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  • TV tonight: ‘Modern Family’ turmoil; ‘American Idol’ goes British; Joel McCrea saluted by TCM

     
    If your want classic entertainment, TCM begins its salute of Joel McCrea as the Star of the Month. He could rival Cary Grant in comedy and John Wayne in Westerns. When Maureen Stapleton won her Oscar for "Reds," she saluted McCrea as her inspiration....
  • Universal Pictures salute showcases century of crowd-pleasing fare

     
    “Universal Pictures: Celebrating 100 Years,” a fascinating UCLA Film & Television Archive series starting Friday at the Hammer Museum's Billy Wilder Theater in Westwood, is being put on to celebrate what UCLA describes as “the oldest...
  • In author Betty MacDonald's footsteps

    In author Betty MacDonald's footsteps
    The Betty MacDonald Farm is still everything its first owner described in her memoir "Onions in the Stew": a beautiful retreat with a breathtaking view of Puget Sound, lush fruit trees and bald eagles nesting just outside the windows. The farm in the...
  • Gayle on the Go for Sunday, Sept. 23

    Sunday @ 10am Zamfest Arts & Music Festival University High School 11800 Texas Avenue West Los Angeles 310 914-3500 ý www.zamfest.com This is ZAMFEST, the Z Arts and Music Festival designed for the "Z" generation, described as "Coachella for Kids." You...
  • Actor-Filmmaker Mel Ferrer Dies at 90

    Mel Ferrer, an actor and filmmaker who was once married to Audrey Hepburn has died. He was 90. Ferrer died Monday, June 2 at his ranch near Santa Barbara, says family spokesperson Mike Mena. During his decades in show business, Ferrer directed nine...
  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Nov. 9, 1946: “Claudette Colbert and a dozen other people would like to adopt Natalie Wood, 7-year-old girl who played in ‘Tomorrow Is Forever’ and who goes to 20th for ‘The Ghost and Mrs. Muir.’ ”...
  • Oscars have always welcomed the world

     
    This year's Oscars numbered only one foreign-born winner -- Austria's Christoph Waltz ("Inglorious Basterds") -- among the four acting champs. However, that does not mean the Oscars are guilty of any homegrown bias. After all, six of the 20 acting...
  • This weekend: More March Madness; Kevin James hosts Kids’ Choice Awards; Sacha Baron Cohen on ‘The Simpsons’

     
    After Butler's stunning victory over Syracuse last night, March Madness looms as the most exciting and unpredictable entertainment this weekend. The men's basketball tournament will fill CBS's schedule tonight, take part of Saturday's prime time and...
  • Matt Weinstock, April 4, 1960

     
    The Stamp Age and Its Problems It turns out that an idea projected here -- trading stamps redeemable for cash instead of premiums -- is already working fine at Tom Robertson's service station in Arcadia. The customer receives one stamp for each gallon...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, June 9, 1941

     
    June 9, 1941: The North American Aviation strike in Los Angeles (many stories mistakenly say the plant was in Inglewood) comes at a pivotal time for the city. A few days earlier, Police Chief Arthur C. Hohmann. generally considered the “reform”...
  • Diane Keaton lists Pacific Palisades home at $8.5 million

    Diane Keaton lists Pacific Palisades home at $8.5 million
    Oscar-winning actress and avid historical home restorer Diane Keaton has put her latest project on the market in Pacific Palisades at $8.5 million. Keaton spent more than two years renovating a Lloyd Wright-designed Midcentury house built for another...
  • Playhouse keeps venerable tradition alive

    Not long into Act I of the Cape Playhouse story, a determined young woman in a summer dress and heels strides down a rutted, sandy drive toward a churchlike building. It is early summer 1928, and sea gull caws meld with distant hammering. The playhouse's...