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  • The last purist? Director Drake Doremus defies the wisdom

    The last purist? Director Drake Doremus defies the wisdom
    Director Drake Doremus had a clear career path ahead of him when his romantic drama "Like Crazy" swept several big awards at Sundance in 2011. With the most buzzed-about movie at the festival in years and an acquisition deal worth millions of dollars from...
  • China stops prominent rights lawyer from meeting German minister

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer said on Wednesday that police had prevented him from attending a meeting with the visiting deputy chancellor of Germany, in the latest example of curbs on government critics in China. Sigmar...
  • City of Lights, City of Angels gives French film an L.A. spotlight

    City of Lights, City of Angels gives French film an L.A. spotlight
    Albert Dupontel is a popular French comedy actor and film director whose heroes are Charlie Chaplin and "Monty Python's Flying Circus." Katell Quillévéré, one of the France's up-and-coming filmmakers, lists among her influences Douglas Sirk and John...
  • REVIEW: Taking Back Sunday, The Used concert at Sands Bethlehem Event Center shows time's effect on music (good) and voices (bad)

    For better or worse, the long-term viability of most musical acts depends on the ability to adapt and change. The screamo genre might have been great for the angst-y early 2000s, but it hasn't aged particularly well. So for purveyors of the musical...
  • Shakespeare's 450th birthday: Inner-city Bard, 'Chickspeare' and more

    William Shakespeare's 450th birthday falls on Wednesday, per historians' best reckoning in the absence of ironclad documentation. It’s time to remember that “in delay there lies no plenty,” as the Bard told us in “Twelfth Night,&...
  • Headline singer to give Bethlehem MDA fund-raiser 'Something to Believe In'

    A rock singer who led a multi-platinum-selling band in the 1980s and '90s and later had solo success as well will play Levitt Pavilion at SteelStacks in Bethlehem next month, but the audience won't be just raising its fists for her music. It will be...
  • Patrick Mulcahy: Shakespeare expresses complexity of our experience

    As we celebrate William Shakespeare's 450th birthday Wednesday in an era of tweets, videos and texts, Shakespeare remains bold, vital and present. He is everywhere, and whether we know it or not, for most of those 450 years, he has been working his...
  • Chris Evans vaults 'Captain America' to no. 1 box office spot

    "LOOK, I'm 95. I'm not dead!" That's what Chris Evans, aka Captain America, quips at one point during the fabulous "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." And I'm not the only one who thinks this movie is the greatest. It's been number one at the box...
  • Jazz, Fashion Venue Japanalia Eiko Closing This Summer

    Jazz, Fashion Venue Japanalia Eiko Closing This Summer
    Japanalia Eiko, a long-time fixture on the Hartford fashion scene, is closing this summer. The company, which includes a design workshop, retail clothing shop and intimate cabaret venue in Hartford's West End, has been a popular shopping destination for...
  • Neil Patrick Harris Wanted the Heels Higher for Broadway's 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'

    You could forgive John Cameron Mitchell for feeling a sense of ownership of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," the 1998 musical he and Stephen Trask wrote. He also created the title role, and played it in the subsequent movie version. But Mitchell had...
  • China warns again ahead of Dalai Lama's Norway trip

    BEIJING/OSLO (Reuters) - China warned again on Wednesday that it was resolutely opposed to a visit by the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to Norway, saying if he really was a religious figure he should be "resting in a temple" not...