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2 events at CrossFit Hakkapeliitta in Nov.

October 23, 2014 HANCOCK?— CrossFit Hakkapeliitta [CrossFit Hakk] in Hancock is hosting two special events in the month of November. more »»

Still the Same: Bob Seger launching tour, album

October 23, 2014 NEW YORK — At 69, Bob Seger says he’s ready to hit the road again: He’s scaled back smoking and bicycles 10 miles a day as part of a workout routine. more »»

Annie Lennox embraces jazzy ‘Nostalgia’

October 23, 2014 LONDON (AP) — How do you follow in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles without sinking in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles? The answer, for Annie Lennox at least, is to thro... more »»

Review: Little Big Town top-notch on new album

October 23, 2014 How do the four vocalists of Little Big Town respond to the platinum success of the group’s most rewarded album, 2012’s “Tornado?” Certainly not by playing it safe. more »»

From the Copper Country to the best sellers list

October 18, 2014 HOUGHTON — ”Former Copper Country resident” and “New York Times bestselling author” aren’t two phrases that are seen in the same sentence often ... until now. more »»

Netflix shares sink on subscriber woes

October 18, 2014 Netflix Inc. shares sank Thursday on slower subscriber growth and fears of increased competition ahead. more »»

For Rogen, Hilarity charity is serious business

October 18, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seth Rogen let out a loud laugh when asked what he had done with Kim Jong Un, the North Korean leader who suddenly and inexplicably dropped out of sight about six weeks ago. more »»

CBS debuts streaming service

October 18, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — CBS is jumping on the cord-cutting bandwagon, launching a stand-alone digital streaming service for $5.99 a month that will offer subscribers access to its current and older shows. more »»

Grisham says sorry for child porn remarks

October 18, 2014 LONDON (AP) — Novelist John Grisham apologized Thursday for saying in an interview that many men imprisoned for child pornography offenses in the U.S. more »»

Apple Pay, new Mac system debut

October 18, 2014 CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. The iPad Air 2, at 6. more »»

Hey kid! Don’t eat that!

October 16, 2014 HANCOCK — When a child has a food allergy, it likely means changes for the whole famil. more »»

Baby with the bathwater

October 16, 2014 HOUGHTON — Raising a baby can be difficult, and for the characters in “Baby with the Bathwater,” the latest play to be performed at the McArdle Theatre, it’s nearly impossible. more »»

Stem cells to treat blindness appear to be safe

October 16, 2014 LONDON (AP) — An experimental treatment for blindness that uses embryonic stem cells appears to be safe, and it improved vision in more than half of the patients who got it, two early studies show. more »»

Bold new Camelot comes to Rozsa Center

October 16, 2014 HOUGHTON — The national tour of Lerner & Lowe’s legendary musical, “Camelot,” arrives at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts for one night only at 7:30 p.m. Tuesda. more »»

HBO to offer standalone streaming service in US next year

October 16, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — No cable? No problem. Viewers longing to watch “Game of Thrones,” “True Detective” and “Veep” will no longer have to pay big bucks for cable and satellite contracts. more »»

‘Alexander’ fun for kids, but not others

October 16, 2014 “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” suffers from a predictable plot and low stakes, but its cast of likeable characters almost redeems this otherwise mediocre attempt from... more »»

Leonard Cohen: Still on top of his game

October 16, 2014 There’s no reason, of course, why an artist should slow down at 80. more »»

Hannah Bethel at the Orpheum

October 16, 2014 Photo courtesy Hannah Bethel Singer-Songwriter Hannah Bethel will perform with David Mhyre at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at The Orpheum Theater in Hancock. more »»

Jay Leno returning to series TV with CNBC car show

October 16, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Leno is returning to nightly television. more »»

Robinson, Chast among book award finalists

October 16, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Novelist Marilynne Robinson, cartoonist Roz Chast and former U.S. poet laureate Louise Gluck are among this year’s finalists for the National Book Awards. more »»

 
 
 

 

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