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  • ‘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 ......
  • A case for reading out loud to (older) children

     
    I still read out loud to my son. He is in fifth grade and an avid reader. He plows through books and is currently devouring "The Hobbit" which he calls "addicting." But he still likes it when I read out loud to him before bed. I've always read to him. I...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Obama's sanctimony proves who the real Scrooge is

    Obama's sanctimony proves who the real Scrooge is
    As right as Dickens. That's what President Barack Obama suggested about his tax plan when he recently used "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens to frame his case for rate increases. A "Scrooge Christmas" is what the country will get if lawmakers won't...
  • A few new notes in this 'Carol'

    A few new notes in this 'Carol'
    Audiences may notice a few new things in this year's production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" at South Coast Repertory, but director John-David Keller promises there are no drastic changes. "We can tweak it. We can't change it," said Keller,...
  • Suburban theater for the week of Nov. 23-29

    "Little Women": Ann Noble made her mark as a playwright with 1995's Irish family melodrama "And Neither Have I Wings to Fly." So it's fitting that she turns her hand to a beloved — if also decidedly melodramatic — American family novel in this...
  • On Theater: Another convert to SCR's 'Carol'

    On Theater: Another convert to SCR's 'Carol'
    After watching South Coast Repertory's "A Christmas Carol" usher in the holiday season for the past 32 years, it was singularly gratifying to see my (almost) 6-year-old granddaughter enraptured by her first visit to the local tradition. Little Riley...
  • The Little Miss Christmas Pageant Musical at Milford's Center for the Arts

    The Little Miss Christmas Pageant Musical at Milford's Center for the Arts
    Pantochino Productions' holiday show is described as a mash-up of TLC's "Toddlers and Tiaras" show and Charles Dickens' holiday classic A Christmas Carol.   GLITZ! The Little Miss Christmas Pageant Musical through Dec. 22, $16, Milford's Center...