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Platt: Time to feed some hungry brains
Three years ago, I bought the latest George R.R. Martin novel. I've taken my sweet time reading it in brief bursts.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Freddy Awards 2014: Catasauqua debuts 'Big River'
Catasauqua High School students rehearse "Big River," a musical version of Mark Twain's "Huckleberry Finn," in advance of performances that run March 6 to March 9. Freddy Awards season is in full swing.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Hale Center Theater Orem to to Present 'Tom Sawyer'
Mark Twain 's classic story comes to exuberant musical life in this Theatre for Young Audiences version of THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER, the Broadway musical adaptation of America's favorite book! THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER is the irresistible story of a fourteen-year-old boy growing up in the heartland of America.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Jazz Age comes to the stage at OCT with The Great Gatsby, Feb 28-Mar 22
Learn about F. Scott Fitzgerald's early life, his relationship with Zelda Fitzgerald, his writing "The Great Gatsby," his alcoholism, and his death.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Spend school vacation with Tom and Huck
READY FOR ADVENTURE Tom Sawyer [Wil Moser] is fishing for excitement, and Huck Finn [Nick Stewart] is giving it some thought in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: A Play with Music at Eventide Arts in Dennis.
Airdrie City View
Airdrie Public Library celebrates Freedom to Read Week
Yet even today, in the 21st century, challenges to those rights are not out of the ordinary.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Hale Center Theater Orem Stages Big River, Now thru 4/12
"Big River" a musical adaptation of Mark Twain 's classic 1884 novel, opens tonight, Feb. 20th at HCTO.
Reviewing Data Acquisition Over Three Decades
We've heard it many times before: 'Analog is dead.' All digital means of treating a signal will emerge and make analog obsolete.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Happy anniversary to Mark Twain's Huck Finn
It's snowing - again. And though I have heard from people who think this is a good thing, let's find another reason to rejoice, one that does not require shoveling or ugly boots.
Today in History for Feb. 18, 2014
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2014. There are 316 days left in the year.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Being creative takes practice, hard work
This past week marked the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four becoming living legends when they showcased their immense musical genius on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Cape Cod Times
Mark Twain takes stage in 'Tom Sawyer'
Tom Sawyer discusses a plan with buddies Joe Harper and Huckleberry Finn in Eventide Arts' production of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, a Play With Music!" A BOB TUCKER/FOCALPOINT STUDIO Tom Sawyer discusses a plan with buddies Joe Harper and Huckleberry Finn in Eventide Artsi production of iThe Adventures of Tom Sawyer, a Play With Music!i A ... (more)
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Cape Cod Times
Twain character added to his words in 'Tom Sawyer'
Audiences of Eventide Arts' family production this winter will not only get Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn, but author Mark Twain, too.
Christian Science Monitor
Booktrack adds a soundtrack to your reading
Would you want to hear a horse's neigh at the precise point it occurs in your novel or listen to the same song an author turned on when he or she was writing a particular passage? Booktrack lets readers or authors create a playlist of sound effects or songs to accompany e-books.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Bookflurries-Bookchat: Lost Books
Welcome to bookchat where you can talk about anything...books, plays, essays, and books on tape.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Hale Center Theater Orem to Stage Big River, 2/20-4/12
"Big River" a musical adaptation of Mark Twain 's classic 1884 novel, opens Feb. 20th at HCTO.
Author-activist Alice Walker profiled in PBS film 'Beauty in Truth'
Filmmaker Pratibha Parmar's documentary looks at key moments in the life of Alice Walker, activist and author of "The Color Purple" and other works of fiction and poetry.
Thu Feb 06, 2014
Take a trip down Thalian Association's 'big river'
WILMINGTON, NC - In honor of Black History Month, Thalian Association is performing the musical Big River , based on Mark Twain's classic novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn .
AS AN admirer of Samuel Langhorne Clemens 1835 - 1910), better known by his pen name, Mark Twain, an American author and humorist, I have often wished he were alive today to favor us with his salty comments on our times.