Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs. At the end of ...

Venice to close Grand Canal walkway area for Clooney wedding

Sep 26, 2014

Venice to close Grand Canal walkway area for Clooney wedding

Venice city officials on Thursday ordered the closure of a walkway fronting the picturesque Grand Canal on Monday to keep crowds away from George Clooney’s wedding to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin. The city order closes pedestrian access to walkways accessing the 16th-century Cavalli ...

Rare Warhol paintings headed to NYC auction

Sep 24, 2014

Rare Warhol paintings headed to NYC auction

Elvis Presley. Marlon Brando. Andy Warhol. The A-list trifecta of music, film and art is going on the auction block at Christie’s in November. “Triple Elvis (Ferus Type)” and “Four Marlons” rate among Warhol’s most famous portraits. The monumental paintings, each nearly 7 feet ...

'No Good Deed' tops North American box office

Sep 15, 2014

'No Good Deed' tops North American box office

Thriller “No Good Deed” leapt straight in at the top of the North American box office this weekend, pulling in $24.5 million on its debut, industry estimates showed Sunday. The movie tells the story of a devoted wife and mother of two who innocently ...

Clooney says he'll wed fiancee in Venice

Sep 9, 2014

Clooney says he'll wed fiancee in Venice

George Clooney says he will marry his fiancee in Venice, one of the world’s most romantic backdrops. The heartthrob actor revealed that he will marry human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin in the lagoon city in a couple of weeks. His publicist, Stan Rosenfield, said ...

Hanks, Sting lead list of Kennedy Center honorees

Sep 5, 2014

Hanks, Sting lead list of Kennedy Center honorees

Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks and British rock-pop legend Sting are among the recipients of this year’s Kennedy Center Honors, the highest U.S. award for living performing artists. U.S. actress Lily Tomlin, soul singer Al Green and ballerina Patricia McBride round out the list of ...