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  • L.A. arts scene celebrated at Music Center's 50th anniversary

    L.A. arts scene celebrated at Music Center's 50th anniversary
    The event: The Los Angeles Music Center’s 50th anniversary celebration dinner, which immediately followed Saturday’s performance spectacular, handily kept up the momentum in a tent rising four stories above the Music Center Plaza in downtown...
  • Interviewing Darlene Love: Singer who spent years 20 feet from stardom now, at age 76 is busier than ever

    Interviewing Darlene Love: Singer who spent years 20 feet from stardom now, at age 76 is busier than ever
    It was more than 50 years ago that singer Darlene Love had her biggest hit, the 1962 girl-group song “He’s a Rebel” with The Crystals, and her last hit, the 1963 holiday hit “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).” Yet in a...
  • Joan Fontaine estate pulls Oscar sale under threat of lawsuit

    The estate of actress Joan Fontaine, who died a year ago aged 96, withdrew her Oscar from a much-anticipated auction when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences threatened to sue over its sale, representatives of the estate said on Thursday....
  • Oscars: 114 Scores in Contention for Top Prize

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced that 114 original scores have advanced in the category for the 2014 Oscars. By coincidence, that's the exact number that qualified last year. This year's crop includes the usual diversity,...
  • Cool clutch bags from Caterina Zangrando, Charlotte Olympia, more

    Cool clutch bags from Caterina Zangrando, Charlotte Olympia, more
    This holiday season, clutch bags are conversation starters. Rather than holding onto big-name designers, women are choosing accessories from under-the-radar talents, such as the New York-based Lee Savage, whose minimalist, Donald Judd-like designs...
  • Oscars Best Picture: 7 Underdogs That Could Benefit from Preferential Ballot

    All hope isn't lost for "American Sniper." Even though the Bradley Cooper drama about Navy SEAL Chris Kyle hasn't leapt into the award season race yet, it still holds a stealth advantage as it enters Oscar balloting -- passionate fans. The Golden Globe...
  • Angelina Jolie gets chicken pox and cancels 'Unbroken' promotion

    Filmmaker and actressAngelina Jolie said on Friday she has chicken pox and will notbe able to attend events for World War Two drama "Unbroken," hersecond film as director. "I just want to be clear and honest why I will be missingthe 'Unbroken' events...
  • Stuff the stockings with DVD boxed sets

    Twentieth Century Fox cranks out the big blockbusters, but its sister distribution arm, Fox Searchlight Pictures, specializes in indie films and British imports that are more likely to pick up Oscars than hundreds of millions at the box office. Founded...
  • Behold! Bible stories are back with a vengeance

    God is a whale of a storyteller. From the Garden of Eden to the Great Flood to the resurrection of Christ, he's got the best material. So it's no wonder that religious themes have dominated the arts for centuries, from the first fireside odes to the...
  • Robin Williams and other famous Disney voices no longer with us

    Robin Williams and other famous Disney voices no longer with us
    Robin Williams' suicide was without a doubt one of the most shocking deaths of 2014. The actor was known for many roles, but Disney fans will always remember him as the voice of Genie in "Aladdin." Shortly after his death on Aug. 11, the Academy of...
  • Golden Globes nominations: 'Birdman,' 'Fargo' in the lead

    Golden Globes nominations: 'Birdman,' 'Fargo' in the lead
    The surreal show business satire "Birdman," a darling of critics for its innovative storytelling, led the Golden Globe Awards film nominations on Thursday, with its seven nods making it a frontrunner early in the Hollywood awards season. The story of a...