NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent literary editor has been fired for an undisclosed "breach" of company policy. Gary Fisketjon had worked with such authors as Raymond Carver, Cormac McCarthy and Richard...
Curtain Call: ‘Jekyll And Hyde,’ ‘The Sunset Limited’ To Open This Weekend
Phoenix Performing Arts Centre, 409 Main St. Duryea, reveals its newly renovated space this weekend with its production of “Jekyll and Hyde.” The show is based on the novel, “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” which follows the story of a London lawyer who investigates the strange occurrences between his friend Dr. Henry Jekyll and the evil Mr. Edward Hyde. Performances are Friday, March 16, to Sunday, March 25, with shows at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets cost $12 and reservations can be made by calling 570-457-3589. The Duryea theater, was revamped to include more seating, a better view of the stage and an updated lobby as a part of a Leadership Wilkes-Barre project.
The extensive subtitle on the cover of Roger D. Hodge’s book reads: “Seven Generations Among the Outlaws, Ranchers, Indians, Missionaries, Soldiers and Smugglers of the Borderlands.”
The title, “Texas Blood,” refers to family, bloodline, Hodge’s ancestors, but also, as the subtitle suggests, the wide-ranging topics covered in this fascinating Texas story.
Taylor Sheridan, the writer of the Academy Award nominated 2016 neo-Western “Hell or High Water,” follows up that effort with another Cormac McCarthy-type tale, this one written and directed by him and based on “real events.”
Music scribe: Ostensibly Joe Pug works in the folk/singer-songwriter mold, though his influences aren't necessarily guys with guitars. Pug is a studied scribe, who cites the likes of Walt Whitman, Raymond Carver, John Steinbeck and Cormac McCarthy as influences on his music. And while these influences weren't exactly stage performers, Pug himself is quite good at selling his smart songs with just voice and guitar. His latest, "Windfall," is a few years old, so he may come to town with something...
GREELEY, Colo. — "The Road" is a cold, barren wasteland, devoid of hope and dangerous to all those who tread there.
The Grizzlies can relate. Cormac McCarthy's post-apocalyptic tale and Pulitzer Prize winning novel is starting to feel like the script to Montana's season.
The branch of the Washington Area Teachers Federal Credit Union on Park Avenue in North Franklin Township typically sees customers looking for a home loan or planning on taking out a certificate of deposit.But on a recent morning, a visitor could find more there than just forms to reorder checks or applications to open an account. In a Little Free Library affixed to the wall next to the branch's front door, there were copies of "The Martian," the Andy Weir novel that served as...