Nathan Lane gives the performance of a lifetime as a burlesque performer who plays gay men for laughs – at least on stage. Nominated for three Tony Awards, Douglas Carter Beane’s celebrated play is both a love letter to the grand old days of burlesque and a love story before its time. Part of PBS ...Continue Reading
Makers: Women in Hollywood showcases the women of showbiz, from the earliest pioneers to present-day power players, as they influence the creation of one of the country’s biggest commodities: entertainment. Makers: Women Who Make America
See a scene from Inspector Lewis: The Lions of Nemea, starring Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox, before it premieres on Sunday at 8pm on MASTERPIECE Mystery!
Updated 9:09 a.m. Oct. 10 Kansas City, Kan., Mayor Mark Holland on Thursday unveiled an initiative to ensure that all residents can use a proposed new community center regardless of their financial circumstances. Holland announced the initiative as part of a community forum for a “healthy campus” proposed for an urban site just west of ...Continue Reading
When Sarah Ratley received the invitation to be part of a secret project testing women as potential astronauts in 1961, she was at the beauty parlor. While working as an engineer for AT&T, Ratley had gone to get her hair done over the lunch hour. “They traced me down to the beauty salon,” said Ratley, ...Continue Reading
When Ikea opened its 40th U.S. store in Merriam, Kansas, last month, it also opened the largest geothermal project in three states: Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. The home furnishings megastore is known for its inexpensive flat-packed furniture that has to be assembled at home. The company also frequently promotes sustainability as a “cornerstone of its ...Continue Reading