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  • GLAAD goes for ‘Glee,”Philip Morris,’ ‘Girl Who Played with Fire’…and ‘Burlesque’

     
    Yes, there's a gay cliche or two to be gleaned from this year's GLAAD Award nominations. And no, Liza didn't earn an honor for shaking her hip-replaced groove thing in “Sex and the City #2.” Some good films such as “The Kids are All...
  • Kanye West, Minka Kelly toast Leighton Meester's Nylon cover

     
    Blake Lively may be 2011's most desirable woman, but Leighton Meester has Kanye West up her sleeve. "Gossip Girl" star Meester received a dinner in her honor Tuesday night in New York, where editors from Nylon and denim brand Diesel......
  • Lindsay Lohan theft case handed off from L.A. County to city jurisdiction

     
    The Lindsay Lohan theft case has been handed off from the L.A. County district attorney to the L.A. City Attorney's office. A theft charge against Lindsay Lohan was reduced from a felony to a misdemeanor at a hearing in April, resulting in the change of...
  • Culture Watch: 'The Importance of Being Earnest: Live in H.D.'

     
    Brian Bedford’s Tony-nominated turn as Lady Bracknell in the current Broadway revival of “The Importance of Being Earnest” is worth a long plane ride, but fortunately now you won’t have to leave town to encounter this marvelously...
  • Claw Money launches her 'Bombshell'

    Claw Money launches her 'Bombshell'
    The graffiti subculture has long been a boys club, but Claw Money has got the guys beat. The street artist is translating her signature tag — a three-taloned claw scrawled from Downtown L.A. to Milan to her native New York City — into a full...
  • A photographic memory

    A photographic memory
    It's 10 o'clock, and the tri-level Modernist mini-manse near the crest of Laurel Canyon Boulevard is swathed in sharp morning sunlight, the Rudolf M. Schindler design aglow against a sky of L.A. blue. It seems a perfect picture, but the photographer in...
  • George Shearing dies at 91; jazz pianist

    George Shearing dies at 91; jazz pianist
    George Shearing, the elegant pianist who expanded the boundaries of jazz by adding an orchestral sensibility and a mellow aesthetic to the music, has died. He was 91. Shearing died Monday of congestive heart failure at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York,...
  • Downtown L.A. becomes a stage for protest and performance art

    Downtown L.A. becomes a stage for protest and performance art
    Downtown Los Angeles was transformed into a set for political theater over the weekend, with protesters pitching tents in front of City Hall and performance artists dancing on floats meandering through the streets. Inspired by the anti-corporate Occupy...
  • Lena Horne dies at 92; singer and civil rights activist who broke barriers

    Lena Horne dies at 92; singer and civil rights activist who broke barriers
    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-...
  • New York offers a wealth of fun for budget travelers

    New York On Park Avenue, begonias are blooming in hues matching the blur of passing taxicabs. At Bryant Park, the white tents of Fashion Week have been tucked away, and grass now shines on the lawn. And throughout the city, hotels and restaurants are...
  • Man Dies In Brooklyn Bridge Car Accident

    Man Dies In Brooklyn Bridge Car Accident
    A man was killed in a car accident early Wednesday morning on the Brooklyn Bridge. According to police, the driver of a grey 2008 Honda Accord was traveling northbound, towards Manhattan, on the bridge at around 4:10am when it crashed into the rear of...