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  • 'Growing Up Trans,' going beyond Caitlyn Jenner

    'Growing Up Trans,' going beyond Caitlyn Jenner
    Transgender children and their parents face unprecedented medical choices these days. "Puberty-blocking" drugs can stave off biological changes. Hormones — either estrogen or testosterone — can help patients acquire the characteristics of...
  • Fireworks, parades and more: Your guide to area Fourth of July celebrations

    Celebrating Independence Day is easy — for an onlooker. Certainly, there are lots of details to attend to if you are hosting a picnic party or planning a boat trip to view the fireworks. But, behind the scenes, there are dozens if not hundreds...
  • El regreso musical de Obie Bermudez

    El regreso musical de Obie Bermudez
    El cantautor puertorriqueño Obie Bermudez alcanzó la fama de un momento a otro a finales de los 90. De hecho se convirtió en el artista pop de moda en 1998 e inicios de los 2,000 conquistando el corazón de sus fans desde la plaza de Nueva York incluido el...
  • PBS to delay third season of 'Finding Your Roots' following review of scandal

     PBS to delay third season of 'Finding Your Roots' following review of scandal
    This week Henry Louis Gates Jr. once again found himself in the middle of another national teachable moment about race. The first time, six years ago, seemed to end amicably enough over beers on the White House lawn in a summit with the new president,...
  • Filmmaker Gita Pullapilly talks about telling the stories that matter

     Filmmaker Gita Pullapilly talks about telling the stories that matter
    Raising social awareness through storytelling is what excites filmmaker Gita Pullapilly. But it's her ability to be a good listener that makes it all possible, she says. "I remember when I was about 5 years old, my father would have people over for...
  • Ebert, Joplin, Updike among fascinating interviews on 'Blank on Blank'

    Ebert, Joplin, Updike among fascinating interviews on 'Blank on Blank'
    Watching one of the 40 "Blank on Blank" videos is almost like watching a preview for a movie, except instead of offering the summation of a plot, it provides a quick insight to the thoughts of great actors, authors and musicians. "Blank on Blank," based...
  • PBS: 'Finding Your Roots' Affleck episode violated standards

    PBS: 'Finding Your Roots' Affleck episode violated standards
    PBS put its "Finding Your Roots" series on hold Wednesday after determining an episode that omitted references to Ben Affleck's ancestor as a slave owner violated its standards. The public television service said it is postponing the show's third season...
  • Classic-crossover music star Jackie Evancho, early rock icon Johnny Rivers highlight State Theatre new season

    Jackie Evancho, the 15-year-old classical crossover singer who finished second on "America's Got Talent" and since has had four albums top the classical chart, will headline a 2015-16 season of the State Theatre in Easton, officials announced Wednesday....
  • PBS: 'Finding Your Roots' Affleck episode violated standards

    PBS put its "Finding Your Roots" series on hold Wednesday after determining an episode that omitted references to Ben Affleck's ancestor as a slave owner violated its standards. The public television service said it is postponing the show's third...
  • 5 simple dinosaur apps to better understand 'Jurassic World'

    By AppoLearning.com Appolicious Summer blockbusters like "Jurassic World" can potentially influence a child's perception of dinosaurs. How can teachers and parents separate fact from fiction? Well, with the help of mobile apps, of course! With these...
  • Around the remote: Picks for June 21-27

    DON'T MISS: "True Detective" Talk about a wildly difficult task: How do you deliver a fresh crime mystery that can live up to last year's sensational saga? A new cast, which includes Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch, will give...