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  • Why video game sound is so powerfully bonding

    Nostalgia sometimes comes in a thick soup of buzzes, beeps, trills and, of course, wakka-wakkas. That cacophony of sounds paint an audio landscape that any child of the 70s', 80s' or 90s' can pick up in an instant: The arcade. It is so specific, so...
  • Vice President Biden coming to Baltimore for 'Star-Spangled 200'

    Vice President Joe Biden will be in town this weekend, to help Baltimore celebrate its "Star-Spangled Banner" bicentennial. The vice president, who hails from neighboring Delaware, will be at Fort McHenry Saturday night to deliver remarks during a...
  • Toronto: Simon Pegg on Robin Williams' Suicide, Christopher Plummer Knocks Retirement

    Simon Pegg and Christopher Plummer may be busy hawking "Hector and the Search for Happiness" at this year's Toronto Film Festival, but the stars of the offbeat comedy aren't so sold on the concept of happiness itself. At least not happiness of the pure,...
  • OWN Orders Reality Show on Small-Town Food Truck Owners

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - OWN has announced an eight-episode order for the reality series "2 Fat 2 Fly," which follows friends Ramon Dickerson and Corey Simmons and their Columbia, S.C., food truck known for a very specific food: chicken wings stuffed...
  • Thousands of children, one 1914 return attendee form a living flag at Fort McHenry

    Thousands of children, one 1914 return attendee form a living flag at Fort McHenry
    Myrtle Sanders was just a month old when she and her mother visited Fort McHenry with thousands of others to form the Human Flag in 1914 — 100 years after the British bombardment of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812. On Tuesday, the 100-year-old...
  • TV Review: 'The Roosevelts: An Intimate History'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History," Ken Burns and writer Geoffrey C. Ward have a topic every bit as big as their canvas, and a subject that feels especially timely given the U.S. political dynasties of the modern age....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Innovation And Impact Of Manufacturing Companies

    Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN) announced the premiere of its CPTV Original documentary exploring modern manufacturing and the role of innovation in companies located and thriving right here in Connecticut. Made in Connecticut premieres...
  • Charlie Crist, John Morgan, marijuana: this weekend

    Charlie Crist, John Morgan, marijuana: this weekend
    The topics in local public-affairs programming include Charlie Crist, medical marijuana and Miss Rosa from PBS. The lineup: Orlando attorney John Morgan talks to Greg Warmoth on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV-Channel 9....
  • 'Sesame Street' and the number of the day: 45 years on TV

     'Sesame Street' and the number of the day: 45 years on TV
    Calling "Sesame Street" children's programming is like calling "Saturday Night Live" a sketch comedy show or "The Simpsons" a cartoon. Technically it may be accurate, but the label fails to grasp its wide and powerful reach in pop culture. Case in...
  • A life of endearment: Shirley MacLaine brings 80 years of memories to Segerstrom Center

    A life of endearment: Shirley MacLaine brings 80 years of memories to Segerstrom Center
    With her career spanning more than 50 feature films in more than 60 years in show business, Shirley MacLaine has dazzled audiences, met prime ministers, presidents and politicians, hung out with the Rat Pack and talked with His Holiness the Dalai Lama....
  • Mayor taken to hospital amid harbor festivities

    Mayor taken to hospital amid harbor festivities
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was hospitalized Saturday night after complaining of shortness of breath at the Star-Spangled Spectacular festivities at Fort McHenry. The mayor delivered her remarks at the event, which included the vice...