Barack Obama ,
Sen. Rand Paul,
Before the Hillary machine steamrolls towards the Democratic nomination, it isn't sacrilege to question the sincerity of our 2016 frontrunner. At least one nanosecond of thought should be placed to see if she's the right...
Human Rights Campaign,
Islamic Republic Of Iran,
Saudi Arabia Human Rights,
United Arab Emirates,
Gulf Cooperation Council,
Human Rights Watch,
Qatar World Cup,
By James M. Dorsey Human rights groups and trade unions have stepped up pressure on Qatar to reform its restrictive labour system and expanded their campaign to include all six wealthy members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The activists hope that Qatar may move quicker on promised reforms given...
The National Christmas Tree in Washington DC (Photo Credit: TheNationalTree.org) Forget Black Friday. For a lot of people--sentimental types, perhaps--the true beginning for the holiday season is the ceremonial lighting of a Christmas tree--preferably, a really big one. The most famous tree...
" "Kicking a Dead Horse,
" Barbara Walters,
" Cherry Lane Theatre,
" Frank Conway,
" Sam Shepard,
"A Particle Of Dread (Oedipus Variations),
"Geography Of a Horse Dreamer,
My Mouth And I,
Pershing Square Signature Center,
Sam Shepard and Stephen Rea have collaborated on projects for 40 years, ever since Shepard directed Rea in a Royal Court production of Shepard's Geography of a Horse Dreamer. More recently, Rea appeared in Dublin's Abbey, London's Almeida and New York City's Public doing a transferring production of Shepard's disappointing...
Charles Randolph White,
Motown: The Musical,
San Francisco Opera,
The Creators Project,
The use of creative lighting techniques as an integral part of stagecraft has progressed by leaps and bounds since the day when the introduction of a single-lens slide projector was considered a revolutionary step forward in multimedia. I was completely captivated by the San Francisco Opera's use of projection mapping...
Crow T. Robot,
Michael J. Nelson,
Myster Science Theater 3000,
The Cabana Kids,
A Conversation with The Bangles' Susanna Hoffs Mike Ragogna: Ladies And Gentlemen...The Bangles! is the latest yet oldest collection of material from The Bangles. Why did you choose to go back to this era for a new release? Susanna Hoffs: Gosh, I don't...
So today I challenge you to look back at your life, the times when you had to change the way you think, or you got up from the ashes of despair -- did those times teach you a lesson? Or the happy times when life was perfect and you didn't have a single worry on your mind?
Reader All the Wrong Women writes: How do I get out of the habit of dating the same types of women, despite my conscious attempts to choose women who are different? Specifically, I have a tendency to date women who are disorganized -- they habitually run late, and can't manage their...
Remember the Benghazi tragedy? Of course you do. But do you remember the other tragedy? The one where Republicans attempted to "turn the Benghazi tragedy into a political scandal." The one where Republicans tried their darndest to discredit -- destroy is a better word --...
There is much to learn from people who push limits, challenge conventional wisdom and are able to excel in moments that are packed with intensity. One of the characteristics that many of them have developed is the skill of resiliency -- being able to adapt and adjust to challenging circumstances....
Energy vampires prefer the sneak attack when you are least prepared and not really ready for their drama, emotional upheaval, whining, complaining, or victim (poor me) approach. You never quite see them coming; they are particularly good at surprising you.
Doing Business In,
With the exception of royalty, spelling and humour (humor), most Brits and Americans like to think of their countries as culturally rather similar. You would be forgiven for thinking this is most obvious in the globalized world of business.
Family Holiday Advice,
Healthy Living News
We're a generation that has learned to quickly use our phones to distract ourselves from uncomfortable situations, and instantly block, de-friend, or delete those who don't make us happy. But when it comes to our family, we're stuck with no digital tools of assistance.
Learning how to keep going when mental and physical exhaustion occur, who to trust along the way, how to stay productive when money or resources are limited, improving and mastering your creative skills, or learning how to be a better time manager are all important skills.
A Chorus Line,
Disney Theatrical Group,
Rio Casino & Hotel,
Walt Disney Pictures,
So when the good people of Pittsburgh head out for the Benedum Center later this week to catch the North American touring company of Disney Newsies, will they be seeing an exact duplicate of the Tony Award-winning show that ran for 2 1/2 years on Broadway?...
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Ho, ho, ho... yep, it's that time of year again. This year I'm inviting you to do your holidays differently, though. Instead of more sugar, stress, and alcohol, I have three tips, and if you put them in place, it could be your best holiday season yet. The holidays...
When John Carney (Once) decided to make a follow-up film about three people trying to maintain passion and artistic integrity in the music business, there was just one ideal choice to write the songs.
The problem with history is twofold: it tends to repeat itself, yet we never learn from it. On Sunday, we commemorated the greatest tragedy suffered by the Ukrainian people -- Holodomor of 1932-1933, a term that can be translated as "extermination by hunger."
It's true that making the ring your "something old" will save your bank account from being "something blue." Even worse than a car once you drive it off the lot, an engagement ring retains as little as 30 percent of its value once it becomes second-hand.
A recent Cosby audience love fest was not simply an aberration of groupie fan mania. Legions passionately believe Cosby is being wrongly crucified on the cross of raw public opinion by a pack of greedy, publicity-seeking, career-wrecking liars and schemers.