Downton Abbey, Season 2, PBS

‘Downton Abbey’: Season 2 on PBS Masterpiece Classic Written and created by Julian FellowesDirected by Ashley Pearce, Brian Kelly, Andy Goddard, James Strong and Brian PercivalStarring: Starring Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Dan StevensMasterpiece on PBS stations,  ...

Eames: The Architect and the Painter

Ray (left) and Charles Eames photographing a model for their "Mathematica" exhibitionPhoto © 2011 Eames Office LLC ‘Eames: The Architect and the Painter’ Produced by Jason Cohn and Bill Jersey Written by Jason Cohn Narrated by James Franco  ...

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, San Diego

From left, Amanda Naughton, Kelsey Venter, Geno Carr, and Phil Johnson in "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" at The Old GlobePhoto by Henry DiRocco Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Directed by James VasquezBook and Lyrics  ...

Woody Allen: A Documentary, PBS

‘Woody Allen: A Documentary’ Two-part documentary on American Masters, PBSWritten and directed by Robert WeideInterviewees include Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Scarlett Johansson, Martin Scorsese, Sean Penn, Chris Rock, Owen Wilson, Leonard Maltin, Letty Aronson (sister/producer), Marshall Brickman (co-writer),  ...

Page Eight, PBS

'Page Eight,' PBS Masterpiece Contemporary Written and Directed by Sir David HareStarring Bill Nighy, Rachel Weisz, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Judy Davis, Felicity JonesSunday, Nov. 6, 2011, 9–11 p.m. ET/PTPBS, Masterpiece Contemporary “Page Eight” is a contemporary spy  ...

Totem, Cirque du Soleil, SF

‘Totem’ Cirque du SoleilWritten and directed by Robert LePageAT&T Park, San FranciscoOct. 28-Dec. 18, 2011 I won’t go so far as to say “Totem” is the best Cirque du Soleil spectacle of the bunch. There are  ...

Prohibition, PBS

'Prohibition' Documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick Written by Geoffrey C. Ward Narrated by Peter Coyote Voices include Adam Arkin, Phillip Bosco, Patricia Clarkson, Kevin Conway, Blythe Danner, Paul Giamatti, Tom Hanks, Jeremy Irons, Samuel L.  ...

Rita Moreno: Life Without Makeup, Berkeley

Rita Moreno in a scene from her show at Berkeley RepPhoto courtesy of kevinberne.com 'Rita Moreno: Life Without Makeup' Written by Tony TacconeDeveloped by Rita Moreno and Tony TacconeStaged and directed by David GalliganBerkeley Repertory TheatreSept. 2-Oct. 30, 2011  ...