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The Planner

NCW events Dec. 18 through January

Drawn to books: Children’s author Jan Brett comes to Leavenworth Sunday

It was the hottest night of the summer when Jan Brett had a wintery idea. “I work late into the night, but I could hardly work because it was just so hot. And this idea came to me: People have a Santa Claus, but how about animals? Do they have a Santa Claus? My imagination ran away with me.” And when Brett’s imagination runs away with her, a best-seller usually follows.

The Planner

NCW events Dec. 11 through January

Some of the year’s best films are heading our way

Why does Hollywood always save most of its best movies for last? To get closer to the time when Oscar ballots are due. That's why we're in for an uptick in quality between now and January at the multiplex, although there will still be plenty of simple entertainment via comedies, horror flicks and not one but two gargantuan musicals. Here is a list of the holiday films coming soon to a theater near you.