| Jan 21, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Who better to inspire a little help from your friends than Ringo Starr?
That appeared to be the thought process for filmmaker David Lynch in seeking an honoree to headline a benefit for his foundation, which was created to promote Transcendental...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In a cluttered Sherman Oaks workshop, a craftsman uses a heat stripper to cut a rose petal shape out of a roll of blood-red fabric. The petals are pressed with glue, treated with fabric softener until the edges curl and left to dry on a giant wooden rack....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 9:00 AM
"The Book of Mormon" is back at the Pantages, Segerstrom's Off Center Festival gets underway down in the O.C., and the musical "Let's Misbehave" sings the praises, and the songs, of Cole Porter.
Don’t Leave It All to Your Children L.A. premiere of...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The dystopian drama "Foxfinder" premieres in Pasadena, Gordon Goodman is back as "Barrymore," and Barry McGovern does Beckett at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.
Human Identity L.A. premiere of writer-performer Christopher Vened’s solo show mixing mime...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:05 AM
TEHRAN -- A technical blunder? Or the latest episode in the culture wars between Iran's hard-liners and moderates?
Confusion is rife in the Iranian capital about a recent showing of musical instruments on Iranian state television that broke a three-...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Continuing its late surge through Hollywood's never-ending awards season, director David O. Russell's con game story "American Hustle" won a leading three trophies at the Golden Globes — including best musical or comedy — while the slavery...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Clive Davis typically has many irons in many fires. So even though he's holed up in an elegant Beverly Hills Hotel bungalow he's had at his disposal "forever" — fielding phone calls, e-mails and, yes, even faxes while organizing the annual pre-...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Sony Pictures Entertainment led all studios with four Golden Globe wins in film categories on Sunday night.
The studio's haul included three awards for "American Hustle," which had been nominated in seven categories. Sony Pictures, a unit of Sony Corp.,...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 12:19 PM
The raison d’être of Stevie Wonder’s annual holiday concert is the collection of toys for needy children in the Southland, something he’s done enthusiastically for 18 years now, each edition featuring a different lineup of friends,...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 8:13 AM
First writer Aaron Sorkin left the project. Now its star, Hugh Jackman, has also departed.
The long-planned stage musical based on the life of Harry Houdini has lost its leading man, with Jackman withdrawing from the role. The Australian actor has cited...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:26 PM
How does a man who turned his back on the world of sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll in a quest to be closer to God feel about being welcomed into an institution whose very name celebrates the culture of fame?
“Even though it’s...