| Jun 16, 2011
| 7:16 PM
Kids interested in rockets, spies, mad scientists or chess have a place to explore their passion this summer.
Orange Coast College is hosting half- and full-day weeklong summer camps on campus for 6- to 12-year-old children.
The Mad Scientist's...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 5:49 AM
An international chess game being played out over Iran's nuclear enrichment program increases the likelihood of a terrorist attack in New York City, according to intelligence analysts. Recent bomb attacks have been attributed to Iran, including explosions...
| Feb 28, 2012
Like so many other blues musicians, slide guitarist Louisiana Red long struggled to make a living in his native country, so in the early 1980s he moved to Germany where, to his delight, he found audiences far more receptive to his elemental sound.
| Jun 24, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Dear Frank, You don't know me and I don't know you. Not personally, at least. But I read a lot about you in the newspaper. Probably more than you read about me.
If you do read about me, you’re welcome to email to tell me how you think I’m...
| Jul 24, 2011
The Chairs Are Where the People Go
How to Live, Work, and Play in the City
Misha Glouberman with Sheila Heti
Faber and Faber:: 175 pp., $13 paper
Sheila Heti wanted to write about her friend Misha Glouberman. The Canadian performance artists had...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 6:20 AM
It's been two days since the news of Amy Winehouse's death, and I'm still trying to wrap my head around it all. While Twitter and Facebook feeds filled with appreciations and ugly jokes (did you hear the one about "Rehab"?), I returned to Back to Black,...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 1:25 PM
Frank J. Gach, a master carpenter whose expertly constructed bookcases and shelves were highly prized by bibliophiles and college libraries, died Aug. 13 of complications from dementia at Keswick Multi-Care Center.
The former longtime Randallstown...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Here's an update to a clichéd philosophical question: If a test is scheduled and no one is around to take it, will this test matter?
The new school year for many public school teachers begins weeks before students arrive. Educators attend hours of...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 1:37 PM
She may not get as much kudos as Meryl Streep, but Kristin Scott Thomas is one of the most riveting actresses working today and, being bilingual, she seamlessly moves between prime English- and French-speaking roles.
This time it’s expert French...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 1:39 PM
Not since the old Body Politic days has there been this much excitement on the top floor of 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., now known as the Greenhouse Theater Center.
Remy Bumppo Theatre Company's new artistic director, Timothy Douglas, is certainly not coming...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 12:29 PM
The 2012 presidential race is filled with candidates calling for serious reform in a rough economic climate, but Peter Green, an artist who has caricatured the top contenders since ’72, is looking for a laugh.
His newest set of Politicards, a 54-...