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This is a feature story from 1999. At the time, Sid Smith was a Tribune Arts Critic. On the day of Gene Siskel's funeral, Time magazine film critic Richard Schickel suggested that the on-air chemistry between Siskel and Roger Ebert defied analysis....
Tags: Marriage, Roger Ebert, Gracie Allen, Frank Sinatra, George Burns
Viola Smith pulled up to her 100th birthday party in a pedi-cab and entered, appropriately, to a drumroll. As one of the first mainstream female drummers, Smith was a pioneer for women in music who earned her fame during World War II, a breakthrough...
Senior center near golf course would be wonderful To the editor: As a 40-year resident of Willard Street, my family and I would absolutely love to see this senior center go in across the street from us. A few additional points that would make this...
firstname.lastname@example.orgLast month, the local focus was on the 150th anniversary of key battles in the Civil War. This weekend, Williamsport is remembering the times of World War II. There are encampments, re-enactments, stories, music and more at Springfield Farm. Even the...
email@example.comIt's been almost 70 years since a young New York City woman traveled from Brooklyn to Manhattan and enlisted in the U.S. Army. But for Florence "Flo" Miles, 90 and now living in Hagerstown, the memories are still vivid. Especially when she pages...
Anyone who watched entertainment reels in the 1930s and '40s might know Viola Smith. A musical pioneer, she was one of the first female professional drummers, gaining popularity during World War II. On Friday, her past performances played in black and...
Tags: Television, Music Theater, CBS Corp., Music, New York City
The last time Donald Halverson was on a Liberty ship, he was heading across the Atlantic Ocean, a fresh-faced draftee who would spend the next 21/2 years fighting his way across Germany, France, Italy and North Africa during World War II. A more recent...
1. Pumpkins at the Park: Pumpkin trail, candy stations, 50ft inflatable haunted house obstacle course, mad scientist stage show, Halloween activities & games, pumpkin painting contest, pump patch, airbrush tattoos, the Grim Reaper, horse rides, “...
Burbank actors Daniel Roebuck and Jim Roope will have to age 20 years through the magic of makeup for their roles as 70-year-old former vaudevillian performers reuniting for one last TV appearance in Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys". The show opens...
Zap2ItAfter they'd pretty much had their heyday in movies, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello took their comedy act to television in a syndicated series that cast them as actors always looking for their next gig. Several episodes are compiled in this release, which...
Tags: DVDs, Television, Lou Costello, Entertainment
Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of June 20 - 26 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here WET AND WILD: Contestants try their luck on a series of......
Comedian David Steinberg continues in his role as “ear”—that is, a sounding board—to some of the funniest people working today. David Steinberg: Thank you for doing this. Jerry Seinfeld: This is one of my favorite things. The greatest thing about being a...
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