| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Somewhere, a halfway decent adaptation of the 1983 hit movie “Flashdance” is fighting to break away from the amiable, strongly performed mess of a show that has arrived at the Hippodrome. Instead, we get an everything-plus-the-kitchen-sink...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 11:07 AM
If such golden oldies as "Maniac," "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" and, of course, "Flashdance… What a Feeling" still run through your head, there's a show heading to Baltimore ready to scoop you up in a wave of feel-good nostalgia.
Those songs played...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:56 AM
First off, big thanks to Diane Trap for covering for me last week when I was traveling. Secondly, I HATE THE NEW FORMAT OF THE SHOW THIS YEAR.
So last week, we didn't vote, but this week we do, but next week is the actual finale, even though last week...
| Oct 2, 2009
| 4:22 PM
They tried to tell me not to recap, I said noooooo, nooooo, nooooo! Greetings single moms, stay-at-home dads and guys who are trying to make nice with their wives by watching Lifetime. I'm Kevin Van Valkenburg, sports writer by day,......
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Well, Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition faithful, we have just two episodes left until the Dec. 11 season finale and five dancers remain — Brianna, Amanda, Asia, Madison and Jordyn. Anyone care to make an early prediction? Will face vanquish form...
| Feb 14, 2013
National tours of two Broadway smashes, the musical "Book of Mormon," and the epic play featuring life-sized puppetry, "War Horse," highlight the seven-show 2013-14 season at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts.
Those two shows, Tony...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 12:31 PM
At one time, the mega-hit "Flashdance" was imagined as a stage musical, and not a movie.
That 1983 film made Jennifer Beals a star and turned dance togs into fashion must-haves. And now, we can see how things might have been with "Flashdance — the...
| Aug 7, 2010
Screenwriter, bestselling novelist and "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" director Nicholas Meyer has put his Pacific Palisades house up for sale at $7.3 million.
The two-story Cliff May design, built in 1937, has been his family home for 15 years....
| Feb 22, 2011
Executive producer on 'Narnia' series
Perry Moore, 39, an executive producer of "The Chronicles of Narnia" film series and the author of an award-winning novel about a gay teenager with superpowers, died Thursday at a New York hospital after...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The "Chicago Code" vet will guest as a CIA operative during February sweeps....
| Dec 13, 2011
| 9:37 PM
Holiday movies, specials and very special holiday episodes of your favorite series fill the TV screens between now and Christmas Day. Here are many of the highlights. “Glee” 8 p.m., Tuesday, Fox. Extraordinary Merry Christmas: The glee club...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:22 PM
The Dan Band’s shtick boils down to two things: Its inappropriateness. And its talent. Yes, in a fund-raising show for Lauren’s Hope Foundation show Thursday at Musikfest Café at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem, front man Dan Finnerty and his...