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  • Tickets to concerts by Duran Duran, Jason Aldean go on sale Friday, June 15

    Tickets to concerts by Duran Duran, Jason Aldean go on sale Friday, June 15
    Here are two separate chunks of local concert news. Eighties dance-rock kings Duran Duran will play Portsmouth on Aug. 22. Meanwhile, country rocker Jason Aldean is headed for the Virginia Beach on Aug. 24. Tickets to both shows go on sale 10 a.m. Friday,...
  • Anna Schwartz dies at 96; economist, expert on monetary policy

    Anna Schwartz, an economist and coauthor with Milton Friedman of a book on monetary policy that shaped the views of central bankers including Federal Reserve ChairmanBen S. Bernanke, has died. She was 96. Schwartz died Thursday at her home in Manhattan...
  • From Juicy Couture to Skaist Taylor

    From Juicy Couture to Skaist Taylor
    With their matching paisley mini dresses, matching teal streaks in their hair and matching snakeskin booties, fashion designers Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor are a head-turning vision as they breeze into Soho House, two peas in a haute-hippie...
  • 'Kinderman' continues to delight children after 30 years

    'Kinderman' continues to delight children after 30 years
    After convincing his mostly preschool audience to chant, "Dance, Kinderman, dance" a few times, John Taylor pretended to timidly oblige. But he cleverly surprised his young spectators when he flamboyantly cocked his right hip and unleashed a sample of...
  • McEwen sings her way to the top in Rising Star competition

    The nine young adult performers who participated in the Howard County Arts Council's Rising Star competition all deserve to be considered winners, but only one of them went home with the $5,000 first prize. It was awarded to Samantha McEwen at the 15th...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Friday Five.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Hopefully, you're reading today's installment as you pack for the beach or the pool -- or, for all we know, the surface of Pluto -- anyplace to escape this morning's grinding heat. In the interest......
  • Nick Jonas strains to move past boy band as audience clings to it

     
    The downside of the phenomenal success that being in a boy band brings is that, unless you’re Justin Timberlake, it forever brands you as being part of a boy band and -- by association – lacking in real talent. Nick......
  • Duran Duran at Tower Theatre: How good they were depends on your perspective

     
    Monday’s show by 1980s band Duran Duran at Tower Theatre in Upper Darby certainly was enjoyable: Twenty songs that stretched over an hour and 50 minutes, with the music largely played and sung as it was during its heyday. But......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Unemployment Was Up in September.

     
    The state's jobless rate was slightly up in September, from 8.2 percent to 8.3 percent. That's still below that national rate of 9.1 percent....
  • State House Panel Approves Revamped Booze Bill.

     
    Good Afternoon, Everyone. We're still up in the wilds of State College, but that doesn't mean we aren't keeping one eye on the Capitol today. The House Liquor Control Committee has sent an amended version of Majority Leader Mike Turzai's......
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic -- the costliest game of all time?

     
    Star Wars: The Old Republic is a big gamble for its publisher, Electronic Arts Inc., but not one that would destroy the company should it fail, executives say. Still, Star Wars: The Old Republic is likely to be the most expensive game of all time to...