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  • Elaine Stritch -- A great life force passes on (but she's raising the roof someplace else, right now!)

    "SHE WAS very much Elaine, right until she died this morning." This is Elaine Stritch's nephew, Chris Bolton, calling me from Birmingham, Michigan Thursday morning. "She never really got over the operation she had when she moved back here recently."...
  • 'The Strain' spreads; 'Facts of Life' reunion

    'The Strain' spreads; 'Facts of Life' reunion
    A few weekend highlights to keep in mind: 1. "The Strain," 10 p.m. Sunday, FX This vampire drama is one of the summer's most entertaining new series. If you missed the premiere, FX repeats it at 11 p.m. Friday (tonight). The tension builds in the...
  • Google Touts Deals with CBS, Viacom for Google Play Storefront

    Google has inked pacts with CBS and Viacom to sell TV episodes through the Internet giant's Google Play online store, as it continues to ratchet up competition with Apple and Amazon.com. Nikesh Arora, Google's soon-to-be-departing chief business officer,...
  • Lorin Maazel dies at 84; world-renowned conductor

    Lorin Maazel dies at 84; world-renowned conductor
    The review was glowing. Conductor Lorin Maazel held every player in the Los Angeles Philharmonic in his thrall. He strode onstage at the Hollywood Bowl "with a swing and determined vigor that gave evidence of his firm intention," a Times reviewer wrote....
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY CEDAR CREST COLLEGE, 100 College Drive, Allentown, will partner with Future Stars Day Camp to offer four day-camps: Dance, week of July 14; Design and Technical Theatre, week of July 21; CSI, week of July 28; and Acting and Improvisation,...
  • Around the remote: Television picks for the week of July 13-19

    DON'T MISS: "MASTERS OF SEX" They say that work and sex aren't supposed to mix, but in Season 2 of this sizzling drama, research pioneers Bill Masters (Michael Sheen) and Virginia Johnson (Lizzy Caplan) take their mostly academic partnership out of...
  • Michelle Obama Calls for Focus on the Arts in Grammy Museum Speech

    First Lady Michelle Obama appeared in Los Angeles before a crowd of music professionals, educators and students on Wednesday, as she called for greater recognition of the value of arts education. "We cannot be satisfied until every child in America has...
  • The complete Bach solo organ works, in 10 concerts

    The complete Bach solo organ works, in 10 concerts
    The more than 200 solo organ works that bracket the prodigious composing career of Johann Sebastian Bach have long been every organist's Bible. Rare is the organ recital that doesn't include such favorites as the mighty "Toccata and Fugue in D minor" or...
  • Producers of some of TV's top dramas talk about how they do it

    PASADENA, Calif. How do the wizards of television keep audiences coming back for more? With so much competition it requires a mysterious alchemy to spin straw into television gold. And it's an uber-challenge when some of the shows run a marathon of 24...
  • PBS, '60 Minutes' lead News and Documentary Emmy nominations

    PBS, '60 Minutes' lead News and Documentary Emmy nominations
    The nominations for the 35th News and Documentary Emmy Awards were announced on Tuesday, and PBS led the pack with the most overall nominations. Public television received 43 nominations for 13 programs. However, "60 Minutes" on CBS was the single...
  • TV picks for the week of July 13-19

    The dome gets dumber, Nicole Richie tweets and Hulu harpoons the housewives. Here's what caught my eye in this week's programming: Sunday: "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," 7 p.m., Bravo: Another season, another reason to get up off the couch and...