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  • PBS39 introduces local children's programs on science, yoga and art

    PBS traditionally has been the go-to place for parents looking for educational programming for their kids. Programs such as "Sesame Street," "Sid the Science Kid," and "Wild Kratts" introduce concepts of reading, numbers and science in engaging ways....
  • Evanston teen stars in opera from Nazi concentration camp

    Evanston teen stars in opera from Nazi concentration camp
    Evanston teenage opera singer Tess Dinerstein has played various characters during her young career. But she said that playing the part of "the cat" in the children's opera "Brundibar" is one of the most significant roles she has ever taken on. The...
  • Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry hosts shadow puppeteer Jim Napolitano

    On Nov. 15, Jim Napolitano performed for two sold-out audiences at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry. Napolitano performed "Shadows Around the World," one of four programs, built entirely around shadow puppets, that he brings to audiences all...
  • Gripping 'The Missing' advances with Hitchcock-like tautness

    Gripping 'The Missing' advances with Hitchcock-like tautness
    "The Missing," which begins Saturday on Starz, is a new miniseries about the disappearance of a child — the aftermath of the disappearance of a child, to be precise. It is eight hours long, and I watched it all in a single sitting. Imperiled...
  • It's The Mo$t Wonderful Time Of The Year

    It's The Mo$t Wonderful Time Of The Year
    There’s no question that advertising is getting to be more and more aggressive. And I say that as a person who generally likes advertising, considered it for a career once and whose salary is paid by ads. But, come on, there’s a point where...
  • Allentown native's animated series screened by Michelle Obama

    Allentown native's animated series screened by Michelle Obama
      First Lady Michelle Obama hosted military families for a private screening of a special Veterans Day episode of Disney's hit preschool series  "Doc McStuffins" at The White House Monday. The special episode “Training Army Al” which stars...
  • War and peace and friendship at FLIFF

    War and peace and friendship at FLIFF
    The magic of the documentary film "Rudy + Neal Go Fishing" happens in the Holey Land, a Palm Beach County corner of the Everglades, its vast silence and transcendent beauty an embracing retreat, where one man can help a stranger quiet the savagery of...
  • A nostalgic walk in the 'Woods'

    Into the woods, And who can tell What's waiting on the journey? —Prologue, "Into the Woods" * A steady stream of props and memories is flowing into Costa Mesa in advance of a Broadway reunion of unprecedented scope. Composer and lyricist...
  • 'Journey to the Macy's Parade' follows Fort Lauderdale attorney-turned-clown

    'Journey to the Macy's Parade' follows Fort Lauderdale attorney-turned-clown
    Chuck Tatelbaum is a Fort Lauderdale bankruptcy attorney by day. Once a year, he gets to clown around in a big way. Tatelbaum's experiences as one of 900 volunteer clowns at last year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City were captured...
  • Ken Burns' next doc production launches site for cancer stories

    Ken Burns' 14-hour epic "The Roosevelts" just finished its week on PBS in September, but the ever-busy Burns is already moving on to his next major production.  "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies," isn't being directed by Burns, but he's serving as...
  • Blake Edwards meets le Carré in PBS' 'Turks & Caicos'

    Blake Edwards meets le Carré in PBS' 'Turks & Caicos'
    Sometimes sequels can be a good thing — a very good thing. That's the story with "Turks & Caicos" and "Salting the Battlefield," the second and third films in what PBS is calling "The Worricker Trilogy," a terrific trio of made-for-TV movies...