| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Singer-songwriter Randy Newman, country singer Jo Dee Messina and actor/singer Danny Aiello, along with a cache of comedy and a long lineup of Broadway and stage performances highlight the 2014-15 season of The State Theatre in Easton, which was...
| Jul 9, 2014
"You learn to be your best self by sometimes being your worst self."
Who said that first?
As far as I know, I did, and I said it for the first time Tuesday, the day I decided to run a little experiment in misattribution in the quote-happy land of...
| Aug 7, 2014
LEESBURG — The three playlets that make up the musical "The Apple Tree" have the same theme: Be careful what you wish for.
"The Apple Tree," which includes versions of Mark Twain's "The Diary of Adam and Eve," Frank R. Stockton's "The Lady or...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Voice actor Richard Percy "Dickie" Jones died July 7 in his Northridge, Calif., home of apparent natural causes, although he had suffered an earlier fall. He was 87.
The Texas-born Jones began as a child actor and maintained his career into his 30s,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Unfortunately, the pace of classroom learning can’t be tailored to every student’s individual needs -- particularly these days, as class sizes are growing and funding for special enrichment programs becomes limited. In fact, at least 35 states...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:21 PM
HARTFORD — Ralph Nader, the country's most famous consumer advocate, has been blamed by some Democrats for peeling away votes from then-Vice President Al Gore and throwing the 2000 presidential election to Republican George W. Bush.
| Aug 4, 2014
TOKYO -- Veteran Studio Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki discussed the famed animation house's future in a documentary broadcast by the TBS network on its "Jonetsu Tairiku" program on Sunday evening.
Suzuki talked about the need for "big changes in all...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:23 AM
It’s not enough for Nellie McKay to just play music in concert. She likes to put on a show with the great spirits of music hall, vaudeville, cabaret and Broadway.
Her personal experience presenting an off-Broadway smash hit show titled “...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Tom Rush, an iconic singer, songwriter and guitarist who helped shape the great folk revival in the '60s and its resurgence in the '80s and the '90s, is still very much a spirited, spirit-lifting entertainer, musician and raconteur whose ebullient talents...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:19 PM
The Melon Patch Players in Leesburg have planned a fascinatingly diverse season, including a pair of shows set on the eve of World War II, not one but two beloved musicals, a lesser-known musical, an Agatha Christie whodunit and a recent Broadway hit....
| Jul 16, 2014
On Sunday, July 17, 1955, Disneyland opened with an invitation-only event broadcast live on ABC. In addition to the invited guests, thousands carrying counterfeit tickets show up. On Monday, July 18, 1955, the park opened to the public....
| Jul 17, 2014
| 9:56 AM
What do you do when a critic doesn't give you the review you were hoping for? If you're "Top Chef" alum John Tesar, chef at two Dallas restaurants, you ban the critic, then go into battle mode on Twitter.
Leslie Brenner, restaurant critic for The...