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  • Florida Premiere 7s tourney starts today at ESPN's Wide World of Sports

    Florida Premiere 7s tourney starts today at ESPN's Wide World of Sports
    There will be 15 -- Orlando Freedom back out -- teams participating at the Florida Premier 7s passing tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports starting today (July 17) and running through Tuesday (July 19). The last day will serve as a single-...
  • Susannah York dies at 72; actress

    Susannah York dies at 72; actress
    Actress Susannah York became a star in the 1960s with performances in several high-profile films such as 1969's "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" for which she received an Academy Award nomination. But she fought to be noticed for more than her striking...
  • Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'

    Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'
    Sada Thompson, a Tony Award-winning actress best known to TV viewers for her Emmy Award-winning role as the matriarch in the 1970s dramatic TV series "Family," has died. She was 83. Thompson, a resident of Southbury, Conn., died of lung disease Wednesday...
  • Review: 'Scottsboro Boys' in search of the truth

    Review: 'Scottsboro Boys' in search of the truth
    SAN DIEGO — Musicals are supposed to raise your spirits and warm your heart, right? Not necessarily. And certainly not in the case of "The Scottsboro Boys," the fearlessly inventive show about one of the most notorious episodes of racial injustice...
  • Wilt-Kareem revisited: A blocked shot for the ages

     
    I'm going to beat LRob to the reminiscing thread today. Or maybe actually start another. I received an e-mail from a gentleman back east. He said he enjoyed the Wilt-Kareem post from the other day and relayed to me a game in which he witnessed what he...
  • Cooking: 'Thai Street Food' covers Thai eats on the street

     
    David Thompson's coffee table tome-come cookbook, “Thai Street Food,” is enough to ignite your tendency to wanderlust and have you jumping on a jet to Bangkok. The 372-page book is divided into morning, midday and night markets, showcasing the st...
  • A cakewalk from Kander & Ebb: 'The Scottsboro Boys'

     
    It all started at lyricist Fred Ebb’s kitchen table about eight years ago. Ebb and composer John Kander, the legendary songwriting team that crafted celebrated scores for “Chicago,” “Cabaret” and nearly a dozen other Broadway shows, were ready...
  • Theater review: 'The Scottsboro Boys' at the Lyceum Theatre

     
    Location is everything in real estate, and that goes for theatrical properties as well. Let me tell you a story that demonstrates the truth of this maxim, the tale of a boldly risk-taking off-Broadway musical that got its Broadway wish......
  • American Institute of Architects L.A. home tour

     
    The American Institute of Architects, Los Angeles will host its latest home tour March 27, featuring four designs located "east and west of the 405" Freeway. The self-guided tour includes a Hollywood Hills canyon home designed by Assembledge overlooking...
  • Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo [Update two: This is Mabel Todd (sometimes spelled Mable in The Times).] [Update: Please congratulate Dewey Webb, Mike Hawks, David Thompson and Eve Golden for identifying our mystery gal! NOTE: If you submitted a comment........
  • Tony-nominated 'Scottsboro Boys' coming to Old Globe in 2012

     
    'Scottsboro Boys' musical coming to San Diego in 2012...