Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the mad scientist of "Young Frankenstein," has died. He was 83.
Paul Prather didn’t grow up with the arts as a big part of his life, and he even actively avoided the arts for a time. But then, in high school, he was assigned to read William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar.” And it changed his life. “I cannot imagine my life without the arts,” Prather writes. “What an arid journey it would have been.”
The horror movie "Don't Breathe" has reason to let out a big sigh of relief. Audiences turned out in droves for the late summer thriller, which brought in $26.1 million, according to studio estimates released Sunday.
What The Bad Plus achieves on “It’s Hard” is a return to form. There are no guest soloists, no outside vocalists and no askew production touches. It has the trio adapting a set of what could be called new standards, a collection of largely pop-directed works that aren’t simply recast in a jazz setting but are wholly reconfigured.
The modestly budgeted horror movie "Don't Breathe" scared off competitors at the box office this weekend, taking first place with $26.4 million in its first days in theaters. Directed by Fede Alvarez, "Don't Breathe" cost only around $10 million to produce.
Mirror Twin Brewing will open on National Avenue in September; LexGo Eat got a preview. Also, we set up the Chevy Chase Street Fair, Bluegrass Eggfest, Jewish Food Festival, Lexington Fest of Ales and the Moontower Music Festival.