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Wolves Rally For 3-2 Win Over Iowa

published about 3 hours ago
Wolves Rally For 3-2 Win Over Iowa
Forward Philip McRae’s goal with 3:48 left lifted the Chicago Wolves to a 3-2 victory over Iowa on Saturday night at Allstate Arena.

'Blind Massage' big Golden Horse winner in Taiwan

published about 4 hours ago
'Blind Massage' big Golden Horse winner in Taiwan
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Chinese-French film about blind masseurs and Chinese actor and director Chen Jianbin scooped the most accolades at Taiwan's 51st Golden Horse movie awards, considered the Chinese-language equivalent of the Oscars.

Kent State Cruises Past UIC, 78-60

published about 5 hours ago
Kent State Cruises Past UIC, 78-60
Illinois-Chicago was led by Jake Wiegand's game high 26 points on 11-of-15 from the field.

'The Missing' recap: 'Pray for Me'

published about 5 hours ago

Islamic State kills at least 25 Iraqi tribesmen near Ramadi: officials

published about 7 hours ago
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have killed at least 25 members of a Sunni Muslim tribe in a village on the eastern edge of the provincial capital Ramadi, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal opposition to the radical Islamists.


The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon - review

published about 17 hours ago
'In the second novel in the series, Shannon's story well and truly settles itself in your memory, gripping you, demanding a place on your 'favourites' ... more

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher - review

published about 20 hours ago
'It is an amazing book, because it covers so many issues young people go through everyday, and it teaches how to cope with these situations' ... more

Impossible! by Michelle Magorian review – a theatrical homage to Joan Littlewood

published about 23 hours ago
The Just Henry and Goodnight Mister Tom author’s latest offering turns back time to 1960s London Continue reading...

How to draw… a panda bear

published about 23 hours ago
Jackie Morris made a special trip to see the pandas at Edinburgh zoo to create this gorgeous guide to drawing a panda bear for us.You ... more

The Ghosts of Heaven by Marcus Sedgwick - review

published about 23 hours ago
'A triumph - set to wonder and beguile its readers' Continue reading...

Company introduces odor-eating toilet seat

published about 10 hours ago
Company introduces odor-eating toilet seat
Put down that aerosol spray can.         

Polish town opposes Pooh Bear for unclear gender

published about 14 hours ago
Polish town opposes Pooh Bear for unclear gender
Officials won't name a playground after the children's character due to his unclear gender, immodest clothing         

Lost New Mexico kitten ends up in Maine

published 1 day ago
Lost New Mexico kitten ends up in Maine
Exactly how the feline made the 2,300-mile trip remains a mystery         

Judge says crowing Oregon rooster must go

published 2 days ago
Judge says crowing Oregon rooster must go
It was just the first of Mr. Rooster's problems that he was first believed to be a Ms.         

Man confesses to setting house fire to TV crew

published 2 days ago
Man confesses to setting house fire to TV crew
A Montgomery County man has been arrested after confessing to a TV news crew that he set a house fire the station was covering.         

'Mockingjay--Part 1': Is it a movie?

published 1 day ago
By Darren Franich Darren Franich: As an extended setup for Part 2, does this Katniss adventure have enough going for it to satisfy?

'Mockingjay--Part 1' takes in $55M on Friday

published 1 day ago
By Joshua Rivera ''Hunger Games'' No. 3 tallies best opening day at box office of 2014, but falls short of previous two films

Movie Review: The Better Angels

published 2 days ago
Reviewed by Jeff Labrecque | C-

Movie Review: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

published 2 days ago
Reviewed by Chris Nashawaty | B-

Movie Review: Happy Valley

published 2 days ago
Reviewed by Chris Nashawaty | B-

Roll Over, Mahler: U.S. Orchestras Are Shrinking

published about 10 hours ago
Roll Over, Mahler: U.S. Orchestras Are Shrinking
The current cost-cutting trend in American orchestras often means management seeks to fill slots with freelancers rather than full-timers.

Arts | New Jersey: Jersey City: A Flower Blossoming as a New Colossus

published about 11 hours ago
Arts | New Jersey: Jersey City: A Flower Blossoming as a New Colossus
Jersey City, New Jersey’s second-most-populous city, has enjoyed a cultural rise, and a handful of imminent additions are contributing to the artistic bustle.

