| May 26, 2011
| 7:23 AM
Jonette Butler wants something understood: Balticon is not a comic book convention.
"It's nothing like a comic book convention," said the chairwoman of this weekend's Balticon 45, which started Thursday and will run nearly continuously through 4 p.m....
| Jun 6, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Robert Lawrenson was supposed to be in just one episode of "Sanctuary," then director/producer Martin Wood learned he could ride a motorcycle.
"Halfway through I think my first day Martin said to me, 'Do you ride a motorbike?'" said Lawrenson, who...
| Jun 9, 2011
You're an internationally known fashion designer and you have one of the best classic sports car collections in the world, worth hundreds of millions of dollars. You're thinking of putting on a show … where would you go?
It's a short list, but...
| Jun 10, 2011
Reporting from Karachi, Pakistan, and New Delhi -- India's most famous artist, M.F. Husain, often referred to as the Picasso of India, died Thursday in a London hospital. He was 95.
The cause of death was not immediately clear, although he was being...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 1:10 PM
Actor Chazz Palminteri (“The Usual Suspects,” “A Bronx Tale”) has partnered with Aldo’s owners Sergio and Alessandro Vitale to open a new restaurant in Harbor East called Chazz: A Bronx Original.
With its soft opening...
| Jun 10, 2011
PIX 11's Sharon Carpenter talks with Jordana Beatty, th young star of the highly-anticipated summer children's flick Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer about landing the role, shedding her Australia accent and seeing her face splashed all over books,...
| Dec 31, 2010
You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in town who had a bigger news year than Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer. The former Planning Commission chairman went toe-to-toe with the police union, which smeared his name on...
| Jan 8, 2012
Stealth wealth. Fashion gaming. Elsa Schiaparelli. Raf Simons. What else? Here's a list of stylish people, trends and ideas to pay attention to in 2012.
Surrealism. Opening May 10, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute's exhibition...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 8:34 AM
In a television landscape littered with surgically enhanced shrews screeching at one another and off-key singers who think they're as talented as their parents say, it's startling to find a scripted show that makes viewers think about the theater of the...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 6:31 AM
Jason Gann has been in and out of a dog suit for just about 10 years now.
The Australian actor/writer/producer and a friend, Adam Zwar, came up with the idea for "Wilfred" after a late-night conversation early in the decade. By 2003, they had created a...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The label long ago coined for those who can act, sing and dance was "triple threat." But there aren't many of those folks working in the movies these days. Hugh Jackman is one. And whenever he gets nostalgic for Hollywood's "Golden Age" when triple...