| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Granddaughters can be unnerving.
Eclipsing even the considerable skills honed by their mothers and grandmothers over the decades, granddaughters can cut their grandfathers down to size in a single unguarded moment.
The other day, for instance, my 7-...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences plans to present a concert at UCLA's Royce Hall showcasing the year’s Oscar-nominated scores and songs on Feb. 27, three days before the March 2 Academy Awards.
The proposed concert, announced to...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:10 PM
The animated film "Despicable Me 2" has been denied a release in China, a spokesperson for distributor Universal Pictures has confirmed.
The 3-D movie, a sequel to the 2010 hit, has grossed $584 million worldwide. And it has been a huge success...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 10:00 AM
ALBUQUERQUE — Five months after scoring his second Emmy for playing tortured junkie Jesse Pinkman on AMC's "Breaking Bad," Aaron Paul paraded around a massive soundstage at Albuquerque Studios, carrying another kind of prize on his back.
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Score another one for Old Man Winter.
A day after the so-called polar vortex plunged much of the country into an ice-encrusted deep freeze, Billboard announced that the soundtrack to Disney's "Frozen" is at No. 1 on its new album chart.
| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:38 PM
On Saturday, the Irvine Barclay Theatre will be the site of classical music — and caffeine.
Organic coffee company Urth Caffe is coming to Laguna Beach in the summer. But married co-owners Shallom and Jilla Berkman plan to introduce their...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:21 PM
The Geffen Playhouse confirmed Monday that the $397 it’s currently charging for the best seats to Bette Midler’s upcoming one-woman show have set a house record, blowing beyond the previous pricing pinnacle of about $250.
Pricing for “...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Susan Boyle has been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, the Scottish singer said in an interview with the U.K. newspaper The Observer.
A developmental disorder on the milder end of the autism spectrum, Asperger's syndrome affects social interaction and...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Dudu Fisher: No one weaves sacred cantorial music and showstopping contemporary songs quite like Fisher, best known for his critically lauded Broadway turn as Jean Valjean in "Les Miserables" and the PBS special "In Concert From Israel." Fisher's debut...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:31 AM
Interest in ice skating peaks every four years during the Olympics. The 2014 Sochi games might be over, but swirling figures on ice are still dancing in the dreams of young would-be Meryl Davis and Charlie White, the Olympic gold medalists in ice dancing....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
CBS comedy "How I Met Your Mother" surged more than 50% week-to-week in key demos Monday as it wrapped its nine-season run with the show's best-ever young-adult delivery as well as its largest overall audience.
According to preliminary national estimates...