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York Weekend Best of March

02/27/2015 12:56 AM EST
Spring begins March 20, and The Pennsylvania Garden Show of York wants Yorkers to be ready for it. The show features cooking demos, a nightscape garden display and this year's theme of "My Own Backyard. 
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IDOL CHATTER: Jax, Sarina-Joi Crowe sparkle among the American Idol ladies
02/26/2015 09:21 PM EST - Congrats, American Idol. You've rounded up some very impressive talent for Season 14. And when the Top 12 girls took the stage in the semifinals Thursday night, no one was more impressive than Jax and Sarina-Joi Crowe. Full Story

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Review: Kirby strikes gold in 'Rainbow Curse'

Nintendo's Kirby is just a pink sphere with feet, arms, eyes and a mouth. He doesn't appear to pose much of a threat — instead, he looks like a wad of bubble gum that, at worst, you might have to peel off the sole of your shoe. Full Story
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Hong Kong film festival to open with Sylvia Chang's 'Murmur'

HONG KONG (AP) — Sylvia Chang's return to the director's chair will open the Hong Kong International Film Festival, which will screen 14 films from the veteran Taiwanese actress and director. Full Story
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From Scratch: Choose ricotta for an easier cheesecake

I love cheesecake, and it's also one of my husband's favorite desserts. So why don't I make it very often? Full Story
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York Weekend Extras

02/27/2015 12:57 AM EST
The Red Lion Bed & Breakfast will host a dinner murder mystery, 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Take a trip to the roaring '20s for an evening of glamour, thrills and suspense when guests become murder suspects at the Four Deuces Speakeasy. 
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York Weekend Best of March
02/27/2015 12:56 AM EST - Spring begins March 20, and The Pennsylvania Garden Show of York wants Yorkers to be ready for it. The show features cooking demos, a nightscape garden display and this year's theme of "My Own Backyard. Full Story

'Birdman' takes flight at an Oscars punctuated by politics
02/23/2015 01:01 AM EST - LOS ANGELES - The long take of "Birdman" has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy about an actor fleeing his superhero past, took Hollywood's top honor in a ceremony punctuated by passionate pleas for equality. Full Story

Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt coming to York's Strand in April
02/20/2015 12:21 AM EST - The Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center will host "An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt," 7:30 p. Full Story

York Weekend Extras
02/20/2015 12:20 AM EST - The 19th Annual Millennium Music Conference hits Harrisburg this weekend with a wide range of performances, events and speakers. Full Story

School musicals bring entertainment, experience for York students
02/15/2015 08:37 PM EST - Theater season in York County schools is about to begin, and the directors leading the two shows to kick off the season are preparing for crunch time. Full Story

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02/13/2015 12:50 AM EST - The classic tale of "Anne of Green Gables" opens Friday at DreamWrights Youth and Family Theatre, 100 Carlisle Ave. Full Story

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Fog machine in art installation prompts false fire alarms

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Where there's smoke, there's fire. But fog signals art, as Pittsburgh firefighters are quickly learning. Full Story
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Hong Kong film festival to open with Sylvia Chang's 'Murmur'

HONG KONG (AP) — Sylvia Chang's return to the director's chair will open the Hong Kong International Film Festival, which will screen 14 films from the veteran Taiwanese actress and director. Full Story