| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Muhammad Ali's most fierce and important fight might have been outside the ring.
HBO's upcoming film "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight" looks at the legal battle that ensued when the boxer refused to serve in the Vietnam War, a move that also saw him...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:56 PM
You're going to be hearing a lot about 50th anniversaries this year.
PBS' "American Experience" has a two-hour program called "1964" that premiered this month. It included such milestones as Barry Goldwater's presidential campaign, which though...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley," in which the former directs a film about the latter, premieres Monday on HBO. It is an homage and a celebration, with something of a high-class homemade feel.
The first black female comic to make it in the...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:44 AM
Jane Kean, best known for her role as Trixie, the long-suffering wife of Ed Norton on the 1960s TV revival of "The Honeymooners" with Jackie Gleason and Art Carney, has died. She was 90.
Kean, a resident of Toluca Lake, died Tuesday at Providence St....
| Mar 7, 2014
| 8:53 PM
Actress-singer was on '60s 'Honeymooners'
Sheila MacRae, 92, a versatile actress and singer who performed in a popular 1950s nightclub act with her husband, Gordon MacRae, and appeared opposite Jackie Gleason in his late '60s revival...
| Mar 14, 2014
The recent commemorations of Beatlemania, tied to the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's maiden voyage on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1964, have produced hours of TV documentaries and a groaning shelf of new books. These last include a murder mystery,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
It's an odd thing.
Sometimes, when I speak before high school or college students, someone in the audience, knowing I began my professional life as a pop music critic, will ask what I think of music today. I always demur that I don't listen to a lot...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:13 PM
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| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It was the pop culture equivalent of the Big Bang, a televised moment that changed music for decades to come.
Fifty years ago Sunday, the Beatles made their U.S. live television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" as 73 million people tuned in, the...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Washington recreará este martes minuto a minuto el primer concierto de The Beatles en EE.UU., que congregó hace ahora 50 años a más de 8.000 admiradores del cuarteto británico en el Uline Arena, un estadio deportivo al noreste de la ciudad.
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Viewers who tuned in Sunday night to “The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles” on the 50th anniversary of the band's debut appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" got to see most of what transpired two weeks earlier when...