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  • 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...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Support a local theater

    If you’ve never been to the Glendale Centre Theatre located on Orange Street especially at Christmas time, you should go. Every holiday season they put on a production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol that is one of the best live versions...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Suggestions for your shopping pleasure

    If you are looking for Christmas gifts that are something special, why not check the Collectible Books listed on the Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries web page? "Wild Life in the Far West, or A Detective's Thrilling Adventures Among the Indians and...
  • Businesses offer holiday trimmings Dec. 7-9

    Niche, 14 S. Third St., offers a two-course tasting all day Dec. 7. Choose an appetizer and entrée or entrée and dessert for $32/person. Gibby's Wine Den, 1772 Randall Road, will be offering Twilight Tasting, tasting holiday favorite wines and...
  • 'Ripper Street' preview: Long Susan takes a punch

    'Ripper Street' preview: Long Susan takes a punch
    "Misfits" star Joseph Gilgun guest stars in this Saturday's episode of "Ripper Street" on BBC America. The episode, "In My Protection," gives a nod to Charles Dickens classic "Oliver Twist," with Gilgun playing a Fagin-like character named Carmichael who...
  • South Florida theaters break out the tinsel

    South Florida theaters break out the tinsel
    South Florida stages are extra bright this time of year with illumination from Christmas lights. Here’s a roundup of theatrical holiday happenings. “It’s A Fabulous Life” Nov. 28 – Dec. 2 A gay musical take on “...
  • The Valley Line: The season of sweater weather and awards

    The Valley Line: The season of sweater weather and awards
    Brrrr, has it been cold enough for you? It has been teeth-chattering weather lately. Actually, I’d rather it be like this than have to deal with triple-digit heat. There is almost no limit to how many sweaters one can put on to warm up, but one...
  • Will Rhys Stars as Scrooge -- And More -- At the Kate

    Will Rhys Stars as Scrooge -- And More -- At the Kate
    Veteran Broadway actor Will Rhys plays Scrooge in a one-man stage stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook, playing Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m Rhys adapted the stage piece and...
  • Friends of the Libraries: A buck a bag of books

    A two-day book sale is coming up this weekend at the Costa Mesa/Donald Dungan Library. On Saturday, the sale begins at 9 a.m. and goes until 3 p.m. Most books will be $1 or less. On Sunday, the sale goes from noon to 3 p.m. and — what many people...
  • Book a fitting holiday gift for your children

    Book a fitting holiday gift for your children
    Books for children and teens are not Snuggies. One size doesn't fit all. So when choosing books for young readers this holiday season, it helps to know their style. Maybe he likes roomy epic fantasy novels he can get lost in, whereas she prefers the...
  • Gayle on the Go for Sunday, Dec. 2

    Sunday @ 10am 22nd Winter Fantasy Sawdust Art Festival 935 Laguna Canyon Road Laguna Beach 949 494 3030 www.sawdustartfestival.org There are signs of the season! Searching for unusual holiday gifts? You can find them at the Winter Wonderland created at...
  • Theater review: 'The Farndale Avenue... Christmas Carol'

    Theater review: 'The Farndale Avenue... Christmas Carol'
    Christmas is a time for nostalgia — and good will — so maybe we should cut the Orlando Shakespeare Theater's current holiday comedy some slack. After all, it's full of old jokes, old visual gags and old comedy set-ups. Even the premise...