| Dec 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Before today's contemporary jewelry stars Alexis Bittar, Eddie Borgo and Aurélie Bidermann, there was Robert Lee Morris, who reinvented the category of fashion jewelry in the 1970s and '80s by creating wearable art in organic forms.
Growing up as a...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:44 AM
What is rock 'n' roll, one may ask upon seeing the names Hall & Oates, Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens and Peter Gabriel on this year’s list of finalists for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Do any of them truly rock, let alone roll? Or is...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Boasting the Bollywood star-power of screen couple Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, AmFAR will host its first ever fundraiser in Mumbai, India, next month.
The Foundation for AIDS Research has previously held the benefits such as Cinema Against...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Music video’s wild ride...
| Jan 12, 2014
Ask Nancy Reinsdorf about her day, and she'll tell you, "I buy a lot of crickets."
That's because of the bearded dragon she, husband, Michael, and their three children have at their north suburban home. And the gecko. And the two frogs. And the hermit...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Media and entertainment industry attorney Donald Engel died Wednesday in Redwood City, Calif. following a long battle with leukemia. He was 84 years old.
Engel's famous clients include Olivia Newton John and Donna Summer, for whom he won major victories,...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Kristina Wong has crashed Miss Chinatown pageants as a pimply, cigar-smoking, over-the-hill contestant.
She has posed as a rabid Jeremy Lin fan, waving sexually suggestive signs at the NBA player's games. On a sewing machine in her Koreatown apartment,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:22 AM
It's hard to believe it's been 10 years since Janet Jackson was so gracious to add a memorable phrase to our collective pop culture lexicon. For your contribution "wardrobe malfunction," we thank you.
The incident during Super Bowl XXXVIII in Houston...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Goldie Hawn, Aileen Getty and the Hugo Boss company will be honored for their contributions to the fight against AIDS at amFAR's Inspiration Gala on Dec. 12, the foundation announced on Friday.
Chelsea Handler is slated to host the fourth annual gala...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It's not as if Joni Mitchell really needs anyone to sing her praises. She has rarely come off as humble, exactly.
Mitchell has been known to speak up pretty effectively about the merits of her work as a singer and songwriter. She's compared herself to...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The Parents Television Council actually stumbled onto something when it asked "Why Does MTV Get a Pass?" in the context of Miley Cyrus' by-now-legendarily scandalous performance at the Video Music Awards.
Except the advocacy group whiffed on the answer,...
| Sep 1, 2013
Fashion illustrator Tony Viramontes captured the gender-bending electricity of the 1980s style scene like no one else.
He made a name for himself with his drawings of dominant women dressed in the theatrical haute couture of the day. In addition to...