| May 8, 2012
"Jamaica, Farewell" a show title with a judiciously placed comma but very little in the way of a set or other trappings, is one woman's first-person story of her determination to leave the Caribbean island of her birth and find her way to a new life in...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 6:17 PM
The most telling moment in "Come to the Edge," Christina Haag's memoir of her love affair with John F. Kennedy Jr., comes after his death in a plane crash off Martha's Vineyard.
There are two memorial services, one for dignitaries and family, the other...
| Sep 18, 2011
On a recent summer day at the Paramount lot, the five members of the group SuperHeavy played along to a recording of their first single, "Miracle Worker," as a camera crane swooped over an assembled crowd of a few hundred and the music boomed. Onstage...
| Dec 23, 2010
Total time: 20 minutes, plus steeping and cooling times for the agua de jamaica
Note: Adapted from Allan Katz, Cana Rum Bar. Dried hibiscus flowers and canela (Mexican cinnamon sticks) are available at Latino markets....
| Feb 13, 2012
| 4:38 PM
A long-awaited Bob Marley documentary premiered Sunday at Berlin’s International Film Festival, and -- people get ready -- will open in U.S. theaters April 20 after playing Austin's South by Southwest festival in March. Though Martin Scorsese and...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Andrew Riley agreed with a laugh that any race that needs more than the straightaway might as well be a marathon as far as he is concerned.
That's why the University of Illinois 110-meter high hurdles champion never has tried the 400 hurdles.
| Sep 16, 2011
| 2:44 PM
Dare I say that Yohan Blake would have won the world title in the 100 meters last month even if Jamaican compatriot and defending champion and world record-holder Usain Bolt had not been disqualified for a false start?
That doesn't seem like such a risky...
| Nov 3, 2011
There is no shortage of burgers in this town, whether classic or updated (you know, with truffles or bleu cheese or Parmesan crisps). But the truly offbeat burger shines in some unexpected places. Looking for a halal chicken tikka burger? A soul turkey...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 9:34 PM
A man who fled to Jamaica after the 1998 killing of a German tourist in Santa Monica was convicted Monday of murder in connection with the crime....
| Aug 6, 2010
| 4:33 PM
U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay handed world record holder Usain Bolt of Jamaica his first 100-meter loss in more than two years at the IAAF Diamond League DN Galan meet Friday in Stockholm. Gay held a narrow lead over Bolt halfway......
| Aug 26, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The drop is blamed on clashes between supporters of Coke and government forces in late May, which left 76 people dead over several days. Foriegners on Jamaica's tourist beaches were not considered in danger during the battles, but the violence brought...