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  • Rob Owen: 'Ascension' goes off course; 'Secret Santa' lags

    There are several intriguing concepts built into Syfy's "Ascension" (9 p.m. Monday through Wednesday), but the execution is not quite up to snuff in the first episode and infuriating by the conclusion. In the 1960s, America launched a top secret one-...
  • FACTBOX-Key Screen Actors Guild Award nominees

    The Screen Actors Guild onWednesday unveiled nominees for its 21st annual awards. Winners will beannounced at a Jan. 25 ceremony in Los Angeles. Following are nominees in key film and television categories: FILM BEST ENSEMBLE CAST "Birdman" (Fox...
  • 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"...
  • Who will be Oscar's winning man?

    "HE who is guilty is the one that has much to say," goes the West African proverb. OVER THE weekend I decided I'd give the 1942 Bette Davis/Monty Woolley/Ann Sheridan movie version of "The Man Who Came to Dinner" another chance. It had been a great stage...
  • '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...