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  • The Crosby Chronicles: Politicians don't make good teachers

    The Crosby Chronicles: Politicians don't make good teachers
    Gov. Brown signed a bill last Thursday that requires California schools to use history textbooks and lessons that mention positive contributions from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. No other state has such a requirement. While I...
  • Pauley Perrette becomes a real Babe for CBS photo shoot

    If a glammed-up Pauley Perrette is rare, so is the chance for her to bring a piece of high society back to life. Thanks to one of the world's top fashion photographers and a fast-working team of wardrobe, hair and makeup experts, the co-star of CBS'...
  • 'In Cold Blood' too bloody for students?

    'In Cold Blood' too bloody for students?
    Since its publication in 1965, Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood” has been widely recognized as a seminal work in American literature, frequently appearing on high school and college reading lists. But the contents of the nonfiction novel,...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Observing Banned Books Week

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Since this week is Banned Books Week, and since one of my colleagues over at Glendale High School is fighting for Truman Capote’s "In Cold Blood" to be approved as a book to teach to advanced 11th grade English students,...
  • A 'Cold Blood' teaching moment

    The question of teaching of Truman Capote's “In Cold Blood” in Holly Ciotti's Advanced Placement English class (“'In Cold Blood' too bloody for students?” Sept. 25) strikes me as a great teaching moment for the whole community. I...
  • Unclassified Info: The hard reality behind censorship

    I have three words for Glendale Unified School District officials and those parents who seek to ban Truman Capote’s masterpiece “In Cold Blood” from being added to the English curriculum. Get. Over. It. Yes, the novel depicts an almost...
  • Board OKs 'In Cold Blood' after months of debate

    Board OKs 'In Cold Blood' after months of debate
    A literary brouhaha over Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood” came to a close this week as Glendale Unified school board members voted to approve the book for advanced placement students. The 4-0 decision capped a months-long debate...
  • Op-ed: Someone has to say, 'Enough.'

    In response to the recent discussions and articles regarding Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood,” I would like to offer the following comments. I would like to thank Holly Ciotti for her articulate presentation of the reasons “In Cold...
  • Theater Exhibit at Fairfield Museum; With Capote reading

    Theater Exhibit at Fairfield Museum; With Capote reading
    “Bravo! A Century of Theater in Fairfield County” is an exhibit on Southern Connecticut theater now on display at the Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road in Fairfield. ┬áThe exhibit continues through March 18. As part of its...
  • Southern California Close-up: Westside of Los Angeles

    Southern California Close-up: Westside of Los Angeles
    You're an outsider heading to the Westside of Los Angeles — not the beach cities, but Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood and the nearby well-heeled neighborhoods south of the Santa Monica Mountains. This means you'll be well-fed, well-rested and...
  • The Crowd: A black-and-white affair

    Truman Capote would have smiled. In the avant-garde tradition of Capote's 1960s New York social A-ticket known as the "Black and White Ball," Orange County trendsetters borrowed on the theme to ring in South Coast Repertory's 2011-12 season. The SCR...