| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:22 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- The British establishment is breathing a collective sigh of relief as Scotland has voted by a margin of 10% to stay in the United Kingdom.
Prime Minister David Cameron (pictured) welcomed the result as around 85%...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 7:05 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - While in Deauville to receive an homage and present his James Brown biopic "Get on Up," Hollywood producer Brian Grazer shared thoughts and wise advice on moviemaking with French producers during a discussion hosted by the PGA,...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 6:10 AM
Back in June, when I interviewed sax man Dave Koz in advance of the Hampton Jazz Festival, he mentioned that he had done some recording with Trombone Shorty. When I acknowledged that I was unfamiliar with Mr. Shorty's work, Koz was aghast.
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:51 AM
In a world full of cynics and people who refuse to believe that someone can do something for the good of the team, let me introduce Brian Gadsby, a senior at Crescenta Valley High who has developed into one of the top pitching prospects in Southern...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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Masters of Illusion This new series...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 10:22 AM
For Rolling Stones fans, this would could be a gas, gas, gas...
With those big red lips spilling over from the top of the machine, a new slot machine featuring those eternal rockers, the Rolling Stones, is hitting casinos, including this last week at...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Lauren Bacall's death at 89 got front-page coverage complete with picture in the New York Times, and it deserved to. Like so many American images and voices in our vast celluloid memory bank, she may have been more familiar than famous -- if the...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Like most duels, this one starts at dawn.
About 5,000 people, some of them dressed in purple wigs or stars-and-stripes hats, have lined up outside Rumsey Playfield in New York's Central Park in the wee hours of what will turn out to be a beautiful June...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 12:00 PM
John Van Hamersveld designed the famous album jacket for the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main St." Forty-two years later, he's embedded on Main Street.
Main Street in Huntington Beach, that is.
Last month, the Southern California graphic artist was...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Director Brian Levant can boast two blockbuster films ("Beethoven" and "The Flintstones") and a holiday perennial ("Jingle All the Way"), but the former Highland Park resident said he takes immense pride in his contribution to comedy history: Robin...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:00 PM
He stands in black boots and black coat, phone at his ear, as if conspiring with a distant demon. He beckons in a rooftop cafe and hangs up. The Hollywood Hills, which he has known since childhood, rise tidy and neat; houses shine, pools glimmer. But to...