| Sep 19, 2014
| 11:30 PM
In "Hector and the Search for Happiness," Hector (Simon Pegg) is a psychiatrist with a touch of Walter Mitty in him. He daydreams about being a WWI pilot, but other than the need for this little indulgence in childhood fancy, he seems to have an ideal...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Snoopy, the world's most sophisticated beagle, is getting all dressed up, along with his sister Belle, thanks to a who's who of fashion designers and trend setters.
"Snoopy and Belle in Fashion" opened Monday night at New York's New Museum Sky Room,...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 2:43 PM
The Stanley Cup continues to make its rounds among Kings players, executives and other staff members, landing on Sunday in Santa Rosa, Calif., for a great photo opportunity.
Santa Rosa is home to the Charles M. Schulz Museum, which features the work...
| Aug 29, 2014
The Orlando nightspot, at 100 S. Eola Drive, hosts plays, concerts and a fall cabaret series. The cabaret performances are at 8 p.m. and cost $10 each. Details: abbeyorlando.com.
Monday Night Cabaret Series
REBECCA FISHER: Sept. 8...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Et tu, Charlie Brown?
Everything else is going 3-D and CG. Why not Lucy, Snoopy and the rest of the "Peanuts" gang?
At least, that's what those behind a November 2015 release starring Charlie and his beloved canine are hoping.
Directed by “Ice...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The greatest of all holiday specials, "A Charlie Brown Christmas," is on ABC at 8 tonight [Thursday]. (It's also available to stream free via Hulu.) Last year, I wrote about its music, which is some of my favorite music of all time. Unable to restate it...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:04 PM
PEN Center USA's 23rd annual literary awards festival went off without a hitch at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Monday night -- except for the small fact that its lifetime achievement award winner, Joan Didion, was not in attendance.
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown has cleared the way for California to begin issuing license plates adorned with the classic Peanuts beagle, Snoopy.
Revenue generated from the specialized plate sales will benefit the California Cultural and Historical Endowment and...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The line between a fair use of copyrighted works and an infringement is blurry, and sometimes it takes a judge to decide where a particular use falls. The dispute between Universal Music Publishing and Lauren LoPrete shows how copyright owners can use...
| Sep 26, 2013
What do you get when you replace the original dialogue from classic Peanuts comic strips with lyrics from songs by the beloved British indie-rock band The Smiths? A wry and clever blog that a major record company tries to shut down.
The case of This...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Dean Corey’s victory lap as one of Southern California’s top music impresarios will be an interdisciplinary undertaking in which the Philharmonic Society of Orange County, which he’s led since 1993, will present Ludwig van Beethoven in a...