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  • Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author

    Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author
    Gore Vidal was impossible to categorize, which was exactly the way he liked it. The reading public knew him as a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels —from the historical "Lincoln" to the satirical "Myra Breckinridge" — and volumes of...
  • Your 2013 Sundance reading list

    Your 2013 Sundance reading list
    The Sundance Film Festival is well under way, giving us a preview of the independent features that may soon be coming to screens near us. The mix is interesting and sexy this year, and includes a good share of auteurs who've both written and directed...
  • Anna Stothard novel searches for secrets in Venice Beach

    Anna Stothard novel searches for secrets in Venice Beach
    It's almost like something out of a novel by Jack Kerouac: In 2008, Anna Stothard landed at what must have been the last scruffy hotel in Venice Beach, a dingy pink monolith at the end of the wild road trip she took after finishing college. Before she...
  • Taylor Mead dies at 88; underground film legend and bohemian artist

    Taylor Mead dies at 88; underground film legend and bohemian artist
    Taylor Mead, an underground cinema legend whose comic charm and sense of the surreal inspired Andy Warhol and other seminal figures in the alternative film world, died Wednesday in Denver. He was 88. A fixture of bohemian New York who was also a poet...
  • Passengers on doomed 1948 flight, their names now emerge from shadows

    Passengers on doomed 1948 flight, their names now emerge from shadows
    COALINGA, Calif. — Jaime Ramirez stood in front of an oak tree, jagged and black from a plane crashing into it all those years ago. He removed his white cowboy hat, closed his eyes and whispered, "Abuelo, Tío, estoy aquí." ("Grandfather, Uncle,...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. BACKSTREET BOYS Two years ago, the Backstreet Boys spent New Year’s Eve in New York’s Times Square with television personality Dick Clark. This year, the group will spend New......
  • Former Emmaus student creates buzz at Sundance in gay love scene with Daniel Radcliffe

     
    The screen debut of "Kill Your Darlings" at Sundance Film Festival has created a lot of buzz, especially for the gay love scene between Harry Potter's Daniel Radcliffe and former Emmaus student Dane DeHaan. Director John Krokidas' "Kill Your Darlings".......
  • Review: Troubadour Gabriel Kahane leads Orpheus on a celebratory road trip

     
    On Friday evening the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra closed its year-long Williams Center celebration of the orchestra’s 40th anniversary not with a bang or a whimper, but with a road trip. The journey took the form of composer/singer/songwriter...
  • Two local actors to have films premiere at Sundance

     
    Allen grad Amanda Seyfried and Emmaus grad Dean DeHaan will both see recent films have their premiere at the Sundance Film Festival Jan. 17-27 in Park City, Utah. Amanda's "Lovelace" and Dean's "Kill Your Darlings" are among the 115 films......
  • 'On the Road'

    Jack Kerouac's classic novel took more than 50 years to reach the screen, but director Walter Salles and screenwriter Jose Rivera - reunited from "The Motorcycle Diaries" - finally got it done. Based on the famous nonconformist Kerouac's journeys...
  • Philip Caputo on 'The Longest Road'

    Philip Caputo on 'The Longest Road'
    It's a big country, as they say, and no one knows that better than Philip Caputo. In "The Longest Road: Overland in Search of America, from Key West to the Arctic Ocean," the novelist, nonfiction writer and former Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the...
  • Ahmed Alsoudani's Collateral Damage

    Ahmed Alsoudani's Collateral Damage
    Ahmed Alsoudani: MATRIX 165 Runs through Jan. 6, 2013, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main Street, Hartford. (860) 278-2670, wadsworthatheneum.org   Ahmed Alsoudani's meteoric rise as an artist with a worldwide reputation is the sort of...