| Nov 21, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Hot Property was just a kernel of an idea when Ruth Ryon proposed it in 1984 to Dick Turpin, then-editor of The Times' Real Estate section. The reporter thought there could be a column in the short stories she had started writing on notable people and...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:42 PM
A Cowardly Lion costume worn by Bert Lahr in the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz" sold for more than $3 million at a New York City auction of Hollywood memorabilia on Monday, according to the Bonhams New York auction house.
Organized in conjunction with...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated actress Melissa McCarthy is the latest star to jump on the celebrity fashion brand bandwagon according to a report in fashion industry trade paper WWD, which reports McCarthy has inked a deal with Sunrise Brands to "create...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Hollywood has arguably never had such a remarkable year as 1939. The studios released some of its most popular and accomplished films, including the best picture Oscar winner "Gone With the Wind," the beloved musical fantasy "The Wizard of Oz" and John...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 4:36 PM
The Allentown Band for 13 years has been performing concerts for students in schools. This year conductor Ronald Demkee decided to open its family concert to the public for the first time.
"Fabulous Fables!" will be presented at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Geoffrey Holder, the Tony-winning director and costume designer from Trinidad who brought an exuberant style to his work in dance, theater, movies and even a series of soft drink commercials, died of complications of pneumonia Sunday at a New York...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The first thing to say about Patrick McHale's Cartoon Network miniseries "Over the Garden Wall," after noting that it is beautiful to behold and worth the while of anyone interested in contemporary animation, is that it has been made in a two-dimensional,...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
1915: The Beginning
MIT graduates Herbert Kalmus, Daniel Frost Comstock and W. Burton Westcott used the success of their first business venture - the chemical process development firm Kalmus, Comstock and Westcott - to build upon Kalmus' prediction that...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 4:38 PM
It's easy to see why 1939 is often cited as the most exquisite year in Hollywood history.
Directors Frank Capra, John Ford and Howard Hawks were at the top of the their game, with "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," " Stagecoach" and "Only Angels Have...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 10:25 PM
There are few things I find more gratifying than to have my faith in a favorite filmmaker once again renewed. Unfortunately, in the case of “Interstellar,” that filmmaker is Stanley Kubrick, not Christopher Nolan.
Nolan's new movie is a...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:58 PM
These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: .
Woodlands Academy's adaptation of...