WASHINGTON, February 6, 2013 – Chinese music and dance troupe Shen Yun concluded its brief 2013 visit to the Kennedy Opera House this past weekend with two final performances of its 2013 touring show. Highlighting past and present Chinese history, culture, tradition, and performing arts, Shen Yun 2013 impresses audiences with smooth choreography, vivid costuming, ...
The eponymous central character in Patty Bowman's new children's book, "The Amazing Hamweenie," is a narcissistic cat.
WASHINGTON, November 29, 2012 – This past Tuesday, the Kennedy Center celebrated the concluding chapter of its extensive Concert Hall renovation saga. At least as far as pipe organ aficionados were concerned. For, on Tuesday evening, the Hall’s brand new Rubenstein Family Organ was at last unveiled in a jam-packed free concert event featuring the ...
The soloists, especially Sarah Coburn, are great. You just can't see them.
In Atlas Shrugged part one, devotees of author Ayn Rand finally get to hear the question, “Who is John Galt?” at their local movieplex
Now available in Blu-ray, "Tommy" is not quite a high-def darling but is still one of the best drug-free trips available for home-entertainment music fans.
The world is filled with artists. Some of them demand our attention. Jason Wright is an artist who demands our attention, whose passion for life speaks boldly from the panels on which he paints. There is a depth in his landscape series that opens one to a new vision. There is a starkness, a visceral impact. Spend time listening to ...
The forgotten 44 will finally be pardoned
I was new to the Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch when I read an article about Captain Phil Harris Wow! I was impressed to say the least.
Amelia, puts actress Hillary Swank into the role of the aviatrix Amelia Earhart and the Oscar winner ably manages to bring the woman we know through Movietone and press reels to life.
With "Whip It," nascent director Drew Barrymore asks the question “What would happen if we followed our passions, instead of our obligations.”
Wolverine is my favorite X-Men.
This is Spinal Tap is director Marty DeBergi's expose of an aging rock band on its last tour.
Normally a line-up featuring a French dwarf, two Sumo wrestlers, an assassin with three nipples and secret agent would be an Austin Powers sequel. Normally.
Seeing the The Curious Case of Benjamin Button in December and absolutely loving every second of it, there was a bit of unwarranted trepidation about watching it on the smaller 50-inch flat-screen.
Watching Darren Aronofsky’s “The Wrestler” it almost seems as though one is watching a very intimate documentary detailing many of the less then glamorous realities of life on the mat.
Speaking to those one meets during the day, surprisingly few have seen Slumdog Millionaire. Even with the films incredible library of awards, including eight Academy Award Oscars.
It was The Godfather (1972) that had me totally head over heals in love with the art of moviemaking.
Blade Runner: Complete Collector's Edition is the definitive, final, final, final version (I'm serious) of director Ridley Scott's grim 1982 sci-fi homage to Philip K. Dick's novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" At least that is what is being said.
Out of all the films I most looked forward to enjoying in high definition... well, “Monsters Inc." was always near the top of the list.