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  • In Ishiguro's 'The Buried Giant,' memory draws a blank

     In Ishiguro's 'The Buried Giant,' memory draws a blank
    Kazuo Ishiguro has made a career of the unexpected. His best-known novel, 1989's Man Booker-winning "The Remains of the Day," is narrated by an English butler looking back on the love he let elude him on a country estate in the years leading to World...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 ("...
  • 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...
  • 'The Order 1886' Review: Uncharted territory

    GamerHub.tv The story of King Arthur and his knights is a familiar story in popular culture, although its legitimacy is often debated. But what if King Arthur and his knights were real and their influence carried on throughout the ages? "The Order: 1886"...
  • JCC brings young Holocaust victims' words to life

    Those used to seeing playful and infectious musicals staged at the Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center in Skokie are in for a powerful surprise this time around. Director Robert Bouwman and his 11-member cast — seven teenagers, four adults...