| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:32 PM
Sure, it may seem like a time warp to see a couple of old wooden merchant and naval ships tied up in Newport Harbor this week, but wait until you're aboard.
For the next week the public is invited to tour two late 18th-century vessels that will be docked...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 12:38 PM
In his directing debut, actor Mark Ruffalo ("The Kids Are All Right") takes some liberties with the background of its paraplegic star, Christopher Thornton - who clearly had no problem with that, since he also wrote the screenplay.
His character here...
| Aug 26, 2012
In the early 1990s, the mini-backpack was a fashion "must-have." Most coveted was French designer Agnès B.'s black cotton "Lolita" sack (reimagined briefly during a limited-edition 2010 collaboration with Opening Ceremony) and Prada's more structured...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:25 PM
For a brief and blinding moment in 2009, the Bling Ring crime spree ruled the social networks, TV news cycles and front pages of newspapers around the globe, including this one. At the time, I was bothered by the way the stories about a gang of affluent...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:25 AM
"I think Los Angeles is so the center of American culture right now," writer-director Sofia Coppola says in the production notes for her swift, clever bauble "The Bling Ring," because "of all these reality TV shows."
That's an interesting statement,...
| Jan 20, 2013
A new crop of brick and mortar shops has quietly opened in Venice, along the unlikely stretch of Lincoln Boulevard between Palms and Venice boulevards that most commuters speed by en route to Marina del Rey or LAX. An alternative to the increasingly...
| Aug 3, 2011
Model Miranda Kerr hit the runway in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday showing off a perfect body, six months after childbirth. No stretch marks were in evidence....
| Aug 11, 2011
Durham, NC, is the “dying town” in this film of a Horton Foote story. Lots of Brits doing Southern accents — Oscar winner Colin Firth is the entrepreneur selling dreams (Harold Hill from “The Music Man”? Or something more...
| Aug 14, 2011
Orlando Brown arrested: Actor Orlando Brown, formerly of "That's So Raven," arrested on suspicion of DUI....
| Oct 13, 2011
Kanye West and Miranda Kerr are both on tap for the annual Victoria's Secret show. Meanwhile our favorite Muppet, Miss Piggy, is on a roll....