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  • What's coming up?

    What's coming up?
    From poetry readings to author fairs, there are plenty of opportunities this week to meet and chat with local authors.  - Thursday, 7 p.m. Award-winning author Jamie Quatro will speak at the College of William & Mary's Tucker Hall Theater as part of the...
  • Academy to honor Harry Belafonte for his activism

    When Harry Belafonte appeared in mob-controlled Las Vegas in the 1950s at the Thunderbird Hotel, he decided to challenge the racist system that prevented African American performers from staying at hotels on the Strip. "I walked into the lobby, going to...
  • Internet rage pushes 'America's Dad' Bill Cosby off his pedestal

    I have no trouble believing that a beloved national figure who has brought joy and laughter to millions of people is a pervert in private. Do you? In the last couple of years alone, we’ve seen a string of stellar reputations shredded to bits...
  • Steve Ballmer's Clippers purchase: Don't write off tax-break potential

    Steve Ballmer's Clippers purchase: Don't write off tax-break potential
    Baseball fans remember Bill Veeck mostly for his bizarre stunts. The maverick team owner once signed a player with dwarfism, then sent the 3-foot-7 batter to the plate to draw a walk. Another time, he let the crowd hold up placards to dictate in-...
  • Bears' Marc Trestman faces test of temperament

    Bears' Marc Trestman faces test of temperament
    Preparation and a forward-looking mindset is key to good leadership. Good leaders act with a plan and a purpose. Often that plan goes astray, and in those circumstances survival is determined by adaptability and the ability to stay calm and make...
  • 'True Son' follows power of youthful conviction in politics

     'True Son' follows power of youthful conviction in politics
    An engaging documentary following the idealistic political campaign waged by 22-year-old Michael Tubbs, "True Son" offers an object lesson in the power of conviction. The Stockton-raised Stanford graduate could have taken his degree and landed a...
  • TV Review: 'Lance Armstrong: Stop At Nothing'

    An Australian production that has already played in the U.K., "Lance Armstrong: Stop at Nothing" rolls Stateside via Showtime, and provides a riveting look at the cycling champion's rise and (especially) fall. Comprehensively reported, director Alex...
  • Nation honors its veterans in traditional, non-traditional ways

    Nation honors its veterans in traditional, non-traditional ways
    The U.S. capital marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery where Vice President Joe Biden said the 23 million U.S. veterans were the backbone of the nation. The commemoration at Arlington, where more than 40,000...
  • 'Castle' wedding; 'Voice' expansion; 'Shark Tank' party

    The week's highlights include the "Castle" wedding (finally), the last "Blacklist" on Monday, a "Voice" expansion (it's the November sweeps!) and a "Shark Tank" celebration. What's ahead: The Top 20 perform on "The Voice," which offers viewers five...
  • Gillian Zucker revved up to transform the Clippers into L.A.'s team

    Steve Ballmer did something for Gillian Zucker that she thought was impossible: create more hours in her day. Zucker now only has to drive from her Brentwood home to Staples Center instead of slogging through traffic to Fontana. Ballmer hopes Zucker...
  • Veterans Day: HBO concert, '60 Minutes' interview

    Veterans Day: HBO concert, '60 Minutes' interview
    Veterans Day this year will be marked with a concert on HBO and a newsmaking interview on "60 Minutes."   On Tuesday, HBO offers "The Concert for Valor." The channel has said the event is "to honor the courage and sacrifice of America's veterans and...