Saturday Sep 13
History Speaks Lecture Series begins season with Civil War
The History Speaks Lecture Series at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St., Naperville, kicks off its 11th season with monthly presentations from September through May about historic events of the 19th and 20th centuries. "We plan the series around historic milestones such as the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's popular novels or the 100th anniversary of World War I," said lead museum educator Cindy Lackore, who planned this year's lineup.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Berkshire Theatre Group to Premiere POE at Unicorn Theatre, 10/2-26
Berkshire Theatre Group presents POE, a world premiere at the Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge. Opening Night is October 4 at 8pm.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Fleming: Forging a Bond
Do writers lead interesting lives? Yes, if you believe the growing number of film-makers seemingly determined to dramatise the stories of real-life authors, whether it be the mildly speculative Becoming Jane , where Anne Hathaway's Jane Austen suffers maidenly disappointment in love, or the wildly fanciful The Raven in which a washed-up Edgar Allan Poe takes on a serial killer inspired by his stories. Suicide plays well in this genre, from Gwyneth Paltrow's Sylvia Plath to Nicole Kidman's Virginia Woolf.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Trend Hunter Magazine
Deceased Poet Sweaters - Celebrate Your Love of Poetry With This...
Let the world know how strong your love for poetry is with this stylish Edgar Allen Poe sweater design. The novelty knit sweater cleverly pays tribute to the famous deceased poet with a cartoon drawing of Poe.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Constance Cooper to Perform Solo Set of Poems at the Bowery Poetry Club, 9/14
On September 14, 2014, Constance Cooper will appear as a soloist in the 9/11 Cultural Festival in a solo set of poems about violence and loss by the Polish Nobel-prizewinning poet Wyslawa Szymborska. Miss Cooper will play her signature setup, a piano and an electric keyboard tuned a quartertone apart, used for its remarkable ability to capture the elusive quasi-pitches of the speaking voice.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Toronto: 'V for Vendetta' Director Tackling 'Alien Sleeper Cell'
James McTeigue , the Wachowski protg who directed V For Vendetta , has boarded Alien Sleeper Cell, a sci-fi thriller from ScanBox Studios, the new company from Joe Gatta and Jovi Sighvatsson . ScanBox has put together international financing deals for the project with multiple territories around the world, including most of Western Europe and Middle East already sold.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
'The Life, Loves and Tales of Terror of Edgar Allan Poe'
Casting and seeking crew for "The Life, Loves and Tales of Terror of Edgar Allan Poe," an intricate tapestry of drama, comedy, music and terror revolving around Poe's life.
Hollywood stars Luke Evans and Sarah Gadon will attend special...
The first screening of Hollywood film 'Dracula - Untold', starring Luke Evans and Sarah Gadon, will be held in Dublin in aid of St Francis' Hospice, Raheny.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Chicago Mammals Present 3rd Annual All Girls Project
This fall The Chicago Mammals return in their third consecutive year of producing fantastical works for women under the umbrella of the All Girl Project- by presenting ALL GIRL EDGAR ALLAN POE - a One Act Festival completely devised, produced, directed, choreographed and performed by women.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Ravens Are Breeding
The New York Times reports that ravens have been sighted in Chelsea and Greenwich Village over the last few months.