| Dec 4, 2011
| 11:35 AM
In Sunday's Arts Section of The Hartford Courant, I write about Jerry Adler, who is featured as an actor in the premiere of the Mike Reiss comedy "I'm Connecticut" at the Harriet Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus, a production of Connecticut Repertory...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 1:05 AM
AAHA has named recipients of its 2011 year-end awards.
Award, horse, shown by:
Halter Gelding, Louie, Pearl Holt of Aberdeen
Halter Mare, My Flashy Bucks, Bruce Bebo of Redfield
Beginner All-Around, Kendra Woods of Clear Lake
| Oct 16, 2011
| 4:52 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Sue Mengers, a veteran talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79.
At the time of her death, Mengers was...
| Feb 19, 2008
| 5:54 PM
Gender-bender acting has been going on since the earliest days of theater, when women were forbidden to appear on stage and female roles were played by men. And many a famous performer has attempted to play someone of the opposite sex. Katharine Hepburn...
| May 27, 2009
A former sergeant with the New York City Police Department was sentenced Wednesday to 32 years-to-life in prison for shooting his ex-wife to death.
John Galtieri was given 25 years-to-life for the murder of Jeanne Kane, and seven years for weapons...
| Apr 6, 2008
Editor's note: This 2008 article is from the Tribune's archives. Larry Gelbart died Friday, September 11. He was 81.
Larry Gelbart spent the first 15 years of his life on Chicago's mostly Jewish West Side, now the North Lawndale district. The family...
| Sep 19, 2009
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay Leno has shed more than a dozen pounds and the weighty traditions of the "Tonight Show" that would tie his prime-time future to his late-night past.
The desk that's central to any talk show will go mostly unused. There will...
| Oct 6, 2009
| 3:35 PM
Simon Winchester discusses the geological causes and the sociological consequences of the great San Francisco earthquake. His latest book is A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906. (11/30/06)
| Mar 24, 2009
Leslie Nielsen's got game. That is, he's game for just about any character who's absurdly serious or seriously absurd. A bumbling exorcist. A batty vampire. A lovably disastrous detective who, dressed as an umpire, mugs Queen Elizabeth II to save her from...