Theatre Scene

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels has a long pedigree. The 1964 film Bedtime Story was remade in 1988 as Dirty Rotten Scoundrels starring Steve Martin and Michael Caine. The stage musical, which is now being performed at […]

Historic Sites

Moody Mansion in Galveston

This is the first in a series of articles about the Historic Homes of America. Many, such as the one we visit here, is a grand old mansion. Others, such as Frank Lloyd Wright buildings, […]

Theatre Scene

Death Tax

In the United States, the issue of death tax (euphemistically termed estate tax by the government) became a political football in 2010. Four billionaires died that year, which just happened to be the year federal […]

Book Reviews

A Timeline of Detroit

The city of Detroit has certainly not fared well of late, but this book by Paul Vachon takes the long view, starting as it does a million years ago when the topography of Michigan was […]

Theatre Scene

Immortal Longings

“I wasn’t in the theatre last night, I was on Mt. Parnassus.” This elevating line from Terrence McNally’s latest play, Immortal Longings, sums up the experience nicely. Mt. Parnassus towers above Delphi, home to the […]

Arts Scene

Van Gogh in Houston

Several images come to mind when one thinks of Van Gogh, especially sunflowers, and starry night scenes. The current exhibit of 50 of his works at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is, to a […]

Arts scene

  • Several images come to mind when one thinks of Van Gogh, especially sunflowers, and starry night scenes. The current exhibit of 50 of his works at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is, to a [...]

Music scene

  • The allure of Andrew Lloyd Webber’ s Cats is elusive. Like a Civil War, it tends to divide families. I talked with one middle-age couple at the Bass Concert Hall in Austin, where Cats premiered [...]

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  • Dirty Rotten Scoundrels has a long pedigree. The 1964 film Bedtime Story was remade in 1988 as Dirty Rotten Scoundrels starring Steve Martin and Michael Caine. The stage musical, which is now being performed at [...]
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