| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:27 AM
The holidays are a special time — that is to say, a time for specials. All over the television, the seasonal signifiers, the holly and the mistletoe, trees and lights, snowflakes and fake furs are dragged out of storage and gaily appended to...
| Dec 22, 2014
After Mystic author, Tish Rabe, penned more than 150 tales for tots, many stories about Clifford and Curious George, she wanted to create a signature character, all her own. "I wrote a rhyming book about a dinosaur. Maurus O'Roarus was a brachiosaurus who...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 7:56 PM
ON SALE THIS WEEK
Hall and Oates, 8 p.m. Feb. 26, Sands Bethlehem Event Center, http://www.sandseventcenter.com, http://www.ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000. Tickets: $59.50-$125, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
Ledisi, with Leela James and Raheem DeVaughn...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 9:58 AM
lcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale.
Hall and Oates at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Iggy Azalea at Wells Fargo Center and Joan Osborne at Musikfest Cafe at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem are among more than 50 new...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 10:05 AM
On Nov. 15, Jim Napolitano performed for two sold-out audiences at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry. Napolitano performed "Shadows Around the World," one of four programs, built entirely around shadow puppets, that he brings to audiences all...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Tribeca Film has acquired U.S. rights to the documentary "I Am Big Bird," directed and produced by Dave LaMattina and Chad Walker.
The film, which had its world premiere at Hot Docs this year, will be released theatrically and on VOD day-and-date in...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Gerard Parkes, the Irish-Canadian actor best known for his roles on the Muppets' "Fraggle Rock" and crime film "The Boondock Saints," has died, his agent said on Tuesday.
The actor died at a retirement home in Toronto on Sunday from natural causes and...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Billy Crystal has come on board The Jim Henson Co.'s animated movie project "Which Witch" as a writer, producer and star.
The company, as part of an expansion of its feature film slate, is aiming to start production early next year with Brian Henson...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:30 AM
"Saturday Night Live" returned for its landmark fortieth season with a new announcer, a revived "Weekend Update" and a couple of digs at the National Football League. But the show continued to serve up something it largely avoided when it launched way...
| Jul 4, 2014
Before Caroll Spinney began playing Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on "Sesame Street," he bombed at a puppeteering festival in Utah. Bad lighting washed out the video-projected animations on the screen, so Spinney, convinced his performance was a disaster,...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:05 PM
Don Pardo, the legendary NBC announcer whose deep, resonant voice was heard for more than three decades on "Saturday Night Live," has died. He was 96.
Pardo died Monday evening, according to NBC spokesman Rich Licata. The cause was not given, but...