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  • 'Insurgent' star Octavia Spencer: 'I'm such a fangirl!'

    Octavia Spencer has spent the years since her 2012 Oscar night cashing in on the success "The Help" brought her. And not with cash alone. She was the mother of a police shooting victim in the critically-acclaimed "Fruitvale Station," an alcoholic helping...
  • 'The Sound of Music' film celebrates a golden anniversary

    The hills are alive with the sound of a big, lucrative anniversary. The 1965 Oscar-winning film adaptation of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical "The Sound of Music" is celebrating its 50th birthday this year and its star Julie Andrews can't quite believe...
  • How F. Scott Fitzgerald went from washed up to winner again

    How F. Scott Fitzgerald went from washed up to winner again
    Hollywood doesn't have a benevolent reputation when it comes to nurturing novelists, but F. Scott Fitzgerald, it seems, had little grounds for complaint. In fact, the down-on-his-luck writer used the opportunity to work as a highly paid day laborer on...
  • Klay, Jamison among nominees for PEN awards

    National Book Award winner Phil Klay and the author of Oprah Winfrey's latest book club pick, Cynthia Bond, are among the nominees on the longlist of awards handed out by the PEN American Center. The literary and human rights organization announced...
  • Revered Russian writer Valentin Rasputin dies at age 77

    Valentin Rasputin, a revered Russian writer who was a prominent member of a literary movement in the 1960s and 1970s known as Village Prose that focused on peasants in the Soviet Union, has died. He was 77. Rasputin, who died Saturday, was remembered...
  • 20th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books to Bring 150,000 Southern Californians Together in Conversation

      The Times to Debut New Ideas Exchange April 19 with Kenneth Turan and Special Guest Malcolm Gladwell The Los Angeles Times today announced the lineup for the 20th annual Festival of Books, its signature civic event and the largest literary and...
  • Louise Erdrich wins Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction

    Louise Erdrich wins Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction
    Minnesota novelist Louise Erdrich, a celebrated author who has won several literary awards, now has another prestigious prize to her name. The author of "Love Medicine" and "Tracks" is this year's winner of the Library of Congress Prize for American...
  • Broward County Calendar

      Through Wednesday, April 15 Artistic Journeys Art Exhibit Miramar Cultural Trust and Friends of the Miramar Library World-renowned artist Joyce Birkenstock brings Artistic Journeys to the center with original works of art, several from private...
  • Palm Beach County Calendar

      Tuesday, March 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Annual Luncheon JAFCO The event will feature Cory Kahaney, a comedian from "Last Comic Standing," a boutique and silent auction. $75. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami. 954-315-8671 or http:...
  • ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ gets release date, spinoff titled ‘Rogue One’

     
    Mark you calendars. “Star Wars: Episode VIII” will open May 26, 2017. Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Bob […]...
  • Cruise list

    Cruise list
    AIDA Cruises Ships: Each name preceded by and blended with AIDA: aura, bella, blu, cara, diva, luna, mar, sol, stella, vita. New ships for 2015: AIDAprima, March New ships for 2016: Unnamed, March Info: 011-49-0381-20-270707, www.aida.de.  ...