| Jul 22, 2011
Can it be nearly 50 years since Julie Andrews introduced herself to movie audiences (and Oscar voters) by soaring in, clutching her umbrella and announcing herself as a "practically perfect" nanny?
More to the point: Why has it taken this long for the...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 12:23 PM
I really despise the term “variety show” with all its kitschy “Sonny and Cher,” “Captain & Tenille” and “Carol Burnett Show” connotations. But how else to describe this week’s Chicago Live! lineup?...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 11:09 PM
There was one how-did-she-do-that? moment at Katy Perry’s show Sunday at Allstate Arena, something I’ve never seen before at a pop concert.
In the midst of one song, “Hot N Cold,” the 26-year-old pop singer changed outfits five...
| Aug 27, 2011
Actor Matthew Perry has bought a newly built custom house in the Sunset Strip area for $8.65 million. That might explain why he put his West Hollywood condo up for sale last month at $2,995,000.
At his new home, walls of glass in the main living area and...
| Sep 7, 2011
Few 18th century authors have achieved the modern popular success that Jane Austen now enjoys. Her novels are always in print, and in the last decades they have been adapted into films and television miniseries, from "Sense and Sensibility," "Emma,"...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:11 AM
More or less a variation of "Doctor Dolittle," this comedy casts Kevin James as the title character, whose decision to seek another job - prompted by a desire to improve his love life - panics the talking animals who have been in his care.
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:52 AM
Remember in Clueless when Dionne asked Cher if she were suffering from buyer’s remorse and, looking horrified, Cher said no? Well lucky you, Miss Horowitz, because I certainly am.
Knowing nothing about wedding dress shopping, I was surprised...
| Jan 15, 2012
Not just anyone can pull off the glass bubble bodysuit Los Angeles designer Michael Schmidt made for Lady Gaga to wear on a 2009 cover of Rolling Stone or the Lego dress he whipped up for Fergie to wear onstage at the 2011 Kids Choice Awards.
| Jan 17, 2012
| 8:43 PM
'Yoga in Nature'
The Environmental Nature Center, 1601 16th St., Newport Beach, offers a "Yoga in Nature" class from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Drop in fee is $6. ENC members pay $5. For more information, call (949) 645-8489.
Lecture on Stroke...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:29 PM
Costa Mesa Planning Commissioner Colin McCarthy will be the speaker at a 90-minute Breakfast Boost being hosted by the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce. The event is from 7 to 8:45 a.m. at the Costa Mesa Country Club, 1701 Golf...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:53 PM
Bob Harper, best known as the gregarious, never-give-up fitness trainer co-host of the television show "The Biggest Loser," gets a little crabby when he can't work out. He thinks people, in general, are lazy. And he misses his longtime former co-host,...