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  • Stephen Frears likes his women strong

    Stephen Frears likes his women strong
    He came in from the rain wearing a scarf, tattered pants, unlaced canvas tennis shoes and a sweater somewhere between the colors of plum and rust. His hair looked like an approaching storm, and he had missed a spot shaving just above the collar. His...
  • Judi Dench felt a tremendous responsibility toward Philomena Lee

    Judi Dench felt a tremendous responsibility toward Philomena Lee
    LONDON — The first time Judi Dench witnessed the power of acting, she was 7 and saw her brother get away with using a swear word. Dench was accompanying her parents to a boarding school performance of "Macbeth," with her oldest sibling in the role...
  • Run Run Shaw dies at 106; filmmaker built Asian entertainment empire

     Run Run Shaw dies at 106; filmmaker built Asian entertainment empire
    BEIJING — In 1957, when he was nearly 50 years old, Run Run Shaw made a grand bet on his movie dreams. He bought 46 acres of hilly land in a remote part of Hong Kong — paying the British colonial government just 45 cents per square foot...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Sir Ben Kingsley was born in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, today in 1942. This birthday guy won a 1982 Academy Award for his performance in the title role of "Gandhi." His other film work includes "Iron Man 3," "Oliver Twist,"...
  • Bruno Mars, Queen Elizabeth among 2014 Headwear Hall of Fame inductees

    Bruno Mars, Queen Elizabeth among 2014 Headwear Hall of Fame inductees
    Crooner Bruno Mars and monarch Queen Elizabeth II will be among the high-profile hat wearers inducted into the Headwear Hall of Fame in 2014. Other celebrity headgear aficionados to be inducted alongside them at an April 2014 gala in New York City are...
  • Art house cinema winter preview

    Art house cinema winter preview
    We're coming off a year that saw numerous venue disruptions for the Northwest Chicago Film Society, which found itself moving from the Portage Theater to the Patio Theater to the Siskel Film Center in a matter of months. Surely there's a long-term...
  • Exhibit highlights extraordinary nature of 'Ordinary Women'

    When visual artist Diana Marta came across a mannequin in the back room of a Baltimore gallery in 2012, she didn't know the seemingly innocuous discovery would lead to an exhibit opening this week at the Howard County Center for the Arts in Ellicott City,...
  • Under the spell of Highclere Castle and 'Downton Abbey'

    Under the spell of Highclere Castle and 'Downton Abbey'
    NEWBURY, England — He is a farmer, she says, and she is a farmer's wife. They are active in their community. She writes a bit on the side, her writing room only recently having been wired for electricity. On my recent visit to her home, she was...
  • 1943 Sunpapers Christmas Show profiles

    Sgt. James Albright - Frederick, Md. James Albright received a Purple Heart for wounds he received during the invasion of France in June 1944.  After the war he worked at Fort Detrick in Frederick for more than 30 years.  He died at age 70 in 1986....
  • Tony Awards Tackle Eligibility for Broadway's Fall Titles

    Mark Rylance and Samuel Barnett, two major players in this season's much-lauded and recently profitable revivals of "Twelfth Night" and "Richard III," won't compete with themselves in the same category for Tony nominations, according to a new ruling...
  • Taylor Swift's 'Sweeter Than Fiction' shows fairy tales do come true

    Taylor Swift's 'Sweeter Than Fiction' shows fairy tales do come true
    Taylor Swift energetically paced the room of her West Hollywood hotel on a recent visit to Los Angeles. "I'm trying to outrun the jet lag," she said with a smile, looking far from ragged in her matching purple sweater and skirt. Before landing in L.A.,...