| 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...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 4:52 PM
Sixty years ago, an extraordinary reign began in England, one that would provide the nation with a comforting measure of stability and continuity during some of the most tumultuous decades of the 20th century and right on into the far-from-placid 21st....
| Dec 9, 2012
Around the time she turned 35, Stacy Ratner had one of those moments that can propel you to action or into existential despair.
"You think, 'OK, I live in a big city, I could get hit by a bus any minute. What is the last thing I did?'" she said....
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:44 PM
"Mainstream media" usually refers to some perceived liberal bias in the media. But newspapers, magazines and other organizations are busy these days trying to survive, like characters in a Christie thriller. We'll look to any outlet: Facebook, Twitter,...