| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Eli Broad said Tuesday that he won't continue giving $3 million a year to his new museum's across-the-street neighbor, the Museum of Contemporary Art, ending his five-year run as its primary funder.
But he thinks his museum, called the Broad, will be...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:00 AM
As construction continues on the downtown Los Angeles museum Eli Broad and his wife, Edythe, have dubbed the Broad, the couple were due to give a look inside in a “hard-hat tour” Tuesday for news media and invited guests. And they had some...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:50 PM
The hills will be alive with the sound of Tony winners, when NBC's new production of "The Sound of Music" is broadcast Dec. 5.
NBC announced Monday that stage veterans Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle have joined the cast, alongside the...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 6:33 PM
One of the challenges of writing about – and quoting – comedians, we here at Show Tracker have found, is that you typically can’t use the (often foul-mouthed) best stuff they say.
It seems that Piers Morgan had the same problem....
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Five years after the financial crisis, the mega-rich have regained all the wealth they lost during the recession, setting a new record value for combined net worth, according to Forbes' 400 richest Americans list released Monday.
The annual report...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Here’s Eli and Edythe Broad’s advice to budding, young art collectors: take your time, do the research, don’t rush to buy.
“You got to invest time, it’s not just about money,” Eli Broad said this week at a talk for...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Billionaire industrialists David and Charles Koch have scrapped their efforts to buy the Los Angeles Times and other Tribune Co. newspapers, a Koch Industries spokeswoman said.
Word that the politically conservative brothers were interested in the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Around the time "Man of Steel" opened in June, media watcher Jim Romenesko circulated an it-only-hurts-when-you-laugh letter explaining why Superman's alter ego Clark Kent was having his application rejected to become a reporter for a great metropolitan...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The imminent departure of Jeffrey Deitch from the directorship of the Museum of Contemporary Art after three short years was never really a question of "if" but only "when." The arrangement was bound to fail.
Rumors about the impending exit have swirled...
| Jul 3, 2013
If America's medical schools were failing to offer their students the academic content and practical experience necessary to provide high-quality healthcare, we would be outraged.
But that's exactly what happens in most undergraduate and graduate...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:34 AM
I first met Antonio Villaraigosa at a Pollo Loco on the Miracle Mile in 1999. He struck me then as principled, articulate, smart and a little vain. He talked about the death penalty and growing up in Los Angeles, serving as speaker of the Assembly and his...