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  • PBS Documentary Pulls the Mask Off of Lucha Libre, Mexico's Wrestling Obsession

    PBS Documentary Pulls the Mask Off of Lucha Libre, Mexico's Wrestling Obsession
    Tales of Masked Men Friday, Sept. 28, 10 p.m., PBS   Here in the United States, we have a pretty strong appetite for spectacle. And we've got our share of ritualized violence. We've been known, on occasion, to hold simplified dualistic moral...
  • Q&A: 'Sparkle' star Jordin Sparks

    Q&A: 'Sparkle' star Jordin Sparks
    When she was a kid, “Sparkle” star Jordin Sparks really, really wanted to play football. “I think I wanted to tackle people, so I kinda wanted to be a lineman,” laughs Sparks, whose dad played for the New York Giants and Dallas...
  • SXSW 2013 keynote: Dave Grohl and the importance of 'voice'

    SXSW 2013 keynote: Dave Grohl and the importance of 'voice'
    AUSTIN, Texas -- Dave Grohl, looking more professorial than usual (it must have been the dark-rimmed glasses he donned for the occasion), might have a future scripting reality shows if this music thing doesn't work out. During his keynote speech Thursday...
  • What to expect from Seth MacFarlane's debut outing as Oscar host

    What to expect from Seth MacFarlane's debut outing as Oscar host
    A year after Billy Crystal helmed the Oscars for approximately the 40 millionth time, hosting duties fall to “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane, who’s directed a grand total of one movie and had a minor role alongside Dwayne Johnson...
  • Inside the Bright-Eyed World of Yo Gabba Gabba!

    Inside the Bright-Eyed World of Yo Gabba Gabba!
    Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Get the Sillies Out! $39-$75, 2 p.m., Feb. 9. Oakdale Theatre, 95 South Turnpike Rd, Wallingford, oakdale.com   Over its four seasons so far, "Yo Gabba Gabba!"'s roster of episodes has been jammed with star power. The...
  • DC Hot Spots - 2012 Kennedy Center Honors

    DC Hot Spots - 2012 Kennedy Center Honors
    DC HS covers the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors...with Lenny Kravitz and Jack Black
  • Predictions: Golden Globes 2013--movies

    Predictions: Golden Globes 2013--movies
    No matter who wins or loses Sunday, the 2013 Golden Globes ceremony obviously will be awesome because Tiny Fey and Amy Poehler are hosting. Really: That should be enough to make even the most awards show-averse movie/TV fans tune in. Yes, there will...
  • Getting primped for the prom

    Getting primped for the prom
    Lori Hartwell didn't go to her senior prom. Throughout her teenage years, the 46-year-old was on dialysis for chronic kidney disease. Diagnosed at 2 years old, she had two failed kidney transplants before she reached 20. Fourteen years ago, a few...
  • Four kidney transplants later, Glendale woman gets retail with fundraising

    Four kidney transplants later, Glendale woman gets retail with fundraising
    Kidney disease is a chronic condition with no cure, but members of the Glendale-based Renal Support Network don’t let that get them down as they “bead” together for a new fundraiser that’s the brainchild of a local woman who’...
  • Golden Globe nominations 2013: 'Lincoln,' 'Argo,' 'Zero Dark Thirty' top list

    Golden Globe nominations 2013: 'Lincoln,' 'Argo,' 'Zero Dark Thirty' top list
    Two vastly different films about the scourge of slavery in America, a thriller about the rescue of American hostages in Iran and a study of the dogged quest to capture one of the world's most wanted men -- Osama bin Laden -- were among the top nominees...
  • Kennedy Center Honors Letterman, Led Zeppelin

    Kennedy Center Honors Letterman, Led Zeppelin
    WASHINGTON -- An array of talents was on display Sunday at the Kennedy Center Honors gala where President Barack Obama toasted the lifetime achievements of an iconic ballerina, a famed comedian, a timeless actor and two chart-topping musical acts. In the...
  • 'Kung Fu Panda Holiday'

    'Kung Fu Panda Holiday'
    Many characters from animated DreamWorks movies have had additional adventures in television specials, and here's an example, shown on NBC and ABC in previous years. Po (still voiced by his big-screen alter ego, Jack Black) isn't happy to have to work...