| May 10, 2011
| 4:36 PM
The Bay Street Players have announced their 37th season, which will run Sept. 16, 2011–July 29, 2012. Performances take place at the Bay Street Players Historic State Theatre, 109 N. Bay St. in Eustis. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays and...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 4:39 PM
The Bay Street Players opens their 37th season tonight, Sept. 16, with a production of the mystery “Dracula.” The play runs through Oct. 9. Written by Hamilton Deane and John Balderston, this play is based on the classic novel by Bram Stoker....
| Sep 2, 2011
| 8:20 AM
Hundreds of vampire enthusiasts will sail Alaska's fabled Inside Passage in a summer 2012 cruise tailored to their interests that combines gazing at glaciers with a late-night costume ball, organizers said on Thursday.
The "Vamps at Sea" cruise is...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:29 PM
It has been a long time since a booksale has taken place at the Mesa Verde Library. But next weekend you will have the opportunity to make great buys on great books.
The sale at the library, 2969 Mesa Verde Drive, Costa Mesa, will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p....
| Oct 6, 2011
| 10:23 PM
October isn’t complete without its trademark holiday Halloween. Throughout the month, plastic ghosts, cardboard vampires, and toy devils appear in windows and grocery stores around town. This October, Experience Music Project (EMP) is hosting an...
| May 13, 2011
| 1:19 PM
Books & Beyond
Our downtown group tries to go beyond books in many ways, including reading titles that represent a diverse range of genres. Occasionally our meeting is extended with an event such as seeing the movie versions of "The Girl With the...
| May 26, 2011
| 12:58 PM
1. Top Ten Most Dangerous Cities
According to Yahoo!, 2 of our neighboring cities are the most dangerous in the whole country. Let me break it down for you.
The most dangerous city in the U.S. is Flint, MI. Violent crimes increased in all category'...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 1:11 PM
Students in La Caņada High School’s theater department have been building their acting skills during rehearsals for the school’s third annual production of “Dracula.”
The limited engagement is set to run from on Feb. 27, Feb. 28...
| Oct 24, 2010
Is it ironic to point out that 'Dracula' seems dated? I mean, the title character has been around for 500 years, we're told.
But Dracula's story, onstage at the University of Central Florida, seems a throwback to another time. Watching Bram Stoker's 1897...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 3:50 PM
"Little Vampire Women"
By Louisa May Alcott and Lynn Messina
HarperTeen, 320 pages, $8.99
"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies"
By Jane Austen and Seth Graeme Smith
uirk Books, 319 pages, $24.95
"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter"
By Seth Grahame Smith...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 2:09 PM
As book publishers struggle to succeed in this economy, horror writers have to find alternatives to large publishing houses that, according to some authors, are accepting less material from niche genres. These writers are turning to small presses, where...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Anne Rice hasn’t written about vampires in almost a decade.
But for many fans, she remains the authority on the undead. So when she made an appearance at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, a gathering of comic, fantasy and science fiction...