| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Library of Congress' new exhibition, Books That Shaped America, includes works by many notable American authors, but there is a gaping hole: Edgar Allen Poe.
The list include no-brainers: classics from such greats as Herman Melville, Louisa May...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 12:49 PM
Oobleck has to be one of the oddest outgrowths of literature I've ever seen, but the green slime looks like a blast to make in the kitchen.
The Instructables website says Oobleck is "a non-newtonian fluid. That is, it acts like a liquid when being...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Producer Janet Healy has sold her Silver Lake area house to actors Zach Gilford and Kiele Sanchez for $1.435 million.
The Spanish-style house, built in the 1930s, features a stained-glass window in the living room, a paneled library with a bar, a media...
| Dec 4, 2011
A Westside compound that "Twilight" stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart had been leasing for the last several months has come on the market at $5.995 million.
Built in the 1990s, the west-facing property encompasses almost half an acre and...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Simply put, as reported in this column earlier in the year, "The Huntington Beach Playhouse's production of 'Proof' stands as proof of the potential for excellence in community theater when a solid cast and crew are aligned."
Small wonder, then, that...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 3:35 PM
DR. SEUSS CONTEST
1. TO ENTER:
(a) You must be 18 years of age or older and a legal resident of Pennsylvania, New Jersey or Delaware. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Contest begins Monday, July 2, 2012 and ends at 8:...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 12:49 PM
With limited materials, a patriotic theme, and their own ingenuity, students at The Harbour School put together their ninth annual Fourth of July parade of paper floats Tuesday.
Working on a tight schedule, each class at the Owings Mills school for...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 6:09 AM
| Jan 18, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Do you like to eat food while supporting literacy programs? And did you know that Dr. Seuss' birthday is coming up in early March? In honor of what would have been his 108th birthday this year, celebrate in style by chowing down on some green eggs and ham...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Touring companies of Broadway's "Billy Elliot," "American Idiot," "Sister Act," and "Million Dollar Quartet" will make up much of the 2012-13 Broadway series for the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford.
Also on tap as an off-...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 2:59 PM
If you think the name Boliwalou sounds like a fantastical place in a Dr. Seuss book, you’re not far from the truth. It is a made-up word, inspired by the famous children’s author, but it’s not a place; it’s a philosophy, says...