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  • ‘Lincoln’: Look at all those TV actors; did you love the surprise?

     
    Another day at the multiplex, another chance to see some wonderful TV actors showing their versatility. Today's example: “Lincoln.” Of course, it's a grand showcase for Daniel Day-Lewis as Honest Abe. But the intimate Steven Spielberg epic...
  • Huntington to commemorate Civil War anniversary with photography exhibition

     
    To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War, the Huntington Library said it will launch a major show of photographs next year, with a sidebar exhibition devoted to manuscripts from the era. The shows will feature some of......
  • What’s up with the statues in the park?

     
    Here's a story from the Journal-News in rural Ohio, which writes about an ex-Ohioan/new Lincoln Parker who has written a book about the statues in Lincoln Park: Krista August, a resident of Lincoln Park in Chicago has released her book “Giants in...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Great Performances' on KOCE

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 29 - June 4 in PDF format TV listings for the week of May 29 - June 4 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can......
  • Famous faces got their start in Broadway’s ‘Hair’

     
    The ’60s musical “Hair” opens at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre tonight as the Broadway touring version rolls into town. The show helped launch the career of many world-renowned entertainers. Compiled by my colleague Rod Stafford...
  • School named for Sandra Cisneros to open in Echo Park

     
    Lots of presidents and neighborhoods lend their names to schools in Los Angeles, but authors, not so much....
  • Murphys rings in St. Patrick's Day with green wine

    Forget green beer this year. In this grape-rich Calaveras County hamlet, they'll be celebrating with green wine. Not surprisingly, a town with a name like Murphys takes St. Patrick's celebrations pretty seriously. Tucked away in the rolling Sierra Nevada...
  • Book review: 'Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia' by Michael Korda

    Book review: 'Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia' by Michael Korda
    There's more than salesmanship at play in Michael Korda's selection of his engrossing new book's title, "Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia." Korda, now 77, is one of the most successful editors of his generation and a bit of a legend...
  • A visit to Mark Twain's Hannibal, Mo.

    A visit to Mark Twain's Hannibal, Mo.
    It was long after dark when Henry Sweets brought me to Hannibal's Old Baptist Cemetery, "a graveyard of the old-fashioned Western kind." No moon. Ragged weeds, crumbling gravestones. We tried to tread lightly, but it had been raining, and mud grabbed...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast February 1, 2012

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Michael C. Hall was born in Raleigh, N.C., on this date in 1971. This birthday guy has played the title serial killer in the series "Dexter" since. Hall also starred as David Fisher on the series "Six Feet Under" from 2001-05, and...
  • Springfield: A slice of history in our own backyard

    Land of Lincoln, legislature and . . . the corn dog, Springfield's contributions to American history are about as diverse as its former residents -- including Ulysses S. Grant and the Donner Party. While there aren't any monuments devoted to the latter'...