| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:34 AM
One thing to know about us
We are The Book Club. Our group is unique in that it is big (14 people), has both men and women, and has been around for 16 years. We recently read our 100th book together as a group.
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| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Can't make it over to London to check out notable stage shows there? Don't fret: You can probably catch them in a movie theater near you.
With the launch of a new West End Theater Series of cinemacasts, kicking off next month with "Merrily We Roll Along,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Orange County has reached a milestone: We have at least one art or music teacher in every school.
That is both impressive … and sad.
It's impressive because local leaders made culture a priority in an age where budget cuts and FCAT-obsessed...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:07 PM
King Richard III may have suffered from a parasite as nasty as his reputation. The remains of the medieval monarch -- villainized by William Shakespeare as a tyrant who killed his nephews in order to seize the throne -- show signs of roundworm infection,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Producer Michael Benaroya ("Margin Call") has come on board to finance post-apocalyptic thriller "Z for Zachariah," shooting in November and starring Chris Pine, Amanda Seyfried and Chiwetel Ejiofor.
He's at Toronto with a trio of titles screening --...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Add one more outdoor theater experience before autumn officially begins.
The Castle Theatre Company of Durham University , UK will perform William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. on the lawn of the Mark Twain House,...
| Sep 2, 2013
“The saviors come not home tonight: Themselves they could not save.” — Lines from A.E. Housman, scribbled in a soldier’s diary.
On Oct. 27, 1947, thousands of caskets were unloaded from a ship in New York. The bodies of U.S....
| Aug 18, 2013
It's one thing to be famous. It's quite another to be notorious, which is defined as "widely and unfavorably known." Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi, demonstrated that last week when they were sentenced for financial crimes. Here are 10 other...
| Sep 1, 2013
These certainly are insulting times. Oprah Winfrey felt disrespected when a Swiss store clerk allegedly refused to show her an expensive handbag. Floridians were offended when the Rev. Jesse Jackson said they were living in "a kind of apartheid state."...
| Aug 2, 2013
STRATFORD, Ontario — William Shakespeare, patron saint of the venerable Stratford Festival of Canada, is an unimpeachable source on most matters: love, leadership, the meaning of life. But when it came to the House of Tudor, his personal ethics...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The play is more than 400 years old and we all know how it ends, but suddenly William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" is back in vogue.
The Scottish tragedy is enticing a number of actors ranging from young to the far side of middle age to play the murderous...