Gabriel Garcia Marquez: A literary giant
Gabriel Garcia Marquez is considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes wrote Don Quixote in the 17th century.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Great expectations for restored museum
MALTON'S links with Charles Dickens have been given a further boost with the refurbishment of the Counting House Museum.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
As for Charles Dickens' Great Expectations , a one-star reviewer writes: "Dickens is a jerk.
Clink78 hostel offers chance to spend night in a prison cell at...
A hostel in London is offering brave tourists the chance to pay to stay in an original prison cell for the night.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
411 Movies Top 5 4.11.14: Top 5 Haunting Movies
The 411mania writers were given the following instructions: We have done ghost movies before, and you can add those here as well, but this can be ghost, demonic possession, or whatever as long as you explain why it is a haunting.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Peeping into famous London homes
The front gates of Kensington Palace in Hyde Park, London are seen. The old part of palace is a museum now, but the more modern part, left, is where Prince William and his family live along with Prince Harry and some other royals.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
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Peeping behind the front door of the homes of London's famous residents
"I think he went a bit loopy after his wife died," whispered the woman standing next to me as we stood in Sir John Soane's Museum gazing at antiquities dangling from ceilings and perched on the rafters.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Broadway composer Jill Santoriello is heading to Durham
Jill Santoriello is flying over to see a new production of her musical A Tale of Two Cities at the Gala in Durham Durham Musical Theatre Company is staging the northern premiere of the Broadway musical version of the classic Charles Dickens story A Tale of Two Cities at the Gala next week.
Long-form TV, returning Sunday with 'Game of Thrones,' revives an old storytelling form
Charles Dickens, above, started the crazeof serial storytelling; actors in current long-form TVseries include Emilia Clarke, below left,and Nathalie Emmanuel in "Game of Thrones" and Kiefer Sutherland in "24."
Mon Mar 31, 2014
LIVE: Experience Hendrix @ the Palace Theatre, 3/28/14
It was the best of concerts and the worst of concerts. Yes, I'm celebrating and exploiting the genius of Charles Dickens in my lead, but that is far less egregious than what too often took place during a sold-out Friday night concert at Albany's Palace Theatre that paid tribute to the genius of Jimi Hendrix.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
More cyber spies - how US will explain to China?
"More?!" That's the famous one-word reply by Mr Bumble to Oliver's request for another bowl of gruel in the classic novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.
Ralph Fiennes' edgy role as a dapper Dickens in The Invisible Woman
He has been described as being as smooth as a diplomat and, conversely, as volatile as a caged lion.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Cameron Mackintosh Unraveling 'Web of Rights' for New OLIVER! Film Adaptation
The Daily Mail writes that Cameron Mackintosh is plowing ahead with a new film adaptation of the Lionel Bart musical, assuming he can get all the proper permissions for the project.
The Kern Spencer verdict: '...the law is a ass
"IF the law supposes that," said Mr Bumble, "the law is a ass - a idiot!" This quotation from Charles Dickens' 1838 novel, Oliver Twist, is hard to avoid when considering Monday's verdict in the Kern Spencer case.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Charles Arlinghaus: If only every legislator read Charles Dickens
The great economic principle of our time comes not from an economist or a banker, but from the great Mr. Micawber, a somewhat comic character created by Charles Dickens.
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'Oliver' coming to Belvedere stage
The Marshfield Area Youth Actors will perform "Oliver" the musical at 7 p.m. April 5, 7, 10 and 11, and at 2 p.m. April 6 and 12 at Belvedere Supper Club.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Carlsbad's CCP Presents 'Oliver!' - the Musical
Carlsbad's award-winning, non-profit youth theater, Coyote Cavern Productions presents Oliver! , the classic musical about a boy who escapes an orphanage and joins a group of London pickpockets.