| Jul 26, 2013
| 4:33 AM
This recent Mommy Minute segment about the K21 Kid Strong Foundation in Avon generated a lot of positive feedback and, now, this new group dedicated to helping kids with autism spectrum disorder through martial arts is holding it's first benefit on...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Coming events, tournaments, races, meetings, registrations and more.
Items for the calendar must be typed and received at least 10 days in advance of your proposed publishing date at: Sports Calendar, The Morning Call, P.O....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:59 AM
The American International Karate Institute in the city of Plantation continues to be one of the top martial arts platforms in South Florida. In the Karate Institute's 34th year, four new black belts were awarded to students by Chief Instructor, Shihan...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:36 AM
It has been 30 years since Daniel LaRusso became the ultimate underdog and his crane kick was cemented into pop culture history.
Ralph Macchio played Larusso in "The Karate Kid" back in 1984. The film's relevance has lived on to this day, including...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 8:52 AM
The women of the Upper Chesapeake Chorus are far from similar.
Their ages span 50 years, with the youngest members in their 20s and the oldest in their 70s. Their professions include everything from teachers and lawyers to stay-at-home moms and...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:31 AM
By law as decreed from the Thai Restaurants of America Council (nonexistent), every Thai restaurant stateside must include, on page 1 of its menu next to an elephant deity, the following: pad Thai, pad see ewe, green papaya salad, tom yum soup. Please...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:43 AM
When Monique Washington-Jones was growing up near Richmond, Va., in the small town of Charles City, she and her younger sister took karate lessons from their father, who ran a coed martial arts school known across the state.
There are family photos of...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Sony has signed Breck Eisner to direct its sequel to "The Karate Kid," its hit 2010 actioner starring Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan.
The rebooted "Kid" grossed $343 million worldwide with Harald Zwart directing. Jerry Weintraub, Will Smith, Jada Pinkett...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:23 PM
In an improvised courtroom assembled Friday at a hospital in Winfield, a former suburban karate instructor who was paralyzed in a jail accident admitted guilt to sex crimes against two teenage girls.
Dean C. Fuerstenberg, 45, has been a patient at the...
| Feb 7, 2014
Horror and comedy both require timing, and Dorthe Nors has it. The stories in her newly translated collection "Karate Chop" are less meditations on human savagery than riffs on it, understated monologues of everydayness through which the horror surfaces...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- Rising star Sai Bennett, who appears in ITV's period drama "Mr Selfridge," will feature in Michael Winterbottom's hotly anticipated film "The Face of an Angel," which uses an Amanda Knox-like murder trial as a springboard for an investigation of...