| Jan 24, 2011
Let the other ships have their rock climbing walls and their water slides, their come as-you-are and do-as-you-please ambience. On the new Queen Elizabeth, it's lawn bowling and croquet, formal nights and afternoon teas, assigned seating and fixed...
| Apr 26, 2009
Beatrice Arthur, best known as the acerbic Maude Findlay on Norman Lear's sitcom "Maude" and as the strong-willed Dorothy Zbornak on the long-running " The Golden Girls," died today. She was 86.
Arthur, a stage-trained actress who was a success on...
| May 3, 2009
There are precious few guarantees in the theater anymore. Boffo playwrights went out with the Neil Simon dinosaurs. A new show by Stephen Sondheim, hands down the greatest living musical theater composer, can't even count on a Broadway booking. The only...
| Jul 24, 2009
| 4:09 PM
Actor Barry Miller's wood, stone and glass retreat in the Hollywood Hills is for sale at $2,125,000.
Update: This version includes additional details on the extent of the work done to the property.
| Aug 8, 2009
Hugh Hefner and his wife, Kimberley, have sold their personal residence, just a hop away from the Playboy Mansion next door in Holmby Hills, for $18 million. The buyer is Daren Metropoulos, a25-year-old entrepreneur who will be moving from Beverly Hills....
| Feb 20, 2009
For as long as he can remember, Dario Serrano's life was all screeching tires and echoing gunshots, babies' cries and barking dogs, a symphony, as he puts it, of "hood rats and gangsters," of "vatos vatos and payasos" -- dudes and numskulls, loosely...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 11:51 AM
Partway through one of the two shows taped for "Great Performances: Harry Connick Jr. in Concert on Broadway," airing Wednesday, March 2, on PBS (check local listings), a woman in the audience yells out, "Kick the tires and light the fires!"
| Aug 23, 2010
| 8:43 PM
U.K.-based deejay Ginz headlines Dubtroit at the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Steady, Tony K and Tealong also perform. The show is from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. and 21 and older only. Guests can enter free with a reservation at...
| Aug 24, 2010
| 7:07 PM
A concert by Griffith Clawson, a 14-year-old Newport Coast resident, will begin at 5 p.m. at the Port Restaurant and Bar, 440 Heliotrope Ave, Corona del Mar. The concert is to benefit Orangewood Children's Foundation. Tickets...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 8:35 PM
An opening night reception for the artwork of Danny Galieote will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at the SCAPE Gallery, 2859 E. Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar. Galieote is an up-and-coming local artist whose work depicts beach scenes and...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 9:31 PM
The Rounders, a combination of '70s, '80s and dance music, perform at 9 p.m. in the Celtic Bar at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Dr. For more information, call (949) 640-4110.
Phil Shane plays tributes to Elvis,...