| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Hollywood makes movies, of course, but just as important — or maybe more so — it makes stars. But as Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr argues in “Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame,” the manufacture and maintenance of...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:39 AM
NEW YORK -- Actress Katie Holmes and stylist Jeanne Yang decided to forgo the hubbub of Lincoln Center this season and present their fall-winter 2013 collection in a more intimate setting--a 43rd floor suite at the Palace Hotel with a view of the...
| Nov 21, 2012
Perhaps nothing personifies Hollywood glamour quite like sunglasses, and "50 Shades" (Reel Art Press, $29.95) by Lauren Goldstein Crowe features 50 of the century's icons in the coolest of frames. Steve McQueen, Diana Ross, Bob Dylan, Audrey Hepburn and...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 12:34 AM
Apr 10, 1968: Arrivals at the Academy Awards outside the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium....
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:40 PM
The Oscars will salute Hollywood music this year, and Barbra Streisand will join the celebration by singing on Feb. 24 on ABC. She last sang at the Oscars in 1977, when she performed “Evergreen” from “A Star Is Born.” She and...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Mystic Ballet dances Sergei Vanaev's adaptation of Swan Lake at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center this weekend, before jetting out to tour Japan, and following their debut in New York City.
Feb. 9, 7 p.m., $35-$40, Katharine...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Dec. 1. The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Center, 300 Main St., Old Saybrook, (860) 510-0453, katharinehepburntheater.org
The singer/songwriter and bandleader Howard Fishman is an energetic omnivore of Americana and beyond. Fishman has...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Imagination of Illumination
Runs from Dec. 1 to Jan. 5, 2013, Six Summit Gallery, 6 Summit St., Ivoryton, (860) 581-8332, sixsummitgallery.com
Bilbo Baggins is coming to Ivoryton. Well, actually, the artist who created the bestselling graphic...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Joan Crawford. Katharine Hepburn. Loretta Young and Tyrone Power.
Pre-moustache Clark Gable.
A very young and dapper Ray Milland.
The list of Tinseltown's glitterati continues.
Movie buffs interested in striking photos of the glittering ones would...
| Mar 10, 2013
In our first interview in the 1990s, Valerie Harper described the character of Rhoda Morgenstern —sidekick on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and star of the spinoff "Rhoda" — as "the brash New Yorker who says the unsayable."
The same can be...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:44 PM
In the second and best installment of “The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour,” the follow-up to “I Love Lucy,” the guest star is Tallulah Bankhead, playing herself as a new neighbor of the Ricardos and Mertzes.
During a clash of...