| Mar 19, 2014
| 11:33 AM
The "Pirates of the Caribbean" attraction that is under construction at the Disney park set to open next year in Shanghai will rely on relatively new technology to bring a pirate battle to life.
That is the word from Disney officials and bloggers who...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 10:00 AM
When Charles Bukowski died in San Pedro 20 years ago, the obituaries in the next day's papers typically began with some iteration of Time magazine's stock description of the writer as the "laureate of American lowlife." In the decades since, the drinking,...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Akron-based rock twosome The Black Keys' "Turn Blue" edged out a new collection of previously unreleased material by the late Michael Jackson to become the pair's first No. 1 album.
"Turn Blue" (Nonesuch) racked up first-week sales of 164,000 copies,...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Some records are made to be broken. Each time I teach "Introduction to Ornithology" at the College of William & Mary, I keep track of how many species we see during the semester. The number has never topped 200.
Unlike the teaching of many scientific...
| May 8, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Films about drug addiction tend to have a punishing quality. Even the good ones. I'm thinking of "Drugstore Cowboy" and "Requiem For a Dream," "Trainspotting" and "The Man with the Golden Arm." Full-blown drug addiction is bleak. Why would an honest movie...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Dolly Parton was a fireball of energy when she called for a quick chat about her new album, "Blue Smoke," and the companion tour that took her to Australia in February and that will take her across Europe this summer, with some U.S. dates along the way....
| Jun 8, 2014
Emmy and Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth was the featured performer at the annual Goodman Theatre Gala at the Hilton Chicago on May 17. Chenoweth charmed the crowd of 600-plus throughout her 45-minute, 10-song set that included many Broadway favorites....
| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:20 PM
Gathered around a small stage in Easton's Centre Square, the modern-day crowd interjected heartily as Easton's Christopher Black belted out the Declaration of Independence Sunday at the city's annual Heritage Day celebration.
The reading, delivered in...
| Mar 13, 2014
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Lady Antebellum at Allentown Fair, Modest Mouse at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem, ZZ Top and jeff Dunham at Sands Bethlehem Event Center and Jason Aldean at Citizens......
| Jul 28, 2014
If Hollywood seemed a tad quieter than normal this past weekend, there was a good reason: Like moths to a […]...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:33 PM
ON SALE THIS WEEK
Dierks Bentley, with Randy Houser and Eric Paslay, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14, Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, http://www.sandseventcenter.com, http://www.ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000. Tickets: $59.50, $69.50,...