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  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From Bill Haley to Beyonce" by Bob Stanley (Norton, $29.95) The title suggests the folly of the endeavor: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From...
  • Film Review: 'Gyeongju'

    The South Korean city of Gyeongju is known for its hundreds of burial mounds, making this town, which has its head in the past, a fitting backdrop for director Zhang Lu's exquisitely observed personal drama. Inspired by an obscene painting the Chinese-...
  • Comics artist Eleanor Davis: 'How to be Happy' in a toxic world

    Comics artist Eleanor Davis: 'How to be Happy' in a toxic world
    In the story "Nita Goes Home," the title character leaves her world -- a protected biodome where trees grow tall and bushes dispense berries -- for the outside world, where humans must wear face-covering "toxoff suits" that protect them from skies...
  • Julia Stiles Thriller 'Out of the Dark' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Vertical Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Participant's supernatural thriller "Out of the Dark," starring Julia Stiles, Scott Speedman and Stephen Rea. "Out of the Dark" is a ghost story set in South America, where a young family's new life...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti seeks FCC review of Dodgers channel impasse

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti seeks FCC review of Dodgers channel impasse
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is asking federal regulators to examine the stalemate between Time Warner Cable and other pay-TV operators that's prevented much of the region from watching Dodgers baseball this season. Garcetti's request came late...
  • Gamers helping in Ebola research

    SEATTLE Months before the recent Ebola outbreak erupted in Western Africa, killing more than a thousand people, scientists at the University of Washington's Institute for Protein Design were looking for a way to stop the deadly virus. For inspiration,...
  • Hartford Stage Has Its Hamlet

    Hartford Stage Has Its Hamlet
    Yale School of Drama grad Zach Appelman (Broadway's "War Horse," Julie Taymor's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and the title role in "Henry V" at Washington, D.C.'s Folger Theatre) will star in the title role in Hartford Stage's "Hamlet."...
  • Diagon Alley adds new magic to Universal Orlando

    ORLANDO, Fla. Rachel diMonda, 20, stood at a medallion in the ground labeled "Meteolojinx" and waved her wand left, then right. Like magic or more like an extremely savvy feat of theme park planning an umbrella extending from the side of the building...
  • Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater

    Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater
    THE ABBEY The Orlando nightspot, at 100 S. Eola Drive, hosts plays, concerts and a fall cabaret series. The cabaret performances are at 8 p.m. and cost $10 each. Details: abbeyorlando.com. Monday Night Cabaret Series REBECCA FISHER: Sept. 8...
  • Remade Red Lion Pub purrs

    Remade  Red Lion Pub purrs
    To be a haunted pub, you're really supposed to be an old pub. London's Viaduct Tavern, known for its poltergeist activity, has been a tavern since 1875. New York's waterfront Bridge Cafe, wherein regular patrons swear they are being watched, had a...
  • In 'The Children Act,' Ian McEwan chronicles a marriage in crisis

    In 'The Children Act,' Ian McEwan chronicles a marriage in crisis
    Ian McEwan's most recent novel, "The Children Act," opens with a marital scene. "I need it," Jack tells his wife. "I'm fifty nine. This is my last shot. I've yet to hear evidence for an afterlife." "Fifty nine?" his wife snaps. "Jack, you're sixty!...