In a few years, Jeremy Jordan has emerged as one of the Broadway musical's rising stars. National audiences, though, recognize him from "Smash," the cult NBC series. This month he's starring in a new musical, "Finding Neverland," en route to Broadway.
On August 24, Northern California will hold "Help Is On the Way 20," its largest annual star-studded AIDS benefit concert and gala, to benefit four Bay Area ASOs. And topping the list of celebrity performers is none other than Florence Henderson.
Whether the huge bundle of fur that disguises the Old English sheepdog or the tiny Chihuahua that's more fashion accessory than pet, there's a dog for everyone. Sadly, though, not all dogs are created equal.
After exploding on social media last week, the ice bucket challenge was completed by tons of celebrities over the weekend. Norah O'Donnell reports on the craze.
Philip Noyce's adaptation of Lois Lowry's beloved novel might not be perfect, but it is a beautiful and thought-provoking alternative to a summer of superheroes and aliens.
"Life After Beth" has an intriguing premise that blends romance, comedy and horror, but no clear sense of direction, resulting in a hollow hybrid of genre tropes.
This is summer fun at its loudest, dumbest, and most ridiculously, cartoonishly violent. It's sure to be a big hit.
It's like the directing team set out to make a respectable version of "Gummo." But respectability never improves anything.
In the Arts
On August 21, Getting to Zero, the AIDS Services Foundation Orange County's newest guild, will hold its second fashion show in the Marc Pridmore Designs Studio.
On August 19 and 20, the comic antics of 5 Funny Females returns to Boston for two evening shows at Laugh Boston.
The television series "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic" has generated a cult following comprised mostly of male viewers above the age of eighteen. This is highly bizarre within our contemporary culture, and it makes for a fascinating documentary.
HBO's Roaring Twenties drama is poised for a sendoff with its imminent fifth and final season. Before Season Five premieres, though, you might find it worth your while to refresh yourself or play catch-up with the Blu-ray release of Season Four.
Sinead O'Connor releases her 10th album, and Gaslight Anthem goes for five. "American Idol" star Caleb Johnson releases his debut, FKA Twigs drops her first full-length LP, and New Zealand import Kimbra drops her second album.
Author Jim Provenzano is a hopeless romantic. He's also a staunch advocate for people with disabilities. He brings those two elements together in "Every Time I Think of You" and its just-published sequel, "Message of Love."
The Indiana State Museum features an exhibit about one of the most colorful periods in American history with "American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition" on display through February 15, 2015.