| Aug 2, 2014
| 12:00 PM
On Aug. 4, digital billboards in New York's Times Square will flash with renowned American art. It will be a brief but shining respite from the blunt force with which commercial imagery regularly bombards our psyches by means of billboards, bus shelters,...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:02 PM
Actors' Equity Assn., the union representing stage actors, has moved into a converted North Hollywood warehouse that it purchased for $5.2 million.
The building, in the NoHo Arts District, now houses the union's Western region headquarters and its...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:28 PM
NEW YORK — Two double-decker tour buses collided in New York's Times Square on Tuesday, injuring at least 11 people at the height of the summer tourist season, police and firefighters said.
The open-top buses collided near 47th Street and 7th...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Dozens of fast-food workers from Los Angeles to Manhattan were arrested as they escalated a fight for better pay Thursday with strikes, rallies and acts of civil disobedience.
Police took 10 people into custody after the protesters linked arms and sat...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The Chinese import "But Always" is such a mawkish romantic melodrama you half expect one of its ill-fated leads to declare, "Love means never having to say you're sorry." But that would be positively profound compared with most of what passes for...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:29 AM
You can thank Wolfgang Puck.
The era of good casino dining is generally traced back to 1992, when the Los Angeles-based chef opened a version of his famed Hollywood restaurant, Spago, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
From then on, you didn't have to...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:30 AM
A quarter-century after "Batman" ushered in the era of Hollywood mega-tentpoles -- hollow comicbook pictures manufactured to enthrall teens and hustle merch -- a penitent Michael Keaton returns with the comeback of the century, "Birdman or (The Unexpected...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Recently taking stock of his career, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu began to wonder if he might have gotten stuck in a creative rut of his own making.
"It was like I was on a ladder, and I was getting a little too comfortable," says the 51-year-old...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 7:05 PM
Bob Costas is synonymous with baseball. In fact, there are those who still think he would make a better commissioner than a play-by-play man or studio interviewer.
But Costas, like just about everyone who grew up loving baseball, agrees that football is...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Once again, the poets came through. When we asked readers to submit opinionated poems for this year's Op-Ed poetry pages, we heard from nearly 1,000 of you. Your poems dealt with just about every aspect of modern life — with war and peace, with...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In the spring of 2013, an unexpected group of movie stars took over Broadway's St. James theater for several weeks, acting in a play as part of a movie that was shot like a play.
On one day, a number of those stars — Michael Keaton, Edward...