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  • Wedding Announcement: Lazier-Schomburg

    Wedding Announcement: Lazier-Schomburg
    Elizabeth Ann Lazier and Joseph Michael Schomburg were married on Aug. 2 at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Glendale, the home parish of the bride's family for more than 20 years. The officiant was the Very Rev. Canon Mark A. Weitzel. Serving as maid...
  • 'Saw' Actor Lyriq Bent Joins Nicolas Cage in 'Pay the Ghost'

    "Saw" actor Lyriq Bent has come on board to star opposite Nicolas Cage in Voltage Films' supernatural thriller "Pay the Ghost." Shooting is underway in Toronto with Uli Edel ("The Baader Meinhof Complex") directing. Producers are Voltage's Nicolas...
  • Author James McBride finds the humor in pain and the pain in humor

    "The Good Lord Bird," James McBride's 2013 novel about a young boy in abolitionist John Brown's ragtag army, is probably the funniest book about slavery you will ever read. His 1996 memoir, "The Color of Water," about his mother's difficult life...
  • 'Whiplash' director, stars march to a friendly beat — off-screen

    'Whiplash' director, stars march to a friendly beat — off-screen
    There were bongos and congas, pristine Ludwig kits, dusty vintage sets that used to belong to famous people. Miles Teller eyed his options inside the Professional Drum Shop in Hollywood and settled on a Jamaican steel pan, picking up some mallets and...
  • How Martin Scorsese's New York Review of Books Obsession Inspired HBO Doc

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Martin Scorsese is best known for his bloody chronicles of mobsters and made men, so the film legend wouldn't seem like a natural fit to peel back the curtain on the New York Review of Books, the periodical of choice for the...
  • 20th century fashion, trends parallel rise in melanoma

    20th century fashion, trends parallel rise in melanoma
    Skin-baring fashions, increased leisure time and acceptance of the idea of a "healthy tan" may have a lot to do with the rising numbers of new melanoma cases each year, suggests a new study. Researchers found that increasing U.S. melanoma rates track...
  • Williamsburg receives federal grant for dementia care

    Williamsburg receives federal grant for dementia care
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday a federal grant to strengthen and expand services for Virginians experiencing dementia. The following is excerpted from the state's news release: The $441,131, three-year grant from the federal Administration...
  • New York court to weigh legal rights of chimps

    ALBANY N.Y. (Reuters) - A New York appeals court will consider this week whether chimpanzees are entitled to "legal personhood" in what experts say is the first case of its kind. For Steven Wise, the lawyer behind the case involving a chimp named Tommy,...
  • Three Game-Changing Female Producers Make Sure Passion-Driven Films Hit the Screen

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Perhaps the least interesting thing about Megan Ellison, Gigi Pritzker and Molly Smith is that these game-changing film financiers happen to be the scions of three of America's wealthiest families -- a status that's more...
  • Voters held up in lines

    Florida had the worst voter lines in the country in 2012, and a lack of resources at some precincts contributed to those long waits to vote, studies from the U.S. General Accounting Office and a New York think tank revealed. The GAO study surveyed...
  • War re-enactors get no respect [Commentary]

    War re-enactors get no respect [Commentary]
    For the past 30 years, I've been urging my students to put themselves in the shoes of people who lived in the past. So why do we make fun of Americans who do that as a hobby? I'm talking about military re-enactors like Eric Frein, the 31-year-old man...