| Mar 23, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Los Angeles label Alternative Apparel staged its first-ever runway show on Monday night at its new downtown Fashion District headquarters and showroom space on Spring Street, and the choice of a vintage circus motif to present its fall/winter 2010 "The......
| Apr 11, 2010
The voice explains a lot. You think, how could any woman live with the famously moody writer Norman Mailer for 33 years, and then you hear Norris Church Mailer's soft, authoritative, Marilyn Monroe-ish voice, with its 61-year-old Arkansas twang still...
| Jan 12, 2010
| 6:21 PM
Dale Rickards, a self-styled cowboy who wrangled horses for Hollywood and turned his Malibu ranch into a faux western town for location photography, has died. He was 88.
FOR THE RECORD: : An earlier version of this article...
| Apr 8, 2011
"Circo" is a marvel of a documentary, a clear-eyed and affectionate film that tells a remarkable story with both visual and personal sensitivity. More impressive still, it's largely the work of one man.
Filmmaker Aaron Schock made eight visits to...
| Oct 31, 2010
Haunted attractions are as close as many of us will get to coming face to face with true terror, thank goodness. Here are some fright-filled Halloween nightmares you'll tell your friends you survived. It's never too early to start planning for next year....
| Nov 30, 2010
| 4:31 PM
I'm headed out to check out "Fantasy," a topless revue on the Las Vegas Strip, because I'm supposed to interview the show's then-star, former Playboy centerfold Angelica Bridges. But I hadn't spent much time with my Little Brother from Big Brothers Big...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 11:12 AM
Halloween isn’t just for kids anymore, and it isn’t just celebrated on Oct. 31. At least, not in Vegas.
The holiday has grown into a month-long event that people of all ages look forward to. From its many haunted attractions to special...
| Nov 10, 2011
Bil Keane, a cartoonist who chronicled the lighter moments of family life for more than 50 years through the gentle, heartfelt humor of the "Family Circus" comic strip, has died. He was 89.
Keane died Tuesday of congestive heart failure at his longtime...
| Sep 25, 2011
The novel "The Night Circus" (Doubleday: 387 pp., $26.95) is receiving a good deal of attention, and it's rightly deserved — even though some comparisons of Erin Morgenstern's fable to other popular books seem sky-high and unfair (to her). Does...
| Mar 6, 2011
As grand as the spectacle of film can be, books offer a different set of pleasures: There is time to ponder, to turn the page back, to sit with characters' thoughts and share in their heartbreaks, their revelations. Some big movies are coming this...
| Jun 2, 2011
Seventeen years, 9 million audience members and 8,000-plus performances later, the show that launched the Las Vegas juggernaut that is Cirque du Soleil is still going strong at Treasure Island.
Acrobats walk up and down poles as if gravity were a...