Set in 19th century Germany, "Spring Awakening" follows the trials and tribulations of the teens Melchior, Wendla, Moritz and Ilse as they struggle with growing up in a society of repression and rigid expectations. Clark College Theatre presents this award-winning Broadway rock musical by Steven Sater with music by Duncan Sheik. The production is recommend for mature audiences due to language and adult themes.
This 13-part series, produced by Seth MacFarlane, who also does some voice work, is a remake of Carl Sagan's 1980 series, "Carl Sagan's Cosmos," which charted the creation of the universe, planets and life and became a huge hit for PBS.
By MESFIN FEKADU, Associated Press
March 8, 2014 6 a.m.
NEW YORK — Tony-winning Idina Menzel — or Adele Dazeem if you're John Travolta — is enjoying massive success with "Let It Go" from the animated film "Frozen," but the entertainer is still perplexed that she's finally triumphing on the pop charts with a show tune-esque track.
By ROB GILLIES, Associated Press
March 4, 2014 11:09 a.m.
TORONTO — Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford laughed off Jimmy Kimmel's suggestion that he get help for his drinking problem and was reported to be upset about his appearance on the late-night TV talk show.
By David Bauder, Associated Press
March 3, 2014 12:35 p.m.
NEW YORK — Ellen DeGeneres' celeb-studded selfie from the most-watched Oscars telecast in a decade was a landmark social media moment at a time online conversation is boosting television viewership and vice versa.
By KERRY LESTER, Associated Press
March 2, 2014 7:10 p.m.
CHICAGO — Comedian Jimmy Fallon took a quick but icy dip in Lake Michigan — dressed in a full suit and tie — eyes bulging as he darted out of the slushy water and headed straight for a pile of dry towels.
By SANDY COHEN, Associated Press
March 2, 2014 6 a.m.
LOS ANGELES — As tonight's Academy Awards ceremony grew closer this past week, the Dolby Theatre in the heart of Hollywood was on lockdown. Guards stood at every door, and handlers with walkie-talkies kept a close eye on any visitors.
By Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times
March 2, 2014 6 a.m.
What I will remember most about Harold Ramis is his smile -- always there in his work, ever playing across his face. Even when the writer/actor/director was trying to look serious, his eyes twinkled and a grin tugged at the corners of his mouth. As if he couldn't help it.
I have a confession to make: I didn't play with Lego bricks when I was a child. I was a Tinkertoy kid through and through. Instead of plastic bricks littering the floor, spools, sticks and flags decorated our living room carpet. Usually my creations had a flair for the abstract, but during the times when my older brother was home from college, the structures secured the cool factor with his complicated designs and moving parts. No wonder my brother became an engineer!