Jerry Perenchio called his business maxims “Rules of the Road,” and when he was offered the chance to promote a boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier back in 1971, he followed No. 8: “
As a 19-year-old University of Texas student in 1957, Ms. Conrad became the focus of attention when a state legislator objected to her casting in a mixed-race production of “Dido and Aeneas.”
‘Clerks,’ Kevin Smith’s first film, was a very low-budget project that became a surprise box-office success. Ms. Spoonauer stopped acting soon afterward.
This vital, informative companion piece to Wim Wenders’s 1999 documentary chronicles the late-life careers, and deaths, of the “Buena Vista” stars.
A painting by the late Quebec artist Jean Paul Riopelle has sold for more than $7.4 million, good for second on the list of Canada's most expensive w
A groundbreaking album It would be easy to dismiss this as just another millennial music critic’s lame attempt at bashing an iconic baby boomer album [“Rethinking the Beatles’ ‘Best,’” May 21]. “I
When singer-guitarist Chino Moreno and the alt-metal band he co-founded, Deftones, first went on the road in the early 1990s, they figured they’d hit the big time when they could demand tour promo
On this week’s podcast, the “Speechless” actress reads Patty Dann’s story about facing her husband’s fast-ravaging brain cancer with their young son.
A Playboy centerfold was ordered to clean up graffiti Wednesday for secretly snapping a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a locker room and posti
Barely a single living soul is glimpsed in 48 black-and-white urban photographs from the late 1970s and early 1980s by Berlin-based Ulrich Wüst. When people are there, they’re typically obscured b
A new trailer for Game of Thrones' upcoming seventh season dropped online Wednesday, giving fans a tantalizingly brief look at what lies next for HBO
Islamabad, May 24, IRNA – Cultural center for 'Saadi Shirazi' studies, called 'Saadi Corner', opened at Pakistan’s Peshawar University on Wednesday.
Dwayne Johnson and his lifeguard squad try to save the Bay while providing the sort of sleazy, wholesome entertainment this ’90s series was known for.
There will be no fine for Stephen Colbert's risque joke about U.S. President Donald Trump, says the Federal Communications Commission, despite receiv
Qazvin, May 24, IRNA -- Afghanistan's Assistant Ambassador in Iran Ahmad Aaron Najmipour on Wednesday announced that 15,000 Afghan students are studying in Iran's universities.
If we’ve learned anything from history, it’s that hard times call for easy, escapist entertainment. So musicals haters, brace yourselves. Hot off the inescapable popularity of “La La Land” comes A
The anticipated miniseries Alias Grace, a female detective series from the producers of a Murdoch Mysteries, fast-paced soccer drama 21 Thunder and a
The anticipated miniseries Alias Grace, a Murdoch Mysteries spin-off following female detective Frankie Drake, fast-paced soccer drama 21 Thunder and
L.A. Times film critic Justin Chang is at the Cannes Film Festival, taking in the scene and all the movies he can watch on very little sleep. In this, his Cannes diary, we can follow along.
Faith Soloway, a writer for the Amazon series who is the sister of its creator, will present the show “Should ‘Transparent’ Become a Musical?” at Joe’s Pub.
They discuss their new Showtime series, “I’m Dying Up Here,” set in the Los Angeles comedy scene of the 1970s, where women were rare and undervalued.
Toronto indie rock band Broken Social Scene kicked off its European tour Tuesday night in Manchester, a day after the deadly suicide bombing at an Ar
Toronto indie rock band Broken Social Scene kicked off their European tour Tuesday night in Manchester, a day after the deadly concert suicide bombin
YARAT Contemporary Art Space will host a one day exhibition on May 15. Entitled "Who cares?", the event will bring together participants of ARTIM Lab. The artists will highlighting the topics and subj
I’ve now walked three times through the 1961 Scottish Rite Masonic Temple on Wilshire Boulevard, that block-long, travertine-wrapped crypt of a building designed by architect and artist Millard Sh
They call themselves retired grandma Nancy Drews. One is a former emergency room nurse, the other a longtime elementary school teacher. They make notes on coffee filters instead of index cards and
Exploring the touchstones of Piet Mondrian’s life, as Dutch cultural institutions celebrate the 100th anniversary of the art movement he helped found.
Event venues may be ramping up their security after Monday's bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, U.K. But curbing attacks on so-called
Frances Houseman and Johnny Castle have the time of their lives — again — in a remake of “Dirty Dancing.” And Luke resurfaces in “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
In Gina Gionfriddo’s new play, a college graduate working off a catastrophic debt and a working-class single mother both aim to become upwardly mobile.
