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  • Nate Berkus' inner sanctum offers its own design for living

    Were fans to get invited to their favorite TV designers' homes and be met with magazines piled on rickety tables, peeling paint, stained sofas and bare walls, it would be disappointing and somehow mark them as fraudulent. So it's reassuring that Nate...
  • What to read in 2013

    What to read in 2013
    January Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam) The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist's first solo adult novel in more than a decade is a typically absurdist comic story about everything — and then some — that goes wrong for Seth and his friends en...
  • Now that's a wall of books

    Circle City Books in Pittsboro, N.C., has just completed an eye-catching mural: a side of a building covered in books. Huge, oversize books, with titles that even this myopic passerby could read. What's on it? Forty-eight titles, some of which are...
  • Jacque Vaughn says his coaching style will be 'calm, not garish'

    Jacque Vaughn says his coaching style will be 'calm, not garish'
    Jacque Vaughn offered glimpses of his personality during his introductory news conference Monday. He revealed that he has a favorite poet (Maya Angelou). He displayed a sense of humor; when asked when he started to think about becoming a coach, he...
  • Nikki Giovanni's passion for poetry and life is undimmed

    Nikki Giovanni's passion for poetry and life is undimmed
    Celebrated poet and author Nikki Giovanni helps to expand and enrich young minds in Blacksburg, where she's a professor of English at Virginia Tech. Still, she's not exactly cloistered in her mountain-top, ivory tower. She gets around. Giovanni, who grew...
  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
  • Toni Morrison celebrates life with friends

    Several weeks ago, I wrote about seeing award-winning poet Nikki Giovanni speak at TNCC. During that talk, Giovanni told us she was looking forward to an upcoming event at Virginia Tech to honor her friend, celebrated author Toni Morrison. The event,...
  • Arts on TV: 'Open Call'; 'The Phantom of the Opera'; Idina Menzel

     
    This week's Arts on TV includes 'Open Call'; 'The Phantom of the Opera'; Idina Menzel...
  • Music review: Pacific Symphony celebrates Iranian New Year

     
    Mark Swed reviews the premiere of Richard Danielpour's oratorio "Toward a Season of Peace," given by the Pacific Symphony as part of its American Composers Festival, this year a celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year....
  • Bob Dylan and Maya Angelou among Medal of Freedom honorees

     
    "These extraordinary honorees come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, but each of them has made a lasting contribution to the life of our nation," President Obama says....
  • Happy World Book Night! Free books on offer all over

     
    It's World Book Night, a massive international book giveaway that this year is making its U.S. debut....