| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Following his State of the Union address, President Obama did a Google+ hangout with five engaged citizens -- including writer John Green.
Green is the bestselling author of the young adult books "The Fault in Our Stars," "Will Grayson Will Grayson,"...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Country music great George Jones earned the dubious nickname “No Show Jones” because he was often otherwise engaged when it was time to go on stage.
His way of apologizing, sort of, was to write a song that humorously admitted he wasn&...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Alec Baldwin is done with more than just “30 Rock.”
Now that the Broadway revival of Lyle Kessler’s “Orphans" is behind him -- as well as the very public squabble with planned co-star Shia LaBeouf, who exited the production...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Steven Soderbergh’s latest film, “Behind the Candelabra,” looks at the relationship between flamboyant pianist Liberace (Michael Douglas) and his much younger lover Scott Thorson (Matt Damon). The film, which is in competition for the...
| May 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
He was a protégé of Paderewski, the legendary Polish pianist, who said that someday this boy would take his place. But this boy became a parody. Poor Liberace.
He may have cried, as he liked to quip, all the way to the bank, but he is poor Liberace if...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The San Francisco Symphony said on Sunday that it has canceled its upcoming East Coast tour as its musicians continue to strike over compensation.
The orchestra's tour was scheduled to kick off Wednesday at Carnegie Hall in New York, with two concerts....
| Jan 3, 2013
Patti Page, the Oklahoma-born pop singer whose gossamer voice on "The Tennessee Waltz," "The Doggie in the Window" and other 1950s hits offered a soothing counterpart to the revolutionary new sound of rock 'n' roll, died New Year's Day in Encinitas,...
| May 15, 2013
| 7:26 PM
At ABC’s upfront presentation Tuesday in New York City, Jimmy Kimmel slammed the perennial first-place finisher CBS as a bunch of “smug” jerks (though he opted for a more a colorful epithet that isn’t fit to be repeated here)....
| May 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
If viewers are losing interest in broadcast TV, what can lure them back? Executives hope they have an answer: stars.
Lifting the curtain on their 2013-14 schedules at the "upfronts" in New York this week, the networks behaved like smartphone-...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Composer Caroline Shaw has won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for music for her a cappella composition "Partita for 8 Voices."
The two finalists in the category this year were Aaron Jay Kernis for "Pieces of Winter Sky" and Wadada Leo Smith for "Ten Freedom...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 9:46 PM
George Beverly Shea, a gospel singer and songwriter who was a featured part of the Billy Graham crusades for more than 50 years, died Tuesday. He was 104.
Shea, who received a lifetime achievement award at the 2011 Grammy Awards, died in Asheville, N.C....