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  • Matthew Bourne reawakens 'Sleeping Beauty' with audience in mind

     Matthew Bourne reawakens 'Sleeping Beauty' with audience in mind
    NEW YORK — Matthew Bourne was standing in the bedroom of Tchaikovsky's home outside Moscow two years ago when he decided it was finally time to tackle "Sleeping Beauty." "It had a single bed and a very ordinary wooden table, looking out the window...
  • George Saunders wins first-ever Folio Prize

    George Saunders' short story collection "Tenth of December" was named the winner of the first-ever Folio Prize in London on Monday. The prize is worth more than $65,000. Lavinia Greenlaw, chairwoman of the judges, said: "George Saunders’ stories...
  • Anne Rice Announces New 'Vampire Chronicles' Book

    Before "Twilight," "The Vampire Diaries" and "True Blood," there was Anne Rice. The author, whose "Vampire Chronicles" series has sold over 80 million copies, announced Sunday that fans can look forward to a new installment due out Oct. 28. On the...
  • Shailene Woodley Blasts 'Twilight' as 'Unhealthy, Toxic Relationship'

    Shailene Woodley is in the spotlight with her "Divergent" coming out this month, and she used that attention to voice her concerns over the "Twilight" books/films. "'Twilight,' I'm sorry, is about a very unhealthy, toxic relationship," the 22-year-old...
  • Anne Rice's vampire Lestat: Stephen Amell, Chris Hemsworth or Anson Mount?

     
    Anne Rice wants her vampire, Lestat, to be played by Stephen Amell ("Arrow"), Chris Hemsworth ("Thor") or Anson Mount ("Hell on Wheels")....
  • Italy's Cinecittà Studios Commemorate Fellini And Seek To Bounce Back

    ROME - Cinecittà Studios paid homage to Federico Fellini on Friday with a commemorative plaque placed by Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino outside the Studio 5 soundstage where the maestro made many of his pics. The ceremony came just as Italy's top production...
  • R.J. Julia's All-Star Line-Up

    R.J. Julia's All-Star Line-Up
    If folks showed up to see best selling authors the way they do best selling pop stars,R.J. Julia would need a stadium and not a small house-sized space in a suburb. It's the fall books season, and R.J. Julia, the well-run and neat-as-a-pin independent...
  • Anne Rice defends Paula Deen against 'lynch mob'

    Embattled chef Paula Deen has found an unlikely supporter in vampire novelist Anne Rice, who has gone on Facebook to defend the silver-haired (former) Food Network star, who is facing widening accusations of racism -- as well as a loss of corporate...
  • Review: Distinct darkness in 'Witches of East End,' 'Originals'

    Ever since "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," tales of the supernatural have provided a bridge between demographics, offering a way to showcase female empowerment while still keeping the guys interested. So it was only a matter of time before Lifetime got in the...
  • ‘Buffy’: James Marsters on Spike, Spock and romantic vampires

     
    James Marsters — the actor behind the peroxide-haired punk rock vampire Spike in Joss Whedon's long-running series “Buffy the Vampire ......
  • Revamping Vampires: Neil Jordan's 'Byzantium' Brings the Ancient Bloodsuckers Into the Light

    Revamping Vampires: Neil Jordan's 'Byzantium' Brings the Ancient Bloodsuckers Into the Light
    Byzantium July 19 through 26, at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St. Hartford, (860) 233-6691, realartways.org   Vampire stories tend to be metaphors for illicit lust — there's all that necking and swapping of fluids, not to mention the way that too...