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David Letterman announces 2015 retirement

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Kurt Cobain, voice of a generation. ...

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  • Plays

    Drama Hawks prepare for ‘Meet Me in St. Louis’

    Hamburg Area High School Drama Hawks are hard at work rehearsing for their upcoming spring musical, “Meet Me in St. Louis.” Last week they were doing run-throughs in preparation for opening night with his April 11 at 7 p.m. in the Hamburg Area High School auditorium. Showing off not only their acting skills, but also vocal skills the cast was fine-tuning their performances to give their best rendition of the musical. Following the Friday night opening, there are performances on April...

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  • Entertainment

    ‘Frozen’ now highest grossing animated movie ever

    Disney’s musical-comedy “Frozen” is officially the highest grossing animated film of all-time, according to Rolling Stone.

    By Tony Hicks Contra Costa Times |

  • Entertainment

    RSO Welcomes Terrence Wilson to the Reading Stage

    The Santander Performing Arts Center the Reading Symphony Orchestra presents the fifth concert in the 101st subscription series season 8 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014. This concert features pianist Terrence Wilson to the Reading Stage to perform Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3. Wilson is sure to warm hearts with this amazing concerto! Also being performed on this concert is Glinka’s Russlan and Ludmilla Overture and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6.


  • Music

    March’s best music includes YG’s ‘My Krazy Life’ and Obnox’s ‘Louder Space’

    A ranked selection of notable new recordings we heard in March.

    By Chris Richards The Washington Post |

  • Entertainment

    ‘Noah’: Old story still manages to astonish

    Old Testament fury has rarely come to such spectacularly fearsome life than in “Noah,” Darren Aronofsky’s audacious adaptation of one of the Bible’s best-known but still enigmatic chapters.

    By Ann Hornaday The Washington Post |

  • Entertainment

    ‘Cesar Chavez’ filmmakers hope to spark discussion

    Some years before his death in 1993, Cesar Chavez was asked if he wanted to be remembered by statues and public memorials. The man who helped bring the plight of America’s farmworkers before the world throughout the 1960s and 1970s simply replied, “If you want to remember me, organize!”

    By Rob Lowman Los Angeles Daily News |

  • News & Gossip

    ‘How I Met Your Mother’ braces for ‘ambitious’ finale

    While shooting the pilot for “How I Met Your Mother” back in 2005, Alyson Hannigan genuinely believed the show was destined to fail — not because everything was going wrong, but because everything was working out just right.

    By Chuck Barney San Jose Mercury News |

  • Entertainment

    What celebrity divorces like Gwyneth Paltrow’s tell us about ‘having it all’

    When celebrities announce that they are separating or divorcing, as Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin did Tuesday in a post on Paltrow’s lifestyle site, it’s obviously a different matter than when friends or family explain that their marriage has failed. Among other things, we can just observe the spectacle play out on magazine covers and social media, rather having to listen to the aggrieved parties and mediate between people we love. But precisely because our involvement is indirect,...

    By Alyssa Rosenberg The Washington Post |

  • Music

    New Music Tuesday: Jerrod Niemann, Elton John and more

    By Gary Graff The Oakland Press |

  • Music

    Sugarland star Jennifer Nettles ventures out on her own

    Jennifer Nettles wanted more. Sure, the singer had already achieved so much as a member of the multiplatinum country duo Sugarland. She’d enjoyed chart-topping singles and albums, collected Grammys and other major music awards, and played at packed amphitheaters and arenas across the country.

    By Jim Harrington San Jose Mercury News |

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