| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Prince Charles helped kick off the inaugural London men's fashion week with a June 14 reception at St. James' Palace...
| Nov 17, 2008
Reporting from Chicago -- On Nov. 17, 1978, the "Star Wars" universe was rocked by a disturbance in the Force more calamitous than the destruction of Alderon, more catastrophic than the Clone Wars, and more devastating than the introduction of Jar Jar...
| Oct 6, 2008
Book Signing Dates
TUESDAY, 10/7 @ 7:00pm
1360 Westwood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
MONDAY, 10/13 @ 7:00pm
8818 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, Ca 90069
| Apr 24, 2009
What does it mean to celebrate the written word? It means getting excited about, well, everything.
FOR THE RECORD:
Festival of Books: A Friday Calendar article on authors attending the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books said that...
| Oct 12, 2008
Words & Ideas
Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards Baumgardner ("Abortion & Life") and Richards ("Opting In: Having a Child Without Losing Yourself") will read and sign their books. Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 5 p....
| Apr 15, 2009
Hairdos that mirror beehives, cars that drip with unfamiliar ornaments and books that came off the shelves years ago.
It's time for Baltimoreans to tuck away their winter clothes and welcome the warm weather, and there's no better way to celebrate the...
| May 10, 2010
| 5:36 AM
Her luminous beauty -- seen in doe-like eyes set against perfectly chiseled cheekbones -- helped make her one of the first black women to triumph in Hollywood.
Her radiant vocals -- tinged with the sorrow of the blues -- placed her in an elite class of...
| May 10, 2010
| 2:38 PM
NEW YORK -- Lena Horne, the enchanting jazz singer and actress known for her plaintive, signature song "Stormy Weather" and for her triumph over the bigotry that allowed her to entertain white audiences but not socialize with them, has died.
She was 92....
| Jul 3, 2010
By Bill Peters
The Glendale Renaissance Orchestra started the second concert of its inaugural season with a strong beat set firmly by Victor Venacore, guest conductor for a night of pops music.
Leading both the Renaissance Orchestra and his touring...
| Jul 6, 2009
According to James Gavin's new biography, "Stormy Weather: The Life of Lena Horne," the legendary singer-actress was never comfortable being an icon.
"As I say in the introduction of my book, icons are not allowed to be human beings," explains Gavin, a...
| Nov 8, 2011
Hal Kanter, an Emmy Award-winning comedy writer, and a director and producer whose career included writing for Bob Hope and Bing Crosby, directing Elvis Presley and creating a landmark 1960s TV series starring Diahann Carroll, has died. He was 92....