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  • SATURDAY OCT. 1 TILL MONDAY OCT. 3 Makeup Exhibit MAC Venomous Villains makeup exhibit is in South Coast Plaza's Jewel Court, 3333 S. Bristol St., Costa Mesa. TILL OCT. 9 'Pride and Prejudice' South Coast Repertory presents Jane Austen's "Pride and...
  • TILL SUNDAY 'Pride and Prejudice' South Coast Repertory presents Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice," adapted for the stage by Joseph Hanreddy and J.R. Sullivan. The shows will be at the Segerstrom Stage. For showtimes and ticket information, visit...
  • Looking into the female heart

    Looking into the female heart
    While Samuel Park's mother sliced vegetables at the kitchen table, she told her son dramatic tales of her youth in South Korea after the Korean War. Park, the youngest child with two older sisters, found himself easily embroiled in the fantasies,...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    SUNDAY 'Muckheap' Polyglot Theatre's Muckheap brings family entertainment to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Samueli Theater. Shows are 1 and 3 p.m. Tickets start at $20. For more information, visit http://www.scfta.org. 'Le Corsaire Suite'...
  • Sewing the whole show together

    Sewing the whole show together
    Actress Lynn Milgrim will step onto the main stage at South Coast Repertory on Friday night as Mrs. Carrie Watts. To inhabit the role of the protagonist in Horton Foote's "A Trip to Bountiful," Milgrim will don an old-fashioned lavender cotton dress. The...
  • The walking dead are ready to pick up the pace

    The walking dead are ready to pick up the pace
    Picturesque little Darlington is a national historic district, home to an annual Apple Festival that attracts thousands and, come Saturday, a feasting ground for the undead. "Run for Your Lives," a 5K run, with zombies, is coming to this tiny Harford...
  • A word, please: As literate as Shakespeare

    Recently, a Minnesota Public Radio talk show listener called to suggest to language experts Ben Zimmer and Grant Barrett a clever solution to a very perplexing and pervasive language problem. The problem crops up when we need to talk about a hypothetical...
  • Chicago Literary Hall of Fame holds benefit

    Chicago Literary Hall of Fame holds benefit
    TV reporter Janet Davies, wearing a beige jacket and leopard boots, stood behind a wooden podium in a darkened room overlooking Millennium Park on October 12. "Remember, like Chicago voting, bid and bid often," she said, encouraging an audience of...
  • Thoroughly modern Jane

    Thoroughly modern Jane
    She does get around. In recent years, Lizzy Bennet — the genteel and sheltered heroine of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" — has been reimagined by novelists as a former gangbanger from the South Side of Chicago ("The Man Who Loved Pride &...
  • Small Wonders: Just open the door for someone

    Last week, in my little corner of your local newspaper, I contemplated the ills of society. I offered my opinion on humanity’s great downfall, be it political, spiritual or social in nature. Namely, that all of us are so absorbed in our own...
  • Fall romance round-up

    Fall romance round-up
    "Three Maids for a Crown: A Novel of the Grey Sisters" by Ella March Chase The Grey sisters have simple desires: Jane wants a quiet life dedicated to scholarly pursuits, Katherine wants to marry the handsome man she thought loved her, and Mary just...