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  • TV Review: 'Pioneers of Television'

    PBS' "The Pioneers of Television" returns for a fourth season, offering more fuzzy nostalgia, and squandered opportunity. While it's something of a kick to celebrate programs from TV's past, the franchise suffers from its pigheaded refusal to...
  • After (or instead of) 'Draft Day': What to watch?

    Have you seen "Draft Day"? Did you love it? Did you hate it? More important, do you know what you want to watch next? My feelings about the movie were decidedly mixed, even though I have often admired the work of director Ivan Reitman and stars Kevin...
  • Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., journalist

    Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., journalist
    Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., a former managing editor of the Baltimore Afro-American who worked closely with Malcolm X in the early 1960s and once shared a house with a young Miles Davis, died April 3 at the Adelphi House assisted living facility in...
  • 'Scandal,' 'House of Cards,' 'The Bridge,' 'Orphan Black' Among Peabody Winners

    The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black." Among the scripted...
  • Breaking Bad, Scandal, House of Cards among Peabody Awards recipients

    Breaking Bad, Scandal, House of Cards among Peabody Awards recipients
    Several hot TV series scored prestigious Peabody Awards on Wednesday. Among the 46 recipients of the University of Georgia's 73rd annual awards are AMC's "Breaking Bad," ABC's "Scandal," Netflix's "House of Cards" and "Orange is the New Black," BBC...
  • Allentown native Lara Jill Miller to return in "Sci-Girls"

    Allentown's Lara Jill Miller who keeps a hectic schedule with her voice work for children's programming will return as Izzy on a third season tthe Emmy-Award-winning "SciGirls" which airs on PBS KIDS GO. Twin Cities Public Television received a $2.7...
  • As Santeria grows and evolves, the increasing focus on Africa opens rifts among the sects

    OSOGBO, Nigeria The worshippers flock from Miami, Venezuela, Brazil and other far-flung destinations on their pilgrimage into the heartland of the tribal faith. Alexandre Texiera Ramos flew from Sao Paolo to Lagos, then drove five hours to this dusty,...
  • 'Billy Elliot's' Jamie Bell danced his way to stardom, fatherhood

    PASADENA, Calif. Child actors often grow up conflicted by the experience. But that's not so with British actor Jamie Bell. Bell was at the peak of adolescent angst when, at 14, he was a smash hit in the film, "Billy Elliot," about a little boy who becomes...
  • Popular opera scenes take center stage

    The Central Florida Lyric Opera will present "Great Opera Scenes" at 7 p.m. today in the Savannah Center, 1545 Buena Vista Blvd. in The Villages. The show will feature scenes from popular operas and operettas including "La Traviata," "Carmen," "La...
  • Around the remote: Television picks for the week of March 30-April 5

    DON'T MISS: "HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER" SERIES FINALE OK, so it wasn't always "legendary," to use someone's favorite word. But over nine seasons, "HIMYM" amused us, and moved us, and provided us with all kinds of silly catchphrases. Now, the gang suits up...
  • MAY 22 | Printers Row: Evan Osnos at Union League Club

    MAY 22 | Printers Row: Evan Osnos at Union League Club
    Thursday, May 22, 2014 | 11:30 a.m. reception | Noon luncheon and program  Interviewed by Chicago Tribune nation and world editor and former Washington bureau chief Kerry Luft. Based on eight years of living in Beijing, including five years as the...