| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Sometimes it seems like Leonardo DiCaprio is just working his way backward through the 20th century.
After all, he played J. Edgar Hoover in 2011, starred as Jay Gatsby in May and now, per this Hollywood Reporter item, could tackle the role of Woodrow...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:27 AM
BRISTOL — A Rhode Island-based developer has lost a bid to buy the vacant Memorial Boulevard School to convert into an apartment complex.
The deeply divided city council on Tuesday narrowly rejected the $300,000 offer from Summit Real Estate...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Mary-Louise Parker is much too delicate and entirely too fashionable (in stunning widow's weeds designed by Jane Greenwood) to be stuck in Syracuse in the dead of winter and at the end of the Gilded Age in America. But that's the price of playing a...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Nina Arianda, the actress whose last stage role scored her a Tony in "Venus in Fur," will swing back to the stage with the Off Broadway bow of "Tales from Red Vienna" at Manhattan Theater Club.
Gotham nonprofit MTC brought "Venus" to Broadway --...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Beginning with Orville and Wilbur Wright's first sustained flight at Kitty Hawk, N.C., in 1903, South Dakotans have had a fascination with flying, according to the Dacotah Prairie Museum.
“Flights into History” is a new exhibit in the...
| Oct 23, 2013
A. Scott Berg didn't enroll at Princeton until almost 100 years after Woodrow Wilson did. But by now, Berg is well acquainted with the man who led the nation into World War I and promoted (but couldn't get the U.S. to join) a League of Nations to help end...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Whenever I see an email from Bob Chatt, I never pause before opening because I know it will be something interesting.
I've written about Chatt before. He's the antique military collector in Huntington Beach who had his own reality show and boasts a...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Syrian President Bashar Assad and backers of the rebel forces fighting to oust him on Monday disputed weekend reports of an agreement to convene peace talks in Geneva next month to negotiate an end to the protracted civil war.
It remained unclear...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The 'debt ceiling' is a pointless, dangerous law and should be repealed Wednesday's column The informal metaphor in vogue in Washington this month is "the debt ceiling" — a statutory limit on the money Congress can borrow to pay our......
| Oct 19, 2013
| 8:40 PM
The slightly mournful face of what some might consider Illinois' Statue of Liberty has weathered its 102 years remarkably well. It's a focal point of the Eternal Indian, a 50-foot statue that towers over the Rock River about 100 miles west of Chicago....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Olga Kurylenko ("Oblivion") has been cast opposite Russell Crowe in his directorial debut "The Water Diviner," with shooting starting Dec. 2 in Australia.
Mister Smith Entertainment will introduce the adventure project to international buyers at the...