| 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 1, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Chaz Bono has starred in his own documentary ("Becoming Chaz"), appeared on reality TV (ABC's "Dancing With the Stars") and authored a book ("Transition: The Story of How I Became a Man"). He's now expanded his resume by appearing onstage in a short...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:21 PM
This is a feature story from 1999. At the time, Sid Smith was a Tribune Arts Critic.
On the day of Gene Siskel's funeral, Time magazine film critic Richard Schickel suggested that the on-air chemistry between Siskel and Roger Ebert defied analysis....
| Apr 3, 2013
Cher isn't often an opening act, but in this case she's obviously OK with it. On Friday she'll join Robert Osborne to help kick off TCM‘s new weekly film showcase Friday Night Spotlight. She'll introduce a collection of films built around a...
| 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...
| May 15, 2011
As the saying goes, there's an app for that — more than 300,000 in Apple's app store, to be exact. And since the iPhone became available for Verizon customers, even more members of the stylish set can get a digital fashion fix via personal mobile...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 5:17 PM
Music executive and songwriter Jon Lind has listed his Windsor Square home for $1,399,000.
The 1940s ranch-style house has been used as a family retreat and a place to entertain. Its 1,870 square feet include a breakfast room, a butler's pantry, four...
| Jun 12, 2011
When Giorgio Beverly Hills was in its heyday, from the late 1960s to the late 1980s, Rodeo Drive was not lined with the kind of marquee designer flagships that are located there today. There was no Prada Epicenter, with its arty open facade, or faux...