| Oct 7, 2012
| 12:24 PM
Otterbein United Methodist Church, on the corner of Franklin and Locust streets in Hagerstown, will hold a Dickens Village Christmas Fair Saturday, Nov. 10, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Victorian Village, based on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas...
| Aug 29, 2012
The notion that one of Lake County's displays of splendor was going to ruin needled those who have sampled its delights.
And no wonder. The mansion built by citrus grower and developer William J. Howey is a gem like no other in these parts. Designed by a...
| Sep 6, 2012
Several writers have told their story by the use of contrast in two cities to get their message across. St. Augustine set the City of God against the City of Satan to illustrate the eternal conflict between good and evil. Charles Dickens compared London...
| Sep 6, 2012
Hara Kiri: Death of a Samurai
Los estrictos códigos de honor que sustentaron la cultura japonesa durante varios siglos, pueden verse reflejados en Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai, película que recrea la valentía de los guerreros nipones para vencer a...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:22 AM
John Hurt performing Samuel Beckett's "Krapp's Last Tape" will be among the highlights of the Kirk Douglas Theatre's 2012-13 season, which will be announced Thursday by Center Theatre Group.
The season will feature a total of five main productions,...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 2:56 PM
I actually had ideas for two columns last week about Gov. Tom Corbett. What can I say? He's inspiring. One of them ran Saturday. Here's the other:
Gov. Tom Corbett spooned out a bit of gruel. A single candle by his chair provided the only light in the...
| Jun 11, 2012
In Martha Brockenbrough's heaven, old people show too much leg playing leap frog, and the church choir covers classic rock. Clearly, Brockenbrough is not a follower of the New Testament.
That's good news for heathen readers who will delight in the...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 1:08 PM
No city is beloved by everyone, and George Bernard Shaw was among those who never fell under the fabled sway of his adopted hometown: "London, when you have once seen it, is inconceivable, and the more you have seen of it, the less you can believe in it,"...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 8:29 AM
City Lit, the long-standing company that specializies in literary adaptations, has announced its 2012-13 season.
The company's 33rd season consists of “Frankenstein” by Bo List, adapted from the novel by Mary Shelley (opening in October);...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 9:00 PM
What gruesome casualty statistics fail to do, a horse made of wire mesh and plywood pulls off with profound simplicity: Joey, the magnificent puppet stallion at the center of"War Horse,"communicates to a broad public the staggering waste of war.
| Jul 2, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Anne and Gilbert from "Anne of Green Gables" by Lucy Maud Montgomery! Not only did I want to be her and find my Gilbert, I also wanted to replicate their family and name my eight children the same names as theirs. (This was when I was 11 years old. I'll...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 6:06 AM
The magic of live theater triumphs on stage as children from all around the region participate in the Waynesboro Children's Theatre Troupe's annual productions.
These large-scale musicals that incorporate elaborate costumes, set design and...