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  • The Arts on TV: Sister Wendy; Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett

     
    “Grand Canyon Serenade” 8 p.m. Thursday KVCR: A visual tour of the Grand Canyon is set to classical music by Tchaikovsky, Brahms and Dvorak. “Globe Trekker” 8 p.m. Thursday and 7 p.m. Saturday KLCS; 9 p.m. Monday KCET: Amsterdam...
  • Oscars by the Numbers

     
    Surprising stats from the most famous awards show of them all...
  • Late Night: Stephen Colbert converts dead Mormons to Judaism

     
    Stephen Colbert proposes a novel solution to the controversy the Mormon Church's posthumous baptism of Jewish Holocaust victims....
  • The problem with Mormon’s “baptistm” of Daniel Pearl

     
    Religion New Service commentator Philip A. Cunningham writes about the posthumous “baptism” by Mormons of , a Jewish reporter beheaded by members of al-Qaida in 2002: A simmering interreligious controversy resurfaced recently with the news...
  • Europe sends gays seeking asylum back home and back to the closet

     
    As gays and lesbians facing repression at home have come knocking on European doors, pleading for asylum, they have often been assured they will be safe -- if they stay home and stay in the closet. The argument that gays and lesbians can simply be sent...
  • “Dance Moms” recap: French Diss

     
    Or … “The one in which I find out what that ‘Alouette’ song I learned in Girl Scouts really means.” But first, did everyone come through two weeks with no new Dance Moms okay? Everybody good? Catch a little Olympics action?...
  • On Theater: A stark, visceral telling of the Holocaust

    On Theater: A stark, visceral telling of the Holocaust
    Like their contemporaries, the Frank family of nearby Amsterdam, the Ten Booms of Haarlem, Holland, who weren't Jewish, were persecuted for providing refuge to Jews duringWorld War II. Another contrast: While Anne Frank's words survived via her famous...
  • Theater review: 'The Diary of Anne Frank' from Breakthrough Theatre

    Theater review: 'The Diary of Anne Frank' from Breakthrough Theatre
    There's no way to watch "The Diary of Anne Frank" without feeling a knot in the pit of your stomach as the performers take the stage. "They were real people," a mournful voice says in your head. "They suffered terribly and undeservedly and then met a...
  • On Theater: Open season in September

    September is with us and so are a number of new stage productions either opening tonight (as in two cases) or waiting in the wings. Tonight's opener is "The Rainmaker" at the Newport Theater Arts Center. This is an oldie by N. Richard Nash that inspired...
  • Theater review: 'Anne Frank & Me' from Orlando Repertory Theatre

    Theater review: 'Anne Frank & Me' from Orlando Repertory Theatre
    The most chilling part of "Anne Frank & Me" at Orlando Repertory Theatre is not the scene of Nazi soldiers rounding up terrified Jews in 1940s Paris. Much scarier is the present-day scene of a mother chirpily comparing the Holocaust to a fish story of...
  • My Name is Asher Lev comes to the stage at New Haven's Long Wharf

    My Name is Asher Lev comes to the stage at New Haven's Long Wharf
    My Name is Asher Lev Through May 27 at the Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven. (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org.   It might seem incredibly simplistic, obvious and reductive to compare My Name is Asher Lev to The Diary of Anne Frank....
  • The Crosby Chronicles: In defense of art education

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++++++++++++++++++++ || Providing students the opportunity to express themselves through the arts is something that public schools need to continue doing despite bad economic times.  Looking at what students can produce...