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With Critic-Driven Film Festivals In Spotlight, Let’s Pause To Focus On Big Picture

With Critic-Driven Film Festivals In Spotlight, Let’s Pause To Focus On Big Picture

April 23, 2015

By Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune (TNS) Should film critics run their own film festivals? I’m conflicted on this one. The practicalities feel a little gummy, a little sticky, but many say the results are worth it. It’s the right time to ask the question, whichever side of the rapidly deter...

L.A. Museums Sign On To ‘China Ready’ Program In Bid To Draw Tourists

L.A. Museums Sign On To ‘China Ready’ Program In Bid To Draw Tourists

April 23, 2015

By Mike Boehm Los Angeles Times (TNS) Milly Wu marched through the J. Paul Getty Museum’s galleries of 19th century European paintings, stopping just long enough to frame Monets, Manets and, of course, Vincent Van Gogh’s “Irises” with her smartphone camera. With a series of clicks, masterp...

New Survey Finds America Really Is Becoming A Binge-Watch Nation

New Survey Finds America Really Is Becoming A Binge-Watch Nation

April 23, 2015

By Patrick Kevin Day Los Angeles Times (TNS) Binge watching is definitely a buzzword in the media, but according to a new survey, it really has become the dominant mode of TV consumption in the U.S. Deloitte LLP’s Digital Democracy Survey of more than 2,000 content consumers age 14 and older, ...

‘SNL’s’ Cecily Strong Seeks Laughs at White House Correspondents’ Dinner

‘SNL’s’ Cecily Strong Seeks Laughs at White House Correspondents’ Dinner

April 23, 2015

By Stephen Battaglio Los Angeles Times (TNS) When “Saturday Night Live” cast member Cecily Strong was invited to perform at this year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner she was both honored and terrified. “My thinking was I was hoping we had a live show that weekend so tha...

Stephen Church Explores The Story Of ‘King John’

Stephen Church Explores The Story Of ‘King John’

April 23, 2015

By Tish Wells McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) “King John: And the Road to Magna Carta” by Stephen Church; Basic Books, (328 pages, $29.99) ——— England’s King John was a loser even to his contemporaries back in the 13th century. However, he’s a very memorable loser who has been ...

‘The Phantom of Menace’ Is A Delightful Parody Of ‘Star Wars,’ Shakespeare

‘The Phantom of Menace’ Is A Delightful Parody Of ‘Star Wars,’ Shakespeare

April 23, 2015

By Tish Wells McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) “William Shakespeare’s The Phantom of Menace: Star Wars Part the First (William Shakespeare’s Star Wars)” by Ian Doescher; Quirk Books (176 pages, $14.95) ——— Here we go again into the world where William Shakespeare and “Star Wars...

Cookbook Serves As An Introduction To Mystery Writers, ‘Murderous’ Recipes

Cookbook Serves As An Introduction To Mystery Writers, ‘Murderous’ Recipes

April 23, 2015

By Tish Wells McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) “The Mystery Writers of America Cookbook,” edited by Kate White; Quirk Books ($24.95, 175 pages) ——— Mystery writers like to eat. So do their characters. Here’s an opportunity to meet and greet both without having any calories heading towa...

High School Scholastic Contest at Northeast

High School Scholastic Contest at Northeast

April 23, 2015

More than 1,100 students from 40 different high schools were on the Northeast Norfolk campus recently for the high school scholastic contest and quiz bowl. Hawk TV's Dylan Strohl-Yeomans was there and has more. ...

Nebraska Collegiate Media Association Awards

Nebraska Collegiate Media Association Awards

April 23, 2015

Media students from Northeast Community College traveled to Chadron, NE recently for the annual Nebraska Collegiate Media Conference. While there, the students picked up a combined 36 Golden Leaf Awards. Hawk TV's Joe Booch has more. ...

Massage Day at Northeast Community College

Massage Day at Northeast Community College

April 23, 2015

The Northeast Community College PTA program recently held an event to raise money for program trips. The Massage Day was enjoyed by all. Hawk TV's Ed Smyth has more.

Young Life Interview

Young Life Interview

April 23, 2015

Jackson Miller interviews Northeast Young Life sponsors about the organization and how you can become involved.

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