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  • Fall arts preview 2014: Theater listings

    Fall arts preview 2014: Theater listings
    'Happy Days' Sept. 13-Oct. 12 Director Andrei Belgrader reimagines Samuel Beckett's existential fable as a parable about climate change and environmental catastrophe with Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams. Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 N....
  • Fall arts preview 2014: Museum listings

    Fall arts preview 2014: Museum listings
     "Citizen Culture: Artists and Architects Shape Policy"  Through Dec. 13 A group exhibition exploring the connections between art and politics will also provide a platform for open dialogue and engagement with the community. Santa Monica Museum of...
  • European rights envoy says pro-Ukraine activists face abuses in Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Pro-Ukrainian activists and Tatar ethnic minorities in Crimea have found their lives under increased threat since the Ukrainian territory was annexed by Russia in March, a top European human rights diplomat said on Friday. Following...
  • Fall TV shows bring about a family reunion in the living room

    Fall TV shows bring about a family reunion in the living room
    Families of the world, unite. It's safe to return to the television, together. For years, television has been criticized by many for being too violent, too sex-obsessed, too adult. The official "family viewing hour" disappeared in 1977, and by the...
  • In 'This Changes Everything,' Naomi Klein sounds climate alarm

    In 'This Changes Everything,' Naomi Klein sounds climate alarm
    Naomi Klein has made a career critiquing the effects of global capital and consumerism. Her 2000 book "No Logo" looked at the exploitation of workers by large multinationals, including Nike; her follow-up, "The Shock Doctrine" (2007), examined the ways in...
  • 'Piggie & Elephant' Go To Yale

    'Piggie & Elephant' Go To Yale
    My youngest son, Ben, has this wonderfully quirky taste in books which has led us to finding many funny reads.  A few years ago, he came home from a trip to the library with an "Elephant & Piggie" book and our love for Mo Willems began.  It's so great...
  • CBLDF ‘Liberty Annual 2014′: See ‘Emily and the Strangers’ excerpt

     
    Is there such a thing as too much imagination? A limit on new ideas? That's what Emily the Strange and […]...
  • Young adult roundup: Meg Wolitzer's 'Belzhar,' others

    Young adult roundup: Meg Wolitzer's 'Belzhar,' others
    Belzhar, by Meg Wolitzer, Dutton, 266 pages, Dutton, $17.99, 14+ Writing a young adult novel seems like a natural transition for Wolitzer after her critical and commercial success with "The Interestings," which followed a group of friends through the...
  • Review: 'Neverhome' by Laird Hunt

    Review: 'Neverhome' by Laird Hunt
    It was maybe an hour after I finished reading Laird Hunt's new novel "Neverhome" that the gears of my mind suddenly shifted and fell into place. Up until that point, I had been alternately impressed by the novel's quietly dazzling language and irritated...
  • Review: 'The Bone Clocks' by David Mitchell

    Review: 'The Bone Clocks' by David Mitchell
    Just to get it out of the way, here is the basic plot of "The Bone Clocks" — the bare frame on which its many elaborate back stories hang: War brews between two supernatural factions. One is a handful of immortal psychics called Horologists, who...
  • Rachel DeWoskin on 'Blind'

    Rachel DeWoskin on 'Blind'
    While Rachel DeWoskin's peers dressed Barbie dolls and swam away their summers in Ann Arbor, Mich., the author spent her childhood dusting off ancient bronze bells and brushing her teeth with beer (safer than the water) on trains through China. Her...