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  • Tournament News
    Tournament of Roses Foundation applications for 2015 grants are open
    The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation announced in an emailed press release on Tuesday that from Nov. 4, 2014 through Jan. 29, 2015, it is accepting applications for grants in the categories of performing and visual arts, sports and...
  • National YoungArts Foundation launches "Outside the Box" free performance series
    National YoungArts Foundation launches "Outside the Box" free performance series
    On Saturday, October 25, the National YoungArts Foundation hosted "Outside the Box," the first of a series of free performances by YoungArts alumni. Grammy award-nominated musician Dave Eggar, joined by dancers, Michele de la Reza,...
  • Battle brewing
    'Nightcrawler' fails to beat out 'Ouija'
    UPDATE: "Ouija" was able to edge out "Nightcrawler" to take the Halloween weekend box office crown. The winner was "Ouija" with $10.7 million while "Nightcrawler" hauled in a paltry $10.4 million.EARLIER: It...
  • Crawling into theaters
    Hollywood takes Halloween off
    A funny thing happened on the way to Halloween this year. For the most part, Hollywood is ignoring it, much like one other holiday this past year.That would be July 4. That is correct, two holidays that, in the past, garnered much more attention....
  • Ferocious 'Fury'
    'Fury' beats down 'Gone Girl' for a win
    It was a World War II drama that took the lead with a fury at the box office. It ended up being an easy win over a two-time winner and a Halloween-themed film.Brad Pitt and his R-rated "Fury" stormed to the top with $23.5 million as it...
  • Strong hold
    'Dracula Untold' takes bite out of 'Gone Girl' win
    "Gone Girl" went on and won another tight box office race as it fended off "Dracula Untold." The numbers were not as close as last week's race, but it was still good for the box office."Gone Girl" took in $26.8...
  • Ben gets the buzz
    Battle of young and old at the box office
    All the buzz right now is for "Gone Girl," and rightly so, but that doesn't mean an easy win at the weekend box office. It will be a battle between young and old at movie theaters.Ben Affleck and Rosumund Pike tackle "Gone Girl...
  • A youngster gets her face painted.
    Enjoy Free Weekend Fun at PAFA's Family Arts Festival
    The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) invites you and your little ones to get in touch with your creative sides at its2014 Family Arts Festivalthis weekend, Sunday, October 5, from noon to 5 p.m.The free art-filled event, presented by...
  • Equals a win
    Denzel Washington powers 'The Equalizer' to the top
    A true movie star in Denzel Washington took over the box office with relative ease as "The Equalizer" pummeled the competition.With $35 million, "The Equalizer" also beat some early projections by making more money, which is...
  • Movie star
    Denzel Washington is the key to success for 'The Equalizer'
    In order to create family events, why not put animated trolls into a movie? That is being done as "The Boxtrolls" try to convert garbage into box office gold.But, hold on, Denzel Washington lurks. That means a great deal since he is box...
  • Running start
    'The Maze Runner' out of the blocks nicely
    Sifting through the maze of the weekend box office and it looks like another young adult film is poised to make it through to the top. It opened Thursday and took in $1.1 million. It was in 2,200 theaters for that Thursday night 10 p.m. showing....
  • Duke it out
    'No Good Deed' was good enough for a solid win
    It wasn't a tale about a dolphin that provided a nice surprise at the box office over the weekend, but rather a suspense film. It was a also tale of two new movies where one over-achieved and the other one under-performed."No Good Deed...
  • Making a splash
    Box office could use a pleasant surprise
    This is the weekend when Hollywood wouldn't mind a pleasant surprise. That would be in the form of "Dolphin Tale 2." The family-friendly film is out and simply because of the theater count, it could end on on top.But, The savior of...
  • In October, the Swedish Cottage Theatre is putting on a special Halloween-themed version of "Hansel and Gretel."
    “Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure” at the Swedish Cottage Theatre
    Exposing children to art and entertainment is helpful for developing their sense of creativity, curiosity, and overall mental and social skills. Furthermore, when children attend a fun art-themed event with friends and family the outing becomes a...
  • Taylor Swift loves ballet
    Taylor Swift loves ballet? New ‘Shake it off’ outtakes shows stars in tutus
    Taylor Swift’s new music “Shake it Off” has grabbed the radio waves by storm as the entertainer reveals the first single of her new album “1989.” While the official music video was equally enticing, it appears that...