| May 3, 2012
| 4:39 PM
In the realm of arts + ideas: Cleopatra reigns supreme, La Cienega spiffs up, Carroll Dunham gets his due...
| Jul 10, 2011
Even though she was born 100 years ago next month and her mega-hit TV show premiered 60 years ago this October, there remains a single truth about Lucille Ball: We still love Lucy.
"I Love Lucy" is in black and white, and the fashions are outdated, but...
| Apr 24, 2011
The San Fernando Valley is 260 square miles of suburbia. Actually, make that suburbia on nutritional supplements. And antidepressants. With perhaps a little cosmetic surgery south of Ventura Boulevard, where the big money is. Or maybe — now that it'...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 3:37 PM
Ronald Reagan is coming to Newport Beach. Well, his statue is anyway.
The idea is the brainchild of Newport Beach Councilman Keith Curry, a long-time Reagan admirer, and not just from afar. Curry was a member of the Reagan administration in the 1980s,...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 12:55 AM
He found success in Tinseltown, but Danny Pino's dream is to bring his work home.
The Florida International University grad stars on NBC's "Law and Order: SVU," playing a detective who investigates sexually-based offenses for an elite squad in New York...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:28 PM
"Ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one!" the children chanted.
Then Mayor Toni Iseman pulled the switch on 11,500 bulbs that lighted up the 55-foot white fir tree, the centerpiece of the second Holiday Open House at Montage Laguna...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 12:18 PM
See Jupiter For Yourself
Can’t wait for NASA’s Juno probe to arrive at Jupiter in 2016? Then check out the gas giant shining bright in the overnight sky in August.
To find the largest planet in the solar system just look for a super-...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Usted no puede escaparse de Sofía Vergara por estos días.
Ella interpreta a la ruidosa esposa colombiana de apretadas blusas y enormes tacones en la comedia de ABC Modern Family. Es la figura central del comercial de Diet Pepsi y de los cosméticos...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Series en la televisión estadounidense con elencos mayoritariamente latinos siempre ha habido pocas. Ello no significa que actores hispanos no hayan encontrado el éxito en la pantalla chica.
Así, pueden incluirse al cubano Desi Arnaz en los 50, el...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Sofía Vergara se prepara en Nueva York para participar como anfitriona en el programa "Saturday Night Live" el sábado 7 de abril.
"Estoy muy contenta, muy entusiasmada porque nunca pensé que sería parte de ese show", dijo a la prensa la actriz colombiana...
| Jan 21, 2010
Anyone familiar with James Ellroy's "L.A. Confidential," or the razor-sharp film adaptation, will recall the sleazy magazine whose insatiable desire for nasty stories about Hollywood celebrities drove the plot.
Ellroy called it Hush-Hush, but his model...
| May 3, 2009
Marl Young, a musician who was instrumental in the merger of the all-black and all-white musicians unions in Los Angeles in the early 1950s and two decades later became the first black music director of a major network television series, "Here's Lucy,"...