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  • New documentary looks at Bing Crosby's career and influence

    For those of us over 50, Bob Hope and Bing Crosby require no explanation. For us, it is no real surprise that a local man would so love Crosby that he once owned about 1,500 of Bing's records. This time of year, people hear Crosby's "White Christmas"...
  • 'Exodus' is impressive, but might leave you cold

    Sprawling and spectacular, brawny and bloody, Ridley Scott's "Exodus: Gods and Kings" stabs an exclamation point onto a year peppered with religious films, one that began with the less conventional and trippier "Noah." This is Old Testament as action...
  • 'Guardians,' 'Sons of Anarchy' and more

    A major series farewell and a box-office monster are among this week's TV and video events. The box-office monster comes from the folks at Marvel. It's not as if they need more of your money: The two biggest hits at the U.S. box office in 2014 are Marvel...
  • Jazz trumpeter Chris Botti, TV a cappella competition 'The Sing Off' coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center

    Jazz trumpeter Chris Botti, TV a cappella competition 'The Sing Off' coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center
    Hot pop/jazz trumpeter Chris Botti and contestants from the TV singing competition “The Sing Off,” which will return as a holiday special this month, both will perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. Botti, who has...
  • Rick Bayless to cameo in Goodman Theatre-Second City collaboration

    Rick Bayless to cameo in Goodman Theatre-Second City collaboration
    There will be a local celebrity cameo every night when Second City’s “Twist your Dickens, or Scrooge You!” – an interactive parody of “A Christmas Carol” -- kicks off its run Friday in Goodman Theatre’s Owen...
  • 'Game of Thrones,' 'True Detective,' 'Transparent' lead WGA TV nominations

    'Game of Thrones,' 'True Detective,' 'Transparent' lead WGA TV nominations
    HBO's "Silicon Valley" and Amazon's "Transparent" were among the newbie standouts in this year's TV nominees for the Writers Guild Awards. Both shows earned noms for comedy series as well as for new series. "Transparent" made it a trifecta with a nom for...
  • Ex-GOP leader now trains journalists for partisan group

    WASHINGTON Since Kirby Wilbur quit as chairman of the Washington state Republican Party last year, he's held a job that would seem a tricky balance: training objective journalists at an overtly partisan organization. Wilbur is executive director of the...
  • Liberty High football can trace roots of statewide success to team of 1934

    For a good part of the past decade, Bethlehem's Liberty High School has been one of the top football programs in the Lehigh Valley and in Pennsylvania. The Hurricanes won the 2008 class 4A state championship and were the class 4A state runner-up in 2005...
  • Jacques P�pin still charms the TV viewer in the kitchen

    SAN FRANCISCO When a world-renowned French chef offers to share his bottle of pinot noir at noon on a Monday, the answer is yes especially when the partner in wine is charming raconteur Jacques Pepin. In October, Pepin was in San Francisco shooting one...
  • PBS SoCal to open Los Angeles office in Century City

    PBS SoCal to open Los Angeles office in Century City
    The local home of "Downton Abbey" has its newest branch office -- in Century City. PBS SoCal, home of such fare as "Downton" and "Sherlock," is about to open an office at 10100 Santa Monica Blvd., in the heart of Century City. The station, also...
  • Bing Crosby profiled in a must-see holiday documentary

    You could forgive Mary Crosby if she never wanted to hear "White Christmas" again. The most popular single in recording history was the signature hit for her father, Bing Crosby, and has become as tied to the holiday season as Santa Claus and fruitcake....