May 7, 2012 |
“He crushed it.” Of all the people I spoke to about Alan Gilbert, the 45-year old conductor who's leading the New York Philharmonic on a West Coast Tour this week, that line stood out as the most emphatic endorsement. It came from actor Alec Baldwin, who as long been a fan and patron of the 170-year old orchestra. In an article for Sunday's Arts and Books section, I spoke with Gilbert and a number of members of the orchestra, but...
December 7, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Wednesday. Alec Baldwin's battle with American Airlines over Words With Friends enters Day 2. ( Los Angeles Times ) Guns N' Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Beastie Boys are among the next group of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. ( Los Angeles Times ) Kristen Stewart and Anne Hathaway top Forbes' list of best actors for the buck. ( Forbes ) A "Mythbusters" experiment involving a cannon went horribly wrong, sending a cannonball ripping through two homes.
February 12, 2013 |
Alec Baldwin and his wife, Hilaria, are having a baby! The "30 Rock" star, 54, married his yoga-instructor sweetheart June 30 in New York and they are now expecting a new bundle of joy. The news was announced on "Extra," on which the 28-year-old serves as a special correspondent. PHOTOS: The Hollywood baby boom "We're having a baby," she said sitting next to Baldwin. "It was a surprise, a wonderful surprise. " Watch the announcement below. "There's a scream I heard, which is a scream normally reserved if there's a spider in the house, not exaggerating," Baldwin said when his wife first heard the news.
December 6, 2011 |
June 21, 2012 |
Oh, the Alec Baldwin irony: The actor walked off his paparazzi incident by having lots of photos taken. Promotional, of course, for his turn in Woody Allen's "To Rome With Love. " Baldwin had a busy Wednesday, stopping by David Letterman's chat show, then hitting a special screening of the film hosted by the Cinema Society and Disaronno. While he was joined at the after-party by costars Penelope Cruz and Greta Gerwig, Baldwin's attention was on his own leading lady, fiancee Hilaria Thomas.
August 10, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Wednesday. Alec Baldwin wants to be mayor of New York City, but only after he goes back to school first. ( Huffington Post ) Have you ever wanted to see Levi Johnston's sister naked? Well, brother, today is your day! ( Los Angeles Times ) Cirque du Soleil is setting a ticket-pricing high in L.A. ( Los Angeles Times ) Anderson Cooper is not a fan of Chris Brown's plans to star in a film adaptation of Steve Harvey's book "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. " ( Los Angeles Times )