Arts & Entertainment


DeShai Cole: Forgiveness and Triumph

Taking the industry by storm DeShai Cole does it all. A radio show host, sex and relationship consultant, and beauty maven, Cole is motivated to empower women of all ages, all around the world.

‘Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs’

Dear Diary… You’ve written that many times in your life. Little hurts, schoolgirl crushes, firsts, lasts, and thoughts. It’s all written in your journal so you’d see where you came from and where you’re going.

‘Springfest’ tomorrow in Palmdale

The popular Children’s Spring Fest & Egg Hunt will be held tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Palmdale Amphitheater. It is free and open to kids ages two through 12.

Lupita Nyong’o: Skin Game

The buzz is somewhat tapering off regarding the success of the Oscar winning Best Picture 12 Years a Slave, but the impact of the movie and what it implies still has Hollywood movers and shakers buzzing. The two lead characters, ...

April is Austism Awareness Month

At last week’s city council meeting, during a presentation by Councilmember Sandra Johnson, the city of Lancaster announced that it will observe Autism Awareness Month this April.

Tammi-Mac: ‘Bag Lady’

If you’re like most people, you come with a lot of baggage; old hurts that won’t go away, anger, bitterness and stupidity…and that’s just for starters. Actress and radio personality Tammi-Mac is one such person. Yes, she makes you laugh ...

The Internet's best April Fools gags

A new digital map helps you find the Pokemon among us. YouTube made a shocking confession, Samsung and HTC advanced the world of wearable tech with souped-up gloves and you'll never have to take another lonely selfie, thanks to The ...

‘The White House for Kids: A History of a Home, Office, and National Symbol’

Your parents grumble a lot about politics.

Santa Clarita’s Earth Arbor Day helps community with ‘green spirit’

The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the SCV Family of Water Suppliers, will show residents how to be clean, green, water-conserving machines at the 2014 Earth Arbor Day Festival. The environmentally-friendly event will be hosted on Saturday, April ...

‘Mama’s Fabric’ exhibit wraps at Palmdale Playhouse this weekend

Art lovers have one more week to view “Mama’s Fabric: Weaving America Together,” an art exhibit on display at the Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th Street East in Palmdale.

‘Handbook for an Unpredictable Life’

You hated your tin grin, but that wasn’t as demoralizing as acne, which was nothing compared to hormones, which wasn’t as annoying as untamable hair, which was minimal compared to your teenage self-esteem—which hovered around 5 on a 1-to-50 scale. ...

‘Hair’ comes to LPAC this Sunday

The popular 1960s musical Hair will be performed on Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center (LPAC), 750 W. Lancaster Blvd.

Brittany Murphy's final film being released

Four years after Brittany Murphy's unexpected death, her last film is being released.

‘Writing God’s Obituary: How a Good Methodist Became a Better Atheist’

Your second home is a grand one. It’s much bigger than the house you live in during the week. No, your second home has huge windows to let in the light, fine linens, and it’s usually filled with music.

‘Fahrenheit 451’ comes to the Lancaster Performing Arts Center

With its skill at creating innovative and modern productions of great works of literature, New York’s “classical trained, modernly hip” Aquila Theatre brings new life to Ray Bradbury’s visionary parable of a society gone awry, “Fahrenheit 451,” to the Lancaster ...