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  • BCP's first kids show features young Valley actors

     
    Bucks County Playhouse which re-opened last year after nearly closing permanently, has had great year bringing in big names such as Andrea McArdle, Tyne Daly and James Earl Jones for adult fare at the New Hope theater. Now the playhouse which is turning...
  • Children's films return to Southside Film Festival

     
    After an absence of four years, the SouthSide Film Festival is bringing back its children’s film series with more than 60 children’s films, many of which have won awards. The free series includes six rotating blocks of children’s films...
  • WGA Awards: Watch Spike Jonze claim prize for original screenplay

    WGA Awards: Watch Spike Jonze claim prize for original screenplay
    Spike Jonze has reason to hope for a bit of deja vu. On Saturday evening at the WGA Awards, the "Her" writer-director claimed the prize for original screenplay, and in doing so beat out the same nominees he will contend with at this year's Academy Awards....
  • Barbara A. Weinstein, president and CEO of Family Central, Inc.

      Q: What’s the state of affordable child care in South Florida? Child care has become very expensive. It’s the third- or fourth-largest item on a parent’s budget behind food, rent and insurance. There are many wonderful child care...
  • A neglected tale of abandoned children

    A neglected tale of abandoned children
    British playwright Polly Stenham is still in her mid-20s, but she has received the kind of attention from the London theater power brokers — commissions, awards and lavish praise — that most emerging playwrights in the cash-poor world of...
  • Authors when they were young

    Authors when they were young
    Flavorwire has put together an interesting gallery of photos of authors in their young, pre-fame days. Some drip with irony: a smiling Sylvia Plath, and Jack Kerouac (in a tie!) at Horace Mann. Others are disarmingly cute: Samuel Beckett on his high...
  • Pumpkin parfaits teach kids about nutrition

    Pumpkin parfaits teach kids about nutrition
    It looked like a small cup of light-orange goo. Most of the students seemed hesitant to try it. But not Erick Tadeo. The 8-year-old immediately took a heaping spoonful of pumpkin parfait, pronounced it was good and gave it two thumbs up. Jill Wooten's...
  • Bookmark: Farewell to the wild one

    For every kid with a scraped knee, a skinned elbow, a bumped head and a torn shirt — the inevitable result of being very determined not to learn from one's mistakes — Maurice Sendak was your man. For every kid who builds forts out of old...
  • Picture This: Stephen Colbert's 'I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)'

    "I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)" (Grand Central: $15.99), Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert's bestselling satirical jab at the I'm-a-celebrity-so-that-qualifies-me-to-write-a-children's-book fad began as a joke during his memorable interview with the...
  • Apple to bring iBooks to laptops and desktops

    Apple will bring iBooks to laptops and desktops, it announced in the keynote of its Worldwide Developer Conference on Monday in San Francisco. Since the launch of the iBookstore in 2010, iBooks has only been available as an app. The complete iBooks...
  • Window shopping: How writers view the world

    Window shopping: How writers view the world
    Before the Internet and multitasking, writers had more static distractions. More than anything, they looked out their windows. Most writers, in fact, still engage in the time-honored ritual of looking away from their keyboard, their manuscripts, and...