| Jan 22, 2015
| 2:27 PM
The director listened to the six women rehearse a song on the stage at the No Square Theatre and buried his face in his hands.
| Dec 22, 2014
| 9:40 AM
It's the English-language word most frequently associated with Christmas. My dictionary defines it as: "Feelings of great happiness … especially of a spiritual kind."
But the vast majority of us, no matter our age, rank or social status,...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Mary Pauline Lowry
Skyhorse Publishing; 294 pages
Mary Pauline Lowry's "Wildfire" is a mostly formulaic novel with a tantalizing idea at its core. The protagonist, Julie, is a young college dropout who signs on as a rookie forest...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:07 PM
Falling Into Theatre...and Finding Myself
Fithian Press; 232 pages
Actor Steve McQueen famously said, "I would rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on Earth."
Robert Cohen may have that spirit as well. When the...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 12:48 PM
T. Jefferson Parker
St. Martin's Press; 276 pages
The day I finished reading T. Jefferson Parker's "Full Measure," the Los Angeles Times published a lengthy story about the psychological state of Adam Lanza, the Sandy Hook Elementary...