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  • Epic change for Lehigh Valley Health Network and St. Luke's

    The Lehigh Valley health care scene has long been dominated by two huge, fiercely independent providers that have trouble talking to each other about the many patients they share. That is about to change, however, as both Lehigh Valley Health Network...
  • A juvenile GOP succeeds so far in producing epic fails

    Bang. Bang. Crash. That was the sound of the Republican majority in Congress shooting itself in both feet, then tripping over them. At a moment of heightened concern that terrorists in the Middle East might stage or inspire attacks on U.S. soil, the...
  • Bob Dylan, named MusiCares Person of the year, honored by Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Raitt

    It was like clockwork: Acts from Neil Young to Bonnie Raitt to Bruce Springsteen performed across four different stages with no interruption. Aside from Bob Dylan lyrics, there were barely any words said. On Friday night, the music did all of the...
  • REVIEW: Jason Isbell reminds Keswick Theater crowd great music, lyrics can co-exist

    REVIEW: Jason Isbell reminds Keswick Theater crowd great music, lyrics can co-exist
    In the generations since Bob Dylan melded the lyrical prowess of folk with rock sensibilities, music fans seem to have forgotten, or at least largely ignored, the fact that songs can be both rich literature and great tunes. And that bare and bitter...
  • 'Bent Broadway' bends gender

    'Bent Broadway' bends gender
    The director listened to the six women rehearse a song on the stage at the No Square Theatre and buried his face in his hands. "I'm hearing pretty singing that's lacking testosterone," said director Joe Lauderdale, who sits on the Laguna Beach theater's...
  • Lucinda Williams shares a mentor's compassion

    Lucinda Williams shares a mentor's compassion
    At some point during her Parker Playhouse show on Saturday night, Lucinda Williams will appear onstage without her band and summon the opening chords of "Compassion," the first track on her excellent double-album "Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone."...
  • Manchester Woman, 84, About To Publish 3rd Children's Book

    Manchester Woman, 84, About To Publish 3rd Children's Book
    Elaine H. Leone, 84, spent 70 years writing before she first tried to become a published author. That happened in 2012, when the lifelong Manchester resident's first children's book, "The Grandies," was published. The book is a collection of 100...
  • South Florida theater awards announce nominations

    South Florida theater awards announce nominations
    The nominations for the 39th annual Carbonell Awards for excellence in South Florida theater were announced today. Theatrical companies in Miami-Dade County eaned the most, with a total of 50 nods. Palm Beach County came in second with 44 and Broward...
  • Rising conductor Dmitri Jurowski is keeping it in the family

    Rising conductor Dmitri Jurowski is keeping it in the family
    When Lyric Opera opens a new-to-Chicago production of "Tosca" on Saturday night at the Civic Opera House, a conductor with a relatively familiar name – Jurowski – will be leading Puccini's ever-popular melodrama. But this won't be a Jurowski...
  • Brain cancer takes a toll, but unlocks her creativity

    Brain cancer takes a toll, but unlocks her creativity
    Judi Kaufman was having a bad day. There were more and more of those now, 18 years into her battle against brain cancer. A tumor, her third, now the size of a golf ball, was encroaching on healthy brain tissue, upending her balance and her speech. Her...
  • Jan. 16 Letters: Isamic tenents

    Inaccurate assertion Dr. Ahmed Noor's assertion that jihadis are not following the faith but rather are in "a flagrant violation of the principles of Islam" is not accurate. We who have been reading and learning what the Quran has to say about...