Dancing With The Stars Contestants Face Double Elimination In Cirque Du Soleil-Themed Night

Dancing With the Stars was back in showy style on Monday night, with a Cirque du Soleil-themed French acrobatics extravaganza. Judge Bruno Tonioli kicked things off in true carnival-barker form (“Frrrreeee your imagination and let the show begin!”), and host Tom Bergeron dryly countered by noting that the judges are seeking to “a level of excitement that lives in Bruno’s head 24-7.” Erin Andrews bantered right back with “Every party has a pooper, and that’s why we invited Tom.”

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Why I’ll Be Watching Dr. Ken

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A few weeks ago, I visited the set of ABC’s “Dr. Ken”, the show heralded as the proof that ABC is winning the TV diversity game by a mile. Briefly, the show features a Korean-American family helmed by a cranky HMO doctor, played by Ken Jeong. The show (I saw the Halloween episode) was sweet and funny, with a deep, experienced and lovably nutty gaggle of actors.

Juilliard Strings In the Barclay

There’s something to be said for doing it by the book.
On Feb. 10, the Julliard String Quartet graced the Barclay Theatre with its signature blend of impeccable harmonies and sophisticated restraint. The quartet, composed of four silver-haired Americans

Hoosier German Winter Customs, Traditions, and Celebrations

A quick glimpse into modern Indiana in winter reveals a dizzying array of time-honored German traditions. Music and the church reign as families gather for Mass and the reading of the bible in German and sing everything from carols to hymns. From a rehearsal of Engelbert Humperdinck’s Christmas opera Hansel and Gretel come strains of an “Evening Prayer”…

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