| May 11, 2010
| 4:32 PM
-- Form over function? Shigeru Ban and Jean de Gastines' design for the new Pompidou Centre in the eastern French city of Metz may overshadow the Picassos, Dalis and Warhols displayed inside. (Associated Press) -- Winning performance: Actor Ian McKellen,....
| Apr 12, 2010
| 9:33 PM
This is a longer version of my Los Angeles Times Sunday Calendar cover on Hollywood producer Dick Zanuck, who is having quite the year with "Alice in Wonderland," "Clash of the Titans" and "Book of Eli." I interviewed Zanuck last......
| Dec 17, 2010
Blake Edwards, a writer-director who battled depression in his personal life yet was known as a modern master of slapstick and sophisticated wit with hit films such as the "Pink Panther" comedies, "10" and "Breakfast at Tiffany's," has died. He was 88....
| Jun 14, 2010
Reporting from New York -- One is a movie vixen and theater novice who can currently be seen in the superhero blockbuster "Iron Man 2" — and splashed across the glossy pages of tabloid magazines. The other is a respected theater veteran little known...
| Jun 28, 2010
| 9:00 PM
Allyn Ferguson, a prolific, Emmy-winning composer who co-wrote the themes for the popular TV series "Charlie's Angels" and "Barney Miller," has died. He was 85.
Ferguson, who also was known as an arranger and conductor, died of natural causes June 23...
| Nov 7, 2010
Martin Baum, an old-time New York theatrical talent agent who became a veteran voice of experience for the upstart Creative Artists Agency in the late 1970s and who brought to the firm such established star clients as Sidney Poitier and Peter Sellers, has...
| Jul 25, 2010
What Is This Thing Called Love?
St. Martin's: 160 pp., $19.99
"It was cold and raining at four in the morning when Buddy walked out of Caesars Palace, stark naked except for the L.A. Times wrapped around his waist." These sweet,...
| Jul 31, 2010
John Aylesworth, a TV writer and producer who co-created the long-running comedy-variety show "Hee Haw," has died. He was 81.
Aylesworth died Wednesday of complications of pneumonia at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, said his wife, Anita...
| Aug 31, 2010
It's been nearly three weeks since 10-year-old Jackie Evancho took the nation's breath away on NBC's " America's Got Talent." Her version of "O Mio Babbino Caro" from Puccini's opera "Gianni Schicchi" brought the house down and assured her a place in...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 12:31 PM
Lady Antebellum's desperate late-night call for companionship, "Need You Now," was named record and song of the year among five awards the country trio collected during the 53rd Grammy Awards ceremony Sunday from Staples Center in Los Angeles.
| Mar 3, 2011
| 12:39 PM
A new batch of Disney theme park celebrity advertisements from photographer Annie Leibovitz stars model-actress Olivia Wilde, TV star Alec Baldwin, singer-actress Queen Latifah as well as Oscar-winners Jeff Bridges and Penelope Cruz.