| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Can you believe it's been 10 years since Justin Timberlake "accidentally" bared Janet Jackson's breast on live television during Super Bowl XXXVIII? That event launched a term into our collective vocabulary that can be seen dozens of times each year:...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Call it the incredible shrinking Super Bowl halftime.
In recent years, Beyonce, Madonna, Paul McCartney, Prince and Bruce Springsteen headlined the year’s biggest nationally televised mini-concert. But Sunday we got a one-man wedding band.
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:30 AM
The question dominated much of the nonfootball-related chatter in the run-up to Sunday's Super Bowl: As the featured act of this year's halftime show, was Bruno Mars really up to the job of entertaining a television audience of approximately 100 million...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Don Engel had only a small law firm in Los Angeles — just two or three attorneys in addition to him and his wife. But a phone call from Engel could strike fear among the loftiest executives in the music business.
Engel, who represented some of the...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 8:52 AM
3 stars (out of 4)
Beyonce surprised even her most ardent followers a few days ago by releasing her fifth studio album, “Beyonce” (Columbia), in one giant package on iTunes. The 14 songs and 17 videos comprise a “visual album,”...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Media and entertainment industry attorney Donald Engel died Wednesday in Redwood City, Calif. following a long battle with leukemia. He was 84 years old.
Engel's famous clients include Olivia Newton John and Donna Summer, for whom he won major victories,...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Even if you didn't catch the run of “Illumination,” the Morton Arboretum's dramatic and innovative holiday-season lighting of trees on its grounds, you've probably seen some of the other work of John Featherstone and his lighting and visual...
| Jan 12, 2014
Ask Nancy Reinsdorf about her day, and she'll tell you, "I buy a lot of crickets."
That's because of the bearded dragon she, husband, Michael, and their three children have at their north suburban home. And the gecko. And the two frogs. And the hermit...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:02 AM
What a difference (not having) R. Kelly makes.
Last week the R&B star gave a shot of energy to Justin Bieber's so-called Music Mondays series with his long-rumored appearance on "PYD," an appealingly raunchy slow jam that got listeners talking about...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Goldie Hawn, Aileen Getty and the Hugo Boss company will be honored for their contributions to the fight against AIDS at amFAR's Inspiration Gala on Dec. 12, the foundation announced on Friday.
Chelsea Handler is slated to host the fourth annual gala...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Music video’s wild ride...