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  • Sundays at the gym are addictive

    The motivational message on the easel in the Dr. Phillips YMCA says: "Life begins at the end of your comfort zone." Good enough reason, on a Sunday morning heading toward rain, to stay in bed. Yet the gym is full of people on treadmills, stationary...
  • Review: 'Nexus Project' at Dovetail Studios

    Review: 'Nexus Project' at Dovetail Studios
    When performance approaches real life, does that make it better or worse? In life, storytelling is messy, often confusing, filled with digressions and interruptions, with points over-elaborated or under-reported. That's something like the effect of "The...
  • Yaya Dacosta gained new confidence starring in Lifetime's 'Whitney'; also hosts PBS' 'AfroPop'

    Yaya DaCosta had to dig deep to reach the confidence radiated by Whitney Houston at her peak, especially on stage. But in portraying the legendary performer and recording artist in Lifetime's new TV film, "Whitney," which premieres Saturday at 8 p.m. EST...
  • A clear channel to the Shaker past: Woosters' 'Early Shaker Spirituals'

    A clear channel to the Shaker past: Woosters' 'Early Shaker Spirituals'
    There was no applause. The sweet, simple songs came one after the other, performed a cappella by five accomplished women — one an established recording artist, another an award-winning actress. Yet over 23 performances last spring, the cast...
  • 2 former dancers sue Oregon strip club over alleged battery, unpaid wages

    A Portland strip club that gained national attention for its vegan menu has been accused of withholding more than meat. Two former Casa Diablo dancers, Matilda Bickers and Amy Pitts, contend in a federal lawsuit they did not receive the minimum wage...
  • Dancers sue vegan Oregon strip club for unpaid wages

    Dancers sue vegan Oregon strip club for unpaid wages
    A Portland strip club that gained national attention for its vegan menu has been withholding more than meat. Two former Casa Diablo dancers, Matilda Bickers and Amy Pitts, contend in a federal lawsuit they did not receive the minimum wage and were...
  • POPE WATCH: Philippine clergy welcome pope, smartphones held high to record the moment

    Pope Francis is in the Philippines, at the start of first of three full days in this Catholic stronghold in Asia. Here are some glimpses of his trip as it unfolds: ___ TABLET GENERATION A traditional scene came with the inevitable 21st-century touch....
  • Cubans imagine new, more prosperous life without an old foe

    Cubans imagine new, more prosperous life without an old foe
    From bus drivers to bartenders to ballet dancers, many Cubans are already imagining a more prosperous future after the United States said it will put an end to 50 years of conflict with the communist-run island. News of the historic shift echoed quickly...
  • REVIEW: Justin Timberlake at Philly's Wells Fargo Center shows he's one for the ages

    REVIEW: Justin Timberlake at Philly's Wells Fargo Center shows he's one for the ages
    If you didn’t see Justin Timberlake at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday, don’t worry. He’ll be back. For years to come. The concert left little doubt that Timberlake is a performer for the ages: someone who...
  • Ballet dads do fancy fatherly footwork

    Ballet dads do fancy fatherly footwork
    The stern ballet master looked around the mirrored room and clapped his hands. "Places everyone!" commanded Steven Inskeep. Toddlers dressed in pink leotards scurried toward a back wall. One made faces in the mirror while others chatted about hair...
  • Holiday events worth the drive to Washington, D.C.

    Holiday events worth the drive to Washington, D.C.
    Though it's hard to beat Baltimore for holiday cheer, that suburb to the south — also known as the District of Columbia — puts its own distinctive spin on the season. Below are a few activities in the nation's capital that are worth checking...