| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:30 AM
"Tidiness is learning that something is as good as it's going to get," said Anne Lamott.
Well, there is no worry that tidiness is going to take over this particular office, so don't worry. We'll just keep on fooling around, writing opinions and...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"I TIPPED the steward five dollars to seat you here if you came in."
"Is that a proposition?"
"I never discuss love on an empty stomach."
"You've already eaten."
"But you haven't."
That was just a bit of the double-entendre-loaded exchanges between...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Omar's Carriage House in Norfolk is hosting a "Taste of Morocco" fundraiser for Physicians for Peace from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at The Boathouse, 333 Waterside Drive, Norfolk.
Funds collected will be used to help finance the...
| Jan 19, 2014
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In October, we took a 16-day guided tour of the UNESCO sites in Morocco with Around Morocco Tours. Lahcen Boujouija provided door-to-door service, knowledgeable guides for big cities, and never let a question go unanswered. He guided us to restaurants...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Nothing beats a small boat for cruising remote coastal areas. The experience is more intimate, and smaller vessels can get into locations not available to large cruise ships. The Royal Canadian Geographical Society is launching a series of expedition...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:15 PM
The Arab Film Festival, which opens Friday at the Harmony Gold Theatre in Los Angeles and continues through Oct. 20, is the largest independent annual showcase of Arab films and filmmakers in the United States.
Founded in San Francisco in 1996, the...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Jennifer Grout is a 23-year-old blond from Boston with a lovely singing voice and dreams of stardom who, like many an aspiring superstar before her, has turned to a reality TV in a bid for fame.
But Grout is not competing on "The Voice" or "American...
| Mar 24, 2014
It has become a truism in discussions of Russia's takeover of Crimea that in the post-World War II international order, countries no longer rewrite borders through force — or if they do, rarely find themselves faced with determined opposition from...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:08 AM
The newest restaurant at Epcot is about to enter "soft opening" mode. Look for Spice Road Table to operate this weekend in the Morocco pavilion.
The eatery is actually built smack on the theme park's World Showcase Lagoon, which could make it a prime...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Justin Timberlake will be the opening act of Morocco's 13th Mawazine World Rhythms Festival held annually in Rabat. The world music extravaganza features local artists and international acts which in past years have included Mariah Carey, Stevie Wonder,...