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Top Ten Movie Locations to Visit in and Around Pittsburgh PA

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 12.19.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Are you a film buff? If so, Pittsburgh PA has the makings of a perfect getaway. With three rivers, 446 bridges, and a New Yorkish downtown, Pittsburgh makes a compelling backdrop for movies.

Sweet Covers O' Mine: The Top 15 Cover Songs

Chiara Cortese | Posted 12.02.2014 | Arts
Chiara Cortese

There is also something about the old becoming new again for the audience. The mix is comforting, yet has that element of surprise.

It's All About the Dance in Flashdance - The Musical

Robert Bullen | Posted 10.08.2013 | Chicago
Robert Bullen

Look. Flashdance - The Musical is not great theatre. It's not even very good. However, it is entertaining. Particularly due to the fact that it's a show about following one's passion by overcoming the odds. We can latch on to Alex's story.

Broadway Must Wait

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 04.25.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The stage adaptation of the 1983 hit movie "Flashdance" has taken a slight stutter step on the way to Broadway. Citing an inability to fi...

What A Feeling! A Flashdance Musical Is Really Happening

Posted 04.17.2013 | Arts

In 1983 Jennifer Beals removed her welding mask, donned a tight T-shirt and doused herself in water whilst dancing to Michael Sembello's infectious sy...

'Flashdance' Is Now 30 Years Old

Posted 04.15.2013 | Entertainment

April 15 marks the 30th anniversary of the release of "Flashdance." Starring Jennifer Beals as Alex Owens, "Flashdance" tells the story of a young ...

20 Of The Best Oscar Songs Of All Time

Pat Gallagher | Posted 04.23.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

As the 85th Academy Awards approaches, it just seems appropriate to get nostalgic and take a look at some of the best of the best Original Academy Award Winning Songs over the past 79 years.

Bake Sale Mania Makes Me a Maniac

Anna Sandler | Posted 03.15.2013 | Parents
Anna Sandler

The Bake Sale mania at my kids' public school has made me a maniac. There is just no other word for it. Maniac. Cue '80s Flashdance flashback, but with mom jeans, rage and cupcakes.

Broadway's Next Hit?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.05.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — Dig out those leg warmers and headbands – "Flashdance" is coming to Broadway. Producers said Tuesday that the stage adaptation...

Jennifer Beals Tackles Recycling and a New Show on Fox

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

In real life Beals is also fighting City Hall in Chicago. "Chicago doesn't recycle," she says emphatically.

Best and Worst Brands of the Week November 12-19: "The Break-Up Cure"

Alona Elkayam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alona Elkayam

My life this past week was about many things, but in particular: a break-up. That's why this column takes on the the Best Worst Brands for my 5-step break-up cure.

Jennifer Beals: What a Feeling!

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

Jennifer Beals is the iconic symbol of the 1980s -- big hair, leg warmers and a feline body, star of Flashdance. But the Jennifer Beals of 2010 has morphed into an activist.

Review: David Foster's Hit Man -- Star Gazing in the Recording Studio

Charles Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Alexander

Since Foster, unlike many musicians, never got into drugs, he actually remembers everything that happened. Example: what was Madonna doing lying on the floor of a recording booth moaning?