| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Get ticket discounts, visit dinosaurs, ride fast rides and chow down at a new Chickie’s and Pete’s restaurant when Dorney Park opens for the season Friday. Residents of Lehigh, Berks, Monroe, Carbon or Northampton counties can present...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 9:52 PM
Julie Harris, the delicate yet steely grande dame of the stage whose performances earned her a record five Tony Awards and 10 Tony nominations, died Saturday. She was 87.
Harris died of congestive heart failure at her home in West Chatham, Mass.,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:59 AM
The two artists who have separate exhibits at Howard Community College are artists-in-residence at Baltimore Clayworks. Although their exhibited sculptural objects incorporate ceramics, as you would expect, these are mixed medium creations whose materials...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:46 PM
From the banks of the Potomac River, in a region steeped in American history, a massive fossil was dug up last month that apparently can be traced back to a time long before this country's recorded history, a time deep in the world's prehistory.
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Mammals first appeared 215 million years ago during the Triassic period, according to a new study in the journal Nature. Wait, no, they first showed up 175 million years ago during the Jurassic period, said another study in the same issue of the journal....
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:25 PM
- Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center Gallery, 225 Third Ave. S.E.: Hours are from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. 605-626-7081.
- Dacotah Prairie Museum, 21 S. Main St.:...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:30 PM
How did sauropod dinosaurs move their heads? When they stood, were their super-long necks stretched up high to the treetops like a giraffe's? Set horizontal to the ground like a cow's? Or in some other orientation as yet unimagined?
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The design for the central building in a reimagined Los Angeles County Museum of Art was inspired by the adjacent La Brea tar pits. Seen from above, the structure's flowing lines resemble a splatter of tar.
But scientists doing the work of recovering...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Chicago theater often is perceived as a kind of giant theater graduate school — a place for young artists to find opportunity, refine their craft and attract attention from elsewhere. There is truth to that image. But sometimes, an older actor...
| Jul 20, 2013
Paiche are enormous. Paiche have teeth on their tongues. Paiche, living fossils barely evolved since the Miocene epoch, have lungs and breathe air, which is pretty unusual for fish. Paiche are also easy to catch, a problem even in the sparsely populated...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Scientists have discovered some of the oldest dinosaur embryos ever found — a rare collection of delicate fossils that offer an unprecedented look into the remarkably speedy early development of these enormous animals.
The bed of Lufengosaurus...