| Aug 9, 2011
| 11:42 AM
Great shows have been sneaking into our area recently. On Sunday, rockers Band of Horses played to a sold-out house at the Jewish Mother in Virginia Beach. That hastily organized show was announced little more than 48 hours before the music started....
| Aug 10, 2011
| 4:44 PM
GLENDALE — In front of a cable audience and a live Las Vegas crowd, former two-time United States Olympian Ronda Rousey will make her big-time mixed-martial-arts debut with plenty of hype to live up to and plenty of potential to fulfill.
| Aug 11, 2011
When Ronda Rousey was but a little girl – shy and hushed – her dad bestowed upon her words to live by.
Tragically, Ron Rousey was dead when Ronda was just 8 years old. His words, however, lived on.
"He's the one that told me I'd win a gold...
| Aug 12, 2011
With Felicia "Snoop" Pearson's guilty plea last week to conspiracy to sell heroin, one question being asked by fans of "The Wire" is how other cast members of the Baltimore-based series are doing.
The answer: Several are doing just fine professionally....
| Aug 14, 2011
Every once in a while, a fire truck will pass by Rudolph Giuliani's window, and the former New York mayor will flash back to that dreadful day when he had to drop everything and rush to ground zero. "It's just hard to hear it and not react," he said in an...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 10:08 PM
GLENDALE — Ronda Rousey's Strikeforce debut came and went in the lighting-quick fashion that all of her fights — amateur and professional — have.
But after defeating Sarah D'Alelio via submission in just 25 seconds on Friday night at...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 7:18 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Conan the Barbarian
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World
Monday Night Football: Preseason: NY Jets @ Houston (special; 8 p.m. Monday; ESPN)
Gloria: In Her Own Words (special; 9 p.m. Monday;...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 8:11 PM
"Shameless"-- the Showtime dramedy starring William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum -- is looking for extras for its upcoming shoot in Chicago. If you're interested in participating on the show, email Atomsphere Casting at firstname.lastname@example.org with...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 8:50 PM
More than just another fighter training center, at a time when one seems to be springing up on every other corner, the Glendale Fighting Club has transcended that status and become a hub of activity and a touchstone of significance in the fighting scene,...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 9:47 AM
It's gotten to the point where it's probably easier to report on what's still happening rather than what's been canceled. If it was scheduled for Saturday or Sunday, It's probably been scrapped. I'll continue to update this post through the day.
| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:10 PM
We know it's coming, yet that doesn't make it any easier.
Watching the planes slice through the towers and the towers crumble, seeing the Pentagon smoldering, and knowing the brave sacrifice that took place above a field in Pennsylvania -- all remain...