| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:16 AM
When Bruce Nelson accepts his Howie Award as Outstanding Artist, it won't be the first time he has walked across the stage at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. This actor, who estimates he has appeared in around 12 Rep Stage productions on various...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Gore Vidal died yesterday. I hope someone remembered to put a coin in his mouth for the ferryman.
He was, make no mistake, not pals with Jesus, and he delighted in tweaking his fellow countrymen on their puritanical obsession with other people's...
| May 27, 2006
The murder trial of John Allen Muhammad wound down strangely yesterday as a prosecutor described the alleged sniper as a "pathetic coward" and Muhammad gave a rambling 3 1/2 -hour closing argument in which he quoted the Bible, alleged a government...
| Dec 16, 2012
Your face says it all: You are starting to panic. Don't. If you're shopping for a traveler, you might just find the answer to your gift-giving conundrum in these pages. Our team of travelers has tested items large and small, pricey and affordable, and...
| Feb 23, 2013
While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article:
| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:02 PM
Reader Mike Sims emailed to point out that Andy Williams, who died Tuesday at 84, should also be remembered as one of the nine who helped save the Hollywood sign: “I was running the Hollywood Chamber in those days --......
| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:53 PM
The "Sons of Anarchy" actor who police believe killed his 81-year-old landlady in Los Feliz broke into a Northridge townhome – barefoot and shirtless – in January and attacked residents inside, one of the victims said....
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:25 AM
Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown is getting in on the Cyber Monday shopping, offering a whopping 50 percent off more than a dozen shows all day today. But you’ll have to be online to take part. Since you already must......
| Aug 8, 2012
When Marvin Hamlisch auditioned for the Juilliard School of Music, he played not Chopin or Mozart but the American folk standard "Goodnight, Irene," a choice that could have had lamentable results for any other prospective student.
But Hamlisch quickly...
| Aug 21, 2012
She was a self-described "cartoon," a zany housewife-turned-comedian with an electrified hairdo who broke into the male-dominated world of stand-up comedy in the 1950s with an outlandish wardrobe and a barrage of self-deprecating jokes punctuated by her...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 3:27 PM
The Declaration of Independence, announced 236 years ago today by the Second Continental Congress, is the birth certificate of the United States of America. Its famous words are, or should be, known to all: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:54 AM
BEND, Ore. — It was when the 20-something guest-of-honor in a beer-saturated bachelor party aboard the Cycle Pub mooned a passing limo that Bend really proved that, if anything, it's not boring.
If there's any doubt that this Central Oregon city of...