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‘Gigolo’ an oddball charmer
We’ll totally forgive you if, as “Fading Gigolo” begins, you’re mistakenly convinced you’re watching a Woody Allen movie. There are those familiar white-on-black titles, the classy jazz on the soundtrack, and Allen’s unmistakable voice, too, setting the scene. And there are further simi...
By Jocelyn Noveck The Associated Press FULL STORY
April showers bring prom flowers
I suspect local florists have been selling a large number of flowers to nervous and excited high school students over the last few weeks. Bouquets for creative askings, dainty corsages for ladies and impossible-to-pin but always elegant boutonnieres for gentlemen — prom season is in full bloom. B...
By Annika Ulrich FULL STORY
Dragon Theatre has a hit with ‘Smash’
Married only 20 minutes, a groom leaves his bride to launch his plan to overthrow the British government. Thus Jeffrey Hatcher’s “Smash” takes the Dragon Theatre audience through a witty satire of romance, education, socialism and lofty but misguided goals. Hatcher based this two-act play o...
By Judy Richter Daily Journal correspondent FULL STORY
Museum gotta see ‘um
MID-CENTURY HOMES OPEN FOR VIEW IN SAN MATEO. Between 1950 and 1974, Joseph Eichler became one of the nation’s most influential homebuilders, using a Modernist style inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright and now known as “California Modern.” Eichler built more than 11,000 homes in California. His lar...
By Susan Cohn Daily Journal Senior Correspondent FULL STORY
‘Game On’ has some bugs at San Jose Repertory Theatre
“Game On” serves up a plate of fantasy baseball, Silicon Valley and environmentalism in a world premiere presented by San Jose Repertory Theatre. Playwrights Dan Hoyle and Tony Taccone combine all these elements through the two main characters, Vinnie (Marco Barricelli) and Alvin (Craig Marker)...
By Judy Richter Daily Journal correspondent FULL STORY
‘Heaven Is for Real’ heartfelt but dull
Continuing the recent trend of faith-based films, including “Noah” and “Son of God,” “Heaven Is for Real” is a sweet tale based on a 4-year-old boy’s account of his trip to heaven that’s likely to please the devout, but won’t entice religious cynics. There’s little doubt the T.D...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Lawyer: Director not in Hawaii during alleged acts
HONOLULU — Credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules show that “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer was not in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands, a defense attorney said Friday. Singer was mainly in Toronto working on the f...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Sutton Foster and Jeanine Tesori bond backstage
NEW YORK — There were two visitors to Sutton Foster’s Broadway dressing room the other day. One was a new friend, the other an old one. One makes beautiful music. One just barks. Foster was entertaining composer Jeanine Tesori, who has written the music for Foster’s latest show, and Mabel, h...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Chris Brown trial set to start on Monday
WASHINGTON — A judge has set Monday as the start date for the assault trial of singer Chris Brown in the nation’s capital. During a brief court appearance Friday in which he wore a suit and tie, Brown turned to wave and salute supporters in the courtroom including his mother and the rapper Bow ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
‘The Boondocks’ back for final ‘offensive’ season
NEW YORK — The brash animated series “The Boondocks” returns to Adult Swim for its fourth and final season without Aaron McGruder, the man who spawned it, but with its brashness intact. A future episode even spoofs “Breaking Bad.” The weekly episodes air Mondays at 10:30 p.m. EDT. Adapte...
The Associated Press FULL STORY

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