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Special to Tribune NewspapersThe Service Club of Chicago celebrated its 121st anniversary with its biggest fundraiser of the year, An Evening of Glamour at Club El Morocco. Ball co-chairwomen Toni Canada, Laurie Davis and Dusty Stemer, brought El Morocco, the legendary Manhattan...
Sometime between Melanie Griffith as "Working Girl" and Hillary Clinton as presidential contender, the pantsuit retired from the ranks of high fashion, as well as from most women's closets. Make room for its resurgence. Pantsuits commanded designer...
Tags: Halston, Madonna, J. Mendel, Alexander McQueen, Balmain
This weekend could be one for the record books, with an extraordinary confluence of major vocalists converging on our stages. Though they span a wide stylistic swath – from blues to jazz to classic pop and beyond – the level of singing...
Tags: Music, Genres, Howard Reich, Grammy Awards, Dominican University
While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...
Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticThe Academy Awards are the biggest fashion runway on the planet. When Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and other stars step out onto the red carpet Sunday, they will be primed to talk as much about what and who they are wearing as about...
The image is one of the most provocative in cinematic history: Elizabeth Taylor stretched catlike on a brass bed wearing nothing but a white slip and high heels. Taylor's wardrobe for the 1958 classic "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" might have been scandalous...
Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticForget the Gossip Girls, Joan Holloway, Bettie Page and those other retro chicks. There is a new feminine ideal this fall, and she kicks butt. If the last five years have been dominated by the preening and pristine women of "Mad Men," we are now...
Chicago used to be a must-stop for Hollywood's top talent and New York's glittering stars. If for no other reason than to change trains. The Superman movie is a wrap. Laurence Fishburne and Amy Adams have gone home. And while "The Playboy Club" is...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesEntering the Charlie Chaplin cottage, I stooped to avoid hitting my head. At 5 feet 8, I'm about 3 inches taller than Chaplin. (It's said the Little Tramp had the door made small so his guests would have to bow as they entered.) I was at the Charlie,...
FrameworkActress Marlene Dietrich, left, with Dr. Mario Ungara, Italian Consul, who was delegated to accept the Best Foreign Language award for "The Walls of Malapaga" at the 1951 Academy Awards....
Berlin: Put Berlin next to Paris and you have both sides of the coin: romance, which occasionally appeals, and eros, which never fails. "Berlin is sexy," said the German capital's openly gay Mayor Klaus Wowereit, and it's been that way since the...
Lawrence Wright, the author of "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief" appeared on "The Colbert Report" Thursday night to talk about his book. But before he could get there, Stephen Colbert bgean grilling the Pulitzer Prize...
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