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  • Jackie Evancho to headline Easton State Theatre 50-show season for 2015

    Jackie Evancho to headline Easton State Theatre 50-show season for 2015
    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...
  • Emmy predictions: Who will be nominated for TV movie, limited series and variety?

    Emmy predictions: Who will be nominated for TV movie, limited series and variety?
    We're assuming that your DVR, like ours, contains enough television to last you through the second term of the next (pick one) Clinton/Bush administration. And more television equals more Emmys. Last year, thanks to increased programming and new...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Henry Louis Gates apologizes for Ben Affleck show after PBS review

    Henry Louis Gates apologizes for Ben Affleck show after PBS review
    The host of the PBS show "Finding Your Roots" has apologized after a PBS review faulted him for his handling of a show about Ben Affleck. The review found that Emmy-winning Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., who hosts the program that examines the...
  • Another 'Poldark,' and once again it's scything the fans

    Another 'Poldark,' and once again it's scything the fans
    When the epic romantic TV series "Poldark" premiered this spring in England, its success took even the producers by surprise. "The truth is you never know what's going to strike a chord with the viewing public," said executive producer Debbie Horsfield,...
  • From 'Dynasty' to 'Empire,' the prime-time soap has bubbled up again

    Although every television format and genre has been declared dead only to be triumphantly revived several times over, the prime-time soap opera is experiencing a resurgence like no other, particularly on network TV. From PBS' historical costume drama...