| 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....
| Jan 4, 2014
Singer-pianist Leon Russell has played with pretty much everybody in a career that now has stretched more than 55 years. So it shouldn’t have been a surprise when the set list for his show Friday before a nearly sold-out crowd......
| 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......
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:44 AM
When the 2013 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue is published on Tuesday, Nina Agdal will be as anxious as you are to see the cover. She may be on it.
If so, it will not be the only thing she has in common with last year’s wildly popular cover...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The Lonely Island's third studio disc presents an unlikely problem: Nearly eight years after they attained instant comedy-rap stardom with "Lazy Sunday," these "Saturday Night Live" veterans have become better rappers than comedians.
On "The Wack Album,...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Why would you leave the house to watch a movie anymore? Here are a few reasons: The Frank Theatres CineBowl and Grille making its weekend debut at Delray Marketplace (14775 Lyons Road) is a 70,000-square-foot entertainment complex that takes “...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Josephine is considered lucky, for a slave. She is the house girl, and her Missus, Lu Anne Bell, who has suffered 17 miscarriages and stillbirths, does seem to care for her. Lu Anne secretly taught Josephine to read, and she shares her art supplies and...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Anyone in show business — anyone with a clue, anyway — who found their way to No Exit Cafe in Rogers Park last fall could not have helped but notice an opportunity to make some money.
Theo Ubique, which has the new production of Andrew Lloyd...