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(Kate O'Neill, deputy director of the Chestnut Hill Business Association.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Chestnut Hill Hosts Third Annual Harry Potter Festival

Chestnut Hill is hosting the third annual Harry Potter Festival on Germantown Avenue.

10/18/2013

After a decade-long journey, the wizarding world of Harry Potter ends in an epic, gut-wrenching climax when Harry, Ron and Hermione face the evil Lord Voldemort for one final battle. What are you waiting for? Get your tickets now. (Photo: Warner Bros.)

Your Guide To Chestnut Hill’s Spellbinding Harry Potter Weekend

The always-enchanting Chestnut Hill turns downright magical this October with the return of Harry Potter Weekend.

10/15/2013

(Kate O'Neill, deputy director of the Chestnut Hill Business Association.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Chestnut Hill Merchants Prepare For Their ‘Harry Potter’ Weekend

Kate O’Neill, deputy director of the Chestnut Hill Business Association, says “Harry Potter Weekend” appropriately takes place the weekend closest to Halloween.

10/25/2012

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JUNE 03: Actress Emma Watson arrives at the 2012 MTV Movie Awards held at Gibson Amphitheatre on June 3, 2012 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Emma Watson Tops List Of Most Dangerous Celebrities To Search Online

If you search the web for celebrities, there are some boldface names you might want think twice about before you click.

09/10/2012

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Commencement Speeches

It’s graduation time! But not all commencement speakers who receive honorary degrees have inspiring messages.

05/22/2012

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‘Avengers’ Assembles The Biggest Debut Ever

‘The Avengers’, an assemblage of Marvel Comics superheroes, not only took the weekend box-office crown with a vengeance, but set the record for the biggest debut in movie history.

05/07/2012

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‘Chronicle’ Scores Big During Super Bowl Weekend At The Box Office

The weekend’s new attractions led the way at the box office, which exceeded expectations for Super Bowl weekend, traditionally slow at multiplexes.

02/06/2012

(Daniel Radcliffe stars in "The Woman in Black.")

Movie Review: ‘The Woman in Black’

In honoring the grand tradition of British horror, British director James Watkins takes a refreshingly old-fashioned approach to the frightening elements in his period ghost story.

02/03/2012

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Keeping Kids In The Dark

A recent article in The Wall Street Journal criticized what were called “dark themes” in young adult literature and the National Coalition Against Censorship newsletter reported that a huge protest ensued.

12/12/2011

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Home Video Report: Buddies, Old and New

Headlining our home video collection this week is a mammoth assortment of works by two of the most popular comedy personalities in movie history.

11/08/2011

(A game of quidditch as portrayed in the 2002 movie, "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.")

Chestnut Hill Goes All Out For ‘Harry Potter’ Weekend

Chestnut Hill College will be hosting its second annual Quiddich Tournament this weekend, and has other events planned.

10/14/2011

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Summer Rewind

A look back at the great movies, music and books that came out this Summer and a preview of what we can look forward to this Fall

08/22/2011

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La Salle Philosophy Professor And Students Analyze Harry Potter’s Magical World

The Harry Potter phenomenon has, of course, created worldwide interest in the magical world it involves. But every so often, LaSalle University looks at the philosophy the series embodies.

07/14/2011

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Movie Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2′

It’s the movie version of the second half of the seventh and last book, and the conclusion of the highest-grossing international franchise in movie history.

07/14/2011

Cast members (L-R) Tom Felton, Emma Watson, Alan Rickman, Daniel Radcliffe, David Yates, Rupert Grint, Barry M. Meyer and Matthew Lewis attend the premier of the Harry Potter finale (Credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Rutgers Professor Questions Effect Of ‘Potter’ Films On Literacy

There’s no doubting the impact of the Potter books on students, says J.T. Barbarese who teaches at Rutgers-Camden. In one of his classes, maybe 80% of the students have read them or are familiar enough with them for discussion.

07/13/2011

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