| 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 9, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Cher is sick with an "acute viral infection" and has postponed the start of the second leg of her "Dressed to Kill" tour, according to a statement posted on the website of the New York venue where was she was next scheduled to perform.
The pop diva is...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:26 AM
The word "legend" is as overused in the entertainment world as "diva" and "superstar."
But in Liza Minnelli's case, it really is apt. Not only does the songstress have four Tony Awards, two Golden Globes, an Emmy and a special "Legends" Grammy, but she...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Jim Hammond, second from left, and some very bad puppets. Photos by Eric Bojanowski.
On a cracked wooden stage inside the World and Eye Arts Center in downtown Fort Lauderdale, the scene, for exactly 30 seconds, seems ripped from a lost episode of Jim...
| Oct 1, 2011
Philip Matthew Hannan
Cleric gave the eulogy for President Kennedy
Retired New Orleans Archbishop Philip Matthew Hannan, 98, who sought to console a grieving nation in his eulogy for President Kennedy, died Thursday in New Orleans after a long period of...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 5:24 PM
Dancers drew inspiration this week from famous movie scores. That meant lightsabers, suspension cables, swords, whips and lots of other flashy props.
Oh, and there was some dancing, too. Unfortunately, a few dancers lost focus on their actual...
| Oct 18, 2011
Second of two parts
When Philip Berg decided in the early 1970s to teach kabbalah to the masses, he predicted that orthodox rabbis would stone him and his wife, Karen. For a long time, that seemed a pompous overstatement. Few people had even heard of the...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 12:17 PM
For Sandra Lee, as for so many others, Halloween is about more than food.
The cooking and lifestyle expert has a separate program for the annual trick-or-treating occasion. Her Food Network special "Sandra's Halloween Wonderland" debuts Sunday, Oct. 23,...
| Nov 10, 2011
Remember when stars dressed themselves for the red carpet, and when personal style and glamorous gaffes (Cher, Barbra Streisand) were part of the award show viewing experience?
The red carpet lost some of its luster when celebrity dressing turned into...
| Nov 27, 2011
As a young man living in the Bronx, Chazz Palminteri would escape the city on long drives into the Westchester County countryside where he'd tool along curving, forested roads, staring at the set-back mansions. To a guy with empty pockets, the gated lawns...