| Jan 9, 2014
In case you can't hear the rumblings down there in the metropolis, residents in the far northern part of the state aren't happy. They believe you people in the south are holding them back, and many of them would like to combine with southern Oregonians to...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Marvin Hamlisch was a 6-year-old prodigy when he was accepted into the Juilliard School of Music. He went on to train intensively with the goal of becoming the next great classical pianist. But Hamlisch ultimately decided to play a different tune, a...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:59 PM
When teenager Franklin McCain decided to make a stand against segregation at the F.W. Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., in 1960, two thoughts weighed on him.
"If I were lucky, I would go to jail for a long, long time. If I were not quite so...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 8:00 AM
"Vladimir Horowitz: Live at Carnegie Hall"
Vladimir Horowitz's technical ease, power, wide color palette, singing tone and musicianship sent other now-legendary pianists, including Rudolf Serkin, Arthur Rubinstein and Claudio Arrau, back to the practice...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:19 AM
"Harold Ross: Founder of the New Yorker. ... He loved to give the impression of being just a country boy. You know: Very simple, unaffected man. And his jaw was always dropping, and he always listened like a green reporter out on his first interview...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:45 AM
Before portraying a dysfunctional Oklahoma family on screen in “August: Osage County,” the movie's actors learned to be a family first by sharing stories, meals and, sometimes, the same living quarters.
At least that’s how actress...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 4:12 PM
The year 2014 is a banner one for big readers. That's according to the readers at the Millions, whose editors have compiled a list of the books they're looking forward to -- 89 titles in all.
Think about that for a moment: 89 titles. I bet you didn't...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Jennifer McCarthy, a former wife of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Cormac McCarthy, was arrested in a bizarre assault case in Santa Fe, N.M., last week. She was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and released on $5,000 bail....
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A spiteful, drug-addicted matriarch with mouth cancer can't find her husband. A folk singer has nowhere to sleep and few paying gigs. A depressive alcoholic thinks he's won some money, but he hasn't.
If these plots don't sound comical, well, you must...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Will you go Prime? That's a question of increasing importance for Amazon Studios as its second original television series, "Betas," gets underway.
The show, which premiered last month and continues to roll out new episodes on Fridays, is about a group...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 2:15 PM
"I'm just truth telling," says Meryl Streep's Violet, the gorgon mother at the center of "August: Osage County," and in that same spirit I have to confess that (a) I never saw this Pulitzer Prize-winning vehicle by Tracy Letts when it was on stage and (b)...