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  • Calendar Picks and Clicks: July 27-Aug. 2

    By Laura Donney

    July 24, 2013 | 4:09 pm

    SAT JULY 27

    “AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO”

    The Marx man is back. Almost. Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante re-creates his PBS portrayal of the famous comedian. The evening will include some of the best Groucho anecdotes and songs, like “Hooray for Captain...

  • Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Irv

    By Hank Rosenfeld

    December 8, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    "We were young, gay, reckless! That night I drank champagne from your slipper. Two quarts. It would have been more, but they were open-toed." -- Groucho Marx to Margaret Dumont in "At the Circus."

    When Irving S. Brecher was writing the Marx Brothers' movie, "At the Circus," in 1938,...

  • A Man Walks Into a Hospital and . . .

    By Hank Rosenfeld

    October 28, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The Room

    Irving Brecher, 91-year-old wannabe-stand-up comic, is nervous. The Doctors Emeritus Society of Cedars-Sinai is at the buffet in the Harvey Morse room, a conference hall where the old practitioners gather every month to hear specialists on subjects like pain control....