February 14, 2011 |
If the fashion that appeared on the Grammy red carpet seemed relatively tame, a handful of artists made up for it when they performed onstage during the awards ceremony. Lady Gaga led the pack with her arrival in a Hussein Chalayan-designed pod that was carried in the manner of an ancient Egyptian litter. She "hatched" from the egg-like structure wearing a transparent yellow raincoat-style jacket and a wide brim hat, and her cropped top and long skirt with a high slit allowed her to successfully sing and dance after she emerged.
February 4, 2012 |
When Paul Telegdy moved to Los Angeles, he was struck by the contrast between U.S. celebrities and those from his native Britain. "People here took themselves extremely seriously once they were in the public eye," Telegdy, NBC Entertainment president of alternative and late night programming, said in a recent interview. Telegdy, who then was an executive with the BBC, arrived in L.A. in 2004 to start a production firm to make "Dancing With the Stars" for ABC. Initially, celebrities they approached wouldn't even return their calls.
April 18, 2011
Over the 72 hours of the 12th Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, which took place this weekend at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Times writers for the Pop & Hiss music blog roamed the grounds chasing music, talking to fans, artists and organizers, and recording the moments that captured the essence of the festival. What follows are snapshots. For complete Pop & Hiss coverage, visit http://www.latimes.com/coachella. Party favors from Arcade Fire If Woody Allen's orgasmatron (from "Sleeper")
September 23, 2013 |
NBC's "The Voice" managed to do something that "American Idol" has never accomplished, winning the Emmy for reality competition program. For producer Mark Burnett, the honor - and the separation from its reality singing contest competitor "Idol" - has been a goal from the outset. "It's a very different show," Burnett said backstage. "[Creator] John de Mol made sure there was no humiliation in 'The Voice.' People said this kind of show would never work, but we're back tomorrow night [with Season 5)
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October 21, 2013 |
More than $100,000 in merchandise was stolen during a "window smash" burglary at a posh Rodeo Drive store, Beverly Hills police said Monday afternoon. Officers responded early Monday to a burglary alarm call at Saint Laurent Paris at 469 N. Rodeo Drive and found the front door shattered and the store burglarized. Several robbers fled with numerous handbags, clothing and shoes, according to the Beverly Hills Police Department. Detectives reviewed surveillance footage showing that multiple robbers had entered the store, police officials said in a statement.
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October 21, 2013 |
Two people were killed and four others injured in multi-vehicle crash in Fontana, police said Monday night. One of those killed in the accident near Foothill Boulevard and Citrus Avenue was a child, the Fontana Police Department said. "One of the vehicles was traveling at a high rate of speed" and "blew the red light," Lt. William Megenney told The Times. He was citing preliminary information from investigators at the scene. The accident was reported about 8:30 p.m. and involved three vehicles.
November 24, 2012 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week Nov. 25 - Dec. 1 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SUNDAY Will Matthew and Lady Mary marry? Whither Mr. Bates? The answers to those and other questions will have to wait until our fave Brit-soap returns in January. Till then, there's the new retrospective "Downton Abbey Revisited. " (KOCE, 7 and 8:30 p.m.) Love, peace … and soul! This year's edition of the "Soul Train Awards" will include a tribute to Don Cornelius, creator and host of the late, great syndicated dance program "Soul Train," who died this year.
October 22, 2013 |
The R&B trio TLC hasn't had a new Top 40 hit in more than a decade, but VH1 discovered the group still has plenty of fans. "CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story," a made-for-TV movie about the group, premiered Monday and gave VH1 its best ratings in five years, with 4.5 million total viewers, according to Nielsen. The biopic also spiked sales of a compilation album, "20," on the iTunes chart Tuesday. TLC was one of the biggest pop acts of the 1990s, with hits including "Waterfalls" and "No Scrubs.
October 23, 2013 |
Our long and desperate wait is over -- "Sherlock" will finally be back in action on PBS starting Jan. 19, sharing Sunday night with "Downton Abbey," which premieres Jan. 5. Steven Moffat's and Mark Gatiss' highly acclaimed and thoroughly addictive modern-day reimagining of Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective seemed to be on perpetual hiatus as Moffat coped with the 50-year anniversary of "Doctor Who" and the film careers of stars Benedict Cumberbatch...