| Jul 16, 2012
Celeste Holm, the versatile actress who achieved fame on Broadway in the original production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's hit musical "Oklahoma!" in 1943 and five years later won an Oscar for best supporting actress in the landmark movie-drama "Gentleman'...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 12:52 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Celeste Holm, a versatile, bright-eyed blonde who soared to Broadway fame in "Oklahoma!" and won an Oscar in "Gentleman's Agreement" but whose last years were filled with financial difficulty and estrangement from her sons, died...
| Nov 17, 2010
Marshall Lumsden, the founding editor of West, a Sunday magazine the Los Angeles Times introduced in 1966, died Friday at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica. He was 88.
His death was caused by complications from colon cancer, said his wife, Wini....
| Nov 2, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Combining elements of psych-rock with garage, blues and country influences, White Denim's sound is familiar without being formulaic, and rowdy good fun to boot. Theyâ€™ve added a guitarist just in time for a fall tour, and are promising a pair of new...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The Writers Room opens Friday in a legendary writers drinking space in Hollywood....
| Mar 11, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Before this year, the last time there were 10 best picture nominees at the Oscars was in 1943, when "Casablanca" won. On the Rotten Tomatoes ranking of all of the best picture winners at the Oscars, this year's champ, "The Hurt Locker," sits at No. 13...
| Oct 6, 2010
The Media City Ballet and the Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance gathered respectfully last week to honor their artisans and supporters.
Encore! An Evening of Dining and Ballet was staged at Glendale's Chevy Chase Country Club to celebrate the kickoff of...
| 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...
| Jan 29, 2010
After "The Catcher in the Rye" exploded onto the literary scene in 1951, author J.D. Salinger had what every writer yearns for -- money, fame and critical acclaim. "Catcher" became a touchstone for the teenage culture just emerging in post-World War II...
| Oct 31, 2010
The Pasadena Playhouse is back. After shutting its doors in February because of financial problems, the theater reopened Oct. 12 with the one-man play "FDR" starring Ed Asner.
But is the building's most enduring protagonist back as well?
Some say Gilmor...
| Aug 2, 2010
| 4:56 PM
NEW YORK -- Mitch Miller, the goateed Master of the Singalong, who became a hugely popular recording artist and an unlikely television star a half century ago by leading a choral group in familiar old songs and inviting people to sing along, died Saturday...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 8:31 PM
I often receive questions about miracles but rarely answer them. This isn't because I don't believe in miracles — because I do — but rather because there are some things from God that don't lend themselves to easy, facile explanations. Some...