| Nov 12, 2013
| 11:23 AM
The same day this week that French filmmaker Agnes Varda was being feted by the AFI Fest in her November visit to L.A., there was other movie news in the news.
Varda is a cinema ground-breaker, a feminist and artist who was one wave ahead of the New...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It's not as if Joni Mitchell really needs anyone to sing her praises. She has rarely come off as humble, exactly.
Mitchell has been known to speak up pretty effectively about the merits of her work as a singer and songwriter. She's compared herself to...
| Sep 1, 2013
Fashion illustrator Tony Viramontes captured the gender-bending electricity of the 1980s style scene like no one else.
He made a name for himself with his drawings of dominant women dressed in the theatrical haute couture of the day. In addition to...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Bruno Mars may have been locked out of heaven, but it's looking like he'll have a ticket to the Super Bowl.
The crooner is expected to be tapped to perform at the halftime show at Super Bowl XLVIII next February, according to two people with knowledge...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 11:46 AM
How does a Hooligan follow a Queen Bey?
That's the task awaiting Bruno Mars as he prepares to play the halftime show at next year's Super Bowl. He'll follow a set from Beyoncé Knowles that is widely regarded as being one of the best in recent years....
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:16 PM
M.I.A. is calling foul over the NFL's reaction to her 2012 Super Bowl halftime performance.
The British-Sri Lankan pop star has been embroiled for months in a behind-the-scenes battle with pro football officials over her Super Bowl XLVI show....
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:08 AM
What an exciting night for "The Voice."
The results are in, and coach Adam Levine has been awarded People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive. But that’s not why we watch. America decided, and the Top 8 contestants were revealed after seven were...
| 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 29, 2013
| 6:01 AM
Muppets. Gas leaks. "What Does the Fox Say?"
Tonight was definitely a weird one. Like, when-The-Beatles-went-psychedelic weird. Not a bad weird, but more like ... "What is this? Oh, I get it. Hey, I really liked that!" weird. Pamela Lansbury...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Before today's contemporary jewelry stars Alexis Bittar, Eddie Borgo and Aurélie Bidermann, there was Robert Lee Morris, who reinvented the category of fashion jewelry in the 1970s and '80s by creating wearable art in organic forms.
Growing up as a...
| 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,”...