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  • Not Just For Kids: 'The Peculiar' by Stefan Bachmann is a fantastical tale

    Not Just For Kids: 'The Peculiar' by Stefan Bachmann is a fantastical tale
    -------------------- The Peculiar A Novel Stefan Bachmann Greenwillow Books: 384 pp., $16.99, ages 9 and up -------------------- The average 16-year-old who writes usually does so for school, bringing the same level of rigor and enthusiasm to the...
  • O.C. shootings: Police probe suspect's computer, gaming records

     
    Authorities said they were reviewing computers and gaming records of a 20-year-old college student believed to have killed three people in a shooting rampage before taking his own life. The man, Ali Syed of Ladera Ranch, was described by authorities......
  • ‘Doctor Who’ lords it over time and space, and TV

     
    The signs of a seismic shift became clear a year or so ago, in even the nonhipster communities of Los ......
  • ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’: Claremont’s tales set uncanny agenda

     
    PERSPECTIVE It’s probably no coincidence that television reached a new level of critical respectability after its most serious shows embraced ......
  • Theater review: 'Wanzie's Glittering Star-Studded A Christmas Carol' from Wanzie Presents

    Theater review: 'Wanzie's Glittering Star-Studded A Christmas Carol' from Wanzie Presents
    Grown weary of Christmas traditions? Well, far from traditional, "Wanzie's Glittering Star-Studded A Christmas Carol," may be just the thing to spike your eggnog. The conceit of Michael Wanzie's comic adaptation of Charles Dickens' tale is that an all-...
  • Theater review: 'A Christmas Carol' from Theatre Downtown

    Theater review: 'A Christmas Carol' from Theatre Downtown
    It's a haunted holiday season in Central Florida -- why, in the past week alone I've seen a dozen ghosts. That's because I've taken in three performances of "A Christmas Carol" around town. One had a high-tech bent -- and one starred female...
  • Theater review: 'A Christmas Carol' from Beth Marshall Presents

    Theater review: 'A Christmas Carol' from Beth Marshall Presents
    Sometimes we forget that "A Christmas Carol" is a story of ghosts and ghouls and things that go bump in the night. But Michael Wilson's adaptation of the Charles Dickens tale puts those lesson-imparting spirits front and center. At the Winter Garden...
  • 'The Other America' by Michael Harrington

    A new edition of Michael Harrington's "The Other America: Poverty in the United States," an eloquent appeal to the American conscience, has been published on the occasion of the book's 50th anniversary. "The Other America" is a masterpiece, a powerful...
  • The Book Trader Cafe's Turkey Sandwich is Hailed as One of America's Best

    The Book Trader Cafe's Turkey Sandwich is Hailed as One of America's Best
    Book Trader Café 1140 Chapel St., New Haven, (203) 787-6147   It was the best of times, and nobody was going to let it be the worst of times. In any case, it wasn't wurst: it was turkey, with homemade Russian dressing and savory slaw on seedless onion...
  • Theaters from Burbank to South Pasadena

    Theaters from Burbank to South Pasadena
    Shakespeare, Molière, musical romps, contemporary classics, comedies of all Jordi Galcerán's descriptions, cutting-edge new work — theater in Southern California is varied, plentiful and far-flung, from the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Remembering those who helped out

    Probably not too many people notice the plaque just to the left, inside the door of the Costa Mesa Donald Dungan library. It reads: "This Orange County Branch Library is dedicated to the memory of Judge Donald Dungan, an avid reader and a dedicated...
  • London home of Charles Dickens open after renovation

    London home of Charles Dickens open after renovation
    LONDON (Reuters) - The former London home of Charles Dickens reopened on Monday, after an eight-month, 3.1 million-pound ($5 million) refurbishment celebrating the author's bicentenary. Dickens lived at 48 Doughty Street in central London with his family...