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  • Offering A New Year's Hope Against Hope

    It really wasn't Pandora's fault. Prometheus, her brother-in-law, angered Zeus who, for some arcane reasons (it's all Greek to me), gave Pandora the box of sins, telling her never to open it. Certain that, just like a woman, she would not listen to...
  • Theater performances in 2012 set an impressive stage for 2013

    Theater performances in 2012 set an impressive stage for 2013
    In this new year, we're enjoying memories from last year's highlights on Anne Arundel's theater scene — and looking forward to encore performances in 2013. In 2012, residents were treated to stellar performances in drama, comedy and dance, along...
  • The Bernard Madoff book collection: Rick Moody, Fyodor Dostoevsky

    How does an author of seriously literary fiction discover one of his books was owned by Bernie Madoff, the investor who defrauded his clients of billions of dollars? He sees it listed in an auction on EBay. That's how Rick Moody came to know that Madoff's...
  • Revved up about motorcycles zooming between cars

    Revved up about motorcycles zooming between cars
    During his nearly 40 years as a columnist for this newspaper, my late father occasionally tweaked his readers — quite disingenuously — by belittling his cat, knowing the slur would stir invective so passionate and erudite that he could fill...
  • Venus Theatre unveils 2013 season as 'Lucky 13'

    Murder, perfectionism, family stress and sometimes— in the midst of it all — triumph over struggles, are what Venus Theatre's productions are made of for the upcoming 2013 season. After going through mounds of scripts, Venus Theatre founder...
  • 25 literary resolutions for 2012. What's yours?

     
    25 authors and editors share their literary resolutions for 2012. What's yours?...
  • Is that a poem in your pocket, or are you happy to see me?

     
    Happy Poem in your Pocket Day!...
  • Two topics that don't go together: The inspired Mixed Taste series

     
    In the Mixed Taste series, presented by the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, there are combined presentations by two speakers, each of whom talks on their separate field of expertise....
  • National Endowment for the Arts announces new Big Read grants

     
    The National Endowment for the Arts will make 78 grants totaling $1 million for The Big Read projects nationwide in 2012-2013....
  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
  • Book review: 'The Red Garden' by Alice Hoffman

    Book review: 'The Red Garden' by Alice Hoffman
    The Red Garden A Novel Alice Hoffman Crown: 275 pp., $25 "The Red Garden" is a fantastical history of Blackwell, Mass., from 1750 to the present, replete with intermarried families, melancholic bears and altruistic mermaids. If you have trouble with...