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  • Cartooning talk draws on comic strip history

    As a kid, I was serious about the Sunday funnies. I had strips I followed with a passion and others I read for amusement. Today's newspaper-published comic strips may not attract young readership anymore, but that does not mean that graphic story-telling...
  • DePaul professor discusses her efforts to protect world's cultural heritage

     DePaul professor discusses her efforts to protect world's cultural heritage
    Patty Gerstenblith was working as a research associate at the Cincinnati Art Museum in the late 1970s when a cumbersome project and an ownership dispute over a statue got her interested in the law. After an art scholar discovered there were large...
  • The Valley Line: USC School of Libraries presents annual Scripter Award

    The Valley Line: USC School of Libraries presents annual Scripter Award
    The recent, simply amazing, fabulous days of 80-plus degree winter weather were divine but certainly not helping our Southern California drought situation. I’d love to see more rain. *** These are busy days for the folks from our burg. The award...
  • Bowersock Gallery exhibit features eye-opening pieces made from discarded material

    Bowersock Gallery exhibit features eye-opening pieces made from discarded material
    MOUNT DORA — Works by Helene Bess bear witness to a world that exists only in her mind — a place where nothing goes to waste, where everything is unembellished. Even the embellishments have been embellished. "Tramp, Gaudi and Helene Bess"...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel' special among Oscar-nominated screenplays

    'Grand Budapest Hotel' special among Oscar-nominated screenplays
    This year's Academy Award-nominated screenplays in the "adapted" category include a trio of variously effective and affecting whitewash jobs based on real people ("American Sniper," "The Imitation Game," "The Theory of Everything"); a ripping melodrama...
  • 'Harry Potter' available as e-books at Oyster

    'Harry Potter' available as e-books at Oyster
    J.K. Rowling has been very protective of Harry Potter, not letting her boy wizard jump into the e-book format until 2012. When he finally did, it was part of a universe she controlled, Pottermore. Now the seven original Harry Potter books are...
  • Cartoonist Mana Neyestani speaks on his Iran imprisonment, Charlie Hebdo

    Cartoonist Mana Neyestani speaks on his Iran imprisonment, Charlie Hebdo
    In 2006, the Iranian artist Mana Neyestani sat down to draw a children's cartoon for a weekly magazine called Iran Jome. The image showed a 10-year-old boy named Soheil trying to have a conversation with a cockroach in a nonsensical cockroach language....
  • Review: 'The Buried Giant' by Kazuo Ishiguro

    Review: 'The Buried Giant' by Kazuo Ishiguro
    If I had to nominate one novel from the last 50 years for preservation, it would be “Never Let Me Go” by Kazuo Ishiguro.  It’s probably the wrong choice — a book without the vast synoptic intelligence of “Infinite Jest”...
  • 10-day festival promotes cultural arts

    What's happening: Festival of the Arts BOCA Mark your calendar: March 6-15 Where: Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, and Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center, 201 Plaza Real The details: It opens with the Florida premiere of the 10-time Academy...
  • J.K. Rowling bibliography reveals secrets of the 'Harry Potter' books

    J.K. Rowling bibliography reveals secrets of the 'Harry Potter' books
    An exhaustive new J.K. Rowling bibliography being published in the U.K. reveals secrets behind the workings of her Harry Potter books, the Guardian reports. "J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography 1997-2013" by Philip Errington includes correspondence between...
  • ‘The Harvester': Brandon Seifert unleashes supernatural Punisher

     
    An urban legend comes to life in “The Harvester,” Brandon Seifert's new series for Legendary Comics. The title refers to […]...