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  • Brian Dennehy: The big man's biggest role

    Brian Dennehy: The big man's biggest role
    Brian Dennehy sat cross-legged on a stool and bent to rub his aching right knee and shin. His day of rehearsing "The Steward of Christendom" would soon be done. But the physical nicks and dings that the former Columbia University football lineman and...
  • Review: 'Daughter of Empire' by Pamela Hicks

    Review: 'Daughter of Empire' by Pamela Hicks
    Lady Pamela Hicks has aptly titled her new memoir, “Daughter of Empire: My Life as a Mountbatten,” for she grew up in a family where service to Crown and country were paramount. Her father was Earl Mountbatten of Burma. Born Prince Louis of...
  • McAuliffe names inaugural committee team

    Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe named the finance chair of his campaign, a top lobbyist from the powerhouse firm McGuireWoods and a philanthorpist as finance co-chairs of the Terry McAuliffe Inaugural Committee. He said he’s hoping for an inauguration...
  • Mrs. T.S. Eliot's estate to be auctioned Wednesday by Christie's

    Nobel Prize-winning poet T.S. Eliot died in England in 1965; his widow Valerie made it her mission to keep his work alive. She died  in 2012 at the age of 86, and her estimable estate goes up for auction in London on Wednesday. Christie's is calling the...
  • Affordable art in L.A.? Go ahead and splurge at Gabba, 5 car garage

    Affordable art in L.A.? Go ahead and splurge at Gabba, 5 car garage
    With the holidays approaching -- and on the heels of Francis Bacon’s triptych breaking auction price records last week, garnering $142.4 million at Christie’s -- we’re especially interested to hear that phrase, “affordable art.&...
  • Bloomberg downsizes arts coverage, lays off stage critic

    Bloomberg, the New York-based financial news giant, is shutting down its Muse brand of cultural journalism and has laid off its theater critic. The shake-up was part of a company-wide reorganization that came down on Monday and resulted in layoffs...
  • 'A Gentleman's Guide' on Broadway: What did the critics think?

    "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," the period musical comedy starring Jefferson Mays in multiple roles, opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York on Sunday, following engagements at the Old Globe in San Diego and the Hartford Stage Co. in...
  • Prince George christened; William and Kate name seven godparents

    Prince George christened; William and Kate name seven godparents
    Prince George, the firstborn son of Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was christened in London on Wednesday. The increasingly handsome 3-month-old baby boy, who will eventually be named the head of the Church of...
  • Oh baby! What the future holds for the royal George

    Oh baby! What the future holds for the royal George
    These are not going to be the kind of baby pictures that his mother will embarrass him with by showing them to his girlfriend 20 years from now. That’s partly because they’re not embarrassing, they’re historic. And it’s also...
  • Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II

    Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II
    Helen Mirren keeps winning awards for playing Queen Elizabeth II. The actress won multiple trophies, including an Oscar in 2007, for her role in "The Queen." Earlier this year, she collected an Olivier Award -- London's equivalent of the Tony Award --...
  • Renowned British composer John Tavener dies at age 69

    John Kenneth Tavener, the renowned British composer whose spiritual, religious-inspired music drew a diverse fan base that included the Beatles and Prince Charles, has died at age 69. Tavener died Tuesday at his home in Dorset, England, said his...