| Oct 13, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Ladies and gentlemen, it was experimentation night on â??DWTSâ?? as Season 9â??s fourth week introduced four new dances to the ballroom roster: the country two-step, the bolero, the Charleston and the lambada. And maybe itâ??s due to the fa...
| Aug 17, 2008
IF YOU needed any more proof that jumpsuits are back, it came earlier this month when a peacock-embroidered one-piece owned by Elvis Presley fetched $300,000 at auction.
That anonymous bidder isn't the only one taken with the style star of summer. At...
| Sep 23, 2008
NOTHING gets the comic juices flowing like a workplace revenge fantasy. In "9 to 5: The Musical," an eager-to-please adaptation of the fizzy 1980 pop-feminist film, three female employees, tired of banging their heads against a low-hanging glass ceiling,...
| Nov 5, 2008
Ray Ellis, the versatile pop music arranger who wrote the charts for hits by the Four Lads, Bobby Darin, Connie Francis, Doris Day and Johnny Mathis, has died. He was 85.
Ellis, a longtime resident of Ojai, died Oct. 27 of liver cancer at an assisted-...
| Jun 23, 2008
As the summer heat and a sense of nostalgia permeated the air, the Hollywood Bowl kicked off its 87th season Friday night with a stirring, fireworks-enlivened tribute to three new inductees into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame. All -- flutist James...
| Jun 29, 2008
Esteemed British writer Christopher Isherwood met 18-year-old Don Bachardy at Will Rogers State Beach in October 1952 and by early the next year, the two had begun an intimate relationship that lasted until Isherwood's death in 1986. They were a high-...
| Jan 13, 2008
The Los Olivos Cafe & Wine Merchant presents a series of wine-tasting events. The establishment in downtown Los Olivos has wine experts in the store on selected Tuesdays for "Understanding Your Palate"; on upcoming Wednesdays...
| Mar 10, 2010
| 10:45 PM
Corey Haim was in full teen-idol mode in 1988, swamped with letters from adoring young female fans and his face on the covers of teen magazines.
But it was acting that was foremost on the mind of the Canadian-born 16-year-old, whose growing list of...
| Dec 6, 2009
Given its penchant for eclectic programming, it's no surprise that the Hollywood Bowl curates its show posters the same way it curates its shows.
"Musically, we always want to do something unique," says Laura Connelly, director of presentations for the...
| Aug 30, 2009
| 11:17 AM