| Nov 25, 2010
Roll over Beethoven. At the School of Rock, studying the classics means learning the Ramones' "Blitzkrieg Bop" and Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall," not "Moonlight Sonata."
On Nov. 13, the nationwide chain of music schools opened its 60th...
| May 1, 2011
A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
| Jan 3, 2011
| 3:15 PM
"Gulliver's Travels" star Jack Black has purchased Flea's Los Feliz-area home for $5,965,000, Redfin.com shows.
Sitting on a flag-shaped lot of more than half an acre, the two-story 1915 house had been renovated by Flea (a.k.a. bassist Michael Balzary)...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 3:54 PM
The $1.5 billion Paramount Park in Spain hopes to rival Disneyland Paris as a European tourist destination when the movie theme park debuts in spring 2015.
> Photos: Paramount Park Murcia theme park in Spain
Located on the Mediterranean coast about...
| Dec 25, 2011
Partying until daybreak, flying the red eye, cramming all night for an exam — these are just a few reasons for skimping on beauty sleep. And rarely in these circumstances is there the luxury of taking the next day off to nurse oneself back to happy,...
| Jun 12, 2011
Being on the move — be it by plane, train, automobile or cruise ship — is in the American DNA. And with the start of summer, the tendency kicks into high gear with road trips, beach forays, camping expeditions, out-of-town bachelor or...
| Jul 20, 2011
Like many boys, Adam Chester's most embarrassing moments occurred in middle school, courtesy of his dear mom. He was changing gym clothes alongside his buddies when he heard a familiar, shrill voice from beyond: "AAADAAM!" In through the locker room...
| Jan 22, 2012
At dawn on the dock, a few sailors kiss spouses and dogs goodbye. Then we muster on the quarterdeck: 17 crew (nine volunteers and eight professional sailors) ranging from a 19-year-old South Carolina college student to a 76-year-old Michigan farmer.
| Jan 30, 2009
Jack Nakano, an educator who launched the nonprofit Youth Theatre Productions in Santa Barbara in the early 1960s and later founded and was artistic director of the Hollywood-based California Youth Theatre and YouTHeatre-America!, has died. He was 75....
| Feb 8, 2009
| 10:08 PM