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  • Double the Funny: SteelStacks Improv Comedy Fest expands for its second year

    Double the Funny: SteelStacks Improv Comedy Fest expands for its second year
    ArtsQuest’s first SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival last year was by all measures a success. But there was one disappointment. There wasn’t enough of it. So when organizers sought submissions for the second festival, it found a solution....
  • Comedians and cartoonist gather to discuss satire and censorship

    Comedians and cartoonist gather to discuss satire and censorship
    Comedians, writers, satirists and a cartoonist gathered Thursday night at Hollywood's Upright Citizens Brigade to discuss censorship and satire in the wake of the killings at the offices of the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris. But while part of the debate...
  • 'The Interview' to get a live reading at New York theater

    'The Interview' to get a live reading at New York theater
    Sony's theatrical release of "The Interview" is officially kaput, but a small New York stage company is taking up the cause by hosting a live reading of the movie's screenplay. The reading, which is being mounted by a group of three New York-based...
  • Ty Burrell Signs Overall Deal with Twentieth Century Fox TV

    Twentieth Century Fox TV has inked an overall deal with actor Ty Burrell. Under the terms of the deal, the "Modern Family" star -- who will remain exclusive onscreen to the ABC comedy hit -- will write, co-create and develop his own comedy projects, as...
  • Review: 'Yes Please' by Amy Poehler

    Review: 'Yes Please' by Amy Poehler
    I wrote this review for Amy Poehler's "Yes Please" on the Red Line to my cubicle job in the South Loop. I wrote it on a plane to a conference in Nashville, Tenn. I wrote it in the car, waiting for my 6-year-old son to finish school. I kept trying to...
  • A talk with Benjamin Apple, 'Cubed' star, 'comedy person'

    A talk with Benjamin Apple, 'Cubed' star, 'comedy person'
    A few weeks ago I devoted my entire weekly Critic's Pick to self-described "comedy person" and video maker Benjamin Apple, whose dry, deadpan sketch series "Cubed" (brief encounters in a faceless workplace) I had seen on the YouTube channel Above Average,...
  • TICKET BOX: Neil Diamond second show at Allentown's PPL Center, Sam Smith at Philadelphia's Liacouras Center, French Montana at Stroudsburg's Sherman Theater among more than 35 new shows

    TICKET BOX: Neil Diamond second show at Allentown's PPL Center, Sam Smith at Philadelphia's Liacouras Center, French Montana at Stroudsburg's Sherman Theater among more than 35 new shows
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. A secon Neil Diamond show at Allentown's PPL Center, Sam Smith at Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center; French Montana at at Stroudsburg's Sherman Theater and Lisa Lampanelli at...
  • Lehigh Valley concert tickets on sale: Neil Diamond, Sam Smith, French Montana, Sully Erna

    Lehigh Valley concert tickets on sale: Neil Diamond, Sam Smith, French Montana, Sully Erna
    ON SALE THIS WEEK Neil Diamond (second show), 8 p.m. March 1, PPL Center, 701 Hamilton St., Allentown, http://www.pplcenter.com, 610-347-TIXX. Tickets: $65-$150, on sale 10 a.m. Friday. Sam Smith, 7 p.m. Jan. 13, Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad St.,...
  • New ArtsQuest festival to get second year

    New ArtsQuest festival to get second year
    An entertainment festival that ArtsQuest started this year will be back for a second year, it has been announced. The second SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival will be held Jan. 31 at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, the organization says on its...
  • ArtsQuest's SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival to get a second year

    ArtsQuest's SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival to get a second year
    An entertainment festival that ArtsQuest started this year will be back for a second year. The second SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival will be held Jan. 31 at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, the organization says on its website, http://www.artsquest....
  • Amy Poehler talks drug use, Arnett divorce in memoir 'Yes Please'

    Amy Poehler talks drug use, Arnett divorce in memoir 'Yes Please'
    Amy Poehler is sharing several juicy secrets about her personal life ahead of the release of her memoir "Yes Please." In excerpts that surfaced via RadarOnline, the "Parks & Recreation" star has detailed her previous drug use and her feelings about...