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  • From Star Wars to comics to gamers, Florida has events to satisfy your inner nerd

    From Star Wars to comics to gamers, Florida has events to satisfy your inner nerd
    Florida's got fanboy down. Where else can you count on an annual Wookie sighting? Disney's Star Wars Weekends, though, going on from May 17 to June 9 at Disney's Hollywood Studios, is just one of Florida's great offerings for movies, TV, comics and...
  • Germany and Russia at odds over new Hermitage Museum exhibition

    Germany and Russia at odds over new Hermitage Museum exhibition
    A new exhibition at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia is causing diplomatic friction between Germany and Russia. "The Bronze Age of Europe: Europe Without Borders" features some German works of art that were looted by Russian soldiers at...
  • Janet Fitch on the writers she admires and her next book [video]

    Janet Fitch on the writers she admires and her next book [video]
    Janet Fitch's first novel, "White Oleander," hit big when it was picked by Oprah for her book club. Before that happened, she was just another aspiring writer in this big city. She sat down with me at the L.A. Times Festival of Books and talked about...
  • Florida Legislature OKs $50M for cross-Florida trail

    Florida Legislature OKs $50M for cross-Florida trail
    According to news reports, Florida legislators have agreed to allocate $50 million to buy right of way to connect scattered trails to create a 275-mile trail network that would span the state from St. Petersburg to Titusville. The $50 million still...
  • UCF commitment barrage continues with St. Petersburg Gibbs ATH Maurice Hall

    UCF commitment barrage continues with St. Petersburg Gibbs ATH Maurice Hall
    UCF received a commitment from St. Petersburg Gibbs athlete Maurice Hall over the weekend after the 6-foot-1, 185-pound junior took an unofficial visit to the Orlando campus. If things go as planned, Hall will eventually join his fellow Pinellas County...
  • News of the Weird: Very Personal Hygiene

    News of the Weird: Very Personal Hygiene
    Orestes De La Paz's exhibit at the Frost Art Museum in Miami in May recalled Chuck Palahniuk's novel and film Fight Club, in which lead character Tyler Durden's principal income source was making upscale soap using discarded liposuctioned fat fetched from...
  • Russia's first couple divorcing; Putin biography tells why

    Russia's first couple divorcing; Putin biography tells why
    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife of nearly 30 years announced on state television Thursday that they are divorcing. Those curious about what caused the breakup won't have to wait for a tell-all book: Lyudmila Putina dished the dirt on her...
  • Doomsday prepper sentenced to 8 years in a bunker

    Doomsday prepper sentenced to 8 years in a bunker
    This Doomsday prepper is headed for some real serious bunker time after a federal judge sentenced him to eight years in prison on Tuesday, reports the Tampa Bay Times in St. Petersburg. Convicted felon Jason Deon Thomas, 31, the owner of JT's The...
  • 'Swan Lake Live' leaps into the 3-D theater scene

     'Swan Lake Live' leaps into the 3-D theater scene
    What does the cutting-edge, digital 3-D world of James Cameron have in common with the centuries-old Mariinsky Ballet in St. Petersburg, Russia? For the last few years the venerated ballet company, which dates back to the 18th century, has been...
  • Review: Alisa Weilerstein's star turn with L.A. Chamber Orchestra

    Appearing with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra eight years ago, 23-year-old Alisa Weilerstein was a playfully kittenish cello soloist in Tchaikovsky's "Rococo" Variations. I wrote then that when she matures, look out. I can take no credit for...
  • Barry Levinson To Direct Shanghai Love Story (EXCLUSIVE)

    Barry Levinson has come on board to direct an untitled love story, set in Shanghai and Leningrad, with Shanghai Film Group financing and Mike Medavoy, Rafaella De Laurentiis and Edward McGurn producing. Production will start in February in Shanghai...