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  • Starz greenlights time-traveling 'Outlander' series

    Starz greenlights time-traveling 'Outlander' series
    Starz has given the greenlight to "Outlander," a new series set in 18th century Scotland and based on the bestselling series of books by Diana Gabaldon. The series follows Claire Randall, a 20th century doctor who travels in time back to Scotland in the...
  • Booker Prize-winning author James Kelman visits Baltimore

    Booker Prize-winning author James Kelman visits Baltimore
    Plunging into a novel by James Kelman is like diving head-first into a chilly lake. It's a shock to your system at first, and a bit disorienting, but the trick is to keep moving. Once your muscles get warmed up and you get your bearings, the...
  • Six spooky destinations with a dark side

    Six spooky destinations with a dark side
    Article Highlights: - Explore underground streets in Edinburgh, Scotland, with Dark Truth Tours - Make a stop in New Orleans for a primer on all things voodoo - Visit Sleepy Hollow for a look at the origins of that chilling legend The "official"...
  • Concert update: Southern rock band The Outlaws to play Ferguson Center in Newport News

    Yes, south Hampton Roads has all the amphitheaters. Still, the Peninsula's been holding its own on the live music front recently. This week I learned that a couple of notable groups are heading this way: The Outlaws and North Sea Gas. The Southern...
  • Gang: A loaded word

    Gang: A loaded word
    We can almost see the headline now: "Obama sides with gang." Which may, ultimately, prove true. It's anybody's guess which (if any) deficit-reduction plan will make its way to the president, but the Gang of Six is making the rounds ("Hannity," NPR,...
  • Shroud o' tourin': Scots unveil first papal-visit plaid

     
    Clerical garb can be so ... drab, right? What those old-fashioned color-blocked robes need is a snap of traditional Scottish plaid. We know that was almost certainly not the motivation behind Thursday's unveiling of the first tartan created to...
  • When American writers meet haggis

     
    American authors, including TC Boyle, Sapphire and Jennifer Egan, are among those who will participate in the Edinburgh International Book Festival in August....
  • Ticket pic of the week: And the little girl said, 'My, what big teeth you have'

     
    The newly-renovated National Museum of Scotland reopens--and look what the cat dragged in....
  • LIBYA: U.S. officials call for extradition of Lockerbie bomber

     
    Politicians are already demanding Libya's new rulers extradite convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset Ali Megrahi now that it appears his longtime ally Moammar Kadafi is being ousted. Among those demanding Megrahi's extradition to the U.S. for trial...
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic coming to Florida movie screens

     
    Want to peek into the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles without leaving Central Florida? The Los Angeles Philharmonic is featured in two more filmed arts experience coming to movie theaters. “LA Phil LIVE” season two will offer...
  • Music review: Gustavo Dudamel and Janine Jansen play Mendelssohn

     
    Mark Swed reviews Gustavo Dudamel's life-affirming Mendelssohn concert with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. The program was a preparation for the first LA Phil LIVE movie theater broadcast of the season on Sunday, Dutch violinist Janine Jansen was the...