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  • Book calendar events for the week of April 10, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Kristin Hersh: The Throwing Muses frontwoman will discuss and sign her new memoir, "Rat Girl." Stories, 1716 Sunset Blvd., L.A. 2 p.m. Free. (213) 413-3733. Christopher McDougall: The author of "Born...
  • William Gibson dies at 94; Tony Award-winning playwright was best known for 'The Miracle Worker'

    William Gibson, 94, a Tony Award-winning playwright best known for "The Miracle Worker," the inspirational story of Helen Keller and her teacher Anne Sullivan, died Tuesday at his home in Stockbridge, Mass. The family did not disclose the cause of death....
  • Alexander 'Sandy' Courage, 88; composer wrote 'Star Trek' theme

    Alexander 'Sandy' Courage, 88; composer wrote 'Star Trek' theme
    Alexander "Sandy" Courage, who composed the soaring theme for the “Star Trek” TV series in the 1960s and was an Emmy Award-winning, Oscar-nominated arranger, has died. He was 88. Courage, who had been in declining health since 2005, died...
  • Actor Paul Newman dies at 83

    Actor Paul Newman dies at 83
    Paul Newman, the legendary movie star and irreverent cultural icon who created a model philanthropy fueled by profits from a salad dressing that became nearly as famous as he was, has died. He was 83. Newman died Friday at his home near Westport, Conn.,...
  • Dede Allen dies at 86; editor revolutionized imagery, sound and pace in U.S. films

    Dede Allen dies at 86; editor revolutionized imagery, sound and pace in U.S. films
    Dede Allen, the film editor whose seminal work on Robert Rossen's "The Hustler" in 1961 and especially on Arthur Penn's "Bonnie and Clyde" in 1967 brought a startling new approach to imagery, sound and pace in American movies, died Saturday. She was 86....
  • Eric Rohmer dies at 89; French filmmaker made 'My Night at Maud's'

    Eric Rohmer dies at 89; French filmmaker made 'My Night at Maud's'
    Eric Rohmer, a former film critic who became one of France's most respected filmmakers and was internationally known for movies such as "My Night at Maud's" and "Claire's Knee," died Monday in Paris. He was 89. Rohmer's death was announced by his...
  • Abigail Breslin makes her Broadway debut in revival of 'The Miracle Worker'

     
    At 13, Abigail Breslin has already appeared in an intriguing mix of movies. She received an Oscar nomination as the precocious beauty pageant hopeful in "Little Miss Sunshine" and has been seen in films as varied as "Signs," "Kit Kittredge:......
  • Theater review: 'Bonnie & Clyde' at La Jolla Playhouse

     
    Bonnie and Clyde, those iconic, felonious sweethearts, whose Depression-era crime spree tantalized the dark side of America’s imagination, have returned from the great tabloid beyond to prove their mythical appeal still has juice. And the occasion...
  • 'La Soga': The inside scoop on murder and corruption in the Dominican Republic

     
    It isn't easy making a movie in the Dominican Republic. When Michael Mann tried shooting part of "Miami Vice" there in 2005, a gunfight broke out near the film set, prompting costar Jamie Foxx to leave the country and forcing......
  • Abigail Breslin takes on Oscar-winning role in Broadway revival of 'The Miracle Worker'

     
    Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin ("Little Miss Sunshine") will make her Broadway debut next March in the first rialto revival of 1960 best play winner "The Miracle Worker." Breslin will play Helen Keller while Tony nominee Alison Pill ("The Lieutenant of...
  • Sam Cohn dies at 79; New York talent agent

    Sam Cohn dies at 79; New York talent agent
    Sam Cohn, a powerful talent agent who dominated New York's talent business during his heyday, has died. He was 79. Cohn, who was at International Creative Management since its inception in 1975 and headed the New York office for nearly 25 years, died...