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  • Theater review: 'Yours, Isabel' by Actors Co-op

     
    Charlotte Stoudt reviews the American premiere of Christy Hall's World War II epistolary romance, "Yours, Isabel," at Actors Co-op. A theater review for the Los Angeles Times....
  • Tour Charles Dickens' London with actor Simon Callow

     
    Charles Dickens: In a video for the Guardian newspaper, actor Simon Callow takes viewers on a tour of Dickens' London, from a factory and a warehouse where he was a child laborer, to the offices of his magazine All the Year Round....
  • Charles Dickens, a man with his own ghosts, gets Google Doodle

     
    Charles Dickens gets a Google Doodle. Did you hear about his train wreck? His 10 kids? The Victorian author can still astonish 200 years after his birth....
  • Anger bubbles up in Congress over anti-obesity ads targeting soda

     
    Taxpayer-funded anti-obesity ads targeting soda aren’t going down well with a Tennessee congressman, who has introduced legislation to prohibit federal spending on any campaigns targeting legal American-made products....
  • Hold the bread? CDC warns of excessive sodium in U.S. diets

     
    Dietary sodium: About nine of every 10 Americans eat more salt than is recommended, the CDC says, adding that Public Enemy No. 1 is bread, not junk food....
  • Alaska snow woes hit weary, starving moose

     
    Alaska approves permit for diversionary feeding of snow-stranded moose...
  • Only 1 handgun a month? Virginia lawmakers see no point in limit

     
    Virginia handgun limits: The Virginia Senate has voted to lift a one-handgun-a-month purchase limit. The measure stands a good chance of becoming law....
  • Happy 200th birthday, Charles Dickens!

     
    Charles Dickens was born 200 years ago today. How many of his books have you read?...
  • Meryl Streep explains how her opera training helps vocal control

     
    Meryl Streep's voice has been much analyzed by critics for its versatile qualities, especially her facility with accents and her vocally uncanny impersonations of Margaret Thatcher and Julia Child. In a radio interview, Streep spoke about the importance...
  • Charles Dickens' 200th birthday: Ralph Fiennes helps set the stage

     
    Charles Dickens: Tuesday marks the bicentennial of Charles Dickens' birth. Britain's National Film Theatre is holding a retrospective, and a ceremony will be held at London's Westminster Abbey starring actor-director Ralph Fiennes, who, along with...
  • 12 places to visit in 2012

    12 places to visit in 2012
    New Mexico: This year, New Mexicans mark 100 years of statehood. But much of the state's appeal stems from its human history that goes back much further. (In 2010, Santa Fe celebrated 400 years of cityhood.) Explore here: the adobe architecture and art...