| May 27, 2010
As the weather gets warmer, it's time to head out to play, and if you have freckles, they are eager to join the party.
Many people do have freckles, and not just the fair-skinned, red-haired among us. People with freckles come in every color, age and...
| May 10, 2010
Lena Horne, the silky-voiced singing legend who shattered Hollywood stereotypes of African Americans on screen in the 1940s as a symbol of glamour whose signature song was "Stormy Weather," died Sunday in New York City. She was 92
Horne died at New York-...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 8:58 AM
Two years ago, Kerry Washington found herself in the deep South with nothing to do. She had swung down to South Carolina to check out the presidential debates, only to learn her next film was in writers'-strike limbo. So the Bronx native decided to go...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Each week on NBC's "The Biggest Loser," host Alison Sweeney puts contestants through grueling physical challenges, issues beguiling calorie-rich temptations and then weighs them on a scale to determine whether their punishing gym sessions are paying off....
| Sep 26, 2010
A dozen years ago, my editor at the Los Angeles Times asked if I wanted to interview novelist Mary Gordon, who was in Los Angeles on a book tour. Enormously pregnant, I said yes, partly because I love Mary Gordon and partly because her hotel was two...
| Sep 2, 2010
It looks like a chick flick and stars chick-flick staple Jennifer Aniston, but the little secret of "The Switch" is that it's actually about men. And not necessarily the Y- chromosome set at its finest. Men who can't be honest with themselves or the...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Nothing makes the holidays happier than a good stiff drink. It's even better if it's one that's easy to concoct and uses what's in season.
And now that we're just days from turning the corner to 2011, sharing a cocktail or three with friends and family...
| Aug 1, 2010
Vanessa Bruno likes to say that she makes "easy clothes for difficult girls." But in the Parisian designer's world, "difficult" doesn't mean someone who must coordinate her outfit with an alcohol monitoring anklet but a woman with original taste who wants...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 4:33 PM
[Updated at 3:05 p.m.] Marvin Hamlisch, the celebrated Oscar-, Tony- and Emmy-winning composer, has written some of the most memorable show tunes and movie scores of the last 40 years. Starting next summer, he'll bring his considerable talent to local.......
| Aug 29, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Weâre used to Edie Falcoâs cropped, no-nonsense hair in âNurse Jackieâ so it was great to see her looking so glam on the Emmys red carpet. Hair stylist Matthew Monzon was inspired to go with something âsexy and upswept, a......
| Jun 25, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Some of the year's most eagerly awaited, high-flavored fruits arrive this week at farmers markets, such as the Robada apricots, above, grown by Scattaglia Family Farms in Littlerock, Calif., and shown here at the Hollywood farmers market. David Karp's...