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Sun Theater CriticLong runs of two long-awaited shows - Baltimore's first engagement of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera and the Mid-Atlantic premiere of Disney's The Lion King - will highlight a musical-laden 2004-2005 subscription season at the Hippodrome...
L.A. NOWRay Bradbury was being remembered Wednesday at his alma mater, Los Angeles High School. Bradbury graduated from Los Angeles High more than 70 years ago, but a plaque honoring him still hangs at the entrance to the school library, which......
Company TownSue 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......
The Daily MirrorSept. 15, 1941: Gracie Allen, pioneer. Typical of Miss Allen's resolute spirit is the campaign which she launched, following curtailment of Japanese silk imports, to persuade every Hollywood woman to buy a mulberry tree and a silk worm, Jimmie Fidler...
The Daily MirrorNov. 7, 1944: Gracie Allen performs her new work, âConcerto for Index Finger.â Some of Charles Laughtonâs recordings of the Bible are too hot to handle or at least they're too hot for Decca. Yes, you can find the record on EBay. At least the...
Hollywood, as much of the world does not realize, is merely a neighborhood within the city limits of Los Angeles. It hasn’t been its own city for 103 years, and yet it’s the tiny, glamorous tail wagging the city’s workaday dog, which...
Sue Mengers, an unapologetically brash 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. For two decades, Mengers was one of...
Tags: Cass Elliot, Cybill Shepherd, Nick Nolte, Tongue, Brian de Palma
This is a feature story from 1999. At the time, Sid Smith was a Tribune Arts Critic. On the day of Gene Siskel's funeral, Time magazine film critic Richard Schickel suggested that the on-air chemistry between Siskel and Roger Ebert defied analysis....
Oscar-nominated director David Fincher ("The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," "The Social Network") will have an extended conversation at Film Independent at LACMA's "An Evening with David Fincher" Thursday at the Loe S. Bing Theater. The program is to...
In the midst of this campaign for a new mayor for Los Angeles, I spent a bit of time writing about the old ones, the characters, the bloviators and crooks, the puritanical and the amorous. And readers loved them. But truthfully, now, would we really...
Tags: Adultery, Politics, Local Elections, George Burns, Johnny Carson
VarietyActress, singer and dancer Susan Luckey, who appeared in classic movie musicals "The Music Man" and "Carousel," both starring Shirley Jones, died Wednesday, Dec. 5. She was 74. In 1962's "The Music Man," she played Zaneeta Shinn, daughter of the mayor....
organization: Eisemann Center Presents Say Goodnight Gracie date: 4/3-7/13 address: 2351 Performance Dr. Richardson, TX 75082 SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE ViewPoint Bank Theatre Comedy Series Wed., Apr. 3, 2013 at 8:00 pm; Thu., Apr. 4, 2013 at 8:00 pm; Fri.,...
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