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  • Billy Packer eliminated from NCAAs, but still on TV

     
    For the first time since the second Nixon Administration, the NCAA Tournament will proceed this month without Billy Packer calling games. The former NBC and CBS analyst left the latter last summer, in a move that had been in the......
  • Three shows lead nominations for off-Broadway's 25th Lucille Lortel Awards

     
    Nominations for the 25th Lucille Lortel Awards -- which recognize achievement in the off-Broadway theater -- were announced Thursday with "The Glass Menagerie," "The Pride" and "When the Rain Stops Falling" leading the field with six each. One notable...
  • Culinary pros think Rose Levy Beranbaum is heavenly

     
    Baking goddess Rose Levy Beranbaum's new "Rose's Heavenly Cakes" was honored as the best cookbook of the year Thursday night at the International Assn. of Culinary Professionals awards ceremony in Portland, Ore. The IACP is an international group of...
  • Warren Beatty's 'Star' qualities and other Hollywood biographies

     
    What's so fascinating about Warren Beatty? "I’ve always been a fan of Beatty’s films,” said Peter Biskind, who penned the biography “Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America.” The two met in 1989 while Biskind was working at Premiere magazine...
  • Movieland Mystery Photo

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo Just a reminder on how this works: I post the mystery photo on Monday and reveal the answer on Friday ... or on Saturday if I have a hard time picking only five pictures; sometimes it's difficult to choose. To keep the mystery...
  • 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......
  • Archives – Rise and fall of Len Bias

    Archives – Rise and fall of Len Bias
    Cole Field House is dimly lit, just a single row of lights burning high above the floor. a few people walk around the concourse, but it's mostly quiet.There are no banners hanging from the rafters, and there are no basketball hoops down below. But you can...