| Mar 20, 2010
| 4:32 PM
In November 1959, "The Ed Sullivan Show" â the Sunday evening variety hour that was a staple of family TV viewing for decades -- presented three sections of âNY Export: Opus Jazz,â a potent, highly contemporary work by Jerome Robbins.......
| Mar 23, 2010
| 9:35 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 21 - 27 in PDF format This week's TV Movies AVID READERS: The kids are allowed to read a book that had been banned in a new episode of......
| Mar 31, 2010
| 4:35 PM
The TV season's comedic darlings, "Modern Family" and "Glee," were honored with Peabody Awards on Wednesday. The awards, administered by the University of Georgia, recognize achievement and public service by TV and radio stations, networks, production...
| Apr 1, 2010
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-- Super structure: Artist Anish Kapoor's design for ArcelorMittal Orbit -- the $29-million, 390-foot tower of steel that will dominate London's 2012 Olympic park -- has been unveiled by Mayor Boris Johnson. (Guardian) -- Big numbers: An exhibit from Los....
| Dec 20, 2009
Throughout the first decade of the 21st century, impatient dancers, choreographers, critics and audience members all hoped that a new breed of innovators would appear to transform theatrical dance the way that Russian impresario Sergei Diaghilev radically...
| Mar 21, 2010
Several major transformations are embodied within a single unusual hour of television airing on PBS Wednesday evening. A 1958 Jerome Robbins ballet, which astutely captured the essence of that moment's younger generation, has been transformed into a...
| May 6, 2011
Arthur Laurents, a Tony Award-winning playwright and director who wrote the books for the classic Broadway musicals "West Side Story" and "Gypsy" and later wrote the hit movies "The Way We Were" and "The Turning Point," died Thursday. He was believed to...
| Oct 27, 2010
Playwright Joseph Stein, who turned a Yiddish short story into the classic Broadway musical "Fiddler on the Roof" and later wrote the screenplay for its successful movie adaptation, has died. He was 98.
His wife, Elisa Stein, said he died at Mount...
| Jun 12, 2011
To her admirers, Alicia Alonso is the gracious grande dame of Cuban classical ballet. To detractors, she's a conservative cultural czarina who has clung to power even longer than Fidel Castro.
But even some of her fiercest critics will concede that...
| Apr 26, 2009
Beatrice Arthur, best known as the acerbic Maude Findlay on Norman Lear's sitcom "Maude" and as the strong-willed Dorothy Zbornak on the long-running "The Golden Girls," died Saturday. She was 86.
FOR THE RECORD: The obituary of...
| May 4, 2009
The combatant in question is a manly man. He's wearing high-testosterone black from head to toe and that ultimate flag of machismo -- a full-on beard. His opponent is 20 years younger, but as the two sword fighters thrust and parry, the dark, handsome...