Art and Entertainment

Smallville Series Finale Says Farewell After 10 Seasons

May 17th, 2011 | By
Smallville Series Finale Says Farewell After 10 Seasons

Smallville ended Friday after 10 seasons in a two-hour series finale, as Clark Kent made the final transition from Superboy to Superman. Lois and Clark decided the future of their relationship, Michael Rosenbaum returned for a final appearance as Luthor, and Clark finally put on the cape and took to the skies to face the
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Trailer Released

Apr 29th, 2011 | By
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Trailer Released

The new trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 premiered this Wednesday on ABC Family. The trailer will hit theaters this weekend, paving the way for what promises to be one of the summer’s smash hits. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 is the long-awaited eighth and final film in
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Oh, One More Thing: Columbo Is Back on Stage

Apr 28th, 2011 | By
Oh, One More Thing: Columbo Is Back on Stage

Peter Falk is a tough act to follow, but John Guerrasio is doing a worthy job of carrying on the cigar in a British stage revival of the original Columbo play Prescription: Murder. Guerrasio wrapped up a spring tour of the play last week at the Buxton Opera House. Before Falk took over the role,
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Zach Britton Strong Start Bright Spot for Ailing Orioles

Apr 27th, 2011 | By
Zach Britton Strong Start Bright Spot for Ailing Orioles

The last-place Baltimore Orioles may only have nine wins so far this season, but nearly half of those came from a record April performance by rookie left-handed pitcher Zach Britton. Britton became the first rookie starter in Oriole history to win four games in April with a 4-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox Tuesday
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Stefanie Powers Opening 2011 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival

Apr 25th, 2011 | By
Stefanie Powers Opening 2011 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival

Actress Stefanie Powers will be at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs on May 12 at 7:30 pm for a book-signing and reception to kick off the opening night of the 2011 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival. Powers, best known for her starring role in the TV series Hart to Hart, made an early appearance
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Madea’s Big Happy Family Opens at $10.6 Million Behind Rio

Apr 23rd, 2011 | By
Madea’s Big Happy Family Opens at $10.6 Million Behind Rio

Comedy-drama Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family opened with a $10.6 million box office Friday, performing strongly but failing to unseat animated parrot comedy Rio from the top spot. Rio pulled in $10.8 million Friday, bringing its total take up to $65.2 million. Circus drama Water for Elephants came in third Friday with $7 million,
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Weird Al Lady Gaga Born This Way Parody Dispute Settled

Apr 23rd, 2011 | By

Weird Al Yankovic has settled a dispute with Lady Gaga’s manager and will be releasing his new album Apocalpyse complete with “Perform This Way,” a parody Gaga’s “Born This Way.” Earlier this week on Tuesday, Al had announced that a rejection from Gaga’s manager was holding up commercial release of the song, along with a
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Pink Floyd, Doors Manzarek-Krieger, B.B. King Play OC Fair

Apr 19th, 2011 | By
Pink Floyd, Doors Manzarek-Krieger, B.B. King Play OC Fair

Today the Orange County Fair (OC Fair) announced a legendary lineup for its Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre during the 2011 OC Fair in Costa Mesa. On Sunday, July 17, the Pink Floyd Experience will perform the band’s classic album Animals, along with other hits. On Friday, August 5, former Doors keyboardist Ray
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World Race 2011 from New York to Paris Begins

Apr 18th, 2011 | By
World Race 2011 from New York to Paris Begins

The World Race 2011 began Thursday. Between April 14 and July 21, drivers will race west from New York’s Crowne Plaza Hotel Times Square to San Francisco, then cross the Pacific by ship before continuing from Beijing, to arrive at the finishing line at the Eiffel Tower in Paris on July 21. World Race 2011
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Star Wars Phantom Menace 3D Coming from Prime Focus February

Apr 16th, 2011 | By
Star Wars Phantom Menace 3D Coming from Prime Focus February

Lucasfilm and its Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) visual effects division are partnering with the global visual entertainment services company Prime Focus to release Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace in 3D, the companies announced March 29. George Lucas discussed details during a panel discussion at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, where Prime Focus again
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