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  • '300,000,000' a vision of dark power, great empathy

    '300,000,000' a vision of dark power, great empathy
    Some stories inspire nightmares. In "300,000,000," Blake Butler disposes of the story and goes right to the nightmare. The author of five previous works of experimental fiction, Butler has written a phantasmagoric horror novel of exceptional brutality....
  • Toni Morrison, Patti Smith hand-annotate books for PEN benefit

    Toni Morrison, Patti Smith hand-annotate books for PEN benefit
    Books hand-annotated by Toni Morrison, Patti Smith, Don Delillo, Philip Roth and others are being auctioned at Christie's to benefit PEN American Center in New York. For the Dec. 2 auction, titled First Editions/Second Thoughts, authors picked up...
  • Miami Book Fair: Big names for big readers

    Miami Book Fair: Big names for big readers
    You're not going to see all 600-plus authors, musicians and artists appearing at the Miami Book Fair International. Don't even try. Beginning Nov. 16, the 31st annual literary jamboree once again will spread out across the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade...
  • Residents hear plans for library renovation

    Tolland residents had a chance to view the proposed architectural plans for the renovations of the Tolland Public Library, as architects Ken Best and Alan Johnson from the firm of DRA Architects gave a presentation and an opportunity for feedback at the...
  • R. Crumb reflects on 'The Complete Zap Comix'

    R. Crumb reflects on 'The Complete Zap Comix'
    Culturally, physically, scatologically — it's hard to overstate "The Complete Zap Comix." Let's start with the thing itself: If I threw it at your head, and landed a solid strike, I might end you. It weighs 20 pounds, stands more than a foot...
  • Animals As Leaders at the forefront of a sonic surge

    Animals As Leaders at the forefront of a sonic surge
    Animals as Leaders frontman Tosin Abasi is one of the most-revered guitarists in metal. He's also African-American. When he walks into the club the night of a show, sometimes this happens: "They'll be like, 'Can I help you, sir?' Because obviously I'm...
  • Eddie Redmayne is feeling the love

    Eddie Redmayne is feeling the love
    At a recent downtown Chicago screening of "The Theory of Everything," several younger women attempted, one by one, to turn the post-screening question-and-answer session into a post-show swoon-and-rave, never mind the questions part. Variations on "I...
  • Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance

    Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance
    Hartford Stage will be entertaining a special audience for those on the autism spectrum for one performance of "A Christmas Carol — A Ghost Story of Christmas." The theater will host its first a "sensory-friendly" performance of its annual holiday...
  • Chicago theater openings for the week of Nov. 14-20

     Chicago theater openings for the week of Nov. 14-20
    Friday | "The Mousetrap": Jonathan Berry directs Agatha Christie's popular whodunit. Through Dec. 14 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd. in Skokie; 857-673-6300 or northlight.org "The Nutcracker": House Theatre revisits its modern take on the...
  • Knott's Berry Farm building high-tech Voyage to the Iron Reef ride

    Knott's Berry Farm building high-tech Voyage to the Iron Reef ride
    A high-tech arms race is escalating at Southern California theme parks. Knott's Berry Farm, known for traditional roller coasters and carnival rides, is gearing up to compete with Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood with a new attraction that...
  • Review: 'See You in Paradise' by J. Robert Lennon

    Review: 'See You in Paradise' by J. Robert Lennon
    What's the worst thing that could happen between you and your wife? She cheats on you with a wealthy businessman and announces her plans to leave the family to live with him? She invites friends over for dinner then intentionally singes them with...