The singer is self-assured, talented and proudly feminine, with a loyal fan base that rallied to her side after the Manchester bombing with the hashtag #ThisIsNotYourFaultAriana.
LONDON: Roger Moore, the suave, insouciant star of seven James Bond films, has died in Switzerland. He was 89.According to a family statement posted on Moore’s official Twitter account, he passed away
Fox News and conservative talk show host Sean Hannity are under fire Tuesday for pushing a right-wing conspiracy theory that Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich may have been killed be
Fox News and conservative talk show host Sean Hannity are under fire Tuesday for pushing a right-wing conspiracy theory that Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich may have been killed be
Fox News and conservative talk show host Sean Hannity are under fire Tuesday for pushing a right-wing conspiracy theory that Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich may have been killed be
What does one of the world’s most highly regarded filmmakers have to do to earn a competition slot at the Festival de Cannes? That was a question many were asking in regard to Claire Denis — and n
“The Monomyth” explores subtle transformations of Michelle Boulé’s body, and “This home is us” brings Stacy Matthew Spence’s personal effects to the theater.
Fox News and conservative talk show host Sean Hannity are under fire Tuesday for pushing a right-wing conspiracy theory that Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich may have been killed be
The inspirational Bollywood drama “Dangal” blew past the $100-million mark in China's box office last week, adding $51.3 million to its total gross. It marks the second consecutive week that “Dang
It has not been a very good year for those concerned with climate change. The U.S. is considering leaving the landmark Paris climate pact, a hostile appointee leads the Environmental Protection Ag
The suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England has shaken the music world, with some artists cancelling upcoming gigs and oth
Mr. Castile worked on both the East and West Coasts, organizing artistic and cultural programs at Japan Society in Manhattan and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.
The network has ordered seven additional episodes of the late-night show, which stars Anthony Atamanuik as a gregarious, media-infatuated sendup of President Trump.
Murray Perahia and Maurizio Pollini brought complexity to their recitals at Carnegie Hall. These were no nostalgia acts — the here and now was a joy.
Islamabad, May 23, IRNA -- Pakistan's Adviser to Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage (NHLH) said that Pakistan is going to hold a cultural week in Tehran in the near future.
The University of Guelph's student union faced a barrage of online criticism after referring to Lou Reed's classic rock song Walk on the Wild Side as
The recent death of director Zack Snyder's daughter has driven the prominent filmmaker to step away from finishing the ensemble superhero movie Justi
Our resident obsessives dissect Monday night’s episode, looking for clues to how the show will handle race, with its first black woman at the center.
The festival, which features 31 programs from Sept. 14 through Dec. 16, will be the penultimate one overseen by its founding director, Joseph V. Melillo.
Organizers held a moment of silence and canceled fireworks after the bombing in Manchester, England. But in other respects, the festival is carrying on as before.
Tehran, May 23, IRNA – About one thousand ancient monuments dating back to the Paleolithic age up to the contemporary era were identified in the city of Pasargad, Fars province, a cultural heritage o
Friends, celebrity fans, music world peers of pop singer Ariana Grande and more are expressing their sorrow and sympathy after a shocking bomb attack
Friends, celebrity fans, music world peers of pop singer Ariana Grande and more are expressing their sorrow and sympathy after a shocking bomb attack
“Next there’s Tony. He likes to rent movies, buy junk food and stay up all night. Says that people always tell him he looks like John Davidson. And he claims he has trouble reading the signals wom
Heath Ledger’s arrival in Hollywood gave little indication he would become a transformational actor whose short career would leave such an indelible impression. Tall, blond and surf-buffed, just b
Like most large corporations, major Hollywood studios are fond of outsourcing. From coming attraction trailers that are designed to draw audiences into cinemas to eye-popping 3-D visual effects th
A concert of Romanian folk music will be organized in Baku to mark the 25th anniversary of establishment of the diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Now aged 86, Ahmad Jamal is one of the living legends of postbop jazz. Influenced by the great Erroll Garner, he is one of the most successful small group leaders of all time, having developed a richl
Save some affection for “Casual,” the Golden Globe-nominated Hulu tale about a family with issues — lots. Or feed your political appetite with “Frontline: Bannon’s War.”
SERIES Great News The comedy’s first season ends with two new episodes. First, Carol’s (Andrea Martin) internship is on the line as she faces an exam, then Chuck (John Michael Higgins) falls for
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