| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:37 PM
You may be sick of snow. But it's only the beginning of February and even Punxsutawney Phil told us we're in for six more weeks of winter. So we might as well just grin and embrace it. That's what Emmaus and Allentown are doing this weekend, with...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:29 PM
“Try; you can hear the thinking through the walls,” King Henry II says in the solid-as-a-rock Palm Beach Dramaworks production of “The Lion in Winter” playing through Jan. 5 in West Palm Beach.
We almost feel that we can. For...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:27 PM
In this time when news is disseminated ever more quickly, we asked our critics to list the best of culture in 2013 in tweet form:
SPRING BREAKERS loops between raging party & spaced-out bummer, fun & its consequences. Smart about being dumb, it's of &...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Well, another $500,000 wasted by the Glendale City Council.
In the early 2000s, the City Council unanimously approved that allocation to develop a “chess park” and it was opened in 2005 with a ceremony that promised regular use as Glendale...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 1:33 PM
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County's chess team placed second this week in an international chess competition and will next compete in a championship to determine the top college chess team in the U.S.
The Pan-American Intercollegiate Team...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:30 PM
CBS Films' "Inside Llewyn Davis" topped Film Comment's annual survey of 120 critics, journalists, film-section editors and the magazine's staff and contributors, followed by Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" and Sony Pictures Classics' "Before...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Stray rays of sunlight streamed through an expanse of windows at the Maple Park Community Center, reflecting on hundreds of black and white chess pieces awaiting competition.
The competitors, aged from kindergarten to high school, entered the center&...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:00 PM
With her candidly quotable, cutely gif-able kookiness, on screen and off, there may be no actress who seems more of right now than Jennifer Lawrence — she's been declared the queen of Tumblr after all. So it is of note when in the new "American...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:41 AM
The Steve McQueen period drama "12 Years A Slave" swept through the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, taking five prizes, including feature, director, supporting female, screenplay and cinematography. Cate Blanchett and Matthew McConaughey won...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: I know you advocate keeping pets indoors, and I'm writing to urge your readers to do so, as dangers exist that we don't even realize.
Dakota the cat came into our lives eight years ago. He was about 6 months old, with an infected toe that our vet...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Often in error but never in doubt, Barack Obama could walk into the Rose Garden and step on a half-dozen rakes like Foghorn Leghorn in an old Looney Tunes cartoon, and the official line would be, "He meant to do that."
And the amazing thing is that so...