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  • Briefly In Education: Sold-out LCAD gala a success

    Briefly In Education: Sold-out LCAD gala a success
    Laguna College of Art & Design raised $200,000-plus to benefit student programs and scholarships at the 23rd annual Collector's Choice Fine Art Event and Auction earlier this month, according to a news release. The sold-out event celebrated the...
  • Review: Laurent Binet deftly juggles Nazis and war heroes in 'HHhH'

     Review: Laurent Binet deftly juggles Nazis and war heroes in 'HHhH'
    -------------------- HHhH A Novel Laurent Binet, translated from the French by Sam Taylor Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 336 pp., $26 -------------------- Laurent Binet tackles the story of a Nazi and the two Czechoslovakian war heroes who set out to...
  • Denver: Drink it all in

    Denver: Drink it all in
    I never thought of Denver as much of a foodie destination, though Frasca, a 30-minute drive away in Boulder, gets heaps of well-deserved praise. But on a weekend trip a few months ago, I encountered a few meals — and a few drinks — that have...
  • A novel about a multiple murder

    "Broken Harbor" by Tana French, Viking, 464 pages, $27.95.   Dublin, Ireland Detective Sgt. Mick "Scorcher" Kennedy and his rookie partner Detective Richie Curran are assigned to a major investigation. Patrick Spain, his wife, Jennifer, and children...
  • Review: 'The Twenty-Year Death' by Ariel S. Winter is 3-in-1 noir

    Review: 'The Twenty-Year Death' by Ariel S. Winter is 3-in-1 noir
    -------------------- The Twenty-Year Death A Novel Ariel S. Winter Hard Case Crime: 672 pp., $25.99 -------------------- Noir is, first and foremost, style. It's like kabuki, or, more to the point, the blues — a folk art defined by its...
  • Mexican French Toast

    Mexican French Toast
    Everyone loves Frenchtoast, so why not take it across the border and put a tasty twist on it? Our Mexican French Toast breaks with tradition for a novel brunch-worthy version of this favorite breakfast treat. Serves: 4 Cooking Time: 20 min  Ingredients...
  • Monet's Garden at New York Botanical Garden: Water lilies in full bloom, fall flowers follow soon

    Monet's Garden at New York Botanical Garden: Water lilies in full bloom, fall flowers follow soon
    Running through Oct. 21, 2012, Monet's Garden at The New York Botanical Garden examines the life and work of Impressionist master Claude Monet by highlighting his passion for gardening and the inspiration he drew from his living masterpiece, the garden on...
  • Review: Elie Wiesel's 'Hostage' is in a contrived situation

    Review: Elie Wiesel's 'Hostage' is in a contrived situation
    -------------------- Hostage A Novel Elie Wiesel, translated from the French by Catherine Temerson Alfred A. Knopf: 214 pp., $25.95 -------------------- It's hard to read Elie Wiesel's new novel, "Hostage," without thinking about his classic...
  • Monet's Garden: New York Botanical Garden exhibit spotlights artist's passion for gardening

    Monet's Garden: New York Botanical Garden exhibit spotlights artist's passion for gardening
    “My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece.” —Claude Monet Monet’s Garden, an exhibition at The New York Botanical Garden from May 19 through October 21, 2012, will examine the life and work of the Impressionist master by...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast — Corona del Mar

    Philip Brower School Activities/Clubs: AP Physics; AP Economics; AP Biology; AP French; AP English; AP Chemistry; AP Calculus BC; AP World History; AP U.S. History; AP Statistics; Stanford Education Program for Gifted Youth, math; UCI: multivariable...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast — Newport Harbor

    Christine Bonadonna AP and IB Classes Taken: AP Biology; AP World History; AP U.S. History; AP Calculus AB; AP Calculus BC; AP Physics; IB English; IB Chemistry; IB Psychology; IB Spanish; IB Theory of Knowledge School Activities/Clubs: Other than being...