| Oct 25, 2012
| 8:30 AM
The first volleys of the next roller coaster revolution have been fired in the forested Idaho panhandle, the emerging epicenter of thrill ride innovation.
Located in the small town of Hayden, Idaho, Rocky Mountain Construction has burst onto the ride...
| May 12, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Filmmaker William Friedkin, who's best known for such landmark films as "The French Connection" and "The Exorcist" in the early '70s, looks back on a long career directing movies, opera and theater in his new memoir, "The Friedkin Connection."
| May 16, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Regard the hands of Ricky Jay. Watch them making cards do things cards never have done before, things cards didn't even know they could do. And for this master of manipulation, cards are just the beginning.
Seeing is definitely not believing in the...
| Feb 9, 2013
Jonathan Grahm, the owner of Compartés Chocolatier in Brentwood, is just back from a whirlwind pre-Valentine's Day tour of Japan, where 100 Compartés pop-up shops opened for the holiday in Tokyo, Osaka, Yokohama, Hiroshima, Nagoya and Kobe. Grahm's face...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:26 AM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1 . DAUGHTRY/3 DOORS DOWN “American Idol” finalist and chart-topping radio rocker Daughtry drew 6,500 people to Musikfest in August -- the biggest crowd of 2012. Daughtry Alt-rockers 3 Doors........
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:24 AM
Film and television director Arthur Lubin gets a kiss from a friend, Mr. Ed, the talking horse....
| Aug 22, 2012
| 4:14 AM
Arthur Tress was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Nov. 24, 1940. He took his first photographs while still in elementary school in 1952. He attended Bard College, where he studied art and art history, world culture and philosophy under Heinrich Bluecher....
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:50 AM
The new season at the Kirk Douglas Theatre will feature four main productions, including a world-premiere musical and Irish actor Barry McGovern in a piece dedicated to Samuel Beckett.
In addition, the 2013-14 season, announced Thursday by Center...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Some cartoons are just for laughs. This is one of them. This is a cartoonist's way of saying, "They found King Richard III. I didn't know he was missing!" Cartoonists always end a sentence or a thought with an exclamation point. The vanished union...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 9:16 AM
The 1100’s was the start to what we now call The Carousel. What we now use as a mechanical horseback ride was once only a game called garosello or carosella; which means little war. It became a mechanical ride in the 1700s but wasn’t popular...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 3:19 PM
A monument is an edifice, an architecturally significant structure that serves to remind us of great deeds by an individual or group. Arguably, the new City Hall will serve as a monument to the city's leadership and its visionary planning and...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 3:57 AM
In just about one month, a documentary film about Super Storm Sandy and climate change was edited and premiered in a pop-up, guerrilla style movie screening in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
The production, the secrecy of the location for the...