| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Long before Los Angeles made its name as the entertainment capital of the world and became known for traffic, diversity, great weather and coveted In-N-Out burgers, it was home to an indigenous peoples known as the Tongva, who lived and thrived in the...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 8:52 PM
Hers is a story of solitude at sea for months on end, with only the raw power of nature to break the silence.
She's rowed thousands of miles and survived countless ocean-borne perils, from dehydration to 20-foot waves threatening to capsize her 23-...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Arthur Heming: Chronicler of the North
Through June 2, Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, (860) 434-5542, florencegriswoldmuseum.org
Long before Second City Television's Bob and Doug Mackenzie hoisted its banner, Arthur Heming (1870-...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga
Opens Sunday, March 17 , through March 23, at the Cinestudio in Hartford, at Trinity College, cinestudio.org
Members of PETA might not want to watch Happy People: A Year in the Taiga, the new documentary by Dmitry...
| Apr 7, 2013
More than 50 struggling Chicago-area homeowners last year placed their faith and their savings into the hands of Washington National Trust, which promised to save their homes from foreclosure.
The homeowners, most of them Hispanic and living in Aurora,...
| Feb 21, 2013
Serendipity is what gives us "Happy People: A Year in the Taiga," an intimate portrait of the vanishing breed of hunters and fishers still making a life in the isolated heart of Siberia, where a mild winter day is minus 30 and the only way in or out is by...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:05 AM
You've probably never heard of the "Boko Haram." The name "D-Company" isn't likely to ring any bells either. Nor will the "Arauco Malleco Coordinating Group."
The first is from Africa; the second from India; and the last from South America. They don't...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Whether you love whales, trees or indigenous people, few travel destinations seem to feel pristine. But for those who want to escape the tourist onslaught and shed the sense that you're about the only one on the planet who hasn't been to a particular...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 7:27 PM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
String together songs such as “Cortez the Killer,” “Pocahontas,” “Like an Inca,” “Powderfinger,” “Goin’ Home” and others from throughout Neil Young’s career, and...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 9:55 AM
The newest roller coaster in Florida isn't a ferocious, man-eating tiger — but it's no pussycat either.
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's Cheetah Hunt, which debuted last week, carries some of its namesake's qualities in the form of speedy bursts and...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 9:27 AM
"Toads' Museum of Freaks and Wonders"
New Issues Poetry & Prose, 2010
In her searing and beautiful first novel of misfits marooned on a farm in the outer reaches of Western Australia, Goldie Goldbloom puts the dual horror and...