| Jul 16, 2011
Today's column is only the second one in my history to originate in long hand (and the first one in 14 years to be turned in past deadline.) The culprit was BGE — we lost power at 2 a.m. on column deadline day, not to be restored until 5 p.m.
| Jul 15, 2011
| 12:16 PM
Rosario Dawson ha ganado fama en Hollywood por encarnar seres marginales en historias hiperrealistas. Desde que debutó en el cine a los 15 años, la actriz quedó atrapada en las turbulentas aguas del drama.
No obstante, no pierde oportunidad cuando le...
| 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...
| Jul 23, 2012
It was the latter half of the 1990s, more than a generation after the women's movement had begun and long after business casual dress was common in many workplaces. But some taboos die hard.
"We all still wore suits, with pantyhose and skirts that hit...
| 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...
| Feb 27, 2013
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 soon Newt Gingrich (known as "Newty" as a boy). And, also in 1946, Cher....
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:19 PM
PARIS -- Malibu gal pals Cher, jewelry designer Loree Rodkin and Chrome Hearts co-founder Laurie Stark sat front row on Thursday afternoon at Paris Fashion Week, taking in Oliver Rousteing’s rocker-chic Balmain collection.
The inspiration: The...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Former Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue model and cover girl Cheryl Tiegs has listed her home in Bel-Air for $12 million.
The Balinese-inspired, resort-like estate sits on nearly 1.5 acres of landscaped grounds with a swimming pool, a guesthouse,...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:38 AM
The Hampton Roads summertime concert calendar continues to fill at an accelerating pace. In recent days, we've learned about new shows by Cyndi Lauper, Styx, Chaka Khan, Matchbox Twenty with the Goo Goo Dolls, and Heart.
Here are details: