| Feb 5, 2004
| 2:00 PM
Eric P. Grubman simply couldn't compete with the nearby drilling.
"Going forward ...," he began at a news conference earlier today announcing the festivities surrounding Tuesday's opening of the $62 million Hippodrome Performing Arts Center on the west...
| Feb 9, 2004
First of two parts
The curtain goes up Tuesday night at the Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center in downtown Baltimore.
While the 2,286 guests on hand for the opening night gala premiere of the mega-Tony Award-winning...
| Mar 3, 2013
One of the great joys of being a fashion critic is the ability to observe how designers all over the world riff on and reinterpret the L.A. look.
Watching the spring runway collections, whether I was sitting at a runway show in the crumbling Beekman...
| Jan 1, 2013
It's just a parade, after all, a once-a-year parade, so in the grand scheme of things, the Tournament of Roses Parade doesn't matter — until it does. And it does.
There's a paradox at the core of Pasadena's pretty street party. What began in...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:36 PM
"All Gods were immortal."
— Stanislaw Lec
And also brands, the gods of the marketplace. Earthquakes may strike, dynasties may fall and locusts may devour the crops, but Oldsmobile and Pan Am are forever. Never mind.
But about the death of...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 7:30 PM
In the intellectually raucous British household of Nina Raine's "Tribes," family members don't so much talk as assault each other with monologues.
The dinner table cacophony consists of scraps of debate, ironic jabs, aesthetic proclamations, academic...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Ethics restrictions prohibiting local elected officials from accepting anything of value – a cup of coffee, a glass of wine or a meal – from lobbyists, vendors or anyone else with business before them are much too restrictive for Hollywood...
| Feb 19, 2012
As a B-movie actress in the 1940s, Elyse Knox was perhaps best known for the only horror film she ever made, "The Mummy's Tomb," with Lon Chaney Jr. as the monster who kidnaps her.
She later recalled working through the night on the abduction and...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Runnin' down the road may be the Road Runner's idea of fun, but the classic American summer vacation road trip, even when pointed toward a beloved destination, can get long, tiresome and boring. What helps? The food along the way.
We're talking here...
| Jul 25, 2011
In a world that's constantly changing, it's good to know that some things basically stay the same — for example, the movie western. It's a genre that hasn't changed much in the last century of cinematic history: There are good guys and there are bad...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 4:34 PM
A 60th-anniversary restoration of the Oscar-winning musical "An American in Paris" will be the opening-night film for the TCM Classic Movie Festival that will run April 28 to May 1, 2011 at Hollywood's Chinese and Egyptian theaters. The screening of......
| Dec 9, 2010
| 4:32 PM
By Kathleen Haughney, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — The newly appointed chair of the Senateâs ethics committee hinted Thursday that proposals to give the Florida Ethics Commission some muscle may stand a chance this year, after being...