March 29, 2012 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

This week on WGCU-TV

¦ SUNDAY, APRIL 1, 9 P.M.Masterpiece ClassicGreat Expectations – Part 1Pip is a battered orphan boy whorises from blacksmith’s apprentice togentleman under the patronage of amysterious benefactor. More...

‘A Picasso’ that feels like a forgery

THEATER REVIEW

You know that game where you’re asked what famous person, dead or alive, you’d have dinner with if you could? More...

HOROSCOPES

¦ ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Avoid having someone else take credit for the project you started by finishing it yourself. Then it will be you lovely Lambs who will be wearing those welldeserved laurels. More...

CAPSULES

21 Jump Street ... (Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube) Youthful police officers Schmidt (Hill) and Jenko (Tatum) go undercover at a high school to infiltrate a drug ring. More...

Edison State to perform ‘Hairspray’

Theatre Department earns Risk Award, Excellent review

After being recognized for its excellence and willingness to take risks, the Theatre Department at Edison State College Charlotte Campus has stepped up its game once again with the upcoming production of “Hairspray.” The wildly successful More...

Edison State hosts ‘Old Florida in Film, Fact and Fiction’ series

The Peace River Center for Writers at Edison State College is providing area history enthusiasts a trip back in time with its series, “Old Florida in Film, Fact and Fiction.” More...

Classic jokes immortalized as collectibles

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

April Fools’ Day is the a for jokes, but so are many other days. Our ancestors enjoyed jokes any day of the year. More...

‘Tutankhamen: The Search for an Egyptian King’

BEACH READING

by Joyce Tyldesley(Basic Cooks, $29.99 More...

Baseball and philanthropy have more in common than you think

GIVING

As a young baseball fan growing up in northeastern Pennsylvania, spring training was something that I always looked forward to (it not only signaled the start of baseball, but the end of winter). More...

‘The Hunger Games’

LATEST FILMS

Here’s some irony for you: The people most interested in seeing “The Hunger Games” are those who’ve read the book. More...

‘No Paved Road to Freedom’

BOOK REVIEW

by Sharon Rushton(Soaring Reader Press, $19.95) In the ongoing debate over immigration policy, those who would shut down out borders fail to realize that in doing so they would staunch the lifeblood that has made our country great. More...

ART NEWS

‘Dearly Departed’ opens March 30 Somewhere south of the Mason-Dixon line, the colorful, eccentric and very dysfunctional Turpin family proves that living and dying in the Bible belt can be very untidy. More...