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  • '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...
  • 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"...
  • Male protagonist adds spice to Lisa Unger novel

    Male protagonist adds spice to Lisa Unger novel
    Award-winning bestselling writer Lisa Unger leaves it up to readers to categorize her recent novels – supernatural suspense or psychological thriller? Her latest, "Crazy Love You," released Tuesday, includes a lot of either-ors — strength or...
  • Review: 'Creatures of a Day' by Irvin D. Yalom

    Review: 'Creatures of a Day' by Irvin D. Yalom
    Psychiatrist Irv Yalom is 83. I call him Irv because that's what he asks his psychiatric patients to call him. I picture him as a sprightly firecracker of a guy, tooling around San Francisco on his bicycle, stopping into the City Lights bookstore near...
  • 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”...
  • From farms to family history, 'One Book' offers something for all

    Whether you have a love of genealogy, a fascination with family farms or are drawn to a tale well told, you will probably find something that intrigues you at the Wilmette Public Library's 2015 "One Book, Everybody Reads" program. Among the attractions...
  • Young Adult roundup: 'The Alex Crow,' more

    Young Adult roundup: 'The Alex Crow,' more
    The Alex Crow by Andrew Smith, Dutton, 320 pages, $18.99, ages 14+ Welcome to Camp Merrie-Seymour for Boys where, says the sign above the camp entrance, "Boys Rediscover the Fun of Boyhood!" Yet for 15-year-old Ariel, adopted from an unnamed war-torn...
  • L.A. theater openings, March 15-22: 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella' and more

    L.A. theater openings, March 15-22: 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella' and more
    A Cockney flower girl gets an extreme makeover in "Pygmalion" at Pasadena Playhouse, Chance Theater heads down the rabbit hole with "Alice in Wonderland," and "Cinderella" is the belle of the ball at the Ahmanson. Daisy and Jordan’s Sunday...
  • ‘Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage’ concert tour will boldly go in 2016

     
    “Star Trek” is coming to a concert hall near you. A symphonic tribute to the music from the legendary sci-fi […]...
  • RHS writers keep adding awards and honors

    RHS writers keep adding awards and honors
    Rockville High School's creative writing students have been racking up a number of awards and honors. "The sheer amount is crazy," said creative writing teacher Victoria Nordlund. Junior Winona Scheff won the chance to go to a writing conference at...