| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked:
Taraji P. Henson | Actress
She may not be a household name, but Taraji P. Henson has notched...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Classical music buffs certainly have heard Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, but we suspect they’ve never heard them sing. Next June, the 2014 Ojai Music Festival will give them the chance.
The three great composers are among the characters in a new...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 1:30 PM
"How are your kids, hon?" a woman asked Julia Roberts after stopping the actress on a Pacific Palisades sidewalk.
She was a familiar neighborhood face to Roberts, and so the two caught up for a few minutes, hugged and parted ways. Here, in the tony...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:19 PM
This review has been updated as noted below.
Bruce Norris, whose “Clybourne Park” won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and the 2012 Tony Award for best play, has a merciless ear for the hypocrisies we all helplessly reveal with every remark. In his...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:44 PM
When George Clooney and Sony Pictures said Tuesday that the release of “The Monuments Men” would be delayed from mid-December to an unspecified date in 2014, they set off a round of speculation--and potential scrambling.
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:44 PM
The next winner of the biennial Neustadt International Prize for Literature, the prestigious literary award often called the “American Nobel,” will be announced Friday night in Oklahoma.
The prize, sponsored by the University of Oklahoma and...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Amazon announced Monday that it has set the premiere dates for its first two original series. "Alpha House" will begin streaming on Nov. 15, and "Betas" will follow a week later on Nov. 22.
Amazon doesn't plan on hewing to the Netflix formula, however,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:00 PM
What with taking off our shoes and belts at airports, discovering the feds are hoovering up all our phone records, and watching drone strikes and SEAL raids around the globe, it's sometimes easy to forget that America has escaped the horror of another...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 12:21 PM
DALLAS — The city's official commemoration event, "The 50th: Honoring the Memory of President John F. Kennedy," will be Nov. 22 in Dealey Plaza and includes historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough reading excerpts from some of...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:52 PM
"A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," the period musical comedy starring Jefferson Mays in multiple roles, opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York on Sunday, following engagements at the Old Globe in San Diego and the Hartford Stage Co. in...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Bloomberg, the New York-based financial news giant, is shutting down its Muse brand of cultural journalism and has laid off its theater critic. The shake-up was part of a company-wide reorganization that came down on Monday and resulted in layoffs...