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  • Robert Redford, a face for the ages

    Robert Redford, a face for the ages
    The lines crease and arc, deeper they have grown, spooling out from lips, chin and eyes, which glimmer like blue flames in a vigil. The face is a map, a diary; a rough terrain once smooth, showing its courage in its frailties. It is still handsome —...
  • Review: 'The State of Arizona' on PBS looks at immigration wars

    Review: 'The State of Arizona' on PBS looks at immigration wars
    A relatively evenhanded and necessarily inconclusive close-up look at immigration wars and identity politics in the Grand Canyon State, "The State of Arizona" (PBS, Monday) features major players and ordinary citizens on each side of the battle as well as...
  • Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh steps on some toes as he remakes downtown Vegas

    Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh steps on some toes as he remakes downtown Vegas
    LAS VEGAS — He's a painfully private entrepreneur with very public dreams for this city's decaying downtown core. Around Sin City, giddy officials are heralding online shoe retailer Tony Hsieh as a visionary, the latest in a line of moneyed Las...
  • How Pete Seeger (1919-2014) made my high school famous

    How Pete Seeger (1919-2014) made my high school famous
    And not entirely in a good way. The great folk singer and hero of the protest movement died Monday at the age of 94. He had lived and performed long enough for several generations of Americans to have forgotten what made him famous, so let's pause...
  • Geffen Playhouse replaces Pinter play with Neil LaBute drama

    Geffen Playhouse replaces Pinter play with Neil LaBute drama
    Forced to jettison a master of disquieting stage menace, Harold Pinter, when its revival of “The Birthday Party” broke an axle or two during rehearsals last month, the Geffen Playhouse is filling the hole in its season with “Reasons to...
  • Pianist Mike Garson debuts 'Symphonic Suite for Healing'

    Pianist Mike Garson debuts 'Symphonic Suite for Healing'
    Mike Garson obviously takes the piano very seriously, but he can chuckle over some of the contradictory paths that a versatile mastery of the keys has led him down. Maybe the unlikeliest of all is the one he's embarking on Saturday at Segerstrom Concert...
  • N.Y. authorities investigate shooting of developer at Oheka Castle

    N.Y. authorities investigate shooting of developer at Oheka Castle
    A prominent New York real estate developer and socialite told investigators he has no idea who shot him at his expansive Long Island estate, police said. Gary Melius, 69, remained in stable condition Tuesday about 24 hours after a masked gunman fired...
  • Naloxone can reverse heroin overdose, but it's not widely available

    Naloxone can reverse heroin overdose, but it's not widely available
    The young New York woman had just gotten home from rehab but couldn't wait to shoot up again. Her parents, who lived in an affluent neighborhood of Long Island's Suffolk County, found her in the shower when they heard the water running too long. She had...
  • U.S. considers seeking extradition of Mexican drug lord

    U.S. considers seeking extradition of Mexican drug lord
    WASHINGTON — As Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman sits locked in the basement of a Mexican prison, the U.S. Department of Justice is debating whether to seek the drug lord's extradition to face prosecution in one of several American communities that have...
  • TV Picks: 'The Michael J. Fox Show,' 'The State of Arizona'

    TV Picks: 'The Michael J. Fox Show,' 'The State of Arizona'
    "The Michael J. Fox Show" (NBC, Thursdays). I come to spare a few good words and happy thoughts for this fine family sitcom, to praise and not to bury it, though the dominant (and no doubt accurate) line in the press is that it is fatally low-rated and...
  • Leaky pipe blamed for Long Island carbon monoxide death

    Leaky pipe blamed for Long Island carbon monoxide death
    The carbon monoxide leak that killed a Long Island restaurant manager and sickened more than two dozen other people was caused by a leaky pipe, officials said Sunday. All of those hospitalized in the Saturday incident were either restaurant workers or...