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NEW YORK — When the news broke in 1987 that Liberace, the famously flamboyant pianist, was dead at age 67 with what his manager had claimed was anemia brought on by a watermelon diet but was, in fact, AIDS, it made front-page headlines around the...
After the coffee. Before eating something other than Sal & Carmine's pizza. The Skinny: My diet has taken a turn for the worse since getting to New York. I'll need an extra long run in Central Park this weekend burn off the grease. Friday's headlines...
F. Scott Fitzgerald's ambition for "The Great Gatsby" was scarcely modest: "Something new — something extraordinary and beautiful and simple and intricately patterned," the novelist wrote to his editor of his plans for the 1925 novel. Tobey...
Construction is set to begin on the first phase of a massive housing development that is part of the city of Irvine's long-awaited Great Park project. A total of 726 single-family homes and detached condominium units are planned for Pavilion Park, which...
On an early spring evening, Don and Megan are headed to the New York advertising awards and Arnold and Sylvia are going to D.C. where the doctor will give a last-minute (Got that, Don? She didn’t have time to tell you) speech. “Come Monday...
NEW YORK — "I'm too tired to be anxious," said playwright Richard Greenberg, looking worn out with anxiety as he settled into a booth at a Chelsea diner. This neighborhood canteen, dubbed his "office" by the late theatrical agent Helen Merrill, is...
Los Angeles Times— Within 30 seconds in her airy, orchid-filled office three floors above Central Park, Betty Halbreich had zeroed in on one of my chief torments as a professional woman. "I know why you have a problem with pants," Halbreich said dryly, patting...
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Los Angeles County prosecutors failed to present grand jurors with evidence favorable to Irwindale officials before seeking an indictment in connection with lavish business trips that city officials took to New York, a panel of state appellate justices...
The Central Park Five, PBS, $24.99; Blu-ray, $29.99 This documentary (made by Ken Burns, his daughter Sarah and her husband, David McMahon) revisits the racial tensions of '80s New York, via the story of a white, female investment banker who was raped...
From Hollywood Boulevard and Staples Center to the Rose Parade and Disneyland, Southern California is full of the kind of cultural and iconic targets that local law enforcement have long feared would make a tempting target for both foreign or domestic...
You know you're famous when your haircut becomes the haircut. Dorothy Hamill wasn't prepared for fame. She just loved to skate. As a shy child, she fell in love with being outside on a pond, breathing fresh air and feeling like she was in her own world....
SAN FRANCISCO — "This is one of my favorite rooms," said SFJAZZ founder and Executive Artistic Director Randall Kline, smiling as he stepped over exposed pipes and dusty planks in the SFJAZZ Center. "Then again, they're all my favorite rooms," he...
Tags: Redman, Arts, Steve Martin, Music Industry, Bill Cosby
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