Eli Wallach, who won a Tony Award on Broadway and appeared in more than 100 movies, starring opposite Clint Eastwood as a scheming treasure-seeker in “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” (1966), has died. He was 98.
Gathered around a small red grill in their courtyard Thursday, residents of an artists’ housing complex called Westbeth contemplated Hurricane Sandy’s smorgasbord: barbecued salmon, chicken, sausages and dumplings.
Betty Ford, the outspoken U.S. first lady whose candid revelations about her struggles with breast cancer and drug and alcohol abuse helped spur awareness of issues few Americans had openly discussed before, died yesterday. She was 93 and lived in Rancho Mirage, California.
You could hardly see the 80 dancers performing around (and in) the reflecting pool at Lincoln Center during Mark Dendy's site-specific work last Wednesday -- the crowds were so thick, you practically needed an aerial view just to catch a glimpse of the event.