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5 hrs ago | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Peterborough: Exploring chocolate channels

The Mariposa is mixing a world of pure imagination with the real world with their new exhibit, the "World of Chocolate."


Related Topix: Peterborough, NH, Life, Food, Chocolate, Vocal

9 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

Mariposa bites into the world of chocolate with Wonka day, exhibit

PICTURESQUE BACKDROP: The restored and expanded Lakefalls Lodge in Stoddard was part of a grand vision of a woodland estate for New York's Florence Brooks-Aten in the 1920s.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, Stoddard, NH, Cheshire County, NH, Peterborough, NH, Vocal

14 hrs ago | RecordNET

This week -- Published July 31, 2014

The Festival Orchestra, performs selections by Giaccomo Rossini, Josef Haydn and Robert Schumann tonight with Taylor Eigsti, a 29-year-old jazz pianist and composer from Menlo Park who also joins the orchestra Friday.


Related Topix: Classical, Robert Schumann, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Iron Horse, CA, Bear Valley, CA, Vocal

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Times

Andrew Akers

James Garner reads the vivid account of a World War II POW camp from William Shirer's best-selling book "Rise and Fall of the Third Reich" on Feb. 7, 1963.


Related Topix: Celebrities, James Garner, Vocal, Rod Taylor

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Caravan Stockton Newspaper

Stockton Civic Theatre presents "Willy Wonka, Jr"

Roald Dahl's "Willy Wonka, Jr" follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars.


Related Topix: Vocal, Life, Food, Candy

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Oz on Film, Part Seven: The Oz Film Company's Manufacturings, Part One

Scraps and the Scarecrow pitch some woo in "The Patchwork Girl of Oz" by The Oz Film Manufacturing Company Scraps and the Scarecrow pitch some woo in "The Patchwork Girl of Oz" by The Oz Film Manufacturing Company The Patchwork Girl of Oz , released in 1914, was remarkably faithful to the book of the same title.


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Bournemouth Echo

Radio 2 DJ Jo Whiley talks Dolly Parton, Roald Dahl and Camp Bestival

Jo Whiley, recovered from TV and radio presenting duties at Glastonbury Festival, is telling me in those distinctive warm and husky tones how doing laundry brings her back down to earth and of her secret ambition to be on Gardeners' World.


Related Topix: Dolly Parton, Country, Jo Whiley, Vocal

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Pocono Record

1971 'Willy Wonka' on East Stroudsburg screen

Pocono Community Theater will screen "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" at 2 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday at the theater, 88 S. Courtland St., East Stroudsburg.


Related Topix: East Stroudsburg, PA, Theater, Arts, Vocal, Comedy Movies, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Huntington News

Live Theatricals for the Weekend

Show lineup for the weekend beginning Fri., July 25, 2014. Get out and see some live theatre! Info for upcoming shows also listed.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Family, Sleeping Beauty, Musical Movies, Vocal, Huntington, WV, Kids

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Basingstoke Gazette

Quentin Blake and Friends have arrived at Hampshire's Mottisfont Abbey

THE work of the nation's best-loved children's artists has arrived at National Trust property Mottisfont this summer.


Related Topix: Vocal

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Charlie & The Chocolate Factory Turns 50

Roald Dahl 's classic children's book Charlie & The Chocolate Factory turns 50 this year.


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Tim Minchin Working on Groundhog Day Musical

MATILDA composer and lyricist Tim Minchin just hosted a question and answer session with The Guardian, during which he discussed his appreciation of Roald Dahl , writing music, and his newest project: a stage adaptation of the Howard Ramis film "Groundhog Day."


Related Topix: Vocal

Walton Sun

Kids Summer Activities July 18

Emerald Coast Theatre Company in Miramar Beach hosts a drama camp, "The Wizard of Oz," 1-5 p.m. July 19 for grades 3-8.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Kids, Miramar Beach, FL, Vocal, Niceville, FL, Freeport, FL, Entertainment


Morning Roundup: Amazon in talks with S&S. Kobo adds Dr. Seuss titles and more

Amazon Now in Talks with Simon & Schuster The country's largest bookseller is also in talks with Simon & Schuster, said Leslie Moonves, CEO of the publisher's parent CBS Corp.CBS -1.94% at the Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colo.


Related Topix: Simon & Schuster, Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media, CBS, Aspen, CO, Vocal

News Shopper

Spielberg to direct film adaptation of book illustrated by Sidcup's Quentin Blake

A much-loved children's book that was famously illustrated by Sidcup's Quentin Blake will get a huge Hollywood adaptation courtesy of Steven Spielberg.


Related Topix: Vocal

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Washington Post

How to carry a 13-foot Big Friendly Giant on your back

Some actors feel pressure to stay in bikini shape year round. Others just need to make sure they are in puppet-lifting shape by June and that they keep their bodies strong and trim through August.


Related Topix: Headphones, Vocal, Theater, Arts, Travel, Entertainment

Mon Jul 14, 2014

PanArmenian Network

Steven Spielberg's "Big Friendly Giant" kid book adaptation gets release date

PanARMENIAN.Net - Entertainment One has set a July 22, 2016, release date in the U.K. for Steven Spielberg 's "The BFG," an adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's book.


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Sat Jul 12, 2014


Steven Spielberg's 'The BFG' to Hit Theatres in 2016

"We at DreamWorks Studios hope our film will add to Roald Dahl's prolific legacy of entertainment," Spielberg told DigitalSpy about the project that was imagined by Dahl's son.


Related Topix: Vocal

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Dark Horizons News

News Bits: Lava, BFG, Pride, Giver, Apehood, True

Pixar's "Lava" The Los Angeles Times has unveiled the first still from "Lava," the new short film set to premiere in front of their next animated feature "Inside Out" next June.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Vocal

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

Rancho Cucamonga Lewis Family Playhouse presenting 'Willy Wonka'

Based on the class Roald Dahl book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," the musical tells the story of an almost magical candy maker who sets up a competition for the world's children.


Related Topix: Rancho Cucamonga, CA, Vocal, Life, Food, Candy