| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:04 PM
PEN Center USA's 23rd annual literary awards festival went off without a hitch at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Monday night -- except for the small fact that its lifetime achievement award winner, Joan Didion, was not in attendance.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Good grief, Charlie Brown's pet beagle, Snoopy, may get his own license plate if another Mr. Brown approves.
The state Senate this week gave its approval to a bill that would allow the California Cultural and Historical Endowment to use the revenue from...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The line between a fair use of copyrighted works and an infringement is blurry, and sometimes it takes a judge to decide where a particular use falls. The dispute between Universal Music Publishing and Lauren LoPrete shows how copyright owners can use...
| Sep 26, 2013
What do you get when you replace the original dialogue from classic Peanuts comic strips with lyrics from songs by the beloved British indie-rock band The Smiths? A wry and clever blog that a major record company tries to shut down.
The case of This...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:34 AM
"Charles M. Schulz: Pop Culture in Peanuts": This is your last week to enjoy Charlie Brown, Lucy, Snoopy and the rest, as the popular exhibit at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood (1650 Harrison St.) remains up Tuesday through Sept. 8. $10,...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Jack Kirby’s “New Gods,” Jim Steranko’s “Nick Fury” works, Dave Gibbons’ “Watchmen” and Charles Schulz’s “Peanuts” will all get deluxe […]...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown has cleared the way for California to begin issuing license plates adorned with the classic Peanuts beagle, Snoopy.
Revenue generated from the specialized plate sales will benefit the California Cultural and Historical Endowment and...
| May 5, 2013
Fifty miles north of San Francisco, straddling U.S. Highway 101, sits Santa Rosa, former home of Charles M. Schulz and the gang from "Peanuts." From the highway, as you boom past at 70 mph, Santa Rosa appears to be just another somewhere on the way to...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 5:44 AM
Nuts about "Peanuts"? The Orange County Regional History Center is now home to an exhibit that should appeal to devotees of Charlie Brown and the gang.
"Peanuts … Naturally" opens Saturday, Sept. 29, at the downtown Orlando museum. It includes...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 3:09 PM
If you're a fan of older comic books and comic strips, Fantagraphics is your Santa Claus. The 21st century has proved a golden age for the reproduction of classic comics, with stellar reprint series from Boom! Studios, IDW and others. But Fantagraphics is...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:30 PM
STRATFORD, ONTARIO — It's not easy for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival to accommodate the beautiful mess. Its costs and budgets are massive, its theaters imposing — in its current configuration, Tanya Moiseiwitsch's famous Festival...