| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:46 PM
The political conventions face a real challenge in Florida. Because we see political commercials round the clock in this battleground state, it's like we have the Republican and Democratic conventions every day. Do the convention speakers say something...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Tippi Hedren sits on a sofa in a Beverly Hills hotel suite on a warm August day. Still exquisitely beautiful at age 82, she wears a dress of the same soft gray-green as her eyes. On her right lapel is an intricate gold and diamond brooch in the shape of...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 7:09 AM
There's something about Hedda.
"Hedda Gabler," that is, the titular character in Henrik Ibsen's classic "new woman" tale, the original housewife of Oslo County, the gal who has attitude, aptitude and is one mean shot. The inscrutable character has...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Steven Muller, former president of the Johns Hopkins University and a major figure in American higher education, died Saturday of respiratory failure at his Washington home. He was 85.
A child refugee from Nazi Germany who went on to earn a doctorate...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:31 PM
(Reuters) - Here is a look at the Golden Globe Awards, which will be held on January 13 in Beverly Hills, California, by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
* The HFPA was formed in 1943 as a way for international journalists to band together,...
| Mar 26, 2013
Q: What's the difference between a calzone and a strombolli? I might have misspelled that. It's early and my coffee hasn't kicked in.
—Susan Durian, Chicago
The calzone is defined as a "half-moon shaped stuffed pizza" by "The Deluxe Food Lover's...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 4:09 PM
PARIS — This city is as much a feeling as it is a place. So when you're planning a whirlwind visit, don't feel that you have to hit every room of the Louvre — or even one.
You would be better served by simply strolling along the Seine River...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 10:24 AM
John Cage was a leading avant-garde composer for 40 years, but he also made spare watercolors, drawings and prints, plus the occasional painting, especially in the final decades of his life. Infused with the same spirit that characterizes his work as a...
| Dec 2, 2010
Film both mimics our dreams and provokes our fantasies. The idea that an individual's relationship with it might be a narcotic, a heady mood or attitude, an atmosphere that changes speed and temperature but can never be escaped is central to David...
| May 13, 2012
When most people think of Vidal Sassoon, who died Wednesday at age 84, they think Carnaby Street. But he also had a role in shaping Los Angeles as a city of style.
"He opened a salon on Rodeo Drive when Beverly Hills was just coming of age among...
| Apr 10, 2011
Sidney Lumet, the prolific four-time Oscar-nominated director known for guiding strong performances in classic films such as "12 Angry Men," "Dog Day Afternoon" and "Network," died Saturday. He was 86.
Lumet, whose film career spanned more than 50 years,...