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  • 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-...
  • ‘Grimm’, ‘Dracula’ webisodes tease supernatural series

     
    NBC's new supernatural duo of “Grimm” and “Dracula” doesn't kick off until Oct. 25, but fans of both can get […]...
  • Halloween TV programming 2013

     
    As the Halloween 2013 season fast approaches, there will once again be plenty of Halloween TV programming to enjoy, from terrifying frights to more family-friendly fare. Here is some of the notable Halloween TV programming airing in 2013. All times are...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Vlad the Impaler related to Prince Charles, the biting truth

     
    "I have a bit of a 'stake' in the country," Prince Charles says of Romania's Transylvania region....
  • Will and Kate's firstborn could now be queen, if they had a girl

     
    Succession rules to be changed: A firstborn girl of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, could be first in line for the throne, after a decision by 16 Commonwealth nations that consider the monarch to be their head of state to change...
  • Move over Dracula, tourists flock to see Bulgarian 'vampire'

     
    The discovery last week of a 700-year-old skeleton with metal stakes where his heart had been has stirred a bout of vampire-mania in Europe and attracted flocks of tourists to the churchyard grave site in Bulgaria's Black Sea port of Sozopol. So keen is...
  • 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...
  • Monster Mash: Mandela painting stirs controversy; Russian art curators avoid prison sentence

     
    Controversial portrait: A painting depicting Nelson Mandela undergoing an autopsy -- inspired by a Rembrandt masterpiece -- stirs outrage in South Africa. (Agence France-Presse) Going home: Two Russian art curators are fined but avoid jail for...