| May 18, 2012
| 4:36 AM
American Idol recap: Joshua Ledet is eliminated in Season 11's next to last results night. Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips will face off in the finale....
| Dec 30, 2012
Strike a pose
If you're Madonna and you plan to stage the most fashionable Super Bowl halftime show in years, there's only one way to kick it off: Perform the 1990 smash hit "Vogue" as classic Vogue covers are projected on stage. The Queen of Pop's...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 3:27 PM
A contemporary house in the Hollywood Hills West "bird streets" area where Beatle John Lennon once landed has sold, again, for $4.2 million. It had previously changed hands in April, also for $4.2 million.
The seller, from the United Kingdom, had...
| Jul 17, 2012
Country singer Kitty Wells had been recording, touring and broadcasting without major success for more than a decade when she accepted an offer in 1952 to record one more song before she planned to turn her attention to staying at home and raising a...
| Oct 10, 2012
It isn't always possible to meet your favorite star. In Los Angeles, you often settle for your star's star instead.
When you want to celebrate, when you want to mourn, you commune with your idol's brass and terrazzo stand-in.
The lucky stars are there...
| Apr 27, 2012
Bert Weedon was a legendary British guitar player who influenced a generation of budding rock stars with his popular "Play in a Day" instructional book.
Eric Clapton, Brian May, Pete Townshend, Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison are among...
| Nov 4, 2012
BOSTON — Major, sudden and tragic events create indelible images, mental snapshots that enable people, decades later, to recall where they were when they heard the news: the Sept. 11 attacks; the deaths of John Lennon and Diana, Princess of Wales;...
| Sep 2, 2012
John Cage's ideas have long inspired artists inside and outside the experimental music subculture. Besides new-music figures considered disciples or associates — Christian Wolff, Earle Brown, Morton Feldman and David Tudor, for example — he...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Victor Spinetti, a comic actor and raconteur who won a Tony on Broadway and the adoration of Beatles fans when he appeared in three of the Fab Four's movies, died Tuesday in Monmouth, England. He was 82.
The cause was cancer, said Barry Burnett, the...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:24 PM
"It's that kind of a story where things got so out of control," says O, the narrator of"Savages."She's talking about the plot, but she might be talking about the filmmaking as well.
Adapted from the bestselling Don Winslow novel, "Savages" has a lot...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:39 PM
The first song the broader world heard from the Beatles wasn't one of the pop-music gems that seemed to flow so effortlessly from the pens of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, nor was it any of their versions of American R&B and blues songs that were a...