Arts And Culture

HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 10: Gabrielle Union arrives at "America's Got Talent" Season 14 Live Show Red Carpet at Dolby Theatre on September 10, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images)

Gabrielle Union Speaks Out Amid Reports She's Off NBC's 'America’s Got Talent'

Union is thanking supporters for defending her amid reports she was fired from “America’s Got Talent” after complaining about racism and other on-set issues. Without directly addressing her status with NBC’s talent show, the actress tweeted that the backing helped overcome feeling of being lost and...
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LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 12: Londoners dressed in Santa Claus costumes participate in 'SantaCon', a Santa-themed pub crawl across the capital, on December 12, 2009 in London, England. Similar SantaCon events take place in various cities around the world

SantaCon SF Returns For 25th Anniversary In December

For the 25th year in a row, thousands from around the Bay Area will descend onto Union Square in San Francisco on Saturday, December 7th for the annual SantaCon.
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In this Sept. 22, 2019 file photo, Lin-Manuel Miranda arrives at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Actor Lin-Manuel Miranda Encourages Shopping Small

With the holiday shopping season upon us, Miranda is encouraging people to take part in Small Business Saturday, an effort to shop at local, independent stores on Saturday, Nov. 30, after Thanksgiving.
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Oakland ZooLights (Courtesy of Oakland Zoo)

ZooLights Return To The Oakland Zoo For The 2019 Holiday Season

At the Oakland Zoo, the Holiday Season means it's time once again for ZooLights. From December 6 - 23, 26 - 31 and January 1 - 5, 2020, the zoo lights up from 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM every night.
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A tow truck pushes (Photo credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Northern California AAA Offers Free Tipsy Tow Service Thanksgiving Eve

AAA is offering its Tipsy Tow service for those who may have a little too much to drink this holiday...
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In this May 22, 2017 file photo, a gift box from Tiffany & Co. is arranged for a photo in Surfside, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

French Luxury Group LVMH To Buy Tiffany For $16.2 Billion

French luxury giant LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton said Monday Nov. 25, 2019, it has reached a deal to buy U.S.-based jewelry legend Tiffany & Co for $16.2 billion.
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Elsa, voiced by Idina Menzel, from left, Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell, Kristoff, voiced by Jonathan Groff and Sven in a scene from the animated film, "Frozen 2."

'Frozen 2' Heats Up Box Office With $127 Million Opening Weekend

Six years after “Frozen” kicked up a pop-culture blizzard, the sequel to Elsa, Anna and Olaf’s adventures snowed-in the box office with an estimated $127 million debut domestically and $350.2 million worldwide, according to studio estimates Sunday.
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In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, Iggy Azalea attends the Roc Nation pre-Grammy brunch at One World Trade Center, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Iggy Azalea, Playboy Carti Report $366K In Stolen Jewelry

Hip Hop artists Iggy Azalea and Playboi Carti have told Atlanta police that $366,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from their rental home.
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In this June 11, 2018 file photo, Bono of U2 performs during a concert at the Apollo Theater in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Pollstar Says U2 Top Touring Act Over The Last Decade

U2 raked in over $1 billion in sales to be named the artist of the decade by Pollstar. The touring trade publication tracks data on tours globally.
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Oprah Winfrey speaks during the Celebration of the Life of Toni Morrison, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Oprah Winfrey, Ta-Nehisi Coates Among Speakers at Tribute To Toni Morrison

In offering tribute to Toni Morrison, speakers from Oprah Winfrey to Fran Lebowitz on Thursday each shared a very different, but equally special portrait of the late Nobel laureate, who died in August at 88.
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