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Jeffrey Tambor says it frequently — that he has been "very, very lucky" in an overstuffed career that continues today with his Emmy-winning role in the web TV series "Transparent."But his new memoir, "Are You Anybody?" (out this month), suggests that his success is less about luck and more about Tambor's unceasing curiosity.As a kid growing up across the street from San Francisco State University, curiosity led him to the... [Read More]
As pro boxing fades into oblivion, it threatens to take with it one of the great recurring characters in movies.Palooka might be too harsh a term, but in various guises he's the journeyman fighter, the washed-up champ, the veteran asked to take a dive.On-screen, there is something uniquely compelling about him — alone in the harsh glare of the ring, where the canvas-and-rope geometry diagrams stories of honor, defiance, compromise and age. [Read More]
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"The Lovers" is a complex character study of long-term relationships that takes a clever premise — what if you were cheating on your lover, with your spouse? — and uses it to explore the nuances and ultimate truths of long-term relationships.The film, directed by Azazel Jacobs, is anchored by a duo of powerhouse performances from Debra Winger and Tracy Letts, who play married couple Mary and Michael, with an arch sophistication mixed with genuine vulnerability. [Read More]
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Because Hollywood loves a nostalgic reboot, it's little surprise that the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise is setting sail again, six years after "On Stranger Tides."For the newest film, subtitled "Dead Men Tell No Tales," Disney hired a lesser-known filmmaking duo to reanimate the series — Norwegians Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg, who headed the 2012 oceanic adventure film "Kon-Tiki."What the two have delivered is a cookie-cutter "Pirates" movie... [Read More]
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Singer-songwriters Judy Collins and Stephen Stills, legendary rock band Goo Goo Dolls, country music star Dustin Lynch and Prince's former band The Revolution are among the highlights of the Britt Music & Arts Festival's 2017 lineup.If you've never been to a Britt concert, put it on your to-do list this summer. The hillside venue in Jacksonville is a perfect place to kick back on a summer evening with a picnic basket, a blanket, good friends and top-quality music.The Britt... [Read More]
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Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Chris Stapleton, Jake Owen, Lee Brice, Maddie & Tae, Kane Brown and many other stars of country music will descend on The Expo July 27-30, 2017, for the first appearance in Jackson County of the Country Crossings Music Festival.More than 20,000 people are expected to attend the festival, which moved to the Expo this year after outgrowing its space at Cape Blanco on the Oregon Coast. The event will feature 30 musical acts on three stages, according to organizers.VIP... [Read More]
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Hear music for choir and percussion by Andrew Byrne, Toru Takemitsu, Daniel Lentz, and Anna Thorvaldsdottir. In addition to rhythmic and driving drumming, we'll hear more of the atmospheric and colorful role of percussion in this edition of New Sounds as John Schaefer shares music for the combination of choir and percussion. "Whispers and Cries," by Australian born composer Andrew Byrne, features fellow Aussie musicians Astra Choir and Speak Percussion.  We won't always stick to traditional choirs and percussion. In Daniel Lentz's "Postludium," the choir members rub and strike wine glasses while singing, and Anna Thorvaldsdottir's "into-Second Self" features a layered choir... [Read More]
Laurie Anderson, Jenny Holzer and James Turrell are taking up residence in a new space at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. [Read More]
A nakedly autobiographical meditation on art, Barbara Browning's "The Gift" both mentions and belongs to the recent crop of autofiction. [Read More]
Charmaine Craig draws on family history in her novel about modern Burma's power struggles. [Read More]
Thomas E. Ricks reports on the hubris and sorrow of war, from ancient Greece to Afghanistan. [Read More]
Vaddey Ratner's novel "Music of the Ghosts" follows a Cambodian refugee's return to her homeland, searching for news of her long-lost father. [Read More]
In Daisy Johnson's story collection, "Fen," teenage torment plays out in a shape-shifting world. [Read More]
2905 Sudderth Dr Ruidoso, NM 88345. Shopping - Jewelry... [Read More]
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A patterned leather backpack from Armani to the embroidered coat by Gucci, this season is all about making a graphic statement... [Read More]
Could the device you're using -- smartphone versus PC -- affect the moral decisions you make when using the device? A study published in the journal Computers i... [Read More]
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Today in HistoryToday is Friday, May 26, the 146th day of 2017. There are 219 days left in the year. [Read More]
And it's successful 98 percent of the time. [Read More]
Three men executed by hanging and firing squad were convicted of involvement in killing senior military figure Mazen Faqha... [Read More]
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Celebrity Big Brother is looking to get its most Wanted housemate for its next series - in the shape of Max George. According to The Sun, the former boyband member... [Read More]
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