| Jun 27, 2014
Howard County Summer Theatre presents the Broadway version of this Victor Hugo classic July 2-12 at Mount Hebron High School, 9440 Route 99. Tickets are $17, $13 for seniors and children. For show times and information, go to ticketleap....
| Jun 28, 2014
All of his senatorial colleagues were present and the galleries were packed on June 10, 1964, when Everett Dirksen rose to speak to the most far-reaching legislative proposal since the New Deal.
The senior senator from Illinois was a celebrated orator,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Show tunes. Confetti. A deck of cards. Rubber ducks. A pornographic video.
These are some of the props in the annual games underway in Beijing as the most sensitive day of the year approaches. Wednesday is the 25th anniversary of the day when...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Orlando Shakespeare Theater will open the doors of its home, the Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Loch Haven Park, for a free open house this Saturday.
Guests can enjoy cupcakes provided by The Yum Yum Cupcake Truck, take a behind-the-scenes building tour,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:54 AM
"Charge 'em for the lice, extra for the mice
Two percent for looking in the mirror twice
Here a little slice, there a little cut
Three percent for sleeping with the window shut..."
—"Master of the House," Les Miserables
A business owner in...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
PBS has released the first cast photos for "Downton Abbey" season 5, including stills of the new actors chosen to play Sybbie Branson (Fifi Hart) and George Crawley (Oliver and Zac Barker), who have been aged up a couple of years for the new episodes....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Named after Chautauqua Lake in New York State, where the first was held in 1874, Chautauqua adult education assemblies expanded and spread throughout rural America until the mid-1920s, when their popularity declined. Chautauquas brought entertainment...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Before Jack Miller, 15, joined the Encore Theatre group in Libertyville when he was in fourth grade, he was rather shy, he said.
"I honestly didn't have anything I thought I was good at," Miller said. "Being in Encore helped me gain the confidence I...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- David Kosse has been appointed as director of Channel 4's feature filmmaking division Film4.
Kosse joins from Universal Pictures where he is president, international, and will take up his new post on Nov. 1.
Kosse will oversee the...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Central Florida Community Arts brings back its "Spotlight Series" of cabarets this month with a tribute to composer Stephen Sondheim. The program will feature songs from his many hit musicals, including "West Side Story," "Into the Woods" and "Gypsy."...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- Revenue from the games, video and music biz in the U.K. rose 4% to Â£5.4 billion ($8.94 billion) last year, driven largely by growth in digital. It is the best result since 2009.
Top-selling home entertainment titles in the U.K. last year were...