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Dexter Producer Tantalizingly Teases Season Six

It’s hard to imagine a serial killer with a more devastating Showtime reach than the one guided to award-winning heights by John Lithgow. But according to an Entertainment Weekly Q&A by Dan Snierson with Dexter executive producer and new showrunner Scott Buck, that’s just want fans of the program should expect this fall.

Edward James Olmos (pictured) is on board as Professor Gellar, an expert in religious studies. Over the course of Season Six, he becomes a person of major interest in a new Miami crime spree. Says Buck:

They are probably the biggest crimes we’ve ever seen on this show. We’re going toward a different kind of serial killer than what we usually see. This is someone more in line with the Zodiac Killer…. He kills people with great conviction. This is probably the first serial killer we’ve had who thinks he’s in the right.

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Art.Write.Now. Exhibition Coming to Pasadena

Art.Write.Now., a traveling exhibition of the works of winners of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, will make its debut in Pasadena next month. Local students Lachlan Turczan, 17 (Los Angeles County High School for the Arts); Isabel Bennett, 16 (Culver City High School); Juan Correa, 17 (Loyola Academy); and Benjamin Sprung-Keyser, 16 (The Harvard Westlake School) will be honored.

The organization has been giving awards and scholarships to high schoolers for artistic and literary achievement since 1923. And they have a pretty good track record of spotting talent. Past winners of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards include John Baldessari, Sylvia Plath, John Lithgow, Truman Capote, Robert Redford, and Andy Warhol.

The show is free and opens May 7 at the Lineage Dance Performing Arts Center.