| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:14 AM
A giant crocodile named Brutus has become somewhat of an Internet celebrity after photos surfaced of the reptile eating a bull shark.
Tourist Andrew Paice snapped a photo of the 18-foot-long saltwater crocodile with a 5-foot-long bull shark between its...
| May 31, 2014
Journeys of one kind or another — emotional, physical, spiritual — are at the heart of Colman Domingo's 2012 play "Wild with Happy," receiving its Baltimore premiere at Center Stage. There isn't just a road trip in this work, but a car chase....
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
HONG KONG - Australian producer AMPCO Studios has set up a China film fund and committed to two Australian-Chinese movies.
The deals were signed last week during an Australian trade delegation to China led by Andrew Robb, Australia's federal minister for...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:30 AM
HONG KONG - Spanish stars Paz Vega and Carmen Maura join with Edward James Olmos in the untitled new picture by British director Jim Loach which starts shooting next month.
The director returns to Australia where he previously made "Oranges And...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 10:45 AM
BRISBANE, Australia -- With the Fanatics in bright yellow and raucously chanting for Lleyton Hewitt to stay on top of Roger Federer, the Brisbane International final had the surreal feel of a journey back in time.
It wouldn't have seemed out of...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
You probably know you’re watching The CW when you see a historical drama based on Mary Stuart (Mary, Queen of Scots) and the screen is filled with impossibly beautiful young people wearing clothes not quite of the era, including stiletto heels....
| Apr 23, 2013
| 5:46 PM
ADELAIDE, Australia — You can't design a city better than this one. Favored with a Mediterranean-type climate, it's on a lush coastal plain and the banks of the River Torrens. In the piney hills to its east, from Barossa Valley to McLaren Vale,...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Ida Margaret McRonald (nee Magness) was born on October 2, 1930 and died of leukemia in Verdugo Hills Hospital on May 26, 2013.
She was born in Crumlin, a small town in Wales. Her parents were Stephen Lester Magness and Ethel (Watkins) Magness. As a...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 12:18 PM
Early in 2009, a group of theater artists in Melbourne, Australia, reached a fork in their creative road. On the other side was an extraordinary outdoor theatrical event taking place right now in Chicago, titled "en route." But let me start back Down...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 4:32 PM
David Sefton, former executive and artistic director of the UCLA Live performing arts series, has told Culture Monster he is getting a new job in a new country. Sefton, 48, will become artistic director of the Adelaide Festival in Australia......