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  • Help 'SteveSongs' Name That Tune!

    Help 'SteveSongs' Name That Tune!
    Old Saybrook singer, Steve Roslonek, has been a fixture on PBS Kids for seven years now, crooning his SteveSongs to children in-between TV shows. Now, this father-of-two is a releasing a new ditty for a good cause with the National Fire Protection...
  • Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again

    John Ridley's Hendrix biopic, All Is by My Side, starring dead ringer and Outkast member André Benjamin as Jimi (but without any of Jimi's actual music), premiered last month at the Toronto Film Festival (to mixed reviews). On Nov. 5, Bloomsbury publishes...
  • In 'Undressed,' moments of naked truth

    In 'Undressed,' moments of naked truth
    It's a long way from Broadway to Kingsbury Avenue. But at one point in "Undressed," the new sketch show at the Mission Theater, the echoes of Alison Bechdel's "Fun Home" ring loud and clear. Laurel Krabacher pulls down the fourth wall to relate the...
  • Television Q&A: Drinking on 'Blue Bloods,' 'About a Boy' series is done

    You have questions. I have some answers. Q: I noticed in the first few seasons of "Blue Bloods," everyone in the family is enjoying lots of scotch and whiskey by the glassful. Then later, they are all drinking beer, and now there is no booze in sight...
  • WUCF salutes Vietnam War museum in Orlando

    WUCF salutes Vietnam War museum in Orlando
    The Vietnam War, the Reptile World Serpentarium and the Bulow Plantation will be topics this week on "One Central Florida," a news magazine from WUCF-Channel 24. The program salutes the Central Floridians who died in the Vietnam War and pays special...
  • Saturday: Byron Stripling presents 'Sounds of New Orleans: A Louis Armstrong Tribute' at Miller Symphony Hall

    Saturday: Byron Stripling presents 'Sounds of New Orleans: A Louis Armstrong Tribute' at Miller Symphony Hall
    The inaugural Allentown JazzFest may have just ended, but there's still more jazz to enjoy this weekend in downtown Allentown. Trumpeter Byron Stripling will entertain audience members with an electrifying and heartfelt performance, "Sounds of New...
  • Film explores roots of Israeli/Palestinian conflict

    Film explores roots of Israeli/Palestinian conflict
    Much is known of the current Israeli/Palestinian conflict and the turmoil it has triggered in the Mideast; but less is known about the history behind it. Those interested in discovering the tangled and, often, Machiavellian background of what has led up...
  • TV picks for the week of May 3-9

    All good things must come to an end and, in the case of this week's television schedule, a whole lot of bad things, too. Here's what caught my eye this week: Sunday: "Madam Secretary," 7 p.m., CBS: Season 1 concludes. Good news for fans it's already been...
  • The maddening appeal of distorting history

    The maddening appeal of distorting history
    "Wolf Hall," the Man Booker Prize-winning historical novel about the court of Henry VIII — and most dramatically, the conflict between Thomas Cromwell and Sir Thomas More — is now a TV series (presented on PBS). It is maddeningly good....
  • The Crowd: Public television goes old school Vegas for fundraiser

    The Crowd: Public television goes old school Vegas for fundraiser
      The Rat Pack revival is alive and well on the 2015 society gala circuit in Orange County. PBS SoCaL's April 18 dinner fundraiser treated some 300 guests to a night in old Las Vegas by turning the ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort...
  • Do-it-yourself drought busting

    To the editor: Conspicuously missing from the analysis and advice provided by 10 water experts was a suggestion that all residents and businesses in California can together capture millions of gallons of what little rain falls by setting up collection...