| Oct 3, 2014
The opening paragraph of "The Glass Cage," Nicholas Carr's cautionary tale of unchecked technology, puts readers in an airplane on final approach as the Federal Aviation Administration issues a 2013 safety alert. Flight automation, declares the untitled...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Over the last decade, Marilynne Robinson has been at work on a project that is more than a little Faulknerian: a series of novels, taking place in 1950s Iowa and revolving around a narrow set of characters, that seeks to use narrative as a tool for...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:52 PM
A Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a giant, invisible rabbit opens Act 1's 45th season at DeSales University in Center Valley.
"Harvey," Mary Chase's comedy of errors, is about Elwood P. Dowd, a charismatic man who makes friends wherever he goes. But...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:07 PM
A new pro-football league may be coming to Orlando. Please do not stop if you've read this before.
In the not-so-illustrious footsteps of the Thunder, Rage, Tuskers, Panthers, Renegades and Blazers, here come the Orlando Sentinels.
If that sounds...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Northwest Biotherapeutics, a Bethesda, Md., firm with a purported cancer vaccine in development, has been in a long, bitter battle with short-sellers of its shares. It also has implied that Adam Feuerstein, a reporter for TheStreet.com, may be in...
| Sep 21, 2014
Each season, thousands of theater-goers come out and support the hundreds of actors, musicians and those behind the scene who make possible community theater in our area.
Many of these amateur performers work all day and rehearse all evening to bring...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Feb. 15 at New World Center, 500 17th St., Miami Beach; 305-673-3330, NWS.edu. Tickets $35-$60.
The celebrated Metropolitan Opera baritone will perform an intimate recital of favorite works before joining the New World Symphony and...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:31 PM
(Reuters) - The owner of the National Football League's Baltimore Ravens apologized on Monday for not demanding the graphic video of former star running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiance, saying it "never crossed my mind" and he was "deeply sorry."...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Folks in the hinterlands who complain that they want their country back should stop whining. They have a lock on the House of Representatives and a good shot at owning the Senate, too. Meanwhile, the majority of Americans who live in cities and suburbs...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Whether you're a scholar or a truck driver, Donald Miller has a history book for you.
"I want you to be able to enjoy it," Miller said, "no matter who you are."
That's why a Miller book contains the evidence of mountains of research in hundreds of pages...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Sometime soon, should you find yourself backstage at the Museum of Contemporary Art, wandering its administrative offices, be sure to look for the pencil drawing of David Bowie as a banana. It is not an official curated piece of museum art; rather, it...