| Jun 22, 2010
| 10:16 AM
Check out those racist Disney characters for yourself....
| Sep 27, 2010
| 4:48 PM
Comedic actor and film star Sacha Baron Cohen has leased out his Sunset Strip-area house for $9,000 a month. But his major real estate deal this summer was the purchase of a nearby Mediterranean compound listed at $18.9 million.
Set behind hedges on...
| Oct 2, 2010
Comedic actor and film star Sacha Baron Cohen has leased out his Sunset Strip area house for $9,000 a month. But the major real estate deal this summer for Baron Cohen and his wife, actress Isla Fisher, was the purchase of a nearby Mediterranean...
| Jun 3, 2010
The rise and fall of the Go-Go's is well known — and well televised. One month after the single "Our Lips Are Sealed" came out in 1981, MTV was launched and songs from the double-platinum "Beauty and the Beat" were soon in constant video rotation....
| Jun 10, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Theater critic Charles McNulty and pop music critic Ann Powers began their conversation about the changing sound of the Broadway musical in the lobby of the Sam S. Shubert Theatre in New York, where they ran into each other at a Sunday matinee of...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 9:11 AM
Visual artist Patricia Lynn Turner is an unabashed Lady Gaga fan. Recently, her admiration for the boundary-pushing pop star has spilled over into her art.
Currently on display at the Charles H. Taylor Arts Center in Hampton is Turner's piece titled "The...
| Oct 23, 2011
The students arrived one by one to Glendale’s First United Methodist Church Thursday, where conductor Matt Catingub greeted them from a piano bench in the fellowship hall. It was the last round of auditions for the Glendale Pops Orchestra’s...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 7:44 AM
So, this Spotify thing's catching on stateside (although there are plenty of artists seemingly baffled by how they'll get paid).
Anyway, while they figure it out, here's a short compendium of user-created playlists having to do with autumn, deceased...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:36 PM
One of the most popular rock bands ever, Queen, wants its music to live on. The surviving members of the British rock group are putting together an official tribute band called Queen Extravaganza. The tribute band will tour America, playing Queen's...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 11:20 AM
When you cover entertainment, the music never stops. The albums come in by mail every day but Sunday and pile up in the inbox. The stack of albums grows exponentially, and despite good intentions, certain albums get pushed aside, and by the time you've...
| May 25, 2011
| 1:00 AM
I’ve been called by all those names frequently. Recently a longtime colleague referred to me in an e-mail as Brent. A week before that a longtime colleague referred to me on an agenda as Brad.
I’m used to it. I think it’s funny,...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:03 PM
2.5 stars (out of 4)
“My head was really hurting,” Craig Finn says by way of introduction to his first solo album. “Clear Heart Full Eyes” (Vagrant) sounds like one long hangover – an album in which the morning-after mood...