| Oct 11, 2014
| 4:54 PM
A new recorded preshow announcement at the Bob Carr Theater explains that the venue is now run by the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, and politely reminds patrons to turn off their cell phones.
Based on the flickering phone screens I...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:18 AM
It's kind of like having a grandparent still. Bob Barker will always be my favorite game-show host, and today is his 91st birthday.
The former host of "The Price Is Right," which was well watched by me on summer breaks and in college dorm rooms,...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Outraged chants erupted at the Los Angeles City Council last month after dozens of people who had come to the meeting discovered they wouldn't get a chance to speak.
They filled out cards asking to address the council on Item No. 21 — a proposed...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:35 PM
He wasn’t a rapper, he wasn’t a pro athlete, he wasn’t a politician. What he was, was a hero to mankind. He wrote over 450 scientific papers. He was revered in Japan. He is Dr. Donald F. Steiner, a University of Chicago researcher. His...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Running away to join the circus is one of the great romantic ideals. "The Circus in Winter," a new musical about how circus folk spend their downtime, has run away from Indiana to seek fame and fortune on the East Coast.
Often, when a musical is being...
| Oct 26, 2014
When an aerialist balances on a pencil-thin wire or an acrobat lands seemingly impossible flips, it almost seems like circus performers have superhuman powers.
The new Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus coming to Stabler Arena in Bethlehem...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 2:56 PM
You don’t see this every day: an Asian elephant walking down a public street, carrying a couple atop its back, in a wedding procession onto the grounds of the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa. Actually, if you’re in Huntington...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Miami has been home to one of the largest book fairs in the country for 30 years, annually providing guests with book sales, author meet and greets, and children’s activities.
The renowned Miami Book Fair International, presented Nov. 16-23 on the...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 4:49 PM
See real live "superheroes," as circus acrobats and tumblers perform seemingly superhuman stunts.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey brings its one-ring show, "Super Circus Heroes," to Stabler Arena in Bethlehem Thursday through Sunday.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr.: The dreadlocked crooner won America's hearts, and votes, as the Sinatra-singing season six winner of NBC's "America's Got Talent." His repertoire is a mixture of American standards, R&B-flavored classics and original...
| Nov 13, 2014
As an annoying pooch jumped over a llama Wednesday night at the Allstate Arena, as annoying pooches are wont to do, the llama shot its fellow llama a knowing look that truly said it all in that minimalist llama way: What the heck are we both doing here,...