| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Two immersive Off Broadway buzzmagnets, the David Byrne-Fatboy Slim disco tuner "Here Lies Love" and Tolstoy-and-vodka musical "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812," earned a record-breaking 11 nominations each for the 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards,...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Countless movies are funnier, cuter, livelier and smarter than "Go With Le Flo," but few match this proudly cheapo dud's near-contemptuous lack of thoughtfulness and entertainment value.
Seemingly made for a rare breed of moviegoer who's never seen a...
| Sep 22, 2013
According to Beyoncé's song “Me, Myself & I,” this is how the pop star deals with a breakup: “I realized I got/ Me, myself and I/ That's all I got in the end/ That's what I found out/ Ain't no need to cry/ I took a vow that from now on/...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The show was one night only, the house was packed, the ovation was standing. In his Harris Theater debut Friday night, former wunderkind Savion Glover proved he's all grown up, in a good way. It wasn't that he'd lost his sense of fun — he'd found...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:18 PM
In advance of the weekend, below are a five new songs worthy of your precious time.
St. Vincent, "Prince Johnny."
Annie Clark's new album arrives Tuesday, and, as usual under her St. Vincent guise, she delivers smart pop as inventive as it is...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:56 PM
Before Evan Park, 14, could give an interview, his father needed to speak with him.
Time was tight and Ed Park wanted to get in a quick pep talk, so he ushered his son toward a darkened classroom.
The first of three qualifying rounds for the...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:20 PM
At 40, a relatively young age for a hoofer, Savion Glover is a tap-dance legend. Of course, he has danced professionally for three decades, ever since he starred on Broadway in "The Tap Dance Kid." When he was 1, his mother told me years ago, he was...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Middle-Earth's denizens journeyed to Hollywood on Monday night for the world premiere of “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” the […]...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Dusk had settled on virtual Los Angeles, and I'd just hit a few pedestrians and smashed my stolen roadster near City Hall. The sound of police sirens was getting closer, and the nearest vehicle was an idling delivery truck. I pulled the driver out, kicked...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:32 PM
On this week's Chasing Nashville, it's time for the ladies to start making their way to Nashville to work with Keith Thomas. He says that less than one half of one percent of hopeful singers are ever offered a recording contact and he's hoping one of the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:32 PM
We pick up this week’s Chasing Nashville where we left off — the first round of the Hillbilly Days singing competition is over and the next day’s finals are looming. Nashville music exec Keith Thomas says he isn’t just there to...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:32 AM
I’ll admit it right out of the gate. I’m worried that Lifetime’s new reality series, Chasing Nashville, might devolve into the “Singing Moms” version of Dance Moms — squabbling mothers living vicariously through their...