| Jul 8, 2014
| 8:12 AM
A vision in rhinestones, Cher brought her Dressed to Kill tour to Staples Center on Monday night for an evening of over-the-top (yet typically down-to-earth) grandeur from everyone’s favorite 68-year-old disco diva. Pop & Hiss will have a full...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Cher has been a would-be has-been for so long that it’s hard to remember a time when she wasn’t proving she’s still got it.
On Monday night, nearly a decade after the conclusion of her so-called farewell tour in 2005, the 68-year-old...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I was born in 1946, just when the boomer wave began. Bill Clinton was born that year, too. So was George W. Bush, as was Laura Bush. And then the next year, Hillary Rodham. And, also in 1946, Cher. (Every time I begin feeling old, I remind myself she's...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 7:22 PM
Billy Barnes, a composer and lyricist whose music and devilishly funny lyrics were displayed on "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" in the 1960s and '70s and in his earlier series of satirical music revues in Hollywood that launched the careers of performers such...
| Dec 28, 2012
Fontella Bass, 72, a St. Louis-born soul singer who hit the top of the R&B charts with "Rescue Me" in 1965, died Wednesday at a St. Louis hospice of complications from a heart attack suffered three weeks ago, said her daughter, Neuka Mitchell. Bass had...
| Nov 9, 2012
Frank Peppiatt, the co-creator of "Hee Haw," a landmark variety show mixing country music with "corny" humor that became one of TV's most unlikely and longest-running hits, has died. He was 85.
Peppiatt died Wednesday in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., of...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 6:32 PM
It's "Diva Week" at William McKinley High School, where we learn a diva is "not a trick ass hoe," according to Urban Dictionary. Please read that quote in Emma Pillsbury's voice. Thank you. So first up is Beyoncé's "Diva." After this week's epic Super...
| Oct 9, 2012
While studying fashion advertising, she continued to work in the industry, assisting then-freelance stylist Joe Zee, now creative director for Elle magazine, on shoots for Vogue and Vanity Fair. The week she graduated from FIT, two of Zee's assistants...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:55 AM
Tonight's an abbreviated show due to the presidential debate. Four couples will do their individual routines, and the other four couples will dance their group routine.
Tomorrow, they switch.
It's "Guilty Pleasures" night -- which, don't get me...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:24 PM
It has been more than a decade since Target launched its first designer collaboration, sparking a seemingly endless number of imitators. The pairings lure customers with the promise of designer looks at mass market prices, while the designers and...
| Feb 24, 2013
The Academy Awards are the biggest fashion runway on the planet. When Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and other stars step out onto the red carpet Sunday, they will be primed to talk as much about what and who they are wearing as about...