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  • Woody Allen to return to Broadway this fall

    Three one-act plays by Woody Allen, Ethan Coen and Elaine May are being bundled together and heading to Broadway this fall.


  • With Elaine gone, NYC literary hangout closing

    Elaine's is shutting its doors.


  • Allen's `Midnight,' De Niro's jury open Cannes

    Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" provided just what organizers wanted to open the world's most glamorous film festival Wednesday: Romance, fantasy, laughs and a whole lot of stars, both on screen and strutting the Cannes red carpet.


  • Cannes believes in Woody Allen, even if he doesn't

    Woody Allen might have occasional doubts about his talent, but his adoring fans at Cannes don't.


  • Film party: Everybody comes to Cannes, or wants to

    The Cannes Film Festival is like Rick's Cafe Americain, Humphrey Bogart's nightclub in "Casablanca" about which one character proclaims, "Everybody comes to Rick's."


  • FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005 file picture, director Sidney Lumet, right, receives an honorary Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences during the 77th Academy Awards telecast in Los Angeles, presented by actor Al Pacino. Lumet, the award-winning director of such acclaimed films as "Network," "Serpico," "Dog Day Afternoon" and "12 Angry Men," has died his family said Saturday, April 9, 2011. He was 86. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    US filmmaking great Sidney Lumet dies in NY at 86

    Speaking in his office above the Broadway theaters where he performed as a child, director Sidney Lumet was typically unpretentious in discussing his films, a body of work numbering more American classics than most have a right to contemplate.


  • FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005 file picture, director Sidney Lumet, right, receives an honorary Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences during the 77th Academy Awards telecast in Los Angeles, presented by actor Al Pacino. Lumet, the award-winning director of such acclaimed films as "Network," "Serpico," "Dog Day Afternoon" and "12 Angry Men," has died his family said Saturday, April 9, 2011. He was 86. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    US filmmaking great Sidney Lumet dies in NY at 86

    Speaking in his office above the Broadway theaters where he performed as a child, director Sidney Lumet was typically unpretentious in discussing his films, a body of work numbering more American classics than most have a right to contemplate.


  • FILE - In this April 27, 1993 file photo, restaurateur Elaine Kaufman, left, stands with author George Plimpton at her restaurant "Elaine's" in New York. Kaufman, whose East Side establishment became a haven for show business and literary notables, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2010 at the age of 81. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

    Average joes welcomed alongside celebs at Elaine's

    Celebrities and bold names and the publishing elite made Elaine Kaufman's restaurant famous. But you didn't have to be a star to pass her personal test and join the inner circle of regulars.


  • FILE - In this April 27, 1993 file photo, restaurateur Elaine Kaufman, left, stands with author George Plimpton at her restaurant "Elaine's" in New York. Kaufman, whose East Side establishment became a haven for show business and literary notables, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2010 at the age of 81. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

    Elaine Kaufman, owner of famed NY restaurant, dies

    Elaine Kaufman was a 34-year-old waitress and restaurant manager from the Bronx when she opened her restaurant in 1963, serving unremarkable Italian food in a prosaic space on Manhattan's Upper East Side. With the help of a public relations pal, a fondness for interesting people and a weakness for struggling writers, she turned the humble eatery into a celebrity hangout that attracted the biggest names in film and literature and left New Yorkers wondering: how do I get a table at Elaine's?


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