| Sep 10, 2008
| 2:18 PM
After two postponements due to "technical demands," the curtain finally rose Tuesday night on previews for "9 to 5: The Musical," where audience members received an unexpected treat -- a mini-concert by Dolly Parton.
Parton, of course, penned the music...
| Jul 25, 2008
Early Saturday evening, Providence, R.I.-based artist Mark Tribe orchestrated a reenactment of a 1971 speech by Chicano labor activist César Chávez protesting the Vietnam War. On the South Lawn of Exposition Park, midway between the Natural History Museum...
| Jun 4, 2008
SHELVE THE Vogues and put away the Harper's Bazaars. Turns out vintage Montgomery Ward catalogs are the fashion bibles of choice for two of the small screen's most clothing-conscious dramas.
Television's retro style resurgence started with "Mad Men"...
| Jun 1, 2008
On a Sunday afternoon in March 1970, Dr. George Reardon photographed me in degrading, sexually provocative poses in his office at St. Francis Hospital.
It was just another day for the doctor. Afterward, he stopped at Arthur Drug on Farmington Avenue...
| May 27, 2008
Sydney Pollack, the Academy Award-winning director of "Out of Africa" who achieved acclaim making popular, mainstream movies with A-list stars, including "The Way We Were" and "Tootsie," died Monday. He was 73.
Pollack, who also was a producer and actor,...
| Mar 16, 2008
WHEN celebs get popped for DUIs or other criminal infractions, their stylists usually can't prep them for this close-up: the police mug shot. But L.A.-based artist Rachel Schmeidler is trying her best to make the unglamorous head shots of A- and B-listers...
| Feb 18, 2008
| 4:33 PM
| Feb 15, 2008
Jane Fonda uttering an obscenity is probably not the wake-up call "Today" show viewers were expecting Thursday.
That's what they got, however, followed soon after by an apology from NBC for allowing the word to be broadcast. The network categorized...
| Dec 27, 2007
As The Times prepares to endorse a presidential candidate for the first time in more than 35 years, the editorial board will examine the candidates' stances on issues through our own sense of the meaning of some essential American values. How much have...
| Jul 15, 2007
THREE years before ruling as queen of the galaxy, Jane Fonda sat in a room at the Dunes Hotel in Las Vegas with Roger Vadim, the French director who would seal her sexpot status in "Barbarella."
It was Aug. 14, 1965, and the bubbly was flowing. They'd...
| Jul 1, 2007
TOM HAYDEN — co-founder of Students for a Democratic Society, member of the Chicago Seven and avatar of protest and activism, a man who visited the enemy in North Vietnam during America's war there, one whose break with his father caused them not to...
| Apr 20, 2007
PARIS — A road movie set in the U.S., directed by a Chinese auteur, financed by a French company and starring a mix of British and American actors, Wong Kar Wai's "My Blueberry Nights" will open this year's Cannes Film Festival in competition....