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  • Film explores roots of Israeli/Palestinian conflict

    Film explores roots of Israeli/Palestinian conflict
    Much is known of the current Israeli/Palestinian conflict and the turmoil it has triggered in the Mideast; but less is known about the history behind it. Those interested in discovering the tangled and, often, Machiavellian background of what has led up...
  • Saturday: Byron Stripling presents 'Sounds of New Orleans: A Louis Armstrong Tribute' at Miller Symphony Hall

    Saturday: Byron Stripling presents 'Sounds of New Orleans: A Louis Armstrong Tribute' at Miller Symphony Hall
    The inaugural Allentown JazzFest may have just ended, but there's still more jazz to enjoy this weekend in downtown Allentown. Trumpeter Byron Stripling will entertain audience members with an electrifying and heartfelt performance, "Sounds of New...
  • TV picks for the week of May 3-9

    All good things must come to an end and, in the case of this week's television schedule, a whole lot of bad things, too. Here's what caught my eye this week: Sunday: "Madam Secretary," 7 p.m., CBS: Season 1 concludes. Good news for fans it's already been...
  • Men wield power in hellish times, lay the groundwork

    "Wolf Hall," the Man Booker Prize-winning historical novel about the court of Henry VIII — and most dramatically, the conflict between Thomas Cromwell and Sir Thomas More — is now a TV series (presented on PBS). It is maddeningly good....
  • 'American Idol' winner to perform at Memorial Day concert

    Laurence Fishburne, Broadway star Laura Benanti and the next winner of "American Idol" will be joining the lineup for this year's National Memorial Day Concert on the Capitol lawn. On Wednesday, producers are announcing the list of entertainers who...
  • Five tips for picking your preschooler's first TV shows

    Five tips for picking your preschooler's first TV shows
    Anyone who thinks that “binge watching” is a new phenomenon in the age of Netflix, Hulu, and iTunes has clearly never watched TV with a preschooler. When little kids find a show they love, not only do they want to watch every episode, they&...
  • Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 17-23

    May 17: Singer Taj Mahal is 73. Drummer Bill Bruford of Yes and King Crimson is 66. Singer-guitarist George Johnson of The Brothers Johnson is 62. Actor Bill Paxton is 60. Actor-comedian Bob Saget is 59. Singer Enya is 54. Actor Craig Ferguson ("The...
  • TV picks for the week of May 10-16

    It seems as if every television program that hasn't yet ended is jumping on the bandwagon this week (in the case of "Nashville," literally). Here's what caught my eye: Sunday: "Once Upon a Time," 7 p.m., ABC: Season 4 concludes. "The Good Wife," 8 p.m.,...
  • The Crowd: Women of television lead Chapman panel

    The Crowd: Women of television lead Chapman panel
    Television is the media kingpin of information, like it or not. Today the video images may be delivered via multiple devices but make no mistake, as Marshall McLuhan famously stated long ago, "The medium is the message." Recently, Chapman University's...
  • TV Picks: 'Moone Boy,' 'Sing It On,' 'Animal Childhood'

    TV Picks: 'Moone Boy,' 'Sing It On,' 'Animal Childhood'
    "Moone Boy" (Hulu, Wednesdays). The third season of Chris O'Dowd's wonderful, eccentric series about "an idiot Irish boy," his imaginary friend, his real friend (with an imaginary friend) and sister-filled family, comes this week to Hulu. (The two...
  • John Angelos became unexpected voice in Freddie Gray protests

    John Angelos became unexpected voice in Freddie Gray protests
    After the Baltimore protests turned chaotic, John Angelos sat in his parked car late at night typing out tweet after tweet on his BlackBerry about the roots of the unrest. The Twitter outpouring made the Orioles executive vice president and son of...