| May 24, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Frank Sinatra had some cool moves. The swagger, the sway, the snap, the cocky tilt of his head, the hat — all signature gestures that exuded swing and sex.
Those movements and the singer's music inspire "Come Fly Away," choreographer Twyla Tharp'...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Five for your planner: Sunday, Nov. 11
1. Comedy for everyone
Actor and comedian Sinbad will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at Shippensburg University’s H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pa. The program is...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Firefighters paced Columbia and Capital Avenue Southwest to help raise money and community support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Lieutenant Michele Misner says the neurological disease takes on about 40 different forms, with no cure.
| Sep 12, 2012
| 5:12 AM
LOS ANGELES -- In 2010, "Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis first accused casino mogul Steve Wynn of threatening to kill him and bury him in the desert.
That accusation, which Francis repeated publicly at least twice more, could end up costing him...
| Jun 18, 2012
As a jazz fan, you really have to savor the select moments of the Playboy Jazz Festival, which began its 34th installment Saturday at its longtime home, the Hollywood Bowl.
Because as a stand-alone, multi-day barometer of the state of the music, the...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Louis Armstrong once said, “Musicians don’t retire; they stop when there’s no more music in them.”
Jazz legends and old friends Ben Tucker and Lou Donaldson still have the music in them. That’s why the octogenarians are...
| Aug 7, 2012
Women break down in romantic comedies all the time. They just rarely do so to the point of looking unattractive, says Rashida Jones.
“She always looks good, her hair looks good and her apartment’s pretty. It’s like, there’s things...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 11:15 PM
I can just see the clichés the critics will be writing about this.
“It’s not the typical rom com.”
“The perfect date movie!”
Oh, puh-lease! This is an okay movie. I think you’ll either love or hate. I was lukewarm...
| Mar 12, 2012
To play a police captain in the big-screen update of the ’80s TV series “21 Jump Street,” Ice Cube did not consider remaking NWA’s “[Bleep] Tha Police” into “Love Tha Police.”
He does bite ferociously into...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Back in 1978, right before rap started to take over the world, an aspiring filmmaker named Andrew Davis — who would later go on to direct “Under Siege” and “The Fugitive” — managed to scrape together the money for...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 10:53 AM
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — When Chris Tucker and Jon Voight are grooving side by side to Rick James' "Give It To Me, Baby," you know the surreal dream that is the Vanity Fair post-Oscars party is playing out again.
For many of the nominees and...