Local dance legend Anna Halprin may turn 93 in June, but she is as active as ever. She presents her iconic “Planetary Dance” at the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival on Sunday in the closing event of Bay Area Dance Week. Read More
Self-proclaimed “domestic broker to the stars” Adrian Smith helps celebs hire maids, and he has filed a lawsuit against the Seinfelds for rejecting his candidates, who, he claims, they called unattractive, old and fat. Read More
We can all sleep tight tonight knowing “Teen Mom” star Farrah Abraham has finally inked a six-figure deal to distribute her sex tape.
TMZ has been keeping this important story alive for weeks, but Abraham herself did an amazing job in plotting out the entire turn of events. First, deny you have made a sex tape so as to build anticipation. Then, admit to having the sex tape but say that no one will be seeing it. Read More
This just in: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are reportedly dating again.
Though he is 20 years older than her (who cares, It’s Johnny Depp!), the pair were seen holding hands at a super-secret Rolling Stones gig in L.A. over the weekend, according to the New York Daily News. Read More
Singer-instrumentalist Francoise Cactus of the eclectic French-German duo Stereo Total may not be Mother Goose, but she’s got her share of enchanting tales.
Given the last name La Hove at birth, the performer says her adopted surname has a fabular origin: her obsessive-gardener mother, who brought outdoor plants in for the winter.
“She always put all the cactus in my room. I was really afraid when I was small, thinking, ‘Oh, no. If I move in my dream, I’ll be stabbed by all this cactus!’” she says in a charming Burgundy accent. Read More
Spectacle-wearing Michele Dumoulin, who plays Velma in a stage show based on the iconic “Scooby-Doo” gang, admits that some aspects of her role aren’t that different from her everyday life.
“In the show, I push the glasses up the bridge of my nose, and with my normal glasses, I usually touch the lens. Because there’s no lens in my stage glasses, I end up poking myself in the eye! ” says the 23-year-old actress with a laugh. Read More
Ashton Kutcher reportedly defended a maiden’s honor at the Stagecoach Music Festival in Indio. According to TMZ, the female fan approached him in a VIP area near the stage and attempted to shake his hand. When Kutcher responded in kind to the greeting, security allegedly intervened and shoved the two of them. Kutcher then allegedly got into a “violent” scuffle with the security guard, until his friend restrained him. Read More
Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir collapsed on stage in New York last week while playing with his side band, Furthur. Though his people are chalking it up to a “strained shoulder,” video footage shows him barely standing and he looks like he’s about to topple over the whole time. After defying gravity for a few minutes, he finally hits the deck. Strangely, the band just kept on playing, though I suppose when you have played with Jerry Garcia you get used to this sort of thing. Read More
A former maid to Michael Jackson is thumbing her nose at any nondisclosure agreements she might have signed with the King of Pop by openly calling him a loser and drug addict. “Michael was not a pop hero, but a messed- up, depraved junkie, who was manipulative, twisted and demonic,” Adrian McManus told the UK’s Daily Mirror. Read More
Playwright (and acclaimed Culture Clash writer-performer) Richard Montoya wrote “The River” for the small, intrepid company Campo Santo, where it is having its world premiere.
More specifically, Montoya and Campo Santo’s Sean San Jose collaborated on the project, with the memory of Campo Santo co-founder-actor Luis Saguar, who died in 2009, in mind. Read More