| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:30 PM
NEW YORK — For years, Vince Sicari kept a secret from his family, friends, colleagues and clients.
By day, he practiced law. By night, he practiced laughs under his stage name, Vince August, building a reputation on the comedy club circuit. Over...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The $650-million plan to remake the jumbled campus of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on Wilshire Boulevard is the fourth such effort in the last three decades.
Challenging in concept and architecturally ambitious, the design by Swiss architect...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Cher, Neil Diamond, Barry Manilow, James Cagney and "The Music Man" want to entertain you on the Fourth of July. How's that for talent, people?
Two prime-time specials, both starting at 8 p.m. Thursday, will be packed with big stars.
In the initial...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:29 AM
American crime fiction has a distinct genius for geography. In Richard Price's Dempsy, N.J., in "Samaritan" or "Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles," it is often the city as much as any single person that seems to bear responsibility for a murder. That...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:32 PM
As America celebrates its 237th birthday over Fourth of July 2013, television networks will again have several programs of all types airing during the holiday, which falls on a Thursday this year but will perhaps carry over through the weekend for...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Cinema Blend is reporting HBO has tapped Freedom grad Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson" to star in a half-hour series about retired athletes living in Miami, just as The Rock gets ready to debut his self-produced reality series "The Hero" at......
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:15 AM
NEW YORK — In its 14-year history, the website CollegeHumor has accrued 4.7 million subscribers, won 11 Webby awards and drawn more than 2 billion page views in becoming a leader of the digital comedy world.
But it has never attempted one of the...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
It's not every day something crash-lands on the Hudson River, as a tourist helicopter did Sunday.
Officials said a family of four Swedish tourists and their pilot were safe after the private helicopter in which they were riding apparently lost power and...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:10 AM
The Fourth of July celebration on NBC just got a huge infusion of star talent.
Oscar-winner Cher, Grammy-winner Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and Pitbull will join the program, "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular," which airs 8 to 10 p.m. Thursday....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:37 AM
David Chase, creator of "The Sopranos," delivered a moving 15-minute eulogy for actor James Gandolfini during funeral services for the star of the series, held Thursday at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in New York.
Below is an unedited...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:30 AM
CROTON-ON-HUDSON - I love the Clearwater Festival, an annual celebration of the glorious Hudson River. The river is as clean as it is (nobody's perfect) because Pete Seeger got it in his head back in 1966 to do something about the pollution, and created...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Two years short of its 20th anniversary, at an age which many festivals of its size and scope never reach, International Festival of Arts & Ideas is still standing proud. And doing handstands. And dancing. And firing people out of cannons. And reading....