| Feb 8, 2014
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK — By his own admission, Bartlett Sher is not normally drawn to material like "The Bridges of Madison County," Robert James Waller's mega-bestselling 1992 novel.
The weepie about a brief but life-changing 1960s romance between an Italian...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:05 PM
NEW YORK -- Todd Snyder presented his technically ambitious, ultra-luxe Mod Gents menswear collection in the Lincoln Center tents Thursday night during New York Fashion Week.
The inspiration: "I was first inspired by some old photos of Mick Jagger from...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:00 AM
NEW YORK — A few years ago, playwright Christopher Durang began wondering "what if" a bunch of Anton Chekhov's characters lived in Bucks County, Penn., as he did. And what if two of the older ones lived in a nice stone farmhouse like his for not...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:12 AM
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in New York, where patrons of the New York City Ballet peer at a massive photograph on linoleum flooring featuring over 80 dancers arranged in an array of poses at the Lincoln Center. The work of French-born...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:01 AM
New York Fashion Week begins Wednesday, and with so many designers abandoning the official Lincoln Center hub and decamping uptown, downtown and all around to show their fall 2014 collections, this could be the season of the transportation snafu.
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:38 PM
During my career, one of the biggest joys of covering fashion has been the opportunity to attend runway shows in spectacular settings. Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent at the Rodin Museum in Paris was one, John Galliano for Christian Dior Couture at the...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Coming off her acclaimed performance as the ornery P.L. Travers in "Saving Mr. Banks," Emma Thompson has brought her considerable comic energy to Stephen Sondheim's musical "Sweeney Todd," which is being performed in a semi-staged concert production by...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:27 AM
Effusive praise is usually the order of the evening at gala awards ceremonies, but the news that James Cromwell will be the emcee March 15 when REDCAT and California Institute of the Arts confer their annual REDCAT Award on Herb Alpert raises certain...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:30 AM
It's a safe bet that most viewers of the Oscars on Sunday had probably never heard of the Sydney Theatre Company before best-actress winner Cate Blanchett paid tribute to the Australian institution during her acceptance speech.
Blanchett is a longtime...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Media mogul Ted Turner will be receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 35th annual Sports Emmy Awards.
The ceremony will take place May 6 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.
While Turner's list of accomplishments is long and varied,...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 12:00 PM
SAN DIEGO — With an assured and intimate voice, playwright and novelist Ayad Akhtar's stories cleverly slide across religion, tradition, sexuality and the dangerous if sometimes comical predicaments endured by Muslims in a post-Sept. 11 world...