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Latest Alice Items
The story of New York Fashion Week has been told in mostly black and white _ making it that much harder to ignore all the unusual prints on the runway, even if they, too, were color-free.
Nicky Silver's play "The Lyons" will close on Broadway on July 1 after the Tony Awards snubbed lead actress Linda Lavin.
Linda Lavin knows what she'll be doing after she takes "The Lyons" to Broadway _ another Broadway show.
Let's look at some of the greatest tough girls to grace movie screens.
Harry Kessler began his diary, now a classic of German literature, in June 1880. He had just turned 12 and for the next nearly 60 years, until his death in 1937, he kept at it, turning it into a work of several volumes. The diaries have been best-sellers in Germany for many years, unusual for a book of epic proportions.
Don't believe it. There can never be enough of Calvin Trillin. He has become a literary treasure over the past four decades, during which he has bestowed on readers his inimitably droll philosophy of life.
Like many fictional characters, the Boston-Irish Kellehers of J. Courtney Sullivan's "Maine," are not perfect. For the most part they are not lovable either, and that is not simply because they are flawed; it's because most of them are not charming. That's quite rare in a novel.
''Dying is easy. Comedy is hard." This gritty utterance, attributed variously to actors Peter O'Toole, Jack Lemmon and Edmund Gwenn, also could be applied to Tina Fey. In her newly released autobiography, "Bossypants," Miss Fey certainly puts the "comedy is hard" half of this adage through its paces.
While the national spotlight has been on Wisconsin's efforts to downsize state government and get structural deficits under control, Ohio also has been moving to rationalize its state government in an era of high unemployment and static state revenue.