| Jun 4, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Neil Patrick Harris of "How I Met Your Mother" will host. The presenters include Ellen Barkin, Candice Bergen, Jessica Chastain, Sheryl Crow, Nick Jonas, Angela Lansbury, James Marsden, Trey Parker, Jim Parsons, Mandy Patinkin, Tyler Perry, Bernadette...
| May 30, 2012
| 9:27 AM
The 2012-13 season at the Ahmanson Theatre will feature Theresa Rebeck's "Seminar," starring Jeff Goldblum, and the U.S. premiere of "Backbeat," a new musical about the origin of the Beatles, based on the 1994 movie.
As previously announced, the...
| May 19, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Their internationally recognized names sell music and movie tickets. They promote perfumes and presidents. But when it comes to selling their own houses, celebrities often find that their cachet doesn't pull in the cash.
Actors Goldie Hawn and Kurt...
| May 18, 2012
Bluegrass banjo pioneer Earl Scruggs answered a knock at the door of his Nashville home in 1953 to find an eager-looking banjo enthusiast on the porch asking Scruggs to put a set of his special tuner keys on the young man's instrument.
"He was so...
| May 17, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Bluegrass banjo player Doug Dillard has died at 75. With the Dillards, Doug Dillard helped popularize bluegrass music in the 1960s during appearances on "The Andy Griffith Show" and contributed to the birth of country-rock music....
| May 16, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Opening Wednesday night with Wes Anderson's oddly endearing “Moonrise Kingdom,” the Cannes Film Festival is celebrating its 65th anniversary this year and marking that milestone by embracing all kinds of opposites: old and young, dramatic...
| May 15, 2012
| 10:00 AM
"End of the Rainbow," the Broadway play about Judy Garland currently running at the Belasco Theatre, will make its Los Angeles debut in 2013 at the Ahmanson Theatre, with the Tony-nominated Tracie Bennett reprising her role as the troubled actress and...
| May 14, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Michael Wanzie and Douglas White have assembled a powerhouse group of local entertainers to impersonate famous folks in “Celebrity Squares,” a Fringe show fashioned after the TV classic “Hollywood Squares.” It’s exciting...
| May 13, 2012
Singer and actress Julie Andrews has listed the Brentwood house she owned with her late husband, director and screenwriter Blake Edwards, for $2.649 million. Less than a month after coming on the market, the tidy white home with gray shutters is already...
| May 10, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Mort Lindsey, a conductor, arranger and composer best known as the music director for Judy Garland in the 1960s and for his more than two decades as music director for "The Merv Griffin Show," has died. He was 89.
Lindsey, who was in declining health...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Her Kansas home in "The Wizard of Oz" flew through the air. Now a Bel-Air house that was home to a young Judy Garland has flipped, selling for the second time since last year for $6,772,669.
The Wallace Neff-designed house sold in 2011 for $5.2 million...