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  • Williamsburg author's tale rich in medieval history

    Williamsburg author's tale rich in medieval history
    In 12th century France, women were generally regarded as useful only in the home – meant to run the household and raise children. It was men's work to handle politics and warfare. There have been exceptions to this unwritten rule throughout history,...
  • Emerging Voices develops writers who have taken nontraditional paths

    Five months pregnant and living off post-traumatic stress disorder disability checks at her home in Echo Park, Cynthia Bond entered PEN Center USA's Emerging Voices Fellowship in 2005 with only a first draft of a novel. When she finished the program,...
  • WATCH: First Trailer for Jason Reitman's 'Men, Women & Children'

    Paramount has released the first trailer for Jason Reitman's drama-comedy "Men, Women & Children" ahead of its premiere at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival next month. The film stars Adam Sandler, Rosemarie DeWitt, Emma Thompson, Jennifer Garner,...
  • The greatness of 'The Leftovers' is in the great unknown

    The greatness of 'The Leftovers' is in the great unknown
    It occurred to me the other day that I have spent an inordinate amount of my summer watching, thinking and reading about people who vanished without warning and people who returned without warning, the latter long after being presumed dead. There's HBO'...
  • Orlando Museum of Art 2014-15 season

     Orlando Museum of Art 2014-15 season
    The Orlando Museum of Art continues celebrating its 90 years by looking forward and back. A substantial new collection and contemporary-art shows have an eye on the future, while a special exhibit pays tribute to the museum's Acquisition Trust. Favorite...
  • The Riff Report: New music this week

    Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas "Secret Evil" When "Secret Evil" wraps, it leaves a large shadow behind. That weird melancholia you get after returning from a vacation is conjured, the desire to instantly return to that intoxicating locale. Thankfully,...
  • Clermont Art Festival seeking artists and musical entertainers

    The Clermont Downtown Partnership is accepting applicants for its eighth annual Downtown Clermont Art Festival on Nov. 1 and 2. Prizes totaling $3,000 will be awarded in five categories. Best in Show will receive $750. Juried works will include five...
  • 'Ninja Turtles' tops 'Expendables 3,' 'Let's Be Cops' at box office

    'Ninja Turtles' tops 'Expendables 3,' 'Let's Be Cops' at box office
    “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” ruled the box office for the second week and “Guardians of the Galaxy” was runner-up in its third week, leaving three very different new films — “Let’s Be Cops,” “The...
  • Students scramble to complete summer homework

    Students scramble to complete summer homework
    A week before school started, Lauren Duffy had yet to tackle her summer homework. Still to do: solve 100 problems for calculus class, answer a packet of art-history questions and read "Madame Bovary," the 500-page French classic. "I haven't started...
  • Teaching about STDs through comic books

    Teaching about STDs through comic books
    When eight high school students are commissioned to make a graphic novel about sexual health, don't be surprised if the result includes pet dragons, a troll with genital warts and a guy named Funk Master Flexin'. These comedic touches appear in a booklet...
  • ‘The Strain': Vampire hunter David Bradley revels in action hero role

     
    It's in the vein of old-style vampire hunters that David Bradley operates on “The Strain,” FX's hit series that sees […]...