| Nov 24, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Dark sensibility: An exhibition featuring the art of filmmaker Tim Burton opens at Toronto's Bell Lightbox this week. The next stop on its tour will be the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in May. (CBC) Extreme: A New York......
| Jun 27, 2010
If it weren't for Adrian Noble's poor eyesight, Southern Californians might not be gaining new insights into William Shakespeare this summer.
As a lad growing up in Chichester, England, Noble, the future artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare...
| Dec 20, 2010
King Cotton is back.
More than a decade after the state's "white gold" crop started losing its luster, booming commodity prices have farmers cashing in on growing export demands — and have turned great swaths of Central California a snowy white...
| Nov 15, 2010
| 9:57 AM
| Jul 26, 2010
When the big studios commit big bucks on their big franchises, the list of directors deemed equal to the task suddenly can grow very small.
FOR THE RECORD:
New directors: An article in Monday's Calendar section about studios'...
| Oct 16, 2010
As photographer Richard C. Miller documented the construction of the four-level freeway interchange in mid-20th century downtown Los Angeles, he was overwhelmed by its man-made beauty.
"I saw it and just went out of my mind," he later wrote. "I thought,...
| Oct 29, 2011
Who wrote Shakespeare? Sounds like "Who's buried in Grant's tomb?" Yet about 150 years ago, people on both sides of the Atlantic began asking how an otherwise obscure William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon could have crafted the most brilliant works...
| Nov 24, 2011
Canadian actor and stage director
John Neville, 86, a British-born Canadian actor and stage director who played the title role in Terry Gilliam's 1988 film "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" and had a recurring role in "The X-Files" TV...
| Feb 8, 2009
People always ask me how I decide where to go.
I read, I see movies, I stare at maps, I dream.
And in doing so, I arrived at these 10 places that are tops on my list for 2009. Some are old favorites that are newly affordable. Others have a special...
| Oct 8, 2008
| 12:03 PM
A Connecticut judge has given the brush-off to a blonde woman's lawsuit claiming L'Oreal Inc. ruined her social life when she accidentally dyed her hair brunette with one of its products.
Charlotte Feeney of Stratford says she can never return to her...
| Jul 20, 2008
My Name Is Will
A Novel of Sex, Drugs, and Shakespeare
Twelve: 292 pp., $23.99
If all the books ever written about William Shakespeare were strung together, they would ring the Earth. Yet for all these many inspired analyses, ardent...