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  • Music documentary 'Take Me To the River' covers a lot of familiar ground

    There have been earlier and better movies about "The Memphis Sound," with the documentary "Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story" being among the best. And there have been recent and better music documentaries built around the idea of giving music...
  • Theater: 'Mercy Killers' questions U.S. health care system

    A one-man play written and performed by Broadway actor Michael Milligan takes on the state of health care in the United States. "Mercy Killers," at 4:30 p.m. Thursday and 7:30 p.m. Friday at Zoellner Arts Center, takes an unblinking look at the ends to...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Council of Birds'

    In 1929, three pals search for a composer friend who's hidden himself away in the woods in the intriguingly febrile "The Council of Birds," an impressive graduation film from Timm Kroeger that looks terrific yet is rather too awash in unarticulated German...
  • Famed pianist Ohlsson plays Russian masters with ASO

    Pianist Garrick Ohlsson is a big guy, not just in the classical music world, but also literally. Six feet 4 inches tall and massive in build, he looks like he could take a 9-foot concert grand in a fair fight. But if you want to hear a Chopin scherzo or...
  • Vanessa Hudgens graduating to Broadway in 'Gigi' musical

    Vanessa Hudgens graduating to Broadway in 'Gigi' musical
    Having graduated from "High School Musical" and embarked on a wild detour in "Spring Breakers," Vanessa Hudgens will next take on the refinement of turn-of-the-century French society in "Gigi" -- the stage musical version of the classic 1958 movie....
  • 'Frozen' remains hot beyond summer for Disney

    GamerHub.tv If you have kids, the odds are you know the lyrics to every song from the Oscar-winning Disney film, "Frozen." Disney has been busy keeping its franchise hot long after the traditional Blu-ray/DVD release (including a "Sing-A-Long Version")...
  • Vanessa Hudgens Takes the Lead in Broadway-Bound 'Gigi'

    Producers of the upcoming revival of 1973 Lerner and Loewe musical "Gigi" have tapped Vanessa Hudgens to star in the Broadway-aimed production, which will play a tryout run this winter in Washington, D.C., ahead of a targeted New York opening in 2015....
  • Voices of Faith: What role does music play in Hindu, Muslim faiths?

    Syed E. Hasan, Ph.D., Midland Islamic Council: Music is the use of voice or instruments to produce sound effects that are melodious, pleasing, and harmonious. Using this definition, the answer to the question is: Music has a place in Islam. There is...
  • Springfield comes alive as 'The Simpsons' take over Hollywood Bowl

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Under the starry skies of Hollywood on Friday, the animated world of America's longest-running television series "The Simpsons" came alive through music and lively performances from the cast on stage at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl....
  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    COMMUNITY AWARDS DINNER: The Alliance for Building Communities Annual Dinner & Partnership Awards begins with a cash-bar cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, 645 W. Hamilton St., Allentown. Dinner and presentations...
  • Lehigh Valley Call Board: Pa. Playhouse directors, singers, 'Little Princess' auditions

    Lehigh Valley Call Board: Pa. Playhouse directors, singers, 'Little Princess' auditions
    PA. PLAYHOUSE DIRECTORS Applications are being accepted for Pennsylvania Playhouse directors for the 2015 season. The season will include "The Foreigner," Jan. 30-Feb. 15; "Love, Sex and the IRS," March 27-April 12; "The Full Monty," May 29-June 14;...