When Bruno Mars got the nod to headline the halftime show at Super Bowl XLVIII we were mildly surprised. We love Mars’ brand of retro-funk-and-soul music, mind you, but he’s so young and fresh – so unexpected when you look back at the history of Super Bowl entertainers.
More often than not you got acts from the middle o
Some say the star of Super Bowl XVIII was Los Angeles Raiders running back Marcus Allen; others would insist it was an obscure British actress named Anya Major.
It was Major, dressed in orange shorts and a white track shirt and bearing a sledgehammer, who starred in Apple Computer's spooky science-fiction-movie of a commercial that intro
New Zealand doesn’t seem a likely spot for one of the greatest male ballet stars of his generation to develop his career.
But Ethan Stiefel says he loves life in Wellington, the capital, a city of about 400,000 on the South Pacific nation’s north island where its principal dance company, the Royal New Zealand Ballet, resides.
First it was lifeguards. Now, maybe, it’s the entire beach.
What began as an idea to relinquish the city’s lifeguard operations at Big and Little Corona beaches could be morphing into a plan to give up city control of the beaches, according to discussions at a special Newport Beach City Council planning meeting Saturday at th
The Mavericks Invitational went down in Northern California last week, with the world’s best big-wave surfers taking on bombing 40-foot waves.
There were several surfers who call Orange County home among the 24 invitees in the line-up, including San Clemente’s Greg Long, brother Rusty Long, Nathan Fletcher, and Newport transp
Billy Hopkins wasn't going to go for it.
Another surfer on the shoulder of the big wave in Seal Beach pulled out at the last second, so Hopkins thought, “What the heck.” He dropped down the face, bending his knees and crouching down to tuck into the bombing barrel that engulfed him. As he was spit out, Hopkins raised his arms
Two gamblers walk into a bar …
GAMBLER NO. 1: Who do you like?
GAMBLER NO. 2: I like Denver. I think Peyton Manning’s offense is too much for Seattle’s defense. Who do you like?
NO. 1: I like “Nebraska.”
NO. 2: Nebraska? Nebraska isn’t in the Super B
Vanessa Hudgens is a young woman on a quest.
The 25-year-old actress has devoted most of her adult life to seeking an answer to the burning show business question – “Is there life after Disney?”
Many have tried, but only a relative few have succeeded. Justin Timberlake, Miley Cyrus, Britney Spears, Ryan Gosling
This is the time of year when Hollywood celebrates the best movies of 2013, but it’s 2014 at your local movie theater.
Oscar season is so last year.
You’re ready for a new year of movies, and that new year has begun.
Before we preview the movies of 2014, however, keep in mind that opening dates often change wi
We tend to greet the new year with such optimism, more full than usual with belief in the yet-unsullied future. And it's the same way in Televisionland, where 2014 arrives with new and returning shows filled with promise – because they haven't had a chance to disappoint us yet.
TV fans are lucky in this regard: We actually get two