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  • Leonard Nimoy dies at 83: A look back at his life in pictures

     
    Leonard Nimoy, who played the iconic “Star Trek” character Mr. Spock, died Friday in Bel-Air. The 83-year-old actor had end-stage […]...
  • Harrison Ford to reprise ‘Blade Runner’ role in sequel

     
    More than three decades after Harrison Ford starred as android-hunter Rick Deckard in Ridley Scott's “Blade Runner,” the 72-year-old actor […]...
  • March a feast of literary events

    March a feast of literary events
    The major event this month is the annual Literary Feast, sponsored by the Broward Public Library Foundation, scheduled for March 28 and 29. In its 27th year, the Literary Feast has grown into the premier book event of the year in Fort Lauderdale. The...
  • Paul Beatty's bruising, satirical 'Sellout' is driven by black voices

    Paul Beatty's bruising, satirical 'Sellout' is driven by black voices
    I knew when I read "The White Boy Shuffle" as a junior in college that Paul Beatty had written the book every afflicted black boy wannabe novelist dreamed of creating. Because we lived in the United States, and because we were black boys, and because we...
  • Review: 'The Lazarus Effect'

    Review: 'The Lazarus Effect'
    "The Lazarus Effect" is what happens when hip, smart actors commit themselves — body and soul — to a horror movie. Mark Duplass, a mainstay of indie cinema's microbudget "mumblecore" movement, and recent convert Olivia Wilde ably play a...
  • Mad Cow Theatre 2015-16 season

     Mad Cow Theatre 2015-16 season
    The first of two musicals in Mad Cow Theatre's 2015-16 season will be "The Secret Garden," a 1991 Tony winner based on the novel about a young orphan who brings love and joy back to her emotionally cold uncle. Other highlights on the downtown Orlando...
  • Diane Sawyer visits Ocala prison for special

    Diane Sawyer visits Ocala prison for special
    Viewers who miss Diane Sawyer anchoring the evening news will want to catch her special "20/20" report on Friday. She looks at "A Nation of Women Behind Bars" at 10 p.m. on ABC (WFTV-Channel 9 locally). Sawyer and her team visited the Lowell...
  • 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 David Foster Wallace's "Infinite Jest" or...
  • Movie review: 'Lazarus' almost raises a whole film genre from the dead

    "The Lazarus Effect" is what happens when hip, smart actors commit themselves to a horror movie, body and soul. Mark Duplass ("Safety Not Guaranteed"), a mainstay of indie cinema's microbudget "mumblecore" movement, and recent convert Olivia Wilde ("...
  • Readers of the Week: Patty Spannagel and Layla Winn

    Readers of the Week: Patty Spannagel and Layla Winn
    Who we are Patty Spannagel and Layla Winn, 8, from Arlington Heights and Normal, respectively. One unique thing about us We are grandmother and granddaughter who share a love of Nancy Drew mystery stories. The books in Patty's Nancy Drew...
  • Relive the '80s with 'Flashdance The Musical'

    Remember leg warmers? Off-the-shoulder sweatshirts? Big hair? Relive the fabulous 1980s when the national touring company of "Flashdance: The Musical" comes to Zoellner Arts Center on Friday. The musical is based on the 1983 film, which made a star of...