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Eating Alone by Design: An Entire Restaurant With Tables for One

A scene from the 1984 movie The Lonely Guy perfectly dramatizes the fears many of us have about dining alone.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The Lonely Guy, Celebrities, Steve Martin

Thu Apr 24, 2014

The Age

Final Hobbit film name

After the Desolation of Smaug the new and final Hobbit film will be The Battle of the Five Armies .


Related Topix: J.R.R. Tolkien

John Tartaglia to Join Little Orchestra Society for the Composer is Dead, 5/17

On Saturday, May 17th, Tony nominated actor John Tartaglia , will join The Little Orchestra Society and its Music Director, James Judd, for the delightfully wry whodunit The Composer is Dead, a musical collaboration between New York Times best-selling children's author Lemony Snicket and his high school friend, composer Nathaniel Stookey.


Related Topix: Johnny and the Sprites, Entertainment, Television, Publishing, Media, New Times, Lemony Snicket

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Youth Orchestras Presents Their Spring Concert, 5/5

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Youth Orchestras concludes their 2013-2014 season on May 5 at 7 pm at the Tivoli Theatre featuring all four orchestras and featured soloists, including Justin Smith, Oboist, and Isabella Vanderhoof, PAL Vocal Competition winner.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Chattanooga, TN, Star Trek, Puccini, Opera, Lee University, University of Georgia

The Daily Breeze

A Noise Within in Pasadena announces its 23rd season of plays

A Noise Within has become not only a stage of note in Pasadena, but a destination for theater lovers throughout Southern California.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, August, CA, Classical, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill


How Some Christian Colleges Are Getting Around The Federal Laws That Help Address Campus Rape

In 1991, Congress passed the Jeanne Clery Act , a federal law that requires all colleges in the United States to accurately and effectively collect and disclose reports of sexual crimes that occur on their campuses and help end sexual violence on college campuses.


Related Topix: Activism, Pensacola Christian College, US News, Liberal Political News

Photo Flash: First Look at Mitchell Jarvis and Natascia Diaz in...

Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre releases a photo of their production of The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill 's cutting and enduring critique of capitalism and corruption.


Related Topix: Bertolt Brecht, Classical, Kurt Weill

Cast Announced for Big River at The Lone Tree Arts Center

Tony-Nominated Director Randal Myler and multi-talented Music Director Dan Wheetman return to Lone Tree Arts Center to create a new vision for Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn after setting the bar high with Hank Williams : Lost Highway last spring and John Denver Holiday Concert in 2012.


Related Topix: Mark Twain, Music!, Tony Awards

The Baxter Bulletin

'Salute to the Rat Pack'slated Monday evening

During Las Vegas' golden days, the hippest group in town was the Rat Pack. Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and others were the top celebrities and ruled The Strip.


Related Topix: The Rat Pack

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Walt Disney World releases Star Wars Weekends celebrity schedule

Ray Park will be among the many "Star Wars" celebrities to appear at the 2014 Star Wars Weekends held at the Walt Disney World Resort.


Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, LucasArts, Video Games, Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Entertainment, Television


Anacapa School Troupe to Present 'Seussical the Musical'

Anacapa School's performing arts department will present Seussical the Musical with performances on May 16-17 at 7 p.m. at the Center Stage Theater in Paseo Nuevo shopping center in downtown Santa Barbara.


Related Topix: Santa Barbara, CA, Dr. Seuss, Education Etc.

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

REDCAT International Childrena s Film Festival and more special movie screenings in the L.A. area

I was crazy about cartoons when I was a child. I could never get enough of them in those pre-cable days.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Thriller, Mystery Movies, Murder!, Drama Movies, Alfred Hitchcock

?Midwestern Journal? by Howard Doughty is Released

Mark Twain captivated readers in the late 1800s with the crazy adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.


Related Topix: Mark Twain

Merced Sun-Star

Leonard Pitts Jr.: 'The Grapes of Wrath' resonates 75 years later

Much of the response was angry, too. Some towns banned it, some towns burned it.


Related Topix: The Grapes of Wrath, Pop/Rock, Drama Movies, Arts, Literature, John Steinbeck, Celebrities, Henry Fonda


'Tyrannosaur Canyon' author eager to discover Scranton

Douglas Preston: April 25, 7 p.m., the Theater at Lackawanna College . Tickets are free with a library card from any library.


Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Libraries, Science, Paleontology

'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is No. 1 in movies on demand

"The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" was No. 1 for movies on demand from April 7 to April 13, 2014, according to Rentrak.


Related Topix: J.R.R. Tolkien, Martin Freeman, Celebrities, Richard Armitage, Ian McKellen, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Christopher John Lee, Oscars

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

The Marshall District Library is located at 124 West Green Street. Denise Connelly

New members are welcome to join a book discussion group that meets monthly to discuss material chosen by club members.


Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Books: 'The Bohemians' looks Mark Twain's literary development in California

These days, Bret Harte is mostly known for the schools named after him in Sacramento and Oakland, and – if at all as a writer – for his stories of the Gold Rush, including "The Luck of Roaring Camp."


Related Topix: Twain, CA, California, Mark Twain, Bret Harte, CA

The News-Messenger

The silliness of 'trigger warnings'

They should make students look in new ways at art, life, politics, love and war.


Related Topix: Mark Twain, UC Santa Barbara

Murder, mystery, mayhem, merriment collide in 'The 39 Steps'

The zany, madcap comedy mystery based on an Alfred Hitchcock movie of the same name, "The 39 Steps" opens Friday, April 25 at Olathe Civic Theatre Association in Olathe, Kan.


Related Topix: The 39 Steps, Drama Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Hitchcock, Alfred Hitchcock, Olathe, KS