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Monthly Entertainment Guide: March

A preview of must-hit events and activities around town for the month of March.

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  • Celeb birthdays for the week of March 8-14

    March 8: Songwriter Carole Bayer Sager is 71. Musician-actor Micky Dolenz of The Monkees is 70. Bassist Randy Meisner (The Eagles, Poco) is 69. Singer Peggy March is 67. Singer Gary Numan is 57. News…

  • Disneyland memorabilia auction brings in $1.7 million

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Disneyland memorabilia collector has taken a cue from the movie “Frozen” and decided to “Let It Go.” Van Eaton Galleries says nearly 1,000 items — including a bird from the…

  • Salonga says she is in talks on taking role in “Allegiance”

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Tony award winner Lea Salonga says talks have not yet been finalized on her joining the cast of George Takei’s musical “Allegiance” on Broadway, but added it is a show she…

  • Classical music composer Ezra Laderman dies at 90

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Ezra Laderman, a classical music composer whose works ranged from symphonies to operas to music for Academy Award-winning films, has died. He was 90. The Yale School of Music, where…

  • Tena Stivicic’s ‘3 Winters’ wins Blackburn Prize

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tena Stivicic has won the oldest and most prestigious playwriting prize for women. The author of “3 Winters” was awarded the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and $25,000 on Monday night for…

  • Pollution documentary attracts huge interest in China

    BEIJING (AP) — A slick new documentary on China’s environmental woes has racked up more than 175 million online views in two days, underscoring growing concern in the country over the impact of air, water…

  • Review: Love is tested in ‘The Mystery of Love & Sex’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Love and sex are both pretty big topics, and while Bathsheba Doran’s new play, “The Mystery of Love & Sex,” illuminates both with gentle humor, it’s also about how secrets can…

  • Sara Gilbert welcomes baby boy with wife Linda Perry

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sara Gilbert shared the news of her new baby on “The Talk.” Co-host Julie Chen announced on Monday’s episode that Gilbert welcomed a son over the weekend. It’s Gilbert’s first with…

  • Hernandez prosecutors want jury told about Florida shooting

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez asked the judge Monday to let them tell jurors about his involvement in a friend’s shooting…

  • Television’s ‘Judge Judy’ staying in session

    NEW YORK (AP) — Daytime television’s most popular personality, “Judge Judy” Sheindlin, has extended her contract for three years and plans to keep her court in session into 2020. CBS Television Distribution didn’t discuss terms…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EST

    Mikulski, longest-serving woman in Congress and pugnacious advocate, won’t seek 6th term BALTIMORE (AP) — Sen. Barbara Mikulski, a tough and dogged daughter of working class Baltimore who rose to become the longest-serving woman in…

  • Judge: CeeLo Green in compliance with probation in drug case

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — CeeLo Green has completed more than 150 hours of community service and is complying with counseling requirements that are conditions of his probation in a felony drug case, court records show.…

  • Review: ‘Second Best’ Marigold Hotel lives up to its title

    If you’re going to do a movie sequel that doesn’t quite measure up to the original and seems rather hurriedly cobbled together, well, OK. Many filmmakers have done the same. But actually putting the words…

  • Sculptures created for Florence Cathedral are on view in NYC

    NEW YORK (AP) — More than two dozen early 15th-century sculptures created for Florence Cathedral are making an unprecedented appearance in New York City. The Museum of Biblical Art on Manhattan’s Upper West Side is…

  • Picasso’s rarely seen ceramics featured at Kennedy Center

    WASHINGTON (AP) — While Pablo Picasso crafted thousands of ceramic pieces late in his career that reflected his Mediterranean and Spanish roots, this art was long overshadowed by his famous paintings and sculptures. Now a…