| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"If you build it, they will come" has always been a fairly safe operating principle in Las Vegas, at least as far as the gambling, partying masses are concerned. Whether it's a safe bet for attracting marquee name pop stars to desert residencies, however,...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Billy Joel has moved from "Allentown" to Madison Avenue.
The piano-playing hitmaker was once regarded by advertisers as one of music's "untouchables" - artists like Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Tom Petty and R.E.M. who shun the idea of aligning one...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Scotland’s independence referendum on Thursday carries plenty of significance for the country and the world beyond. But regardless of your leanings on the IndyRef, Scotland has pretty much already won on the cinema stage, where a country of just 5...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Engelbert Humperdinck has a few rituals to perform before his upcoming show at Segerstrom Center for the Arts.
He'll do a sound check at the venue and loosen up with the band before eating a meal at 5:30 p.m. After all that, he'll practice a few songs,...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Neil Patrick Harris' memoir is coming October 14, and his publisher, Crown Archetype, shared the book cover with us. Children of the '80s and '90s will know it instantly: It looks like the Choose Your Own Adventure books.
And that's the title: "Neil...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Several months ago at his parents' Naperville home, Randy Stine stumbled on an issue of his high school newspaper in which seniors talk about their future plans.
He doesn't remember writing that he wanted to be a successful singer in an a cappella...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Don't let Lorde's self-aware nonchalance fool you -- she's still a teenager and will squeal excitedly when presented with one of her idols, specifically "Lizzie McGuire" star Hilary Duff and "Girls" wunderkind Lena Dunham.
The young Grammy winner's...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:01 PM
Some drivers offer unusual excuses to get out of red light camera tickets, but perhaps none has been more novel than taking Elton John to the airport as part of a police escort.
In 2010, that motorist got his ticket thrown out.
From random violence to...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:39 AM
The Victoria's Secret Angels are flying across the pond for this year's annual fashion show.
Supermodels Adriana Lima and Candice Swanepoel helped make the announcement Tuesday at London's new Bond Street store, hoping the move from New York could maybe...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Nancy Sullivan is Vice President, Communications for the Los Angeles Times. She is responsible for all internal and external communications strategy and implementaion for Los Angeles Times Media Group, as well as the development and execution of media...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 1:45 PM
“The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” is a work of such raw power that it has attained a status that's rare for any film — or work of art. Made by unknowns in Texas for an initial budget of only $60,000, it would go on to be a worldwide...