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Staff WriterIf Broadway buzz is your thing, then you're going to love the shows heading to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts next season. In a major coup for South Florida, the inaugural tour of"War Horse" is included among them. The spate of musicals...
RedEyeAgatha Christie and Acorn TV: Two of my favorite pastimes now are more connected than ever. Maryland-based Acorn Media Group has bought 64 percent of Christie's literary estate, making the private company the majority owner of more than 80 novels, 19...
We have been together for more than 30 years. We're a mixed group from Oak Park — married, singles and a few former Catholic priests. For our 25th year celebration we rented a villa in Tuscany. We still smile and enjoy talking about it. Last...
The group has been meeting at the Mount Prospect Public Library since January 1990 and has been featured in "The Book Group Book" edited by Ellen Slezak. Recently we read Helen Simonson's "Major Pettigrew's Last Stand" and had a very good discussion....
Tags: Thomas Jefferson, William Faulkner
Cultural criticCornell Woolrich (1903-1968) knew his way around two things: rock-hard prose and stone-cold corpses. He was a wizardly writer of mysteries, a man who could ratchet up the menace and dread by steady, excruciating degrees. His sentences were of the...
When we think about the year-end holidays, books often are at the center of our memories. Maybe we received a special book as a gift, and it became a cherished memento. Or maybe we read a book about the holidays each year, as a treasured part of our...
Tags: Skype, Judaism, Dr. Seuss, Los Angeles Dodgers, Norman Rockwell
"Agatha Christie: An Autobiography," Harper/Harper Collins, 542 pages, $29.99. In celebration of Agatha Christie's 120th birthday, Harper has brought out two Christie books. The first is a new edition of her autobiography. Christie admits that she had...
Tags: World War II (1939-1945)
Tribune NewspapersLast summer, while browsing in a used bookstore in San Luis Obispo, I discovered something I thought no longer existed — an Agatha Christie novel I had not read. Anyone monitoring my vital signs would have thought I had discovered the next Gnostic...
Tags: Mystery (genre), Culture, Murder, Genres, United Kingdom
The TV Guy - Orlando Sentinel"Mainstream media" usually refers to some perceived liberal bias in the media. But newspapers, magazines and other organizations are busy these days trying to survive, like characters in a Christie thriller. We'll look to any outlet: Facebook, Twitter,...
Chambersburg Community Theatre will hold open auditions for Agatha Christie's mystery "The Mousetrap" from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, at The Capitol Theatre, 159 S Main St, Chambersburg. Please use the Wood Center...
"Tiny Fascists: A Boy Scout Musical" **1/2 Nostalgists of the Scouting persuasion will find plenty to like in this deranged ode to idealized manliness, awkward preteen camaraderie and an obsession with mastering knots. The show was created by an...
1. I want my MTV Kevin Williams will discuss his book, "Why I (Still) Want My MTV." 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20. Shepherd University's Scarborough Library reading room, off King Street, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Free. Call 304-876-5397. 2. Everyone's a suspect...
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