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“Safe House” by Keith Josef Adkins is at Cincinnati’s Playhouse in the Park through Nov. 15. The playwright attended Wright State University.

World premiere by playwright Keith Josef Atkins opening in Cincinnati

Though he now lives in New York’s Harlem, Keith Josef Adkins has never forgotten his roots.That’s particularly evident in his new play, “Safe House,” currently on stage at Cincinnati’s Playhouse in the Park. The production, a world premiere, runs through Nov. 15 and was originally was commissioned by Atlanta’s Alliance ...

Bruce Cromer in “The Iliad.” Contributed photo by Ryan Kurtz.

Dayton’s Bruce Cromer featured in “The Illiad”

Versatile actor Bruce Cromer has once again accepted the grueling challenge of a one-man show.This time he’s tackling Homer’s “Iliad,” the epic poem set during the Trojan War that talks of gods and goddesses, undying love, endless battles. It’s a tale of love, adventure, food and drink, sensual pleasure, and ...

Onstage in Cincinnati

A lot of professional theater folks have ties to Wright State University and it just so happens that two of those individuals are making news at the moment in Cincinnati.New York playwright Keith Josef Adkins, who grew up in Cincinnati, got his start at Wright State where he earned his ...

TLC cancels 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo'

UPDATE:  Entertainment Weekly reports that TLC has canceled "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo." TLC released the following statement: “TLC has canceled the series Here Comes Honey Boo Boo and ended all activities around the series, effective immediately. Supporting the health and welfare of these remarkable children is our only priority.TLC is faithfully committed to the children’s ...

AMC to control nearly half of BBC America

AMC Networks has inked a deal to take near-majority control of BBC America, the U.S. branch of the larger London-based network. AMC Networks, which already runs several channels, like AMC, SundanceTV, IFC and WE tv, signed a $200 million deal for 49.9 percent control of BBC's New York-based satellite. >> Read more trending stories   With the agreement, the American ...

Review: 'Dear White People'

So many movies come out of the Sundance Film Festival, and others like it, laden with praise but oddly short on narrative invention, visual instincts and a story with something on its mind. Heartiest congratulations to "Dear White People," which is equipped with all three. It's a slyly provocative achievement ...

Statue of Liberty gets Halloween costume in total stunt

Happy Halloween from Lady Liberty! This year, the Statue of Liberty is getting a Halloween costume ... ish. The duds will be dapper. New menswear line Nick Graham, in an admittedly brilliant PR move, has constructed 60-foot bow ties for the lady to don starting at 8 a.m. on Halloween. The mechanics aren't ...

Tired of Pumpkin Spice Latte? Starbucks may have a new seasonal option

Say it ain't so.  The Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks may have some new competition.  The popular coffee chain  will soon be introducing a new fall option:  the Chestnut Praline Latte. Time reports that the CPL, as opposed to the PSL (Pumpkin Spice Latte for those non-Starbucks consumers) was tested ...

WATCH: Marvel releases 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' trailer after online leak

Fanboys and fangirls rejoice: Marvel Entertainment released its "Avengers: Age of Ultron" trailer Wednesday after a low-resolution version leaked online. http://twitter.com/Marvel/status/525093857772318720 Marvel had originally planned to release the official trailer Oct. 28, according to The Verge. >> Read more trending stories The film, which stars James Spader as Ultron, hits theaters on May ...

Concert announcements: Artists coming to the area

Tickets are on sale at the individual venues and all Ticketmaster outlets, except where noted.The Basement391 Neil Ave., Columbuswww.promowestlive.com, 614-461-LIVEUpcoming: Panama Wedding, Oct. 24; Tribal Seeds, Oct. 25; Bear’s Den, Oct. 27; You Me at Six, Oct. 29; Beartooth, Oct. 31; Shwayze, Nov. 2; Zammuto, Nov. 5Bogart’s2621 Vine St., Cincinnatiwww.bogarts.com, ...

WHIO will televise four Dayton men’s basketball games this season

Dayton announced times and TV stations for many of the games on the Flyers’ 2014-15 schedule today. Among the announcements: WHIO will televise the season opener against Alabama A&M on Nov. 14 and Atlantic 10 games against La Salle, Richmond and George Mason. All the broadcaster partners for the season ...

Come Sunday, will sports betting be allowed in New Jersey?

Atlantic City is usually New Jersey's most recognizable gambling spot. But right now, Oceanport, New Jersey is getting all the attention.  Friday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill allowing legal sports betting in the area at a new horse track, Monmouth Park.  The track says it will begin taking bets ...

How the media reported a Pew Study about itself

The media loves a good story about the media, and what better occasion for some self-analysis than the release of Pew Research Center's latest study on how Americans consume their news? The study, called "Political Polarization & Media Habits," broke down survey respondents by political affiliation, asking them where they get their news ...

Grown men get scared at haunted house (watch)

It’s always funny to watch people get scared but some of these guys reactions are just priceless. Out loud screaming and twitching…you can’t get better than that. The reactions were generated by "Betsy the Bushmonster" at the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride. —Contributed by Rare.us More Halloween stories >> Photos: NFL cheerleaders ...

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LISTEN: Bristol Palin describes alleged brawl in new police audio

Anchorage police have released audio of Bristol Palin describing what happened during a massive brawl last month, CNN reported late Tuesday. In the censored audio clip that CNN posted, Palin said she got involved in the fight because "some old lady" pushed her sister, Willow Palin. <iframe width='374' height='210' src='http://www.cnn.com/video/api/embed.html#/video/politics/2014/10/21/palin-family-brawl-audio.cnn' frameborder='0'></iframe> "A guy ...

Ben Bradlee, Washington Post editor during Watergate, dies at 93

Ben Bradlee, former executive editor of The Washington Post, has died. He was 93. At the helm of the Post from 1968-1991, he led the paper through some of its most defining moments. He oversaw coverage of the Watergate scandal, earning him a portrayal in the Oscar-winning film “All the President’s Men.” ...

This image released by Disney - Marvel shows, from left, Zoe Saldana, the character Rocket Racoon, voiced by Bladley Cooper, Chris Pratt, the character Groot, voiced by Vin Diesel and Dave Bautista in a scene from "Guardians Of The Galaxy." (AP Photo/Disney - Marvel)

Forget download, Guardians of the Galaxy goes old school

You'll be "Hooked on a Feeling" once the "Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. 1" comes out on what else, a cassette.   The blockbuster film, or at least the music, will have new life on an old format according to Entertainment Weekly.   >> Read more trending stories ...

Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dead at 82

Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died at the age of 82. A family member confirmed the news to ABC Monday evening. The cause of death wasn't immediately made public, though de la Renta was diagnosed with cancer in 2006 and had been battling it since. In an interview at New ...

Prince William, Kate confirm 2nd royal baby due in April 2015

Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, confirmed that their second child is due in April 2015, British royal officials said Monday. http://twitter.com/ClarenceHouse/status/524131368906031104 Scroll down to see how the event played out on social media: >> Read more trending stories Related photo galleries: Photos: Prince George's first year Photos: ...

San Francisco radio stations ban Lorde's 'Royals' during World Series

San Francisco will be playing the Royals this week, but they won't be playing "Royals."  To support the local team, some San Francisco area radio stations are banning Lorde's "Royals" from playing on their airwaves until the World Series is over. (Video via Universal Music NZ Ltd. / Lorde)  Lorde says the ...

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