Behold the treasures of ancient Egypt — and the potentially long lines that go with them — in Exposition Park this weekend. “King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh” opens at the California Science Center at 10 a.m. Saturday.
The exhibition, timed to the upcoming 100th anniversary of the discovery of Tut’s tomb, is billed as the largest collection of King Tut relics to leave Egypt. The display includes new science about the boy king’s life and death and 3-D scans of objects, organizers said.
The museum’s website says the special exhibition already has sold out for Saturday and Sunday, but future dates are available (the show runs through Jan. 6). In the meantime, read our article on what’s in the exhibition and watch The Times’ video sneak peek.
The U.S. Postal Service has given its stamp of approval to a beloved children’s entertainer.
The agency held a ceremony Friday dedicating a new postage stamp to the memory of Fred Rogers, host of the classic children’s program “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.”
“Mister Rogers and his Neighborhood of Make-Believe made the ups and downs of life easier to understand for the youngest members of our society,” Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan said in a statement Friday.
A New York City firefighter died after he became separated from his unit as they battled a fierce, smoky blaze that broke out in the basement of a former Harlem jazz club being used as a film set.
The fire started as the crew of "Motherless Brooklyn," directed by Edward Norton, was nearing the end of its working day at 11 p.m. Thursday. Flames poured out the windows as firefighters stormed into the five-story building, dumping water on the blaze to get it under control.
Firefighter Michael R. Davidson of Engine Company 69 was assigned to the nozzle on the lead hose-line. He got separated from other firefighters inside the building as conditions deteriorated, fire officials said, and had lost consciousness when he was found. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
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The death of Frank Avruch — a longtime, Boston-based TV personality who played Bozo the Clown — marks the loss of another hallowed children’s entertainer who donned that wacky red wig.
Created by Alan W. Livingston, Bozo became a brand after Larry Harmon bought the creative rights in 1956. Harmon trained hundreds of Bozos to entertain throughout the world, with many local markets boasting their own version of the clown.
Bozo’s omnipresence throughout the 1960s and ’70s made for a lot of homegrown nostalgia as a generation of Bozos bite the dust.
Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon showcase their action-comedy chops in the first trailer for Lionsgate’s summer flick “The Spy Who Dumped Me.”
“Two very best friends, regular gals, get sucked into an international espionage adventure for which they are not prepared professionally or emotionally,” explained “Saturday Night Live” star McKinnon during the actresses’ appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Wednesday to debut the trailer.
The women go on the run from bad guys, chasing down Kunis’ ex, a CIA agent played by Justin Theroux who ghosted and dumped her. He and the internet’s other favorite boyfriend, “Outlander’s” Sam Heughan, are lightly featured in the teaser.