| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Apparently a single night isn't enough to contain all of Elton John's hits. The singer, who's scheduled to appear at Staples Center on Oct. 4 as part of his "All the Hits" tour, has added a second night after the first quickly hit capacity.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:57 PM
It takes some chutzpah to present the Elton John-Tim Rice musical "Aida" in as small a space as The Venue, Blue Star's intimate theater in the Ivanhoe neighborhood.
"Aida" on Broadway was a larger-than-life spectacle, with complicated lighting, a...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:19 PM
"Aida," the ancient Egyptian love story set to an Elton John pop score, will be staged by Orlando's Clandestine-Arts, the troupe that staged "Sweeney Todd" in January.
Tim Rice ("Jesus Christ Superstar," "Evita," "Aladdin") wrote the lyrics for the...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Selena Gomez, the 21-year-old pop star and actress, has listed her house in Tarzana for sale at $3.495 million.
The neo-traditional home sits on a flat acre behind gates. A blue stone patio with a fountain leads to the bay-window flanked red front door,...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:36 PM
The programming offered by PBS SoCaL is arguably the finest available on the airwaves. This in spite of the ever-present on-camera fundraising replacing the presence of commercial pitching. On a recent Saturday night in Costa Mesa, the cultural outreach...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Angels Adriana Lima and Candice Swanepoel helped break the news at a press conference on Tuesday that the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is moving to London. And Lima is hoping Prince Harry and Elton John will be in the audience. [The Cut]
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones reunited Tuesday night in New York, walking a red carpet in what was their first official public appearance as a couple since their split announcement last August.
Though the couple had reportedly been spotted...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 10:45 AM
NEW YORK -- The 1990s were a rich period for hip-hop, a time that saw the emergence of groups ranging from A Tribe Called Quest to N.W.A to Wu-Tang Clan (depending, of course, on which coast you favored).
There was no artist more influential in that...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Several have heard the old adage about how one gets to Carnegie Hall, but rarely is it said in Christopher Walken's signature intonation and emanating from Kevin Spacey as it did Thursday night at the 25th anniversary of the Revlon Concert for the...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Prodigy pianist Ethan Bortnick has shared the stage with everyone from Elton John and Barbara Streisand to Il Volo and Katy Perry. The 13-year-old from Pembroke Pines – a piano-playing composer, singer and actor – just kicked off his...
| May 7, 2014
| 8:30 PM
A rock icon gets a fine (not to mention finely named) tribute in "Super Duper Alice Cooper." This cinematic bio of shock rock's founding father ultimately traces a somewhat standard rise/fall/redemption arc, with the major drama provided by the subject'...