| Dec 26, 2014
| 10:34 AM
The long-awaited Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts finally opened to much fanfare in November. But there were plenty of other high points this year. Here's a sampling:
• Variety all-stars: Anna Carol gave layers to abrasive Brit twit...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:41 PM
For those with limited or no vision, a play or musical is difficult to fully experience.
Thanks to the Lehigh Valley Arts Council, theater patrons with vision impairments will soon be able to "see" sets, costumes, even the expression on the actors'...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:23 PM
A gentle and magical fable is sweetly staged in "Harvey," which opens Act 1's 45th season at DeSales University in Center Valley.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning play presents a likeable innocent in Elwood P. Dowd, played by Matt Enters. Enters is completely...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:52 PM
A Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a giant, invisible rabbit opens Act 1's 45th season at DeSales University in Center Valley.
"Harvey," Mary Chase's comedy of errors, is about Elwood P. Dowd, a charismatic man who makes friends wherever he goes. But...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Building on the commercial proposition suggested five years ago in the late-middle-age romance "Last Chance Harvey," writer-director Joel Hopkins once again attempts to woo the more mature cinemagoer with "The Love Punch," a creaky heist-caper comedy that...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Newport Harbor High School has announced its inaugural class of the Newport Harbor High School Hall of Fame.
The first class features 10 alumni and five faculty.
The alumni are Al Irwin, George James, Greg and Dr. Barbara Smith MacGillivray, Frank...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:27 PM
•Albert Irwin, Class of 1937, was Harbor's first four-year, five-sport letterman, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He taught and coached at Harbor for eight years, and went on to coach football and swimming at Orange Coast...
| Jun 8, 2014
Do you think you know the Tony Awards? Facts like how many times Neil Patrick Harris has hosted? Or The the year it began being televised? Maybe so, but what about the more difficult question? Here's our quiz.
Click through the gallery above for the...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:15 AM
On a recent afternoon, author Jonathan Tropper sat down in a Brentwood restaurant and surveyed the beverage options. "How honest do you want me to be?" he asked. "Sometimes I become dangerously honest with a cocktail." After a moment of careful...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:30 AM
A quarter-century after "Batman" ushered in the era of Hollywood mega-tentpoles -- hollow comicbook pictures manufactured to enthrall teens and hustle merch -- a penitent Michael Keaton returns with the comeback of the century, "Birdman or (The Unexpected...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
On "The Big Bang Theory," Dr. Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons) idolizes his childhood hero, Professor Proton (Bob Newhart), much to the professor's dismay. In real life, though, the admiration is a bit more mutual -- and that was clearly evident when the...