| Jul 28, 2012
| 5:08 PM
In the early days of their marriage a few years ago, Chicago attorney Brett Nolan and his wife, the thriller novelist Gillian Flynn, were having drinks with a group of friends when Flynn posed a surprising question. "Does anybody have any idea," she asked...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:18 PM
What do you think of when you think of Chicago?
When I think of Chicago, I think of Lower Wacker and the tunnels leading off of it. I love the idea that there is a whole network of streets down there where the sun never shines. The streets in the...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Central Florida's theaters will be bursting with famous names during February — but they're names from the page, not on the stage.
Plays presented around the region will boast some of the most famed names in literature, from ancient Greek writer...
| Jan 18, 2013
Free tax help
Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 22, appointments for income tax preparation for county residents will be taken. The service, offered at county senior centers and co-sponsored by AARP and the IRS, starts Feb. 1. Electronic filing is available at...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 10:54 AM
It takes all of about 90 seconds for your brain to plug into the matrix of “Agatha Christie’s the BBC Murders.”
The four radio mysteries lavishly produced for the stage at Fort Lauderdale’s Parker Playhouse were rescued from...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Si lo suyo son las novelas de misterio, de detectives y los crímenes por resolver, el Parker Playhouse tiene en escena una obra que le causará mucha curiosidad.
Se trata de la ganadora producción llamada BBC Muders de Agatha Christie, una premiada...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 12:52 PM
By now, 60 long years after Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” opened in London, the whodunit is more of a fixture than a stage show.
It apparently cannot ever be stopped on that side of The Pond, where it has surpassed the 25,000th...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" opened in London in 1952 and continues to run there. The world's longest running play also remains popular with community theaters around the globe. As the Vagabond Players production demonstrates, this murder mystery...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The Societe Anonyme: Modernism for America
Through July 14, Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St., New Haven, (203) 432-0600, artgallery.yale.edu
Katherine Dreier (1877-1952), who lived in West Redding and Milford, and among whose close...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:18 PM
If there were a Mount Rushmore of English crime fiction, it would feature the chiseled faces of Dorothy L. Sayers, Agatha Christie, P.D. James and Ruth Rendell. (Yes, all women, but that's another essay.) Of this august quartet, Rendell is perhaps the...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 10:22 AM
Anyone who even remotely knows literary mysteries should have no question which characters are referenced by the name of this newly gathered set.
In 11 productions originally televised on the PBS "Masterpiece Mystery!" anthology, David Suchet - whom...