| Jul 8, 2010
| 11:17 PM
It seems that every big name in pop and rock music is back on the road these days, despite the soft economy.
Venues around the Southland are opening their doors to Boomer and Gen X fans who haven't worn side ponytails since the '80s or flannels since...
| Jul 25, 2010
The rich and famous really are different from you and I — they have better closets.
O, the Oprah Magazine took on the seasonal chore of cleaning out the closet this year with a cover commanding readers to "De-Clutter Your Life!" It sure looked...
| Jul 27, 2010
| 7:09 PM
Former American Idol contestant Adam Lambert and guitarist Orianthi perform at the Los Angeles Times Summer Concert Series at Pacific Amphitheatre, 100 Fair Drive. Tickets start at $19.50, which includes admission to the O.C. Fair for...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 6:28 AM
The story is almost as old as movies themselves, but if it's splashy production numbers you want, this musical drama has a bounty of them ... along with a teaming of two iconic talents, Cher and Christina Aguilera. The latter plays a Midwesterner who goes...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 10:31 AM
It wasn't her usual kind of job, but it certainly had Kaley Cuoco flying high.
The female star of CBS' Thursday comedy hit "The Big Bang Theory" played fashion plate for several days earlier this year, both on the ground and in the air. This writer...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 8:16 PM
Julianne Hough and Kenny Wormald, the stars of the upcoming "Footloose" remake, will promote their new film in Chicago next month and make a stop at Wrigley Field along the way.
Wormald will throw out the first pitch before the Cubs-Pittsburgh Pirates...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Yeah, right. Like any town would outlaw dancing, as officials do in the 1984 movie “Footloose” and its remake, opening Oct. 14. Or would they?
“Our producers searched, just to make sure it was still relevant, to see if anything like...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Rather than overreact like so many would when I confessed to having never seen the hit 1984 dance flick “Footloose,” Kenny Wormald — star of the “Footloose” remake in theaters Friday — admitted he wished there were more...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 4:26 PM
When “Footloose” originally came out in 1984, it was a dance movie with a flimsy plot about a town that bans public dancing and the young rebels that see a cause to resist. But its catchy soundtrack rode a nascent MTV tidal wave and spawned...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 1:14 PM
If the title is familiar, the story surely will be, too. This acceptable update of the popular musical-drama is an almost by-the-numbers revisiting of the tale about a city-bred newcomer (Kenny Wormald) to a town where dancing has been banned.