| Feb 11, 2012
| 4:36 PM
StudentsFirst chief Michelle Rhee is a lightning-rod figure in educational reform, and I talked to her at length for my ''Patt Morrison Asks'' column. Her goal of a tough-love, top-to-bottom overhaul of public schools doesn't stop in the classroom or........
| Feb 18, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Whitney Houston funeral: Who's performing and speaking? The program for Whitney Houston's home going or funeral is expected to run about three hours, with singers including Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, Bebe and CeCe Winans and more....
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The American Foundation for Equal Rights is co-sponsoring dozens of productions across the country of Dustin Lance Black's play "8,"which deals with Proposition 8, the ballot initiative that outlawed same-sex marriage in California....
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Yesterday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age reminded me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of these...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Life has a way of coming around full circle.
Switching on the car radio as I drove in the St. Patrick's Day rain, I overheard an NPR report about a newly restored "Napoleon," the 1927 silent film masterpiece by French filmmaker Abel Gance, which was...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Before "hands-free" was a common term, Alan Brill could see the value of one application in particular: a device to automatically change toilet seat covers, sanitarily and without the use of hands.
That was more than 25 years ago, when the company...
| Apr 5, 2012
It's time for the Garden of Dreams Foundation`s annual talent show at Radio City Music Hall.
Mark Hoppus, host of Fuse's 'Hoppus on Music,' lead singer of Blink-182, and emcee of the talent show, stopped by the studio with one of the children...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 8:50 PM
Family, friends and fellow stars remembered Whitney Houston's voice, love and -- most of all -- faith at her homegoing service Saturday at the New Jersey church in which she grew up.
A "who's who" of musical performers adapted lyrics in tribute to...
| Jan 31, 2012
Under the direction of his doctors, singer Barry Manilow has been forced to postpone his concerts originally scheduled for February 2nd, 3rd & 4th at The Chicago Theatre, but Manilow will continue his tour starting at Radio City Music Hall on Feb 10.
| Jul 11, 2012
Some incredibly compelling dating advice came to us via Tumblr from Peter W. Knox, who recently proposed to his girlfriend, Andrea.
Knox's advice? Always buy two tickets.
Back in 2008, Knox saw an advertisement for a Death Cab For Cutie concert at Radio...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 12:37 PM
When I was in high school, some of my friends started bands so they could cover songs by their favorite rockers. I started a gang so I could pull elaborate pranks like one of my idols, Alan Abel. With the help of confederates in the main office, I...
| Sep 8, 2012
Norwegian Cruise Line has decided to spread the duties of its next ship's godmother across a few more people -- the Rockettes.
"Norwegian Breakaway is being designed as New York's ship and we want everyone to know that this is the 'must-sail' cruise ship...