| Sep 29, 2010
| 4:34 PM
TCM will salute Arthur Penn, who died Tuesday, with a telecast of “Bonnie and Clyde” this weekend. The 1967 gangster film — one of the landmarks in American movies — will air at 8 p.m. Saturday as part of “The Essentials....
| Aug 4, 2010
| 4:35 PM
A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. UCLA Live John Cale, Sept. 30; Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano, Oct. 2; Laurie Anderson, Oct. 21; Taj Mahal, Oct. 22; Ornette Coleman, Nov. 3; Mavis......
| Sep 30, 2010
Arthur Penn, the three-time Oscar-nominated director best known for "Bonnie and Clyde," the landmark 1967 film that stirred critical passions over its graphic violence and became a harbinger of a new era of American filmmaking, died Tuesday. He was 88....
| Jun 16, 2010
| 3:18 PM
In several years of riding a motorcycle, now a Harley Road King Classic, Bob Weber has crossed many miles and come across many bon mots. Here are some of his favorites:
- Four wheels move the body. Two wheels move the soul.
- Most motorcycle problems...
| Nov 2, 2010
| 12:34 PM
This year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will have some big names to go along with the big balloons.
Macy's on Tuesday announced the list of celebrity performers for the event later this month. It includes Kanye West, Jessica Simpson, Gladys Knight and...
| Dec 4, 2010
Hillard "Hilly" Elkins, a talent manager and producer who brought the nude musical "Oh! Calcutta!" to Broadway and the 1960s counterculture tale "Alice's Restaurant" to the screen, died of a heart attack Wednesday at Olympia Medical Center in Los Angeles....
| Mar 13, 2012
| 11:50 AM
You might expect a documentary on the Klezmatics, the only klezmer band to win a Grammy Award, to be a joyous affair, celebrating the traditional Yiddish music that this exceedingly creative band reinvents for today's audiences. And indeed The...
| May 13, 2011
| 3:16 PM
Bicycles and balloons, football and films, garlic and golf — disparate things, for sure. But they're all at the heart of festivals and other special events that promise to make this summer interesting in the Midwest.
Here's a sampling of what's...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 10:21 PM
The Ravinia Festival remains one of the nation’s heavyweight classical music impresarios even if it increasingly finds itself in the position of playing Goliath to the David of the Grant Park Music Festival at Millennium Park. Ho-hum symphonic...
| Mar 8, 2012
Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, IL announced this season's lineup Thursday, including more than 100 events between June 7th- Sept. 9th, 2012.
Get ready to pack your picnic basket because this summer the Ravinia Festival offers something for everyone...
| Feb 2, 2010
| 4:34 AM
Here in Hollywood, we know what a costly, kick-in-the-bottom line crime movie piracy is. Sony Pictures just announced that it's laying off 450 people -- about 6.5% of its global workforce -- in part because of the ravages of movie piracy. All that being...
| Mar 9, 2010
| 4:34 PM
An Orange County jury needed just a few hours Tuesday to hand down the death penalty for Rodney James Alcala, convicted Feb. 25 of murdering four Los Angeles County women and a 12-year-old girl from Huntington Beach in the late......