(Posted Saturday) The reviews for “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2” are out, and the critical one-liners – which add up to a cumulative 0 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes – are flying fast and loose, besides being vicious. A few samples:
(Posted Tuesday) West Coast Entertainment’s Best of Broadway 2015-26 will kick off with the 20th anniversary of “Riverdance,” feature a return engagement of “The Book of Mormon,” and include the classic “42nd Street.” “Riverdance” will return to the INB Performing Arts Center from Oct. 22-25. And before you can say, “You’ll shoot your eye out,” the musical version of “A Christmas Story” will hit town Dec. 3-6.
If you know how to write, the future is yours. That’s particularly true for those wannabes who choose to take part in the writers workshop that will be held Saturday as part of SpoCon 2009, Spokane’s annual sci-fi/fantasy convention.
Africa has always been a literary treasure. Mostly, though, our view of the continent – one that boasts vastly different cultures, from the desert tribes of the northeast to the jungle-dwelling residents of the equatorial region – has been shaped by outsiders.
Public libraries are, as we can all agree, community treasures. Long past the day where libraries offered only an array of books (and maybe the occasional bookmobile), today’s institutions are repositories not just of books but also audiobooks, magazines, DVDs and CDs, computers, events such as literary readings and children’s story times – just to mention the most obvious.