| Jun 2, 2011
Just when you think Las Vegas can’t get any weirder or naughtier, along comes “Absinthe.”
Not the once-forbidden mind-altering green libation but a new circus-burlesque-vaudeville extravaganza in the Roman Plaza in front of Caesars...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 11:41 AM
Like "Avatar," "TRON: Legacy" takes us into a world of digital imagination, a dreamscape Netscape of blacks and blues and neon-lit "programs" and disc-duels for the teeming masses of bits and bytes.
It's a gorgeous sequel to 1982's "TRON," a video game...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 2:33 PM
I know I'm supposed to love the Christmas Boat Parade, but I just don't.
It makes me feel a little Grinchy to admit this, but I have no desire to be among the estimated 1 million enchanted spectators who will line the bay front of Newport Harbor over...
| Apr 6, 2012
AACC Theatre presents the 1975 cult classic, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," April 12-20 in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 15, and 11 p.m....
| Dec 20, 2011
| 2:34 PM
A young child in a gold-adorned white robe stood stage right bathed in a spotlight’s glaring luminance. “And soon, the wise men came to the manger,” the haloed-tyke proclaimed. Pretty standard Christmas pageant stuff — until the...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:58 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- An executive at Los Angeles International Airport stepped down from his position after he was accused of sending sexually explicit text messages on his city-issued phone, officials said Thursday.
LAX Deputy Executive Director of...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 9:41 PM
I hope you’re ready to party, because this weekend starts on Wednesday! My top San Diego entertainment picks include the Kings of Industry party at Side Bar and Chocolat & Vino Affair at Stingaree, both on Wednesday; followed by The Art of...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 4:51 PM
On an afternoon in early October, I sat in a pew in an old church and took in Mass. A woman dressed all in white sang a soothing hymn, and then a priest in an intricate, green robe read from a prepared sermon; behind him, an imposing pipe organ...
| Sep 9, 2011
The second annual Chicago Fringe Festival continues through Sunday at five venues in Pilsen.
"No Gender Left Behind" ***
Rebecca Kling knows a teachable moment when she sees one. When the transgendered Kling was dismissed as a visiting theater teacher...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:58 AM
Where you stumble lies your treasure, and that’s just what struggling actress and filmmaker Christy Oldham found during a brief, dark period, when she became a phone sex operator to pay rent in Burbank.
The treasure came in the form of raw material...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 2:12 PM
The door at the back of a Wilmette movie house cracked open. A young girl poked her head in. She spotted a half dozen or so twentysomethings standing amid the seats of an otherwise empty theater and her eyes grew wide. “Wow! Hey! Team StarKid!&...