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  • Sydney Chaplin dies at 82; stage actor and son of Charlie Chaplin

    Sydney Chaplin dies at 82; stage actor and son of Charlie Chaplin
    Sydney Chaplin, an actor who experienced his greatest success on stage, earning a Tony Award for starring in the late 1950s musical "Bells Are Ringing," died Tuesday. He was 82. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Sydney Chaplin obituary: The obituary...
  • Larry Gelbart dies at 81; 'MASH' writer

    Larry Gelbart dies at 81; 'MASH' writer
    Larry Gelbart, the award-winning comedy writer best known for developing the landmark TV series "MASH," co-writing the book for the hit Broadway musical "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" and co-writing the classic movie comedy "Tootsie,"...
  • 'The Rest Is Noise, Listening to the Twentieth Century' by Alex Ross

    [This Book Review originally ran in the Los Angeles Times on Nov. 11, 2007] A unified, comprehensive history of 20th century music is the philosopher's stone of modern criticism: How to transmute such vast, maddening complexity into conceptual gold? It's...
  • Literary forger tells of her success in humorous memoir

    "She is a bright, talented actress," Noel Coward once wrote of Julie Andrews, "and quite attractive since she dealt with her monstrous English overbite." Pure Coward—except that it isn't. Banged out on an old Olympia typewriter in 1991, this...
  • Building boom gives Hollywood pause

    Building boom gives Hollywood pause
    Construction cranes hover over Hollywood as the movie industry's historic home undergoes another sweeping -- and sometimes wrenching -- transformation. More than a dozen multimillion-dollar projects have been announced, launched or just completed that...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: Kelly Cutrone in a new series

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 31 - Feb. 6, in PDF format This week's TV Movies PUBLIC RELATIONS: Public relations agent Kelly Cutrone is featured in the new, unscripted series "Kell on Earth" at......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Katy Perry to host Teen Choice Awards | Charlie Sheen plea deal delayed | 'Mad Men' secrets revealed

     
    • Katy Perry has been tapped to host the 12th edition of the Teen Choice Awards airing on Fox on Aug. 9. Perry is a four-time also-ran with these kudos, which determine winners via an online vote. She lost the Myspacer race in 2008 and her three music...
  • Monster Mash: Altamira caves to reopen despite warnings; Warhol portrait of Elizabeth Taylor for sale

     
    Underground art: Spain's Caves of Altamira -- known as the "Sistine Chapel of Paleolithic art" -- will reopen to the public after eight years despite warnings that heat and moisture from visitors could damage the precious bison paintings. (Associated...
  • A few music menschen are rescuing Jewish music

    A few music menschen are rescuing Jewish music
    Maxine Schackman grew up with Jewish music always in her home in Brooklyn. When her parents died, she inherited perhaps 75 Jewish records. And she threw them out. "I thought of it as trash," Schackman says ruefully. "I was an American, and I wanted to...
  • Many movies travel 'Rocky' road by including iconic songs

    A boxer in training races up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and holds his arms aloft in triumph when he reaches the top. And the soundtrack swells with the song "Gonna Fly Now." The tune is legendary now, but at the time -- 1976 -- it served...
  • *M*A*S*H Writer, Producer Larry Gelbart Dies at 81

    *M*A*S*H Writer, Producer Larry Gelbart Dies at 81
    LOS ANGELES -- Larry Gelbart, the award-winning comedy writer best known for developing the landmark TV series " MASH," co-writing the book for the hit Broadway musical "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" and co-writing the classic movie...
  • Allan Jones; Tenor Sang in '30s Film Farces

    Allan Jones, the boyishly good-looking lyric tenor who added pleasant musical interludes to film farces of the 1930s, has died of lung cancer. The curly-haired Jones, whose signature song was "Donkey Serenade," was 84 when he died Saturday in New York...