the Chromolume Theatre at the Attic. Plus, “Dreamgirls’ ” Jennifer Holliday and others...
  • On Broadway, black Cinderella's glass slipper is only half full

    Actress Keke Palmer celebrated another important milestone last week. After becoming the youngest person to ever host her own TV talk show, it was announced that Palmer would take on another history-making role: Broadway’s first-ever (as far as we...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1963 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1963 [Videos]
    This week, 51 years ago, James Meredith became the first African American to graduate from the University of Mississippi, film "Promises! Promises!" in which Jayne Mansfield appeared nude, was the No. 1 film in America, and these were the most popular...
  • TV's new microaudiences are shaking up the business

    The business end of show business is made up of numbers. It's a thing of charts and tallies, receipts and ratings. There are counters on everything nowadays, toting up the hits, keeping track of followers. In television, which I write about, there are the...
  • For Glen Hansard, opportunity knocks more than once

    For Glen Hansard, opportunity knocks more than once
    Glen Hansard's doubly blessed musical life will be doubly displayed Aug. 10 at two of Hollywood's most famous venues. The Irish singer-songwriter will be headlining at the Hollywood Bowl, backed by a lavish 13-piece folk-rock ensemble with strings and...
  • Glastonbury Senior Center news

    GLASTONBURY – Glastonbury Senior Center, 300 Welles St., 860-652-7638. Events Blue Lobster Festival—Windsor, Saturday, Aug. 16, 11:30 a.m. Leave RCC 12:30 p.m. Lunch. Approximate Return: 3 p.m. Cost of $22 includes Meal and transportation....
  • Horror Director Philip Marshak Dies at 80

    Philip Marshak, a director known for his work on numerous horror and X-rated films of the 1970s and '80s, died Thursday, July 24 in Los Angeles after a battle with diabetes and leukemia. He was 80. Born in the Bronx, NY, Marshak worked as an...
  • 'Best Little Whorehouse in Texas' Heads Back to Broadway

    The 1978 musical "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" will get its first Broadway revival next year in a new staging directed and choreographed by Rob Ashford (pictured above). Few details have been set for the upcoming production, other than a timeline...
  • Larry David will make his Broadway debut with 'Fish in the Dark'

    Larry David will make his Broadway debut with 'Fish in the Dark'
    Most novice playwrights can only dream of debuting their first works on Broadway. But if your name is Larry David -- the actor-writer behind "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "Seinfeld" -- chances are good that New York producers will line up at your door,...
  • 'Breakfast with Curtis,' an indie about toking, joking and communal living

    'Breakfast with Curtis,' an indie about toking, joking and communal living
    Picture an aging hippie who drinks red wine all day long, walks around barefoot, peppers every third sentence with "man" for emphasis and usually has a deep cut of some '70s-era album playing on the stereo. This is Syd. Every college town, I'm convinced,...