Metallica's 'Late Late Show' Residency Comes to a 'Sad But True' Conclusion

published about 11 hours ago
During Metallica's weeklong residency on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson, the Los Angeles thrash legends dug up a whole host of hits from ... more

Check Out Foo Fighters' Hilarious Black Metal Christmas Sweaters

published about 13 hours ago
Thanksgiving's now less than a week away, which means it's just about time to break out all of those ugly Christmas sweaters up in the ... more

Watch TV on the Radio's Ecstatic 'Happy Idiot' Performance on 'Letterman'

published about 14 hours ago
Brooklyn art-rockers TV on the Radio just released their airy new LP Seeds this week, and before they tackle the handful of http://www...

Theater Review: 'Major Barbara' Is Revived at the Pearl Theater

published 1 day ago
The Pearl Theater revival of George Bernard Shaw’s 1905 “Major Barbara,” pitting poverty against wealth, is directed by David Staller.

Theater Review: 'Pitbulls' at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater

published 1 day ago
Theater Review: 'Pitbulls' at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
Who killed a fighting dog? That’s the mystery involving a sheriff and a backwoods winemaker in “Pitbulls,” at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater.

Theater Review: Spies at Work in 'Asymmetric,' at 59E59

published 1 day ago
Theater Review: Spies at Work in 'Asymmetric,' at 59E59
Mac Rogers’s “Asymmetric,” at the 59E59 Theaters, is an espionage thriller in which a retired C.I.A. interrogator is called on to question his own ex-wife.

ArtsBeat: Reimagined ‘Robin Hood’ To Land on Broadway

published 1 day ago
The production originated at the Royal Shakespeare Company and has also played at the American Repertory Theater.

ArtsBeat: Miller and Tysen Win $50,000 Music Theater Award

published 1 day ago
Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen have won the Fred Ebb Award, given for excellence in music theater songwriting.

12/13: Thompson Square playing show after Coyotes game

published about 13 hours ago
12/13: Thompson Square playing show after Coyotes game
Thompson Square will perform a post-game concert after the Coyotes game versus the Minnesota Wild at Gila River Arena.         

Sir Paul McCartney earns thousands a day

published about 15 hours ago
Sir Paul McCartney earns thousands a day
Figures have revealed that Sir Paul McCartney earned over $93,000 a day last year.         

'Mockingjay' book and movie biggest differences

published about 15 hours ago
'Mockingjay' book and movie biggest differences
How closely does the penultimate installment of 'The Hunger Games' relate to the book?         

Front-line report from Zombie Apocalypse Live

published about 16 hours ago
Front-line report from Zombie Apocalypse Live
"Tactical live-action zombie experience" runs for one more night only.         

Marvel Experience launch at Talking Stick delayed a week

published 1 day ago
Marvel Experience launch at Talking Stick delayed a week
The Marvel Experience has been delayed a week, now opening Friday, Dec. 19, instead of Dec. 12, at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.         

The Week Ahead: Hey, I’m Going 55. Cough Up the Cash.

published about 16 hours ago
The Week Ahead: Hey, I’m Going 55. Cough Up the Cash.
“Crowd Control,” a 12-part series on the National Geographic Channel, explores unconventional ways to get people to do what they are usually reluctant to do.

Amid Uproar, Cosby Gets Standing Ovations at Florida Show

published 1 day ago
Amid Uproar, Cosby Gets Standing Ovations at Florida Show
Despite a small protest outside a theater at Eastern Florida State College in Melbourne, Fla., Bill Cosby performed to applause without addressing accusations of sexual ... more

ArtsBeat: Netflix Snags New Series Created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock

published 1 day ago
“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” starring Ellie Kemper, will be unveiled on the streaming service in March.

Critic’s Notebook: ‘Christmas Under Wraps’ Among Top 5 Holiday TV Movies

published 1 day ago
Critic’s Notebook: ‘Christmas Under Wraps’ Among Top 5 Holiday TV Movies
“Christmas Under Wraps,” “The Santa Con” and “The Tree That Saved Christmas” are among the best new holiday films on TV this season.

What I Love: Downtown Brooklyn Home of Brian Cox and Nicole Ansari

published 1 day ago
The actor Brian Cox lives in a Brooklyn high-rise with his wife, Nicole Ansari, and their two sons.