| Apr 8, 2012
World leaders will descend on Chicago for the NATO summit May 20-21, protected by armored vehicles, magnetometers, terrorist watch lists, heavily armed soldiers and police officers. The security may be unprecedented in Chicago history. Here are 10 facts...
| Dec 4, 2011
Joanna Cotler/HarperCollins, $24.99, ages 13 and up
In the third installment of this lavish series, a teen girl is menaced by a powerful sorceress in a mystical fantasy world.
The Annotated Peter Pan
| Nov 30, 2011
| 12:39 PM
The Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra presents its popular holiday concert Saturday, Dec. 3. This year, it's "Holiday Melodies and Peanuts" — the Charles Schulz kind.
The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at Bel Air High School, 100 Heighe St. in Bel Air....
| Dec 2, 2010
| 1:45 PM
A three-word response to those who believe the printed book is dead: Drawn and Quarterly. The Montreal-based publisher Drawn and Quarterly, distributed in the U.S. by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, produces books so artfully designed and packaged that one...
| Feb 4, 2012
Every presidential campaign turns out to be a quadrennial godsend for editorial cartoonists, but for Lalo Alcaraz, 2012 is a jubilee year. Herman Cain, chowing down at a Miami restaurant, asks, “How do you say ‘delicious' in Cuban?” Newt...
| Feb 4, 2012
Patricia A. Disney
Philanthropist, ex-wife of Walt Disney's nephew Roy
Patricia A. Disney, 77, who grew up as a neighbor of Roy E. Disney in Toluca Lake and was married to him for more than 50 years, died Friday of Alzheimer's disease, her family...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Good thing Bill Griffith did not take Marcel Duchamp seriously. Otherwise, we'd be without Zippy (aka Zippy the Pinhead), the best-drawn daily underground comic strip in America, still running in 300 newspapers. Griffith, at the time a 19-year-old art...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 2:07 PM
Local cartoonist Michael Cotter asked the assembled youngsters at the Annapolis area library to name a big story in the news, and 13-year-old Rhaei Brown, who was sporting a Ravens jersey, couldn't utter his answer fast enough.
"The lockout!" the...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 1:44 PM
Knott's Berry Farm will add three new shows for Halloween Haunt 2011, according to theme park officials.
> Halloween Haunt 2011 haunted mazes and scare zones
The 39th annual Knott’s Scary Farm will take place Wednesday through Sunday evenings from...
| 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...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 8:32 AM
Special events really crank up this week at Central Florida's theme parks and attractions. My calendar runneth over ...
+ The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival begins Friday at Walt Disney World. New amongst the World Showcase kiosks are a vegan...