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  • 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...
  • Royal Shakespeare Co. criticized over casting of Chinese play

    Royal Shakespeare Co. criticized over casting of Chinese play
    One of the most prominent theater companies in England has found itself under fire for its casting of a classic Chinese play. The Royal Shakespeare Co. in Stratford-upon-Avon is being criticized for casting just three actors of Asian descent in the...
  • Book review: 'The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens'

    Book review: 'The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens'
    The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens Edited by Jenny Hartley Oxford University Press: 458 pp., $34.95 This is the bicentennial year of Charles Dickens' birth. We need no reminder of his eminence as novelist, but there are celebrations of his other...
  • PASSINGS: Leo Kirch, Roland Petit, Cal Montney, Lee Vines, Googie Withers, Frank Billerbeck

    PASSINGS: Leo Kirch, Roland Petit, Cal Montney, Lee Vines, Googie Withers, Frank Billerbeck
    Leo Kirch German media mogul Leo Kirch, 84, who turned his one-man film distribution company into Germany's second-biggest media business before losing control of it after a gamble on pay television, died Thursday in Munich. His family did not give...
  • 'Spring Awakening' team to bring fairy-tale show to La Jolla

     
    `Spring Awakening' creators Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater are working on a musical based on Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale, `The Nightingale.' It will have a workshop staging this summer at La Jolla Playhouse....
  • Segerstrom's 2012-13 season: 'War Horse,' Mariinsky, Barbara Cook

     
    The Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa announces its lineup for its 2012-13 season, with highlights including the Mariinsky Ballet, Broadway legend Barbara Cook and touring productions of "War Horse," "Billy Elliot, the Musical" and "Anything...
  • Warner Bros. to release Samuel Goldwyn film library on DVD

     
    Warner Bros. has signed a multi-year deal to release 73 classic films from produced by industy legend Samuel Goldwyn on DVD....
  • 'Frozen' and Tonka trucks: New animated films in the works

     
    Two announcements Monday about new CG animated films -- Walt Disney Animation Studios' fairy tale-inspired musical "Frozen" and Sony Pictures Animation's untitled Tonka truck movie -- signal the breadth of projects in the bustling animation medium that...
  • The Reading Life: Elissa Schappell's 'Better Girls'

     
    "Female archetypes and stereotypes don't simply spring out of the ether or men's imaginations. There is complicity among some women to play along, to play up or over their assigned roles," says Elissa Schappell, author of "Building Blueprints for Better...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: From Legoland to Van Damme

     
    Traveling through Europe, the teams find they have to wear tiny bikinis to show off their physiques, while one team loses their train tickets....
  • Amazing Race Recap: A laugh riot

     
    I spent a lot of this episode laughing. Who knew drama recitation, large maps, pirate carousels, and body-building could be so funny? “The Amazing Race” …...
  • Auditions: ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ from Florida Children’s Repertory Theatre

     
    Audition notice for ‘The Emperor's New Clothes' from Florida Children's Repertory Theatre: Florida Children's Repertory Theatre, an adult, professional company, will hold auditions for The Emperor's New Clothes on two Sundays:   December 5 an...