Tennessee Williams

Roll of a Lifetime

Ride along with Jessica Lange as the award-winning actor and photographer captures the Mississippi delta with her camera, one striking image at a time<p>About twenty minutes before I pulled into the Memphis airport to pick up my then-acquaintance Jessica Lange, I was nearly stopped dead by an …

Baptist Church

Snow White and the Seven Dwarves gets the East Van Panto treatment

<b>East Van Panto: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves</b><p><i>Nov. 29 to Jan. 6, various times | York Theatre</i><p><b>Tickets and info</b>: From $22, at eastvanpanto.ca<p>Five …

Canadian News

Nick Nolte Reflects on What Acting’s Meant for Him Ahead of Walk of Fame Honor

Nick Nolte lives in a treehouse in Malibu. It’s an actual house. In a tree. A tree runs through the bedroom. He built it on the property he owns, a …

Barbra Streisand

You Should Be Going to Betty Wetter's Trivia Night at Solo Bar

How much do you know about famous Bettys? The Seattle drag queen Betty Wetter (above) wrote questions about Bettie Page, Betty Grable, Betty Rubble, …

Seattle

Baby Names Inspired by Southern Authors

<i>This article originally appeared on SouthernLiving.com.</i><p>Southerners are a literature-loving group of people. We’re also a bunch of sentimental pack …

Literature

50 Facts Every True Stranger Things Fan Should Know

Netflix

Tony Winner Ann Wedgeworth Dies at 83

The stage and screen actor won a Tony for her performance in Neil Simon’s 1977 comedy Chapter Two.<p>Ann Wedgeworth, a Tony winner for her performance …

Entertainment

1921: The French Quarter becomes a literary bohemia | NOLA.com

<i>The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing</i> <i>300 for 300</i> <i>project, running through 2018 and highlighting the moments</i> …

Literature

Listening to the City | Smithsonian Folkways Magazine

<b>Tony Schwartz</b> was arguably the second greatest sound recordist in American history. The only person more important was Alan Lomax, and in some …

Smithsonian

Why James and Dave Franco Waited Their Whole Lives To Make a Movie Together

It’s hard to beat the riotous good fun of a truly bad movie, and few bad movies are quite as historic as Tommy Wiseau’s 2003 film <i>The Room</i>. The …

James Franco

Schiller’s Don Carlos and David Walliams musical in Nuffield Southampton Theatres’ 2018 season

Nuffield Southampton Theatres has announced its 2018 season, which includes Tom Burke starring in Don Carlos. The season is to be spread

Playwrights

Eve’s Bayou Remains a Beautiful Portrait of Black Identity 20 Years Later

I don’t quite remember the first summer I went to Loreauville, Louisiana. But I distinctly recall the emotions of returning to those acres of land, …

Samuel L. Jackson

The disturbing art of lying by telling the truth

The line between truth and lies is becoming ever murkier, finds Melissa Hogenboom.<p>It is no secret that politicians often lie, but consider this ­– they can do so simply by telling the truth. Confused?<p>That statement becomes clearer when you realise that we've probably all done it. A classic example …

Psychology

VIDEO: Five Things to Do in Key West

Located off the tip of Florida, this city marks the southernmost point in the continental U.S. But that certainly isn’t the only draw for this …

Travel

16 Historic Figures You Never Knew Died In Really Bizarre Ways

1 of 17<p>Harry Houdini<p>Erik Weisz, known better by his stage name Harry Houdini, is remembered as one of the greatest magicians and escapists of all …

Zachary Taylor

75 Years Later, Now, Voyager Remains a Poignant Depiction of Mental Illness

Bette Davis in <i>Now, Voyager</i>.<br>Warner Bros. Pictures <i>This article originally appeared in</i> <b>Vulture</b>.About 23 minutes into <i>Now, Voyager</i> comes one of the most …

Bette Davis

Tangier, Morocco: the ultimate city guide

This cosmopolitan Moroccan city used to be a louche interzone where beatnik writers and artists ran wild. Now Tangier has a fresh generation of …

Ian Fleming

Three Strand-Hounds

“BILL SMITH”<p>A NEW YORK writer who can be called Bill Smith has carved out a reputation as one of the most creative procrastinators in the trade. Some people believe he may someday be studied by university students on that basis in writing courses. Writers who have managed to make it until noon with …

Playwrights

A brief geography of time

© www.viewsoftheworld.netSometimes referred to as the fourth dimension, time has a highly geographical relevance. For human geography, population …

Maps

9 Things You Might Not Know About Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace

Just like Stephen King, Margaret Atwood is more ubiquitous than ever in the twilight of her career. Her classic feminist novel <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> saw …

Culture

The Mumbai minute: Plan your weekend in 60 seconds

<b>Friday</b><b><br>Find divine inspiration</b><br>Watch divinity brought to life on canvas by artist Arpitha Reddy, in her Amruta Manthana series. Reddy is inspired by …

India

Mixed performances set tone in Southern melodrama 'Battlecreek'

With its sticky-hot Dixie setting, haunted small-town folks and dead-end vibe, “Battlecreek” invokes some symbolic tale out of the 1950s or ’60s given the once-over by Tennessee Williams.<p>That said, there’s something credibly affecting about the film’s main character, Henry (“It” boy Bill …

Bill Skarsgård

How ‘Stranger Things’ Star Millie Bobby Brown Made Eleven ‘Iconic’ and Catapulted Into Pop Culture

“I’ve never seen that in a child actor.”<p>It’s almost a mantra for anyone who’s worked with Millie Bobby Brown.<p>Whether it’s “Stranger Things” executive …

TV

15 Facts About Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie

<i>The Glass Menagerie</i> is an American classic that tells a tragic family tale of love, bitterness, and abandonment. But beyond its delicate glass …

Culture

Travel review: the classic Deep South road trip 🇺🇸 🇺🇸 🇺🇸

Open roads, a killer playlist, hours to kill chatting in a car as well as bars, food and iconic places to stop at along the way: yes, a road trip is …

Road Trips

The Best College in Every State

The elements that make for a great college go well beyond the quality of the education that gives the place a reason to exist in the first place. …

College & University

These Two Small Letters Heralded the Beginning of Online Communication

Language

Go Inside Miami’s Most Expensive Hotel Suites

In advance of Art Basel, AD surveys Miami’s most incredible accommodations, from Faena to the Surf Club<p>Long a playground for the rich and famous, Miami boasts some of the most luxurious hotels on the East Coast, if not in the entire country. With the world’s largest concentration of Art Deco …

Hotels

Who shot John F Kennedy? Why a conspiracy is more attractive than the truth

It’s perfectly rational to believe in conspiracies. When something happens that seems impossible, it’s natural to look for a human explanation – and if the CIA can try to kill Fidel Castro with an exploding cigar, or Richard Nixon’s boys can bug the Watergate Hotel, why wouldn’t the KGB shoot John …

John F. Kennedy

11 Plays and Musicals That Premiered Posthumously On Broadway

Though the writers of these shows never got to see their works open on the Main Stem, their legacies live on.<p>Opening night on Broadway is usually a …

Broadway Theatre