| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Although Jane Austen lived nearly 200 years after William Shakespeare, they shared a literary sensitivity to the social rituals that make courtship such a trying experience. That's why it isn't much of a stretch for the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company to...
| Oct 16, 2011
Picturesque little Darlington is a national historic district, home to an annual Apple Festival that attracts thousands and, come Saturday, a feasting ground for the undead.
"Run for Your Lives," a 5K run, with zombies, is coming to this tiny Harford...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 4:22 AM
I never had a chance to recap last week's Work of Art, but I'm still surprised Trong is gone. I mean, really, did you see Jaime Lynn's set dressing? Oh well. What's done is done.Before the first challenge, the contestants......
| Mar 22, 2010
| 1:47 PM
Go here: Cousins of Daniel Boone, George and William Boone established a rural town at the foot of South Mountain in 1792. The town was originally named after William's wife, Margaret, but eventually evolved into Boonsboro. Boonsboro was active in the...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Cedar City, Utah, is a midsummer's dream of a spot, where top-caliber theater rubs shoulders with high-desert canyons from warm late June through chilly mid-October. My husband, mother and I recently visited the early Mormon settlement, a 6 1/2 -hour...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:20 PM
"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," the long-in-development movie based on Seth Grahame-Smith's hit mash-up novel, has found new life.
After weathering a series of stops and starts, the film is finally set to begin shooting in September, with Burr Steers...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"Downton Abbey" actress Lily James, Sam Riley ("Maleficent") and Bella Heathcote will star in the long-stalled movie version of "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies."
Filming will start in September. Cross Creek Pictures, which has a distribution deal with...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It's a truth universally acknowledged that a gaggle of girls on a night out will face an onslaught of pickup lines — some charming, many (many) more dumb, cheesy or downright creepy. What happened, you may wonder, to romance, word play and...
| Aug 3, 2014
Book lovers who head out to visit authors' homes, museums and gravesites are part of a new chapter in travel called "literary tourism."
Some focus their storied journeys on places and events featured in works of fiction, (think "Da Vinci Code" tours...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:05 AM
AND SO IT GOES 1 1/2 stars. Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton team for the first time in a wincingly sappy three-quarter-life rom-com about a Scrooge-like widower and a wifty lounge-singing widow and the unexpected appearance of a cute-as-a-button...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It should be one of the unqualified successes of the year — a period drama directed by, written by and starring women of color that found a large audience for a fact-based tale drawn from obscure history that shed light on the beginning of the end...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Reading clubs, movie nights and different events for all ages will be hosted at the Parkland Community Library throughout the month of August.
The following is a list of events, according to a press release from the library:
Daytime Book Group – 2...