| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:00 PM
The a cappella group Pentatonix is built on the unaccompanied interplay of its five members' voices. But the most remarkable moment in the quintet's concert Monday night — and the most vivid demonstration of its improbable accomplishment —...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Who says there's no such thing as a crystal ball? You're probably holding one in your hand now, or it's within arm's reach. Look deep into the dark void beyond its reflective glass face. What do you see? Even an anti-futurist would have to agree the...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Is there a campaign to make all Top 40 hits by female artists sound like an endless stroll through Forever 21?
Consider the latest from Becky G, the Mexican American rapper from Inglewood whose mix of Disney-like cuteness, street smarts and lyrics...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Collard greens are "the new kale." So say the chic eaters. But some concerned cultural guardians fear a new social and economic menace: "food gentrification."
Gentrification, simply defined, is when something that you used to buy because it was cheap...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:07 AM
You will definitely need an umbrella today as rain and thunderstorms are predicted for the area. Winds will be 10-20 mph with a high of 73, and a low of 56.
Get the latest on delays for this morning’s commute from baltimoresun....
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
There's a scene late in Bill Murray's new dramatic comedy "St. Vincent" — so late, in fact, the credits are already rolling — that is seemingly innocuous, yet tells you a lot about Murray and this performance, and in fact Murray as a...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 11:31 AM
Singer-songwriter Kesha spent $1.65 million recently on a house in Venice.
The Spanish-style bungalow, built in 1926, features arched entryways, dining and living rooms, a breakfast area, three bedrooms, two bathrooms and slightly more than 1,400 square...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Taylor Swift dropped in on “The Tonight Show" Wednesday, appearing with host Jimmy Fallon in a segment of “Ew!” and dropping word that she’ll be performing Aug. 24 at the MTV Video Music Awards.
She portrayed Natalie Benson,...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:45 PM
In the opening moments of Taylor Swift’s new dance-heavy video for “Shake It Off,” mainstream America’s favorite singer thematically moves from white to black to gray, from ballerina to B-girl to modern dancer.
| Oct 11, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Rarely does a day go by that I'm not grateful I no longer have to deal with the pain of enforcing dress codes in public schools.
I remember wishing to be delivered from this torture multiple times a day when I was a high school teacher and was bombarded...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Robin Thicke may have been a liar, but he wasn't a cheater, he said in a radio interview that aired Wednesday in New York.
The singer, whose No. 1 hit "Blurred Lines" propelled him to mainstream mega-success in 2013, poured out more than his share of...