June 15, 2013 |
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 16 - 22, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SUNDAY Talk shows, morning shows, game shows, kids shows, cooking shows and soap operas (they still have those?) are celebrated at "The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards. " 5 p.m. HLN If you visit Las Vegas for the express purpose of meeting beautiful women, well, there'll be 51 more of them in town taking part in the "2013 Miss USA Competition.
June 7, 2013 |
More than 3,700 unpublished images of the legendary Marilyn Monroe from photographer Milton H. Greene's estate will be auctioned by Profiles in History on July 27. The images will be sold with copyright. A top fashion and celebrity photographer during the 1950s and '60s, Greene created indelible images that graced more than 100 covers for Life and Look as well as Glamour, Harper's Bazaar, Town & Country and Vogue. He first shot Monroe in 1953 for Look magazine. The two not only became great friends, but they also formed a production company that resulted in 1956's "Bus Stop" and 1957's "The Prince and the Showgirl.
May 31, 2013 |
Kim Kardashian was walking along a street in Beverly Hills when a gust of wind caught her full skirt, blowing it upward in a scene similar to Marilyn Monroe's famous skirt-billowing episode in "The Seven Year Itch. " Kardashian was able to keep the skirt from revealing too much, though. [Los Angeles Times] Hillary Clinton is slated to be among the presenters at the Council of Fashion Designers of America annual awards on Monday night in New York City. Clinton is to present the Founders Award to Oscar de la Renta.
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May 14, 2013
Kenneth Battelle, an influential hairstylist who created Jacqueline Kennedy's tousled bouffant and counted Marilyn Monroe and Lucille Ball among his many famous clients, died Sunday at his home in Wappingers Falls, N.Y. He was 86. His death was confirmed by the Kenneth salon he established in New York City in 1963. Known professionally simply as Kenneth, he started out as a New York stylist in 1950 at Helena Rubinstein's famous New York salon. After Kennedy became a client in 1954, she stayed with him throughout her White House years.
April 26, 2013 |
The "Forever Marilyn" sculpture that was slated to leave Palm Springs in June will stay put for the long, hot summer. The sculpture's stay has been extended 90 days, according to an announcement Thursday. The 34,300-pound, 26-foot-tall likeness of Marilyn Monroe has stood at the corner of Palm Canyon Drive and Tahquitz Canyon Way for a year and was supposed to leave the first week in June. The city had even organized a farewell party. But negotiations with the Sculpture Foundation , which owns the traveling artwork by Seward Johnson, extended the sculpture's stay, tourism organization P.S. Resorts reports.
April 24, 2013 |
" Forever Marilyn " fans, it's time to say goodbye. The giant Marilyn Monroe sculpture with the forever billowing skirt has stood at Palm Canyon Drive and Tahquitz Canyon Way in Palm Springs for a year, but it will be moving on in June. Before then, there's a film series and farewell party planned. So go, snap some pictures and see the movies that made her a film icon. The deal: The Forever Marilyn Outdoor Movie Series on May 3 will screen the comedy "Monkey Business" (1952)
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April 20, 2013 |
I'm at Coachella this weekend, where maybe I'll try to do the story-song combo in reverse order: hear a song, and try to think of a story that fits it. My mind is already full of possibilities. For the Stone Roses' "I Wanna Be Adored" (probably my all-time favorite song title), just about anything involving a Hollywood actor would work, no? I'll keep you posted on Twitter. In these roundups of the week gone by, I'm offering the first paragraphs of each Column One--maybe they'll buy your eye and you can settle in for a good weekend read.
March 6, 2013 |
Marilyn Monroe, one of America's most beloved pop cultural icons, and New Coke, one of its most despised, commanded the biggest bids in the first in a series of online Christie's auctions of Andy Warhol artworks that ended Tuesday. The winning bids totaled $1.84 million for 124 auction lots. It was the second round of all-Warhol sales in a multi-year effort by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts to liquidate its holdings to boost its grantmaking endowment. Winning bidders also must pay a 25% buyer's premium.
February 7, 2013 |
Marilyn Manson has come down with the flu and collapsed onstage during a concert in Canada. According to reports, about an hour into his Wednesday performance in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan's TCU Place, the shock rocker began vomiting several times then passed out during his song "Beautiful People. " Manson, whose concerts are chock full of theatrics, was helped off the stage when the band and stagehands realized that the incident was not part of the performance, Billboard reported . TMZ added that the 44-year-old was not taken to the hospital but rather was taken to his hotel room to rest.