| Mar 25, 2011
Joe Wizan, a former head of 20th Century Fox's motion picture division and an independent producer of films such as "Jeremiah Johnson" and "… And Justice for All," has died. He was 76.
Wizan, a longtime resident of Malibu, died Monday at an...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:57 PM
Day 1 of Lollapalooza 2011 is in the books, as the first of 130 bands played on eight stages Friday in Grant Park. Attendance was maxed out – with 90,000 people expected each of three days at the festival. Here’s how Friday went down, with...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 10:34 PM
Lollapalooza wasn’t built to last two years, let alone intended to be around long enough to celebrate a 20th anniversary Aug. 5-7 in Grant Park.
“I haven’t said this before, but after the first year, I went on my merry way, thinking...
| Dec 16, 2011
Erica Daniels has a lot of reading to do. Sitting among piles of submitted plays at her Steppenwolf office in Lincoln Park, she carefully places one script at the top of the stack so she remembers to take it home.
"Everybody's getting their scripts in...
| Apr 29, 2011
It may be hard for those who grew up watching "Will & Grace" to imagine the shock and excitement when Mart Crowley's "The Boys in the Band" caught fire off-Broadway in 1968, becoming one of the most discussed, derided and defended dramas of its era.
| Jul 20, 2011
Like many boys, Adam Chester's most embarrassing moments occurred in middle school, courtesy of his dear mom. He was changing gym clothes alongside his buddies when he heard a familiar, shrill voice from beyond: "AAADAAM!" In through the locker room...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 6:06 PM
Standing onstage Sunday night at San Diego's Valley View Casino Center, the DJ Tiesto twisted some knobs on his Pioneer CDJ-1000 turntable as 6,500 screaming fans formed a sea of waving hands, flashing cellphone cameras and wide-eyed faces. Jets of...
| Sep 11, 2011
Yes, it has dinosaurs. But at its core Fox's new sci-fi epic "Terra Nova" is an environmental fable. And a pretty darned expensive one at that.
In fact, even though it has no big-name stars raking in giant paydays, "Terra Nova" is probably the...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 4:35 PM
After a year on AOL's board, former William Morris chief executive Jim Wiatt is ramping up his commitment to helping the online media company in Hollywood. Wiatt is leaving his board seat to spend most of his time as a consultant to AOL, using his clout...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Owing to space constraints in The Timesâ print product, not all the weirdness and wonderment of Die Antwoord could fit into an article about the group that appears in Mondayâs Calendar section. This online version offers a longer take of......
| Nov 10, 2010
| 9:33 PM
What follows will be instant grades of every performance at tonight's Country Music Assn. Awards. This post is written off-site from the CMAs at the LAT HQ, and strives to be as fast and accurate as possible. This will be......
| Nov 24, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Silkscreen paintings and prints of military camouflage were among the last works made by Andy Warhol (1928-1987) in the year before his death. Few if any were shown during his lifetime. Like much of his work from the 1970s and......