| Aug 12, 2012
| 7:22 PM
It must be true: All good things indeed must come to an end — a fireworks-strafing, confetti-showering and rock-god-reviving end if you're talking about the Summer Olympics that concluded Sunday.
"We lit the flame, and we lit up the world," said...
| Dec 15, 2009
| 4:22 AM
When I saw the commercials for The Sing Off on NBC, I immediately thought that it was the reality TV version of Glee. It might be, but it's still pretty fun. Eight groups from around the country (including one from......
| Jan 16, 2013
Nagisa Oshima, an iconoclastic Japanese director and screenwriter best known in the West for the sexually explicit films “In the Realm of the Senses” and “Empire of Passion,” died Tuesday at a hospital near Tokyo, his production...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Sick of Christmas yet?
For months, stores have been shoving holiday decorations at us, with twinkly lights, mechanical elves and ornament-festooned trees crowding the aisles.
And it's only going to get worse. Christmas is still a ways off. Enough time...
| Oct 5, 2012
Big Jim Sullivan, 71, an acclaimed session guitarist who played on dozens of rock 'n' roll and pop hits in the 1960s and '70s, died Tuesday at his home in West Sussex, England, said his wife, Norma. He suffered from heart disease and diabetes.
| Mar 12, 2013
| 12:57 PM
AUSTIN, Texas -- Nick Cave has written novels, movie scripts and a few dozen of the greatest songs of the last 30 years. Yet for him, it never gets any easier.
The problem with finishing a song, Cave said Tuesday as a featured speaker at the 27th...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 9:26 AM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
David Bowie is 66, and his last album of original material appeared 10 years ago. Since then, he suffered a heart attack and kept such a low profile that fans despaired that he had effectively retired from music.
But with the...
| Feb 10, 2013
As the high-profile worlds of fashion and music collide at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night, one need only consider David Bowie to see why the two will be forever intertwined.
Five decades after he introduced the first of his myriad manifestations,...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:06 AM
The folks at CityChurch in Fort Lauderdale call “King of Kings Live” a “creative and transcendent night you’ll never forget,” and they just may be right.
An Easter season offering on Friday and Saturday at Cinema Paradiso...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:46 AM
NEW YORK -- Just hours before the Grammy Awards went down in L.A., Diane von Furstenberg showed a fall collection at New York Fashion Week inspired by the glittery days of 1970s glam rock.
The inspiration: Glam rock, "because who doesn't want to be glam...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 3:33 PM
PARIS -- The crowd was wound up for Alexis Mabille's fall 2013 collection shown Wednesday afternoon at the Palais de Tokyo. And understandably so. The French designer is still basking in the glory of his moment in the Hollywood spotlight on Oscar night,...
| Dec 30, 2012
Strike a pose
If you're Madonna and you plan to stage the most fashionable Super Bowl halftime show in years, there's only one way to kick it off: Perform the 1990 smash hit "Vogue" as classic Vogue covers are projected on stage. The Queen of Pop's...