| May 25, 2012
| 6:46 AM
"So You Think You Can Dance" is back for its 9th season and I already know there's some format changes (1 night a week, instead of 2) and two winners, a male and a female dancer. Let's see what else they tell us about on tonight's premiere.
| Sep 27, 2011
| 7:13 AM
With a timbre suggestive of Billie Holiday and an intimate style of phrasing that needs only the subtlest twist of a syllable to hook a listener, Madeleine Peyroux has cleared a distinctive path in today's jazz world.
That path does not include a lot...
| Jan 17, 2009
| 4:22 PM
I think we all owe sean a vote of thanks for bringing this review to our attention under the Malbecs and Rosina Gourmet post. EL .........
| Dec 18, 2011
Cesaria Evora, who started singing as a teenager in bayside bars on the West African island nation of Cape Verde in the 1950s and won a Grammy Award in 2004 after she finally took her music to stages around the world, died Saturday. She was 70.
| Aug 23, 2011
Jerry Leiber, who with his songwriting partner, Mike Stoller, created a songbook that infused the rock 'n' roll scene of the 1950s and early '60s with energy and mischievous humor, has died. He was 78.
Leiber, the words half of the duo, died Monday at...
| Jan 24, 2011
Let the other ships have their rock climbing walls and their water slides, their come as-you-are and do-as-you-please ambience. On the new Queen Elizabeth, it's lawn bowling and croquet, formal nights and afternoon teas, assigned seating and fixed...
| Nov 21, 2010
A cool water droplet hit my forehead as I descended narrow stairs into the caves. An overwhelming smell — ammonia meets dirty feet — assaulted my nostrils. Chilly, stinky, damp. It was heaven. I had entered the caves of Roquefort (rohk-FOR), a...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 4:47 PM
When Elena Mauli was a little girl growing up in Paris in the 1980s, an old woman named Louise Brunet lived alone in an apartment above her family. When she died, no one came to collect her things.
The landlord allowed the other tenants to take...
| Jan 22, 2012
With a lifetime of red carpet misses ranging from uncomfortably busty Guinevere gowns to something reminiscent of Grandma's doily tablecloth, Disney princess Miley Cyrus hasn't exactly been fashion It Girl material. Until now.
The sleek and chic...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:13 AM
As we bid farewell to the Summer of Swelter, it's a grand time for pulling up the appointment app on your smart phone (or pulling out the day planner, if you're a traditionalist) and setting aside some play dates with the hottest shows in town.
| Sep 11, 2010
| 4:32 PM
The stars of the "Stand Up to Cancer" telethonette were survivors, research scientists and their supporters; for once, this was one corner of Hollywood -- Sony Picture Studios, to be exact -- where celebs were the supporting cast. The biggest applause...
| Dec 25, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Best one-liner — Morgan Freeman in “RED” — “We're getting the band back together.” Best acted one-word line — Brian Dennehy, “The Next Three Days” — “Good-bye.” Best comeback in...