| Feb 4, 2010
Iconoclastic filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, hot off earning Oscar nominations Tuesday for best director and original screenplay for "Inglourious Basterds," will discuss his career with Variety critic Todd McCarthy on Monday at the American Cinematheque's...
| Feb 7, 2010
Boasting posh restaurants, luxury boutiques and a flock of millionaires who indulge in them, Moscow is considered one of the most expensive cities on the planet. Just take a walk through the rows of tinted Range Rovers and Bentleys parked behind the...
| May 14, 2010
The Costa Mesa Playhouse — enjoying its 45th season — has mounted some impressive productions recently, which haven't drawn the sort of playgoers' response their talents warranted. So next season will be a bit more, shall we say, audience-...
| May 8, 2010
This weekend saw the launch of a month's worth of performances of Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys" at the Luna Playhouse in Glendale. Local actors Aramazd Stepanian and Carl Coughlan star under the direction of Edgar Allan Poe IV — a descendant of...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 2:44 PM
Peter Falk, the gravel-voiced actor who became an enduring television icon portraying Lt. Columbo, the rumpled raincoat-wearing Los Angeles police homicide detective who always had "just one more thing" to ask a suspect, died Thursday. He was 83.
| Apr 25, 2010
When producers first approached Kristin Chenoweth about playing the female lead in the musical "Promises, Promises," she was hesitant and more than a little worried about taking on the role.
One of Broadway's brightest stars, she's best known for her...
| Apr 5, 2010
Craig Noel, the founding director of San Diego's Old Globe who established a vital regional community theater that eventually became a Tony Award-winning font of dramatic productions bound for Broadway, has died. He was 94.
Noel, who began his career...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 11:24 PM
Sammy Hagar and The Wabos perform at the Los Angeles Times Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the O.C. Fair. Tickets start at $29.50 and includes admission to the fair for the day. For more information, visit http:/...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 7:02 PM
Museum Book Sale
New and used art books and exhibition catalogs will be on sale from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Laguna Beach Art Museum lobby, 307 Cliff Dr., Laguna Beach. Visitors will be given free entry from 5 to 9 p.m. to the museum's current...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 7:04 PM
COSTA MESA — A long-struggling nonprofit community theater expects to pull its finances back into the black this season, said the theater's treasurer.
The 45th anniversary season of the Costa Mesa Playhouse starts Friday with the opening of Neil...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 7:41 PM
Friends of the Library Book Sale
A used book sale for members of Friends of the Library will run from
1 to 4 p.m. at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. Annual memberships can be purchased for $10. For more information, call...
| Aug 7, 2010
| 8:04 PM
South Coast Repertory's Summer Players present Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Cinderella" at 1p.m.and 4 p.m., at 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased by calling (714) 708-5555 or at http://www.scr.org....