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  • Fascinating and feisty Bucharest: Romania's capital rises from its past

    Fascinating and feisty Bucharest: Romania's capital rises from its past
    BUCHAREST, Romania — On Sunday morning in Bucharest, I knew just what I wanted to do: I wanted to go to church. I also wanted to go down to the Old City, visit a few museums and buy a warm pretzel from a sidewalk stand. But mostly I wanted to go...
  • Theater review: 'Phantasmagoria' from Empty Spaces Theatre Co.

    Theater review: 'Phantasmagoria' from Empty Spaces Theatre Co.
    Something wicked this way comes in the form of "Phantasmagoria," a dance-storytelling-puppetry entertainment created and directed by John DiDonna for his Empty Spaces Theatre Co. And this pastiche of stylish costumes, lowbrow puppet humor and scary...
  • Five for Friday: Five reasons for Orioles optimism in 2011

    Five for Friday: Five reasons for Orioles optimism in 2011
    The Orioles have given Baltimore 13 straight seasons of losing baseball, a streak that would make them the laughingstock of the major leagues if not for that train wreck of an organization in Pittsburgh. There still has been plenty of giggling at the...
  • New weekend brunch options

    New weekend brunch options
    When it's this frigid outside, the idea of attempting a weekend brunch that goes beyond toaster waffles eaten while huddled under a blanket seems downright unreasonable. If there's anything that stands the chance to ply you from the cozy comforts of...
  • NBC's 'Dracula' aims for a sexy revamp with Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    NBC's 'Dracula' aims for a sexy revamp with Jonathan Rhys Meyers
    This is not your great-great grandfather's Dracula. It's NBC's — and that means in this lush, re-imagined world, the mysterious count made famous in Bram Stoker's 1897 classic now has washboard abs, is posing as an American (vampire) in London,...
  • 'Dracula' review: Dracula is back with a vengeance

    'Dracula' review: Dracula is back with a vengeance
    When I popped in NBC's new drama "Dracula," I wasn't sure if I was watching a remake of Bram Stoker's classic thriller or ABC's nighttime soap "Revenge." The traditional players from Stoker's book appear in the stylish retread (9 p.m. CT Oct. 25, NBC; 2....
  • Review: NBC's 'Dracula' is sumptuous, sexy and, yes, bloody fun

    Review: NBC's 'Dracula' is sumptuous, sexy and, yes, bloody fun
    It is a little late to be worrying much over the body of Dracula. From pulp he came and to pulp he shall forever return. For every serious or even vaguely faithful take on the 1897 Bram Stoker novel — Browning, Murnau, Coppola, Herzog, et al....
  • TV picks for Oct. 28 to Nov. 3: Pete Holmes, Charlie Brown & Atlanta housewives

    TV picks for Oct. 28 to Nov. 3: Pete Holmes, Charlie Brown & Atlanta housewives
    Here's a sampling of what's on TV during the week of Oct. 28 to Nov. 3. Monday, Oct. 28 Seduced and Abandoned 8 p.m. Monday, HBO This documentary takes us behind the scenes as filmmaker James Toback and Alec Baldwin try to get financing for a movie...
  • Review: 'The Impaler' tries to keep it real but misses the mark

    Less about vampires than deals with the devil, "The Impaler" draws not on "Dracula" but the historical figure who inspired Bram Stoker's iconic bloodsucker: Vlad III, a vicious 15th century Crusader known for impaling his victims. Seven friends who look...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown'

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 27 - Nov. 2, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Saturday Night Live This prime-...
  • Watch: First 'Dracula Untold' Trailer Adds Action to Vampire Mythology

    While there has been plenty of portrayals of Dracula in the media, Universal's upcoming "Dracula Untold" aims to shed some new light on the tale -- with the help of a lot of action. The first trailer for the movie hit the web this weekend. Luke Evans...