| Jun 13, 2010
NEW YORK — Just before Sherie Rene Scott debuted in "Everyday Rapture" at off-Broadway's Second Stage last spring, she panicked.
"I thought to myself, 'Oh, God, this could go really, really badly,' " the 43-year-old actress recalls about a...
| Jun 13, 2010
In the early days of Hollywood, dreams of stardom began for aspiring actresses upon arrival from small-town America, when they took up residence at one of the neighborhood's romantic and exotic-sounding hotels such as the DuBarry, Las Palmas or...
| Jun 10, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Theater critic Charles McNulty and pop music critic Ann Powers began their conversation about the changing sound of the Broadway musical in the lobby of the Sam S. Shubert Theatre in New York, where they ran into each other at a Sunday matinee of...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 3:47 PM
A Bel-Air house that actress and singer Judy Garland once called home has come on the market at $5.5 million.
The 1938 two-story house, with dormer windows and white columns set against a red-brick clad veranda, was designed by Wallace Neff for Garland...
| Jul 29, 2010
| 9:14 AM
It isn't all about music, but inevitably, a "Summer Under the Stars" involves some.
The annual Turner Classic Movies festival that presents a different actor's movies each day of the month begins anew Sunday, Aug. 1. This time, the highlighted performers...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 8:34 PM
Stop the presses — Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli, Keely Smith and Marilyn Monroe will be joining forces to perform in Newport Beach next week.
Well, sort of.
Bethany Owen, the "Woman of 1001 Voices and Faces," will bring the four favorites to a...
| Aug 9, 2010
The Alex Theatre has been given one of the most challenging roles to play in the arts these days — holding steady as the economy stumbles.
"We pretty much broke even for the year," said Barry McComb, executive director of Glendale Arts, which...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 8:10 PM
COSTA MESA — With only five days left till the end of the 2010 Orange County Fair, you might take time out to get to know that wandering four-man a cappella group that's been singing some of the classics like "The Way You Make Me Feel," "Stand By...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 10:21 AM
Francesca Simon is an international star. Her series of children's books about Horrid Henry (Sourcebooks: $4.99 each, ages 8-12) have sold 14 million copies in 24 countries. In England, where she lives, "Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend" was No. 12...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:34 PM
The spring social calendar is overflowing. Here's a preview of a few up-and-coming events.
Beginning Feb. 21 and running through March 13, the Allen Edmonds Store at South Coast Plaza is teaming up with Soles4Souls for a shore trade-in event that will...
| Mar 12, 2011
Actor Ashton Kutcher has listed his Sunset Strip-area "bachelor pad that never was" for $2.6 million.
Kutcher bought the house in 2004 for $1 million and rebuilt it with his father but never moved in. Instead, he married actress Demi Moore in 2005....