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  • Ursula K. Le Guin will receive National Book Foundation award

    Ursula K. Le Guin will receive National Book Foundation award
    Science fiction-fantasy legend Ursula K. Le Guin will be awarded the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the group announced Tuesday. Le Guin, 84, will be the 27th winner of the medal and the second science...
  • Google doodle honors novelist Leo Tolstoy

    Google doodle honors novelist Leo Tolstoy
    The latest Google doodle honors Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy.  The doodle is actually a series of cartoons from artist Roman Muradov honoring Tolstoy's major works, including "Anna Karenina" and "War and Peace."  Today marks the novelist's 186th...
  • Wednesday's Bulletin Board

    Wednesday Children's Story Time, 10:30 a.m. at Helen B. Hoffman Plantation Library, 501 N. Fig Tree Lane. Free. Call 954-797-2145. College Application Workshop, 6 p.m. at Parkland Library, 6620 University Drive. Free. Call 954-757-4200. Healthy Eating:...
  • Legendary Nabs International Rights to Syfy's 'The Expanse'

    Alcon Television Group has inked a deal with Legendary Global Television Distribution to handle international distribution rights for its Syfy series "The Expanse." This marks the first property to be sold through Legendary Television's new worldwide...
  • Another look at Tidewater native William Styron

    Another look at Tidewater native William Styron
    Many people recognize the name of Pulitzer Prize winner William Styron as the author of "Confessions of Nat Turner" and "Sophie's Choice." But they might not know that Styron was born in Newport News, educated on the Middle Peninsula and contributed to...
  • A Columbia State Historic Park trip is like stepping back in time

    A Columbia State Historic Park trip is like stepping back in time
    Kids love ghost stories. They love ghost tours on which they discover the hotel room next door is supposedly haunted even more. Then they go to bed and the idea becomes a lot less lovable in the dark. But the resulting sleeplessness just shows you how...
  • FilmNation Nabs Rights to Chinese Graphic Novel 'Undertaking of Lily Chen'

    New York-based FilmNation Entertainment has acquired the film rights to graphic novel "The Undertaking of Lily Chen." It now plans to develop the material into a Chinese-language movie. The book, written by Danica Novgorodoff, was inspired by an...
  • Buyers Accept Invitation to Venice Winner 'Farewell Party'

    Venice fest award-winner "The Farewell Party" has been acquired by several distributors prior to its Toronto premiere. Beta Cinema has sold the pic, which won the Venice Days People's Choice award, to Benelux (Cineart), Germany (Neue Visionen),...
  • Toronto: Gaumont Snags Buyers for 'Gemma Bovery' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Gaumont has inked a raft of major pre-sales on Anne Fontaine's "Gemma Bovery," a romantic comedy with Gemma Arterton, ahead of its world premiere at Toronto. Gaumont has pre-sold the film, a playful twist on Gustave Flaubert's classic novel "Madame...
  • Revisiting the transitive nightfall of John Oswald's 'Grayfolded'

    Warning: The Grateful Dead is the focus of this story, so there will certainly be skeptics from the outset. After all, the San Francisco band, with its extended improvised excursions, is as polarizing a group as there ever has been. Those not already...
  • 'Utopia' means sleeping on a barn floor and tiresome arguments

    'Utopia' means sleeping on a barn floor and tiresome arguments
    In "Utopia," which is not an adaptation of Thomas More's 1516 work of philosophical speculative fiction but a reality show from the creator of "Big Brother," 15 people volunteer to live together for a year without indoor plumbing. As is the custom,...