| Oct 3, 2008
em>by Mark Silva The House has cleared the path for a $700 billion bailout of the nation's financial institutions today, warming up to a sweetened plan it rejected Monday. With a 223-205 vote this morning, the House has blocked any......
| May 13, 2015
| 12:27 PM
There are two distinct stereotypes for the whiskey drinker.
First, we have the rough-and-tumble barfly, the guy who likes his booze cheap, strong and American. A distant cousin to the Marlboro Man, he's the main character in that George Thorogood tune,...
| May 10, 2015
We asked around the room here at The Capital for any "Momisms" — sayings, advice, directives popularized on the home front by Moms.
You know what we mean — chestnut chants that are embedded in our DNA only to be passed on to unsuspecting...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 4:50 AM
A singer whose 1990s band had one of the best-selling albums of all time will return to Sands Bethlehem Event Center for a solo show, it was just announced.
Rob Thomas, lead singer of Matchbox Twenty, will perform at the center Aug. 4 as part of a...
| Jun 12, 2015
| 8:31 PM
Keith Richards said when the Rolling Stones do an outdoor show, God is in the band because nobody knows what the weather will do. On Friday God seemed undecided whether he or she wanted to play. Thunderstorms bounced around Orlando all afternoon, and...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 4:49 AM
Classic Albums Live, a performing troupe that takes classic music albums and recreates them live on stage, note for note, cut for cut, will perform The Rolling Stones’ album “Sticky Fingers” at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Back in 2010, Chicago's Signal Ensemble Theatre staged "Aftermath," a fabulous little show about the Rolling Stones penned by Ronan Marra. "Aftermath" was all about the demise of the influence of Brian Jones — the Syd Barrett of the Stones —...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 4:44 PM
It's not easy being a maximalist rock band like Foxygen in 2015. All the gear, interpersonal dynamics, expenses, expectations and temptations that come with busting out with a hot record, as the Los Angeles band did in 2013, can be a slog. This is...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
If Thomas Jefferson could be faulted for one thing in composing the Declaration of Independence, it might be his inclusion of the words "the pursuit of happiness" in the text.
Happiness is a vapor that cannot be grasped; a temporary feeling based on...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Star time, ladies and gentlemen, arrives Monday on HBO with the premiere of "Mr. Dynamite." A documentary film on the life and times of James Brown as the times made the music and the music shaped the times, it is a long, soulful scream over an...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:31 PM
"Brakeless" (PBS, Monday). Kiyoko Miyake's oddly beautiful, philosophical documentary about the 2005 crash of a commuter train: Traveling too fast into a curve as the driver tried to stay on a schedule reckoned in seconds, the train derailed and ran...