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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."
9 hrs ago
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.
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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.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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.