| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:15 AM
It already seems as though 2015 is shaping up as a great year for ride enthusiasts around the world: Several new theme parks are planned for Asia, and several major attractions are in the works for Europe.
Consider this a tentative and fluid list of...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Buzz Aldrin, the second human to walk on the moon, took to Reddit on Tuesday to promote the 45th anniversary of the July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 moon landing.
Calling himself a "global space statesman," Aldrin answered questions about colonizing Mars,...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Richard Landry may not be a household name at your hovel, but among L.A.’s rich and famous he’s the go-to architect for behemoth mansions.
Among his designs that have housed celebrities:
- the 18,300-square-foot residence in Brentwood that...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:29 PM
A lineup divided almost evenly between old favorites and newcomers constitutes the 2014-15 schedule for the Segerstrom Center for the Arts.
A golden oldie kicks things off Nov. 11 when "Pippin" arrives for a two-week engagement. The Broadway version...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:34 PM
In the middle of July 1992, Bill Clinton accepted the democratic nomination for president, the TV show "Melrose Place" premiered on Fox and America loved the following songs, via Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
10. "Just Another Day," Jon...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Was the whole Kanye West-Annie Leibovitz wedding-photo debacle just a misunderstanding? It seems so.
Though earlier in the week the rapper had appeared to diss the famed photographer for not shooting his wedding to Kim Kardashian, he and Leibovitz...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Allan Metzger, a longtime physician of singer Michael Jackson, has sold his Sherman Oaks home for $2.6 million.
Set behind hedges and a gate, the Midcentury Modern-style house, built in 1959, had been renovated to an open-concept design with high-end...
| Jun 24, 2014
The Lehigh Valley IronPigs will wear specialty jerseys reminiscent of Michael Jackson’s outfit in the iconic Thriller video when they host the Pawtucket Red Sox for 80’s Night on Thursday, July 24, at Coca-Cola Park. The specialty jerseys...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Business has been good so far in 2014 for concert promoters in South Florida, continuing last year’s theme that saw North American attendance up 23 percent and gross receipts up 26 percent, according to Billboard data.
The trend locally seems...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The big-budget blockbuster “Transformers 4” will be the closing night film at the Shanghai International Film Festival on Sunday, but if you want to glimpse the future contours of China’s movie industry, a more modest festival selection,...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Back in the summer of 2010, Janelle Monae staged a dynamite set at the Greek Theatre, performing a suite of tunes from "The ArchAndroid," her then just-released debut LP that ranged from amped-up R&B to Bowie-esque glam rock. The problem was that hardly...