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  • Musical 'On The Town' sails back to Broadway

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, Oct 17 (Reuters) - "On The Town" is back on Broadway, 70 years after its debut, in a revival that critics hail as "fizzy and frisky" and a "helluva show." The musical, with opened on Thursday complete with a 28-piece...
  • TSA administrator to retire after four years at helm

    TSA administrator to retire after four years at helm
    The longest-serving head of the Transportation Security Administration will retire in December after 4 1/2 years leading the agency. John S. Pistole joined the TSA, which oversees passenger safety on airlines, trains and mass transit nationwide, after...
  • New York police talk down man who threatened to jump off building

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City police persuaded a man perched on the ledge of a building near Times Square to step back, after his threat to jump led to traffic being closed for nearly two hours on Thursday afternoon, officials said. The man, who was...
  • 'Birdman' soars feathered and unfettered

    In "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)," Michael Keaton is something of a cross between an aging Icarus and the emperor with no clothes — metaphorical until the tighty-whitey Times Square streak. As a latter-day celluloid superhero...
  • 'The Golden Era' a 'Reds'-like tale of Chinese novelist Xiao Hong

    'The Golden Era' a 'Reds'-like tale of Chinese novelist Xiao Hong
    With its politically charged milieu, stormy love story and focus on intellectual circles, the biographical drama "The Golden Era" brings to mind "Reds" — although compared with Warren Beatty's grand-scale portrait of American leftists, Hong Kong's...
  • 'Birdman' ascends to the greatest of heights

    At the beginning of "Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)", Michael Keaton's brooding, jittery Riggan Thomson, a Hollywood star faded from view, is in the lotus position, in his underpants, meditating. In his own mind at least (and isn't that...
  • Studio 54 -- the era, the memories, return

    "AMERICA IS the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between." -- Oscar Wilde SPEAKING OF decadence, that word has been used and overused, but perhaps not without cause in the fabulous 1970s. From 1973 to 1983,...
  • Your Saturday in H.B.: Bull-riding contest at the beach

    Huntington Beach is home to many surfing and volleyball tournaments, but for one day this weekend, it will host a bull-riding competition. The Professional Bull Riders organization is bringing 15 top riders and bulls to Huntington City Beach off...
  • Amazon bets on bold programming to woo TV viewers

    SEATTLE Against one wall in a Woodinville, Wash., warehouse hangs a portrait of Adolf Hitler. The U.S. Capitol is in the background, a Nazi flag billowing from the dome. On the opposite wall in the wood-paneled room is a giant window, with a huge...
  • Pot business conference draws hundreds, hoping U.S. will legalize

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Marijuana is illegal under federal law in the United States, but more than 300 attendees paid $500 each to attend the Cannabis Business Expo at a high-end hotel in Manhattan's Times Square, hoping to profit if it becomes legal by...
  • Homewood Suites opens in Midtown Manhattan

    Homewood Suites opens in Midtown Manhattan
    Homewood Suites by Hilton recently added the first New York City property to its portfolio of more than 350 all-suite extended-stay hotels. Conveniently located three blocks from Times Square, Madison Square Garden and Penn Station, the new 22-story, 293-...