“Updike” by Adam Begley; Harper (558 pages, $29.95)
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The newest Driftwood Players of Aberdeen production, opening this Saturday, is very much a family affair, an examination of the complexities of one family and the first commercially successful play by one of America’s greatest playwrights.
What kind of talk show host will Stephen Colbert be once he assumes the late night mantle at CBS? His appearance Tuesday on “The Late Show with David Letterman” offered few clues. But there was something subtle I couldn’t help noticing: Colbert’s choice of eyewear.
“Bears” is exactly the sort of nature documentary we’ve come to expect from Disneynature, the film division of the company that rolls out a new nature documentary every year at Earth Day.
AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson has told a British newspaper that rumors of the band’s impending breakup are only that.
Across the street from the marquee lights announcing musicians coming to the D&R Theatre, familiar faces from music’s past look out from posters in a storefront. Kurt Cobain, Elvis, Jimi Hendrix and others stare soulfully across I Street, beckoning passersby into Boomtown Records, one of downtown Aberdeen’s newest businesses.
For years, the rumor about Johnny Depp was that he wouldn’t take a role that required him to get a haircut. “Chocolat,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Once Upon a Time in Mexico,” “Sleepy Hollow” — mop-topped coincidences, or a career vanity?
ABERDEEN AMERICAN LEGION, 112 W. 1st St., bingo Sundays and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m. with free coffee.
“Everything to Lose” by Andrew Gross; Morrow ($26.99)
Familiar faces are gracing the Bishop Center stage at Grays Harbor College as contestants dip, slide and shimmy for charity. On April 26 at 7:30 p.m., local stars are putting their best dancing shoes on to raise money to help local students pay for college.
“Be Safe I Love You” by Cara Hoffman; Simon & Schuster ($26)
Television is celebrating its diamond anniversary this month, but the movies have been exploring the medium’s facets for even longer. Here are 10 of the most bizarre and most brilliant depictions of the small screen on the big screen.
NEW YORK — The day was bright and sunny, much like the future the 1939 World’s Fair was promising.