Monthly Archive for April, 2010

: April, 2010

Hot fun in the summertime

Like lemmings, some of us feel a primal urge to head to the ocean every summer. Not necessarily to go in the ocean, but to spread a towel or blanket near the shore, oil up with sun screen, and watch

‘Around the World’ without much clothing

Choreographer/producer Jerry Mitchell and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS are presenting another preview of their gigantic annual “Broadway Bares” fundraiser tonight at 8 and 10 p.m at Splash, 50

A town rallies around ‘T.S. Spivet’ and Reif Larsen

The Trumbull Library is doing its first “One Book-One Town” celebration over the next two weeks and they came up with the perfect novel, Reif Larsen’s fabulous “The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet.”

A ghost and a prince meet/And everyone ends in mincemeat

There was lots of drama on and off stage at the Metropolitan Opera Monday night. A smoking light — high up in the auditorium — caused some folks to flee before the management explained at intermission

A return to the beautiful (and dangerous) Broward’s Rock

The latest novel by Carolyn Hart — “Laughed ’Til He Died” (William Morrow) — is in bookstores today. The mystery is the 20th in a series Hart has been writing about Annie Darling and her bookstore,

You call that a Broadway musical?

The chat rooms devoted to Broadway have been buzzing lately with debate over the new musical, “American Idiot” (above), based on an album by Green Day, that has just started previews at the St. James

‘Hush’: paying a big price for one night of sex

Cosmopolitan editor Kate White has a thriving second career as a crime writer. If you haven’t read one of her five Bailey Weggins novels, you’ve missed one of the strongest contemporary mystery

‘Bass Ackwards’: lost in America

Linas Phillips’ new movie, “Bass Ackwards,” has the feel of one of those quirky and very personal Hollywood movies from the 1970s — something that might have been made by Paul Mazursky or Hal Ashby in