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  • Review: No fun with Fun. at the Greek Theatre

    Review: No fun with Fun. at the Greek Theatre
    When the nerds get their revenge, it isn’t always pretty. At the Grammy Awards, in February, the New York pop-rock band Fun. was named best new artist and won the the coveted song of the year prize with “We Are Young,” the hit electro-...
  • Arsenio Hall is asking for a slice of late night

    Arsenio Hall is asking for a slice of late night
    Decked out in a blue blazer and stylish white hat, he bounded onto the ballroom stage at the Beverly Hilton as if he could barely contain himself, beaming at the audience of TV journalists from around the country. After being almost off the showbiz grid...
  • Watch Katy Perry's jungle-themed video for 'Roar'

    Watch Katy Perry's jungle-themed video for 'Roar'
    When your song refers to "the eye of the tiger" -- as the latest from Katy Perry does -- you can more or less go two ways with your visuals: boxing ring or jungle. Having donned a pair of gloves (a la Rocky Balboa) for her performance of "Roar" on...
  • Review: Ariana Grande's charmingly retrograde 'Yours Truly'

    Review: Ariana Grande's charmingly retrograde 'Yours Truly'
    Miley Cyrus wasn’t the only kiddie-culture veteran looking to make a grownup splash on the MTV Video Music Awards last month. Though the former “Hannah Montana” star thoroughly dominated discussion of the telecast with the Twerk Heard...
  • Review: 'Zero Fade' by Chris L. Terry

    Review: 'Zero Fade' by Chris L. Terry
    Despite being a PG-rated, angst-adjacent, teen coming of age story, it wasn't until the 270th page (of 289) that I realized "Zero Fade," Chris L. Terry's debut novel, was a Young Adult book. But that revelation wasn't a jolt or a letdown. Instead it was a...
  • Rodeo Drive's renaissance restores the sheen after the recession

    Rodeo Drive's renaissance restores the sheen after the recession
    Sitting at the intersection of Hollywood and high fashion, it's no wonder Rodeo Drive is one of the most fabled shopping streets in the world. It's been immortalized in movies, books, song lyrics and on reality TV. The thoroughfare played a supporting...
  • A Rodeo Drive timeline

    A Rodeo Drive timeline
    What follows are a few highlights from the history of one of the most famous streets in the world. 1906: Burton E. Grant and other investors buy land on the former Rancho Rodeo de las Aguas. The land will become Beverly Hills, and the city's main street...
  • Amid Obama presidency, films take major leap in facing race head-on

    TORONTO — Watching Steve McQueen's achingly brilliant "12 Years a Slave" at the Toronto International Film Festival, I was struck by many things. The film's artistry — script, performances, imagery — is significant. The movie is...
  • 'Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain'

    'Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain'
    The comedian has followed in the footsteps of such other humorists as Richard Pryor and Eddie Murphy in being successful with concert films. He tackles a wide range of subjects in this one, compiled from two performances he gave at New York's Madison...
  • Reviews: Fox's 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' cracks wise, 'Dads' not so much

     Reviews: Fox's 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' cracks wise, 'Dads' not so much
    Fox premieres two new sitcoms Tuesday. One I would recommend; the other, I would not. Let's begin with the better: "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," which deems Andy Samberg ready for prime time, is set in a New York police precinct; its noble lineage runs back...
  • Academy rehires Craig Zadan and Neil Meron to produce 2014 Oscars

    Academy rehires Craig Zadan and Neil Meron to produce 2014 Oscars
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has hired Craig Zadan and Neil Meron for an encore performance as Oscar producers, retaining them for the 2014 broadcast after this year's show garnered solid ratings. The move is unusual because the job...