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  • Clearing hurdles no obstacle for Riley

    Clearing hurdles no obstacle for Riley
    Andrew Riley agreed with a laugh that any race that needs more than the straightaway might as well be a marathon as far as he is concerned. That's why the University of Illinois 110-meter high hurdles champion never has tried the 400 hurdles. "I don't...
  • Recipe: Sterling daiquiri

    Recipe: Sterling daiquiri
      Sterling daiquiri Total time: 20 minutes, plus steeping and cooling times for the agua de jamaica Servings: 1 Note: Adapted from Allan Katz, Cana Rum Bar. Dried hibiscus flowers and canela (Mexican cinnamon sticks) are available at Latino markets....
  • From the Vaults: 'The Black Swan' (1942)

     
    The current Natalie Portman film is not, perhaps, technically a remake of this movie. Instead of dueling ballerinas, the 1942 film features dueling pirates. Instead of the "Dying Swan" dance, there is a big battle at sea with cannons. And......
  • Buju Banton convicted on cocaine charges, faces at least 15 years

     
    Buju Banton has been convicted on cocaine-related drug charges in Florida. Jamaican reggae singer Buju Banton faces at least 15 years in federal prison....
  • This Weekend: Where's Yr Child's cosmic house party

     
    This is how you give a sales pitch: ITS ABOUT FAITH, ITS ABOUT TRUST. FAITH IN THE KICK, TRUST IN THE CLAPS. ANOTHER INSTALLMENT TO GET YOU SWEATIN' ON A FRIDAY NIGHT. LAST TIME THE POLICE ALMOST HAD TO STOP......
  • Young dancer needs help to attend Ailey School program

     
    A young woman who dances Winter Park's Center for Contemporary Dance is looking for assistance in attending the summer intensive program at New York City's prestigious Ailey School. Danah Worrell, 16, has been accepted to the Ailey School program, beating...
  • Live review: Paul Simon at the Pantages Theatre

     
    Any number of metaphors floated across the stage during Paul Simon's rich, perfectly programmed concert at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood on Wednesday night. There was the sight of Cameroonian guitar master Vincent Nguini, stage left, wearing an...
  • Florida State national champion Ngoni Makusha going pro

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Well, I had my first opportunity to hear from Florida State track star Ngoni Makusha earlier Wednesday afternoon, and, as it turns out, it's probably my last chance to hear from him — at least as a student. During a 12:30 p.m....
  • Seth Rogen is Jamaica bound for his next film

     
    The funnyman, like all funny men, and women, has a serious streak. Which is why he did this film “50/50,” which was formerly titled “I'm With Cancer,” sort of a dark comedy about how a guy copes with the C word. Seth Rogen had...
  • Local Soundtrack: Party time for Cat Credo Band

     
    By Dave Howell Special to The Morning Call "The Purrrfect Party Band!" Cat Credo Band J Creed, aka Cat Credo, who has been a Lehigh Valley regular for decades, is set to party with a mix of reggae. surf, hip......
  • Moonlight Players’ Lunatics offer free show, ‘Book Can Take You Anywhere’

     
    The Moonlight Players' young-people's improv group, The Lunatics, are offering a free play this Saturday and next, Aug. 6 and 13, at the Players' Clermont theater. The adult Players are performing “All The Great Books (Abridged),” a comedy...