| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:53 PM
You can have dinner with Lady Gaga, Cher, Diana Ross and Tina Turner.
In "Dinner with the Divas" the drag queens at Lips supper club in Oakland Park are helping with a fundraiser for Neighbors 4 Neighbors Wednesday, Nov. 7 starting at 7 p.m....
| 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:
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Professor Donald S. Sutherland was on his way to meet a big potential donor, or so he thought, so the esteemed Peabody Conservatory faculty member figured he'd better not be late.
Hurrying into the school's cafeteria, he scanned the place for his...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 5:54 AM
WEST HOLLYWOOD (KTLA) -- Singer Christina Aguilera was detained in West Hollywood early Tuesday for public intoxication, and her boyfriend was arrested on suspicion of DUI.
Aguilera, 30, was a passenger in a car that was pulled over in the 1100 block...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 8:42 AM
Sad news about the death of Nora Ephron at 71.
Here's my interview with her in 1992 on her directing debut, "This Is My Life."
BY FRANK RIZZO
Nora Ephron is after those flashes of truth in movies, when suddenly there's a shock of recognition and...
| May 8, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of these...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 7:19 PM
Tom Davis, a comedy writer who teamed with Al Franken to write memorable bits on"Saturday Night Live" beginning with the late-night show's debut in 1975, has died. He was 59.
Davis died Thursday at his home in Hudson, N.Y., his wife, Mimi Raleigh, told...
| Dec 11, 2011
Ron Fletcher, a former dancer and choreographer who helped popularize the Pilates exercise system when he opened the first West Coast studio in 1972, died Tuesday at his home in Stonewall, Texas. He was 90.
The cause was congestive heart failure, said...
| Aug 10, 2012
Dale Olson, an elder statesman of the Hollywood publicity corps whose assignments over a four-decade career included representing Rock Hudson during the last months of the actor's struggle with AIDS, died Thursday of complications of liver cancer. He...
| Mar 17, 2011
Producer-engineer Stan Ross, who co-founded Hollywood's Gold Star Recording Studio, which has a storied place in rock history as the home of Phil Spector's innovative "Wall of Sound" technique, has died. He was 82.
Ross died Friday at Providence St....
| Mar 7, 2012
At the Academy Awards ceremony in 1965, Robert and Richard Sherman already had accepted their Oscar for best score for "Mary Poppins" when they returned to the stage to pick up another statuette for best song, "Chim Chim Cher-ee."