‘Good Things Happen Slowly: A Life In and Out of Jazz,’ by Fred Hersch
GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF winner Candice Brown has opened up about the details of her engagement after announcing the happy news earlier this week.
The Great ShakeOut hit California State Northridge as CSUN conducted an earthquake drill, and offered tips on emergency preparedness. The Geology Department set up informational boards, and tables filled with information on the North Sierra Quad of the campus. Northridge, CA 10/19/2017 (Photo by John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) The Great ShakeOut hit California […]
Hamid Rahmanian’s “Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic” may look like an animated feature, but it is theater. Eight actors in costumes and headpieces, 160 puppets, and about 145 animated backgrounds projected onto a giant screen in sync with English-language dialogue and an original score bring what is, in fact, an action-packed shadow play to […]
Silver Spring native Rachel Chavkin makes hometown debut at Round House.
“Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston says Colin Kaepernick is doing good.
Two small-town nobodies who get cheap thrills from car dash-cam videos lay eyes on more than they can handle in “The Great Buddha+,” a mordant black comedy that’s a digital-era homage to “Rear Window.” Sporting an ingeniously cinematic concept that’s nimbly executed by writer-director Huang Hsin-yao and producer-DP Chung Mong-hong, this ballad of sad losers […]
July 3, 2015, was a heartbreaking day for many people who work in the theater. That afternoon, they received an e-mail from Rick Elice, the Tony-nominated co-writer of “Jersey Boys,” letting them know that his partner of 33 years, Roger Rees, had glioblastoma — “a very s–tty brain cancer,” as Elice put it. “He’s been…
Fallout from the crash and burn of “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812” continues to rain down on Broadway. A group of disgruntled investors in the $14 million production — which closed Sept. 3 after a racial controversy — has requested an audit. Sources say the investors can’t understand how a show that…
“When did this movie start?” asks a modern-day Jim Carrey to director Chris Smith. It’s the start of what we know as Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond – With a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton. It’s also probably one of the more normal things Carrey says or does throughout the documentary, […]
I’m of two minds about “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” On the one hand, this drama is the best yet from playwright and filmmaker Martin McDonagh (“In Bruges,” “Seven Psychopaths”), a towering achievement that will no doubt put in an impressive showing come Oscar nomination time. It’s one of Frances McDormand’s greatest performances: As the…
The former No. 1 golfer in the world sat with his kids along with Nadal’s friends, family and coaches.
They’re best when directors embellish the source — and get inside a character’s head.
In his latest movie, “Marjorie Prime,” Jon Hamm plays a hologram who gives tender therapeutic advice to the aging lady he was once married to (it’s complicated), and if that doesn’t strike you as exciting, you’re not alone. The movie is a precious indie bauble that has already whiffed at the specialty box office. Hamm… […]
Months after facing a relapse in her fight against breast cancer, Olivia Newton-John is “feeling great” and preparing a return to the stage.
Okieriete (Oak) Onaodowan dedicated his final “Great Comet” performance to Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer.
The title of tonight’s episode, “Eastwatch,” points to a culmination of several of season seven’s scattered story threads. read more
Halfway through its 12th season, “America’s Got Talent” is doing something extremely rare for a veteran show (regardless of genre). It’s actually gaining viewers. The NBC series, which premiered back in 2006 (with host Regis Philbin), is averaging 13 million viewers since its May 30 season premiere as it heads into its live shows (Tuesday…
Without skiffle music, The Beatles might not have happened. Never heard of it? Popular in Britain in the 1950s, the music craze was heavily influenced by old American blues and jug band music, and often played on improvised instruments. It sounded like a British cousin to American rockabilly. “Before skiffle, many British pop singers tended…