| Feb 18, 2011
Poor little Petra, just 13 and growing up in South Wales, is one of thousands of girls smitten with David Cassidy. The year is 1974, and Cassidy is the creation of a brilliant marketing campaign that preys on the hearts of teenage girls.
As you may or...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 5:06 PM
'Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage'
This exhibition of one of America's best-known living photographers showcases more than 70 photographs taken between April 2009 and May 2011. The display is unusual because unlike much of the artist's works,...
| May 31, 2011
| 2:09 PM
Keith Richards' autobiography "Life," which was published in paperback last month, contains some nuggets of special interest to Hampton Roads rock fans. One particular scene in the book relates to the Rolling Stone's 1975 show at Hampton Coliseum.
| Sep 24, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Britain's royal family is acquiring a bit of Pop flavor in the form of screen-print portraits of Queen Elizabeth II by Andy Warhol, who once said "I want to be as famous as the Queen of England."
On Monday, the Royal Collection Trust announced that it is...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Just steps from the beach is a new Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf designed to reflect the surf culture in downtown Huntington Beach.
Quiksilver and other action sports brands donated the surfboards that were used to build the art installation. There's a tall...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Soaking in a bath tub, Michael Phelps wears nothing but a small swimsuit, a pair of goggles atop his head and a stern look. Next to him, a pair of blue jeans spills from a Louis Vuitton bag.
It marks a sophisticated turn as a pitchman for the Baltimore...
| Jun 11, 2010
| 3:24 PM
Imagine being on the sidelines of a football game, focused on one player, when out of the blue, a 300-pound linebacker comes barreling your way!
Do you stay with your initial subject and snap the shot or get the heck out of the way? Instincts and...
| Dec 21, 2008
|| Fiction || weeks on list ||
|| 1. || The Private Patient by P.D. James (Knopf: $25.95) A murder investigation focuses on the staff from a plastic-surgery clinic. || 3 ||
|| 2. || Scarpetta by Patricia Cornwell (Putnam: $27.95)...
| Aug 29, 2010
When actresses begin parading on the Emmy red carpet Sunday, they will be glamorously gowned and coiffed — and it will be no accident that their skin glows and makeup looks perfect for the cameras. It can take a village of experts and weeks of...
| Feb 25, 2007
Poolside at the Beverly Hilton, Rinko Kikuchi gathered up her quilted leather handbag, a mini-mechanical pencil and a small notebook. Then she waved a shy goodbye to "Access Hollywood" host Nancy O'Dell.
The Oscar-nominated actress, her translator,...
| Apr 5, 2009
Clean-cut, wholesome and decidedly demure. Look at the ultra-Disneyfied costumes in this month's "Hannah Montana" movie and you'll see the latest reflection of the accelerating shift toward more parent-friendly tween fashions.
Forget Britney-era bling...