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New documentary at BIFF examines 40 years of 'SNL'

05/29/2015 11:48 AM EDT
GREAT BARRINGTON — "Saturday Night Live," a rebellious television show that satirizes politics, culture, and television itself, is now 40. 
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Retiring newsman recalls the good old days
05/29/2015 06:55 AM EDT - WASHINGTON >> At 78, Bob Schieffer is entitled to reminisce about the "good old days" of reporting. Full Story

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'San Andreas' has the feel of summer

Needless to say, it's a very big earthquake. It starts at the Hoover Dam, snakes its way west to Los Angeles, then cuts north through Bakersfield on the way to the big enchilada, San Francisco. Full Story
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Tony nominee Brain d'Arcy James is already a winner

NEW YORK >> Brian d'Arcy James throws some serious shade at William Shakespeare in the Tony-nominated musical "Something Rotten. Full Story
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Civil War, Great Awakening fuel Jeffrey Lent's new novel

Writer Jeffrey Lent mines explosive history
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New documentary at BIFF examines 40 years of 'SNL'

05/29/2015 11:48 AM EDT
GREAT BARRINGTON — "Saturday Night Live," a rebellious television show that satirizes politics, culture, and television itself, is now 40. 
Full Story
Retiring newsman recalls the good old days
05/29/2015 06:55 AM EDT - WASHINGTON >> At 78, Bob Schieffer is entitled to reminisce about the "good old days" of reporting. Full Story

'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah debuts Sept. 28
05/29/2015 06:54 AM EDT - NEW YORK >> Comedy Central says Sept. 28 will be opening night for Trevor Noah as the new host of "The Daily Show. Full Story

Tony nominee Brain d'Arcy James is already a winner
05/29/2015 06:54 AM EDT - NEW YORK >> Brian d'Arcy James throws some serious shade at William Shakespeare in the Tony-nominated musical "Something Rotten. Full Story

"Outlander" season ending with tough act of violence
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Theater Review: Civil War comedy-drama "Butler" falls short
05/28/2015 06:25 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Major General Benjamin Butler, the central character in Richard Strand's muddled, overly ambitious Civil War comedy-drama, "Butler" — which is being given a nonetheless accomplished production in Barrington Stage Company's intimate St. Germain Stage — is not your average military commander. Full Story

Tanglewood expands Popular Artists series by two: Harry Connick Jr. and Kristin Chenoweth added to summer lineup
05/27/2015 12:44 PM EDT - LENOX — Musician, singer, songwriter and American Idol judge Harry Connick, Jr. and Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar Kristin Chenoweth have been added to Tanglewood's popular artist lineup. They will perform back-to-back concerts on Labor Day weekend.  Full Story

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Review: Sapp delivers honest gospel messages on 10th album

Marvin Sapp, "You Shall Live" (RCA Inspiration) On his 10th offering, "You Shall Live," Marvin Sapp continues his honest approach of how he has combated tumultuous times with faith. Full Story