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  • There will be more Sandy storms [Editorial]

    There will be more Sandy storms [Editorial]
    In just about the same amount of time it takes to drive from Harford County to Ocean City or the Delaware beaches, it's possible to be on the shores of the Garden State. Though it can serve as a punch line, even without a setup, for jokes about...
  • 'Allergist's Wife' raises the curtain on Bowie's ambitious season

    'Allergist's Wife' raises the curtain on Bowie's ambitious season
    When Bowie Community Theatre announced its 2013-2014 season, it promised a bold trio of plays that are largely undiscovered — a move that represented a departure from past seasons. The company's 47th season opened with a perplexing comedy dealing...
  • Reviewing 'All the Great Books' in 98 minutes

    If you've simply been too busy to read all of the world's great literature, the Columbia Festival of the Arts has got a time-saving program for you. When the three-member Reduced Shakespeare Company performs "All the Great Books (abridged)" on Saturday,...
  • Walking to deliver a message to Obama

    Imagine de Tocqueville with a Twitter account. Or maybe Jack Kerouac without a car. B.J. Hill started walking across the country in March 2008, carrying a then-empty journal and asking people he met if they wanted to write a message to the president they...
  • From Baltimore, a celebration of Woody Guthrie

    From Baltimore, a celebration of Woody Guthrie
    Nearly a decade ago, Michael Patrick Flanagan Smith, a Frederick-born playwright, actor and musician who called Baltimore home for several years, began digging into the life of Woody Guthrie. The fruits of that exploration are now onstage in New York....
  • Authors when they were young

    Authors when they were young
    Flavorwire has put together an interesting gallery of photos of authors in their young, pre-fame days. Some drip with irony: a smiling Sylvia Plath, and Jack Kerouac (in a tie!) at Horace Mann. Others are disarmingly cute: Samuel Beckett on his high...
  • Thomas Berger dies at 89; eclectic novelist wrote 'Little Big Man'

    Thomas Berger dies at 89; eclectic novelist wrote 'Little Big Man'
    Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died. He was 89 and had been in failing health. A...
  • TV This Week Aug. 17 - 23: 'Doctor Who' on BBC America

    TV This Week Aug. 17 - 23: 'Doctor Who' on BBC America
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 17 - 23, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY David Suchet discusses his 25-year tenure...
  • Bob Kealing book to become Sandra Bullock movie

    Bob Kealing book to become Sandra Bullock movie
    UPDATED: WESH-Channel 2 reporter Bob Kealing has hit the jackpot in Hollywood. His book "Tupperware Unsealed" will become a Sandra Bullock movie, The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline.com report. That's like hitting the Hollywood jackpot twice. Bullock,...
  • Sandra Bullock as Brownie Wise will take trailblazer's tale to many

    Sandra Bullock as Brownie Wise will take trailblazer's tale to many
    "What a lady," Sentinel columnist Don Boyett wrote when Tupperware legend Brownie Wise died in 1992 at age 79. Boyett remembered the time, in the 1950s, when "Brownie" was a household name in Central Florida. Her story is well told in Bob Kealing's 2008...
  • Jim Caviezel Has a 'Hoosiers' Moment with 'When the Game Stands Tall'

    Teamwork was at the top of everyone's mind Monday as the cast and creators - and real-life inspiration of "When the Game Stands Tall" arrived at the ArcLight for the film's premiere. Inspired by the true story of football coach Bob Ladouceur, the De La...
  • Dive deep for historic riches at home or on vacation travels

    Dive deep for historic riches  at home or on vacation travels
    Each week, "Florida Flashback" celebrates our area's past and its preservation. When we travel, we take that love of history along, of course. So here's a vacation postcard from a recent visit to the other west coast — to Monterey Bay in California,...