| Nov 30, 2011
| 7:52 PM
Melanie Amaro got the prestige position of closing “The X Factor” Wednesday.
“You save the best for last,” Simon Cowell said.
Then the 19-year-old from Sunrise went out and proved herself worthy of the high praise with a stirring...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:13 PM
Melanie Amaro had another strong night on “The X Factor” Wednesday. It wasn’t her best showing of the competition but it was still very good and drew warm accolades from the judges. Unless her fans fail to hit the phones, Twitter and...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 6:55 AM
This sounds like a perfect fit for the eclectic, funky Playhouse on Park in West Hartford.
It's a production of the loopy Charles Ludlam comedy "The Mystery of Irma Vep," the very funny show that features two actors performing an amazing variety of kooky...
| Jan 31, 2012
John Strelecky knows a bit about taking risks. At the height of his career as a strategy consultant in 2002, he decided to quit his job.
"I was on track to be partner and all was going great, but it wasn't making me happy," said Strelecky, author of...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 8:48 PM
We'd rather not think about the Super Bowl.
But after the Vince Lombardi Trophy is presented to Sunday's winner comes a championship contest we can really get behind: the premiere of the second season of "The Voice" on NBC.
A different kind of talent...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Singer-dancer Paula Abdul, who was a judge on "The X-Factor," has put her house in Sherman Oaks on the market at $1.899 million.
The contemporary Mediterranean, built in 2000, features a grand entry with a double staircase, French doors opening to...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Gus is a bitter old windower who is very set in his habits. Amanda is a fiesty, aggresive Southern widow who is used to getting her own way. Were Paula Abdul and M.C. Skat Kat right? Do opposites really attract? In the theater world they sure do. See...
| Mar 4, 2012
Singer-dancer Paula Abdul, who until recently was a judge on"The X Factor," has put her house in Sherman Oaks on the market at $1.899 million.
The contemporary Mediterranean, built in 2000, features a grand entry with a double staircase, French doors...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 10:50 PM
You can bet a lot of Facebook status' look alike tonight around Seattle.
The judges round of "The X-Factor" competition kicked off at Key Arena with a red-carpet welcome.
The crowd erupted for judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, L.A. Reid and Nicole...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Since its debut in 2004, THE X FACTOR has remained the U.K.'s #1 program for the last seven years, peaking with an audience of 21 million for its 2010 finale. The format swiftly broke similar records around the world, where local versions have...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 4:50 PM
I finally got around to watching the promo for Fox's upcoming reality competition "The X Factor" that aired during Tuesday's All-Star game—because I don't really care—and I'm a little surprised: Simon Cowell is practically upstaged by the show...