| Dec 13, 2012
| 11:09 AM
Taylor Swift has been nominated for just about every big music prize out there, from Grammys to Teen Choice Awards. On Thursday, the perpetually cheery pop star got another feather in her cap, scoring a Golden Globe nod for her original song “Safe...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Two vastly different films about the scourge of slavery in America, a thriller about the rescue of American hostages in Iran and a study of the dogged quest to capture one of the world's most wanted men -- Osama bin Laden -- were among the top nominees...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:29 PM
This week's Oscar nominations brought surprises Chief among them: the snubbing of Ben Affleck and Kathryn Bigelow, directors of “Argo” and “Zero Dark Thirty,” for director, and the multi-category dominance of upstarts “Beasts...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 3:10 PM
It probably still happens the old-fashioned way: a beautiful face spotted sipping a milkshake at Schwab's, a screen test and stardom.
But you get the feeling that Beck Bennett's Hollywood story is more typical in the new millennium — you know, 30...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 10:45 AM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
The Shakti Sikkim Village Walk offers travelers the chance to journey through the Northern Himalayas on private, guided, customizable...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 9:01 PM
After staging the same production for more than three decades, a theater company might be expected to "phone it in," to go through the well-established motions that have worked for longer than most of their actors have been on this planet.
| Dec 24, 2011
"There's a grief that can't be spoken.
There's a pain goes on and on.
Empty chairs at empty tables
Now my friends are dead and gone."
— Marius, from the musical "Les Miserables"
"It's the most wonderful time of the year," Andy Williams...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 6:06 PM
“Old Glory” was flying high and so beautiful, adorning many yards in our city. It was a great Fourth of July celebration for many people I’ve talked with.
I had a lovely time with friends who live in the La Vinia neighborhood. We...
| Jul 21, 2011
The Laurel Mill Playhouse presents "Les Miserables" School Edition as its 2011 Summer Youth Production. Young West Laurel thespians Michael Baeder, Tim Baeder, Jeanette Brown and Jocelyn Knazik shine in this well-known musical. The show runs from July...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Although storm clouds darkened the sky over Loyola University’s campus in Columbia last April, they were no match for the bright lights and broad grins shining on a makeshift stage inside the graduate center. There, before a standing room only...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 6:48 AM
Oracle Band's music of the '70s, '80s, '90s and today will fill the air Fri., July 29, 7-9 p.m., outdoors at Granville Gude Park and Lakehouse, 8300 Mulberry St. Bring a blanket or chair and a picnic, and enjoy this concert in the park with the whole...