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  • Reel additions: Films playing at local theaters

    Reel additions: Films playing at local theaters
    After Hours Film Society Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland Ave., Downers Grove, 630-534-4528, afterhoursfilmsociety.com "Love Is Strange" 3 1/2 stars (U.S.; Ira Sachs, 2014) "Love Is Strange" begins with Ben and George, readying themselves in their...
  • Allentown resident writes book on 'Friday the 13th'

    What better to give us fright than the "Friday the 13th" movies? For more than 30 years, the slasher film franchise and Halloween favorite has terrorized us with images of hockey-masked Jason Voorhees and his mother, Pamela. There are 12 films and a new...
  • Fanboys of all stripes celebrate geekdom at Bent-Con

    Fanboys of all stripes celebrate geekdom at Bent-Con
    ”Sure, I’ve been a geek and a nerd since I was a little kid,” admits Jody Wheeler, vice-president of Bent-Con, the upcoming convention celebrating the wide cross-sections where LGBTQ and fanboy culture meet. “I had all the Star...
  • Bin Laden author recounts U.S. hounding

    The Navy SEAL who told his story in "No Easy Day" has another story to share with "60 Minutes": The government has been hounding him for two years for not letting it see the book before it was published. In the book, he described shooting Osama bin Laden....
  • Home swapping a short-term alternative to renting out vacant home

    Q: I read your reply to the homeowner who wanted to rent out his townhouse for two to four months near Washington, D.C., while spending time in warmer climes. It seems he is either retired or can work from home. If that is the case another option may be...
  • The Latest: 'Falling' for theater; Means show mettle

    The Latest: 'Falling' for theater; Means show mettle
    Falling Into Theatre...and Finding Myself Robert Cohen Fithian Press; 232 pages Actor Steve McQueen famously said, "I would rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on Earth." Robert Cohen may have that spirit as well. When the...
  • Book Events: Authors Live!, 'Scrooge' Fun And Anne Rice

    Book Events: Authors Live!, 'Scrooge' Fun And Anne Rice
    A free family event centered on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" will be presented by Hartford Stage and author Carlo DeVito at Barnes & Noble at Blue Back Square in West Hartford on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. DeVito will talk about his...
  • Romance Reader: 'Blood Magick'

    "Blood Magick" by Nora Roberts; Berkley (304 pages, $17 paperback) Nora Roberts has an uncanny ability to make readers believe in the unbelievable, to transport you to a magical world with demons, witches, potions, time travel and warrior animals and...
  • Weekend writing events in Hampton Roads

    Weekend writing events in Hampton Roads
    This weekend is a busy one. All of the following events take place Saturday, Nov. 1: - Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda, Virginia's poet laureate from 2006-08, will be at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center on Saturday to read from "The Embrace: Diego Rivera and...
  • In the Pipeline: Pageant winner is serious about literacy

    I'm waiting to speak with the newly crowned Miss Huntington Beach, but she is busy. Watching as she works on college applications, writing essays and drafting her resume, I am impressed. I'm aware of how busy she is at school, juggling advanced...
  • Paul Thomas Anderson takes on 'Inherent Vice'

    Paul Thomas Anderson takes on 'Inherent Vice'
    If only Paul Thomas Anderson could remember what drew him to the story of "Inherent Vice" in the first place. Or, more specifically, by making a movie of cultural confusion, spiritual uncertainty and overall disorientation set in 1970 — perhaps...