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Sesame Street (tv program)

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  • Anchee Min on her memoir, "The Cooked Seed"

    In “Red Azalea,” her best-selling 1994 memoir, Anchee Min told the compelling story of her childhood and early adulthood in China during the Cultural Revolution. The daughter of former teachers who were reassigned to jobs as manual laborers in...
  • Nemours, Rollins team to fight childhood obesity

    Nemours, Rollins team to fight childhood obesity
    It just may take a village to combat childhood obesity. That's why institutions as diverse as Nemours Children's Hospital, Rollins College, Winter Park Health Foundation, "Sesame Street" and nearly two dozen local child-care centers have joined to...
  • Returning the favor

    Returning the favor
    Not long after she came home to find her entire front yard raked by an anonymous Samaritan, Alisa Blanchette buckled her four children into the car and headed toward the McDonald's in Manteno. We're going to do something nice for someone else, she told...
  • Returning the favor

    Not long after she came home to find her entire front yard raked by an anonymous Samaritan, Alisa Blanchette buckled her four children into the car and headed toward the McDonald's in Manteno. We're going to do something nice for someone else, she...
  • Jane Nebel Henson dies at 78; partner with Jim Henson in Muppets

    Jane Nebel Henson knew Kermit before he was the Frog, saw the Cookie Monster before he lost his "fiendish" teeth and was around for the pre-diva days of Miss Piggy. Henson, the wife and longtime artistic collaborator of legendary Muppets creator Jim...
  • Jerry Nelson dies at 78; puppeteer voiced Count von Count

    Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer best known for giving voice to Count von Count, the silly but instructional vampire mathematician on television's "Sesame Street," died Thursday at his home in Cape Cod, Mass., the Sesame Workshop announced. He was 78....
  • Will Kevin Clash resignation hurt Elmo toy sales?

    Days before Black Friday is a less than ideal time for Elmo, the inspiration for some of the most popular toys ever created, to have his name associated with allegations of sexual misconduct. Depending on who’s being asked, the resignation of Elmo...
  • Theater review: 'The Book of Mormon' at Pantages is naughty, nice and fun

    Theater review: 'The Book of Mormon' at Pantages is naughty, nice and fun
    No need to bone up on the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith before attending "The Book of Mormon" at the Pantages Theatre. Just know that this exceedingly naughty, though in the end disarmingly nice, show is devised by the minds behind "South Park" and that...
  • "The Miss Neo Pageant" at the Neo-Futurarium ★★★½

    "The Miss Neo Pageant" at the Neo-Futurarium ★★★½
    "The Miss Neo Pageant"  "It is my privilege to present to you five incredible and talented women onstage," a disembodied voice announces at the show's outset, "all vying to win the respect and acknowledgment that supposedly comes with developing into...
  • Elmo and PBS: Network head says 'Sesame Street' character isn't going anywhere

     
    "I think about Kevin a lot, and his commitment to 'Sesame Street' and the work he does and how he loves the work," PBS CEO Paula A. Kerger says about Kevin Clash, who resigned after repeated accusations that he had sex with teenage boys. "That is why he...
  • 'Sesame Street' spoofs 'Downton Abbey': How do you like their Lady Violet?

     
    "Downton Abbey" can officially say it's a hit in the U.S. if "Sesame Street" is getting in on the action....