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  • Daring World War II memoir may be a little too Hollywood

    Daring World War II memoir may be a little too Hollywood
    A sensational upcoming British spy memoir of World War II is replete with derring-do worthy of “Inglourious Basterds”: battlefield bravado, concentration camp horrors, and cameos by J. Robert Oppenheimer and James Bond creator Ian Fleming....
  • 'Ann,' with Holland Taylor, cuts its Broadway run short

    'Ann,' with Holland Taylor, cuts its Broadway run short
    "Ann," the one-woman show starring Holland Taylor as former Texas Gov. Ann Richards, has posted a closing notice on Broadway. The play will have its last performance at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre on June 30. Taylor received a Tony Award nomination...
  • Review: Judy Blume's 'Tiger Eyes' captures teen growing pains

    Review: Judy Blume's 'Tiger Eyes' captures teen growing pains
    For 40-odd years, Judy Blume's books have dramatized the challenges of adolescence without benefit of supernatural bells and whistles. Nary a werewolf, witch, vampire or zombie — just the tough stuff real kids go through, which has endeared the...
  • 'The English Teacher' has a class of underachievers

    'The English Teacher' has a class of underachievers
    "The English Teacher" is a tragedy masquerading as a comedy and doing a disservice to both. The same could be said for the film's normally fine cast. Julianne Moore, Greg Kinnear, Nathan Lane and Michael Angarano have all had better days. The movie...
  • Queen Elizabeth: Should she stay or should she go?

    Queen Elizabeth: Should she stay or should she go?
    So here’s the real question about the Tuesday ceremony in Amsterdam in which Queen Beatrix abdicated and passed the robe (they don’t wear crowns) to her son, Willem-Alexander, who just turned 46: Did Britain's Prince Charles, who was in...
  • Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum returns to form, with light and life

    Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum returns to form, with light and life
    AMSTERDAM — A scrum of international TV reporters, photographers and other media packed the Gallery of Honor at the Rijksmuseum on a recent spring morning, while producers negotiated with publicists for time to shoot spots in front of Rembrandt's...
  • Arthur K. Snyder dies at 79; longtime L.A. councilman

     Arthur K. Snyder dies at 79; longtime L.A. councilman
    Former Los Angeles City Councilman Arthur K. Snyder, a famously colorful figure who spent nearly two decades in office while contending with an array of personal, legal and political troubles, died Wednesday. He was 79. Snyder died in his sleep at his...
  • Nguyen Chi Thien dies at 73; poet, Vietnamese prisoner

    Nguyen Chi Thien dies at 73; poet, Vietnamese prisoner
    The poet was a familiar figure, striding through Little Saigon, sipping tea, sharing wisdom, his head covered with his trademark fedora. He liked to read through the night, not too tired to dissect a bit of homeland politics. He lived simply, renting...
  • Frances Williams Preston dies at 83; president, CEO of BMI

    Frances Williams Preston dies at 83; president, CEO of BMI
    She was an ambitious, well-connected former Nashville radio station receptionist when the performing rights organization BMI hired her to open a southern regional office in the Tennessee capital in 1958. By the time Frances Williams Preston retired as...
  • Sylvia Kristel dies at 60; star of erotic 'Emmanuelle'

    Sylvia Kristel dies at 60; star of erotic 'Emmanuelle'
    Actress Sylvia Kristel, the Dutch star of the hit 1970s erotic movie "Emmanuelle," has died of cancer in the Netherlands. She was 60. Kristel died in her sleep Wednesday night, according to a statement from her agent, Features Creative Management. Her...
  • Dutch government becomes latest casualty of euro debt crisis

     
    The Dutch government fell after leaders failed to agree on austerity measures to rein in public spending. Prime Minister Mark Rutte submitted his Cabinet's resignation....