LOS ANGELES - Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess, died today of heart failure.
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW: 7 p.m., Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre at Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; free with JagCard; $7 general public; presented by the American Shakespeare Center's international touring division; (706) 667-4100.
TODAY AIKEN CITY COUNCIL: 7 p.m., municipal building, Park Avenue. FASHION SHOW: 5 p.m., Harlem High School auditorium; fashion show to benefit Safe Homes of Augusta; registration $5; e-mail Ka'Neesha Caldwell firstname.lastname@example.org. VOLUNTEER TRAINING: University Hospital; conducted by Rape Crisis and Sexual Assault Services; (706) 774-2769.
Come prom night for Westside High School, senior Dayna Symms might not be there.
Purists may flinch but pure delight is in store when four Shakespearean plays get a contemporary makeover on BBC America's "ShakespeaRe-Told."
LOS ANGELES - Gas prices are up, airport lines are long and global warming could mean an increased and mortifying risk of summertime sweatiness.
LONDON - British police were searching for a woman suspected of breaking into the home of pop star George Michael.
"The Prince & Me," in which Julia Stiles plays an American who falls in love with the prince of Denmark, is just begging for "Hamlet" puns - something about spreading compost on the weeds to make them ranker, perhaps, or how fluffy romantic comedies like this come not in single spies but in battalions.
LOS ANGELES -- Hollywood history is loaded with on-screen pairings of performers with real-life romances. Some highlights:
LONDON -- The mournful Olivia in Shakespeare's dark comedy, "Twelfth Night," isn't the first woman Mark Rylance has portrayed.