| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Tales told by eight artists, who immersed themselves in nature, living alone in a cabin in the Everglades for a month, have come to life in the form of art.
The artists' depictions of the protected land are now an exhibit called "Common Ground:...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:34 PM
At the Allentown Fairgrounds, an epic battle will be waged.
Forty teams, 13 from the Lehigh Valley, will compete for the title of "Grand Champion" at the first LVQuefest-Pennsylvania State Championship. The family-friendly event, with kids activities,...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Lonnie Lynn Sr., a star player on DuSable High School's basketball team in the 1960s who played briefly in the American Basketball Association, was for many years a counselor of at-risk youths in Denver.
"The man was just so serious about the youth of...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Much as East Germany became free when the Berlin wall fell in 1990, the fence that has surrounded ArtsQuest's Oktoberfest is gone.
And it’s free.
For the first time there will be no admission charge for the celebration of German culture, which...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:42 AM
If you've ever seen Neko Case in concert, you know a sizable portion of her shows are a kind of comedy act, a rolling back-and-forth between Case and Kelly Hogan, her longtime backing singer. You know that Case and Hogan, both of whom worked at one time...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Sunday afternoon of the 2014 BET Experience offered stimulating opportunities for fans to encounter normally inaccessible perspectives.
"Genius Talks" was forefront of this. Held in the Concourse Hall of the L.A. Convention Center, popular public...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Two action movies opened in U.S. theaters this past weekend. One of them -- which you may not have heard of, thanks to the Weinstein Co.'s criminally nonexistent marketing campaign -- is "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho's marvelously imaginative dystopian...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Prior to his annual steak fry, retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) said this about Hillary Clinton to Dan Balz of The Washington Post: "...she is much more progressive in her thoughts and her inclination than most people may think."
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Liberals have embraced the word "progressive" because it sounds more forward-looking than "liberal," which has a track record voters periodically reject when the ideology doesn't live up to its declared goals (think Hubert Humphrey, George McGovern,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:55 PM
A one-man play written and performed by Broadway actor Michael Milligan takes on the state of health care in the United States.
"Mercy Killers," at 4:30 p.m. Thursday and 7:30 p.m. Friday at Zoellner Arts Center, takes an unblinking look at the ends to...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 2:43 AM
Joseph Lawless was slumped over the wheel of his black Mercedes SUV when the Radnor patrolman rapped hard on the window.
It was 12:47 on a steaming Friday afternoon in July 2011. Eleven minutes before, the Villanova lawyer had bought a bottle of...