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Dracula

Dracula On Stage At COS in Visalia

IN THE October 21 ISSUE

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by Lorie Lewis Ham




This past weekend a stage version of the classic tale Dracula opened at the College of the Sequoias in Visalia, a perfect show for the Halloween season! This version was adapted by director Chris Mangels from the novel by Bram Stoker and runs until October 24.

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Hotel Transylvania 2: Movie Review

IN THE October 5 ISSUE

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by Sheryl Wall



Hotel Transylvania 2 starts a couple years or more after the first movie. Johnny and Mavis (Count Dracula’s daughter) are married and have their first child, Dennis. Drac (as they refer to him in the movie) has changed his mind about humans and has opened up the hotel to allow humans as well as monsters to stay there and Johnny, his son in law, works at the hotel as well.

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Dracula Untold: Movie Review

IN THE October 27 ISSUE

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andFantasy & Fangs,
andLorie Lewis Ham,
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by Lorie Lewis Ham



I have been a fan of vampires for as long as I can remember, so when I heard there was going to be a new Dracula movie I couldn’t wait. I went to see Dracula Untold not really having a clue what it was going to be like, but had heard rumors that this Dracula was some sort of hero–interesting concept.

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Vampires on TV

IN THE October 26 ISSUE

FROM THE 2013 Articles,
andFantasy & Fangs,
andLorie Lewis Ham,
andMysteryrat's Maze,
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by Lorie Lewis Ham


According to my mom, she is to blame for my love of vampires because she would let me watch Dark Shadows with her when I was just a baby. Whether it’s her fault or not, I’ve loved vampires for as long as I can remember and much of that love comes back again to TV vampires. Halloween seemed like a perfect time to take a look at some of my favorites, and some of the most popular, TV vampires.

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Hotel Transylvania: Movie Review

IN THE October 1 ISSUE

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by Sheryl Wall



Hotel Transylvania is about Dracula (Adam Sandler) and his daughter Mavis (Selena Gomez). He built the hotel as a place free from humans. On Mavis’ 118th Birthday, all of the monsters such as the Invisible Man, Frankenstein, the werewolf and his many children, and Mummy Griffin come to the hotel to celebrate her Birthday. Dracula always puts on a big party for his daughter’s birthday.

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