The Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club meets on the first Thursday of the month at Barnes and Noble, located at 12th and E streets, NW. The monthly selection is listed on dclibrary.org/clevelandpark, or call 202-282-3072.
The Fantastic World of Juan Orol [Mexico, 2012, 90 minutes, Spanish with English subtitles, adults] starts in 1982 as actor-director Juan Orol recounts his childhood in Galicia [Spain], his exile in Cuba and then life in Mexico where he fails as a baseball player, boxer, bullfighter and gangster before he winds up in the movies where he becomes an entertaining failure -- a sort of Mexican
25 years after Neil Gaiman launched his now classic Sandman series, Vertigo comics and Gaiman have a brand new story to tell. Sandman: Overture #1 appeared on shelves in local comic book stores this month.
This year Hanukkah begins at sundown on Nov. 27 and ends Dec. 5.If you're looking for suggestions for your Hanukkah celebration meals, below are a few cookbook titles available to check out. And Happy Hanukkah!