The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech is among 25 recordings selected for the 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame. Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A." and the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main St." also are among the new Grammy Hall of Fame selectio
The Tony-winning Broadway revival of "Anything Goes" will make its way to L.A. in late 2012 as part of a national tour, organizers have announced. The Cole Porter musical is scheduled to run at the Ahmanson Theatre in November and December 2012, though exact d
“Chico & Rita”: A mostly Spanish-language drama that opens in Los Angeles on Friday, “Chico & Rita” tackles mature subjects like sex, ambition and regret in a format Hollywood studios reserve for kid-friendly fare: animation.
The pop group the Magnetic Fields, which features the songwriting of Stephin Merritt, performed at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles on Friday night. Times pop critic Randall Roberts was there to review.
The TCM Classic Film Festival announced its final lineup Wednesday, including last-minute additions such as a screening of the Cole Porter musical "High Society" (1956) poolside at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, appearances by filmmakers Mel Brooks and John Ca
On Saturday evening, the TCM Classic Film Festival will be screening a selection of Hollywood figures' home movies at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel – you can see Esther Williams teaching her children how to swim, Steve McQueen taking his two kids to Disneyla
Actress Kim Novak told an audience at the TCM Classic Film Festival Friday that she has bipolar disorder, and sometimes regrets her decision to leave Hollywood in the late 1960s at the height of her fame.
After nearly a decade as a Vegas showgirl, Patsy Rodriguez has plenty of stories about performances that didn't go quite as planned. She may not tell all, but she shares plenty when she meets visitors.
Like the one about the time her wig fell off and got...
MOST people think of the accordion, if they think of it at all, as a social instrument, wheezing out polkas and folk tunes. The sound of it brings to mind French cafes, Mexican plazas, German beer gardens, Argentine nightclubs. Nick Ariondo, perhaps the...
In many ways, the first act of "9 to 5: The Musical" played out 35 years ago at a Catholic high school in a small Midwestern city better known for churning out screws than producing titans of stage and screen.Surrounded by cornfields, the...