| Jul 10, 2011
We live in a pop age gone loco for retro and crazy for commemoration. Band reformations and reunion tours, tribute albums and box sets, anniversary festivals and live performances of classic albums: Each new year is better than the previous year for music...
| Jul 16, 2011
Singer Katy Perry and comic actor Russell Brand have bought a Sunset Strip-area compound from former National Lampoon Chief Executive Daniel Laikin for $6.5 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows. Perry and Brand are in the process of selling their...
| Nov 6, 2011
At 16, Peter Baynham joined Britain's Merchant Navy. Within a year, the bookish young man with a droll sense of humor had not only electrocuted himself but also nearly steered a supertanker straight into a ferry.
In 2005, Baynham — by then more...
| Jun 16, 2011
In the latest sign of Hollywood's accelerated efforts to expand its presence in the fast-growing Chinese market, Warner Bros. Entertainment has announced plans to offer its movies via cable television there, the first such venture by a major studio....
| Jul 27, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Update: Pop singer Katy Perry and her husband, comic actor Russell Brand, have sold their Los Feliz home for $3.3 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
The gated one-third-acre property includes a 1922 Mediterranean-style house and a swimming...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Dave Davies is responsible for one of the pivotal moments in rock 'n' roll, when he sliced the speaker cone of his little green amplifier and ran it through a larger Vox amp to create the distorted guitar sound that drove the Kinks' 1964 breakthrough...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:30 PM
| May 29, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Enzian Theater will open the comedy "Frances Ha" on Friday, May 31, and as a bonus, patrons of the 9 p.m. show can participate in a question-and-answer session with star Greta Gerwig.
"Frances Ha" is about an awkward dancer trying to get her life in...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 6:59 AM
"Just call me Liza."
That's how Liza Minnelli set the tone for her interview as this reporter thrust formality upon her. After insisting to be on a first-name basis, she then punctuates her point with her trademark cackle.
Sure, she's known as the...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 5:19 PM
He won five Grammys in 1981, the same year he picked up a Golden Globe and an Oscar, but Christopher Cross makes it clear that his biggest accomplishment is being a father of three.
"(My children) are what I'm most proud of. I've tried to raise three...