| Feb 9, 2006
The Irish rock band U2 cemented its position atop the music universe last night as the band swept the 48th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, winning five awards, including album of the year and song of the year.
"This is really a big, big night for...
| Mar 1, 2004
The motion picture academy's insistence on decorum in the wake of Janet Jackson's Super Bowl debacle gave last night's telecast of 76th Annual Academy Awards all the unpredictability of a sitcom rerun.
ABC had hoped to attract the much-coveted young male...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 5:55 PM
If it weren't for bad luck, it would have no luck at all.
The accident-prone Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark" will be on hiatus through June in hopes of revamping the show.
The creators need the time to overhaul the $65 million...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 1:28 PM
POTOMAC, Md. (AP) - Sargent Shriver was honored at his funeral Saturday as much for his passion for helping others as his loving hugs and enjoyment of baseball.
Shriver, who fulfilled his brother-in-law John F. Kennedy's campaign promise by starting...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 2:18 AM
The latest twist for Broadway's trouble-plagued production "Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark" is hiring Paul Bogaev, an entertainment veteran and showman who helped craft the Academy Award-winning movie musical Chicago.
Now Bogaev will face perhaps his...
| Feb 26, 2011
"Desperate Housewives" star Jesse Metcalfe has listed his Beverly Hills Post Office-area home at $2.2 million.
The Mediterranean main house and guesthouse have 2,000 square feet of living space, including three bedrooms and three bathrooms. A stone hot...
| Nov 21, 2010
High in his ridgeline home, sitting on a porch that feels like a ledge, Gerard Way peered through cigarette smoke and the late-afternoon Pasadena haze as he searched his memory for the moment when his band, My Chemical Romance, shed its skin. "I think,"...
| Jun 13, 2011
"The Book of Mormon," the exuberantly foul-mouthed hit show about comically mismatched missionaries in AIDS-ravaged Africa, won the award for best musical, along with eight other awards, and Nick Stafford's "War Horse," starring a life-size puppet of a...
| May 15, 2011
Words & Ideas
April Dammann: The author of "Exhibitionist: Earl Stendahl, Art Dealer as Impresario" will discuss and sign her new book. Diesel Bookstore, 225 26th St., L.A. 3 p.m. Free. (310) 576-9960.
Betty White: The Emmy-winning actress...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 7:12 PM
When pop stars Mariah Carey, Beyoncé, Nelly Furtado and 50 Cent recently said they'd renounced millions of dollars they'd received for performing for members of Libyan strongman Moammar Kadafi's family, they drew attention to a growing and controversial...
| 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...
| Jun 25, 2011
It's as if he has a superhero secret identity: On the Caltech campus, Ahmed Zewail is a mild-mannered Egyptian American professor of chemistry and physics who won the Nobel Prize for cracking the secrets of molecules with femtosecond spectroscopy (a...