Washington Square News
Luhrmann's - The Great Gatsby' glorifies gaudy, grandiose
Perhaps no film in the last 10 years proved more ornate than Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of "The Great Gatsby."
Tue Dec 03, 2013
FREE Film Screening: The Curious ...
This visually and emotionally rich story is an adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald short story, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button .
'The Great Gatsby' Leads Australian Academy Honors Nominations
The Baz Luhrmann film gets 14 noms, including for stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan, Aussie Oscar hopeful "The Rocket" scores 10 noms, and Jane Campion's "Top of the Lake" leads the TV nominees.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Princeton club accountant accused of embezzlement
An accountant for a famous Princeton University musical-comedy group whose members have included F. Scott Fitzgerald and Brooke Shields has been charged with embezzling more than $100,000 from the club since 2010, prosecutors said Monday.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Montgomery Advertiser
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda Sayre, and Montgomery, Ala., in 2013
I hadn't been to Montgomery, Alabama since the summer of 1996, when I took Amtrak's sweet old southbound, The Crescent, down from Washington, DC.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
The Times of Trenton
Schlegel: Writing 10-minute plays as life's second act
Decades ago, author F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, "There are no second acts in American life."
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Ventura County Star
Lecture this afternoon focuses on 'Great Gatsby'
The fall Oxnard College Literature, Arts and Lecture Series will continue from 1-2 p.m. this afternoon with "To Thine Own Friends Be True!" in the Oxnard College Performing Arts Building, 4000 S. Rose Ave. Oxnard College English Professor Anthony Rodriguez will lead the lecture.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Leonardo DiCaprio only wanted Carey for Gatsby
Leonardo DiCaprio claims Carey Mulligan was the ''only choice'' to star as love interest Daisy in 'The Great Gatsby' alongside him.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Read a Movie to screen 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' Dec. 11
Brad Pitt stars in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," to be screened Dec. 11 at Rehoboth Beach Public Library.
Baz Luhrmann tells why his version of the Great Gatsby will stand test of time
Yet that was the unlikely backdrop when Baz Luhrmann resolved to make his film adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's celebrated novel about American excess in the Roaring 20s, The Great Gatsby.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Louisville Restaurant News | Seelbach Hotel opens Gatsby's on Fourth
The former Otto's Cafe in the Seelbach Hilton, 500 S. Fourth St., is open under the new name Gatsby's on Fourth, a nod to the hotel's past.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Prospect to Present Development Reading of F. Scott Fitzgerald Musical the Underclassman, 11/25
Prospect Theater Company will present a private developmental reading of the original musical The Underclassman on Monday, November 25th at New 42nd Street Studios .
'Hunger Games' Writer Taking on F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'Last Tycoon' for HBO
The scribe is teaming with HBO to develop F. Scott Fitzgerald 's unfinished novel The Last Tycoon , The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Washington Square News
Zulu's coffee shop evokes earlier era with design, speakeasy
Zulu's, a coffee shop modeled after a 1920s confectionary, opened on the corner of Allen and Delancey streets on Oct. 23. The cafe is calm, relaxing and reflective of the early 20th century.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Hollywood Rhythm Kings come roaring into Burbank with 1920s sound
Listen to Beyonce's new cover of Amy Winehouse's Back To Black in the new trailer for The Great Gatsby.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Harold Prince, Charles Strouse and Thomas Meehan Developing Diamond as Big as the Ritz for Broadway
Tony Award winner Harold Prince is developing The Diamond as Big as the Ritz - a musical adaptation of the short story of the same name by F. Scott Fitzgerald - that will be written by Tony-winning Annie collaborators Charles Strouse and Thomas Meehan , according to the New York Post.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Lake Cowichan Gazette
One-acts returns to Capitol
Portal Players Dramatic Society presents a diverse series of one-act performances- three shows in one memorable evening, produced by Chris Arthurs.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
The Break-Up Letter
If you're looking to add a little flare to your break up, or if it's too difficult to do it face-to-face, there's always the break up letter.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
RYAN: Bad romance
One of the hardest parts of being a fandom-centric nerd is falling into the trap of romanticizing small parts of the things we love, in spite of their realities or lessons.
Another new restautant headed for Fourth Street
The Seelbach Hilton Hotel recently opened a new casual dining restaurant in first floor space previously occupied by its Otto's Cafe.