| Aug 30, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Summer might be drawing to a close, but don't worry — there's still plenty of time to squeeze in a few more chills provided by new mysteries and thrillers from Karin Fossum, Tana French and Thomas H. Cook.
The Irish seaside enclave that provides...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:35 PM
When "PECLB0000005706">Bradley Cooper was starring in Limitless, I thought I’d hate it based on the premise. He was a writer suffering from writer’s block. He comes across a drug dealer that gives him a pill that makes him smart. This...
| Jun 2, 2012
When a book flies off the shelves by the millions within a month of publication and zooms to the top of the New York Times best-seller list, it's safe to assume that whatever its literary merit (or lack thereof), it probably is not a good candidate for...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:34 PM
The group ARTS Anonymous will meet every Friday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at The Living Room, 303 Broadway, Suite 107. It is a 12-step program that will help people formulate their artistic goals and starting producing creative work....
| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Wedding Date: June 23, 2012
Her story: Christina Schoppert, 30, grew up in Homeland and now lives in Hampden. She is a lawyer with Community Law Center, Inc., which represents organizations working on neighborhood revitalization efforts. Her father, Gary...
| Jun 14, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
Does an all-over-the-place character necessitate an all-over-the-place movie?
I don’t think so, though “Lola Versus” almost succeeds in embracing life’s messiness even when the film possesses no more...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:43 PM
How do you improve on what is, arguably, the greatest of all musicals? In the case of "Les Miserables," now in residence at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, the process is not so much improvement as enhancement.
This touring 25th anniversary...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:28 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2012
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...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:23 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 12:24 PM
"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...