6 hrs ago
St. Petersburg Times
Sarasota's Asolo Rep to visit Smithsonian to talk 'The Grapes of Wrath'
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the publication of The Grapes of Wrath , Sarasota's Asolo Repertory Theatre will be featured at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., on a panel April 24 called "Steinbeck on Stage."
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8 hrs ago
Greenway Arts Alliance Presents Limited Engagement of Cardboard Capital, 5/1 - 5/18
GREENWAY ARTS ALLIANCE, Artistic Directors, Whitney Weston and Pierson Blaetz present, as part of Greenway's Workshop Series, a Workshop Production of CARDBOARD CAPITAL, written by Gabriel Rivas Gomez, directed by Madeleine Dahm and produced by Ty Donaldson.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
2014 Pulitzer Prize for fiction announced
Every year--well, almost every year--the highly esteemed Pulitzer Prize goes to a worthy piece of fiction .
John Steinbeck's 'Grapes of Wrath' still relevant after 75 years?
From left, Doris Bowdon, Jane Darwell and Henry Fonda in John Ford's Oscar-winning 1940 "The Grapes of Wrath," an adaptation of the John Steinbeck novel that turned 75 on Monday John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath," the fictional story of the Joad family's exodus from a Dust Bowl-ravaged Oklahoma farm to exploitation as itinerant workers in ... (more)
Mon Apr 14, 2014
San Jose Mercury News Sal Pizarro column
The Cox Center is based at the library and it currently has on display an exhibit of more than a dozen book jackets from international editions of "The Grapes of Wrath," which is a nice addition to the center's bounty of "Grapes" manuscripts and other items.
'Captain Underpants' series leads library asociation's list of books Americans want banned
Dav Pilkey's kids' series, "Captain Underpants," about a mean school principal who changes into a nice superhero wearing only a cape and underpants, topped the American Library Association's "Top Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books" in 2013.
Arthur Rothstein took this iconic photo of a farmer and his son in the midst of a dust storm in Cimarron County, Okla., at the height of the Great Depression.
Dust Bowl Memories
Editor's note: This is the second installment in a year-long series commemorating the 75th anniversary of the publication of Pulitzer prize-winning book "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck.
National Public Radio
'Grapes Of Wrath' Is 75, But Its Depictions Of Poverty Are Timeless
Much has been said and written about the Dust Bowl, but if you want to get a visceral feel for how it all began and the way it affected the people who experienced it, you need go no further than the opening pages of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath : Men stood by their fences and looked at the ruined corn, drying fast now, only a little green ... (more)
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 4/13/2014
THE WIZARD OF OZ Ruth Eckerd Hall 4/15-4/19/2014 Developed from the ever-popular MGM screenplay, this new production contains all the beloved songs from the Oscar -winning movie score, all the favorite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber .
The London Free Press
Salinas: John Steinbeck's hometown keeps author's legacy alive
The National Steinbeck Center in Salinas is celebrating the 75th anniversary of The Grapes of Wrath in 2014 and a remake of the movie version being produced by Steven Spielberg.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Beth Linder Carr: I'll always cherish my 'Grapes'
I can't remember how many times it's been. I generally make up a number when asked - 10, 12? - and then hold up the paperback Penguin edition that has been with me through all of those readings.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Monterey County Herald
Steinbeck Center seeks donations for oral history project
The National Steinbeck Center has launched an online fundraising campaign for an oral history project connected with the 75th anniversary of "The Grapes of Wrath" and the National Steinbeck Festival on May 2-4.
The Salinas Californian
Around the County
Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. According to a DISH Network press release issued Tuesday, Hearst Television blocked DISH customers' access to ABC-, CBS- and NBC-affiliated and other stations in 25 television markets across the country.
The Slice: Consider dangers of arming yourself - Thu, 10 Apr 2014 PST
How much weight have you gained since you last wore the short-sleeve shirts in the back of your closet? How much weight have you gained since you last wore the short-sleeve shirts in the back of your closet? Do you usually wear a necktie? Warm-up questions: Do the Hoopfest teams with the most entertaining names ever win any games? Is there any ... (more)
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Orange County Register
Focus: The 'Wrath' of Steinbeck
Already a successful novelist with the publication of "Of Mice and Men" in 1937, John Steinbeck found a commitment of a lifetime in the plight of the migrant worker in his native California in the mid-1930s.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Trinity Rep Recognized with 2 IRNE Awards
Trinity Repertory Company announced Tuesday that it has won the 2014 Independent Reviewers of New England Award for Best Ensemble for House & Garden, and select recognition for their 50th Anniversary.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Poor Mojo Newswire
Koch Brothers strip Kansas teachers of due process
Responding to the extremist group Americans for Prosperity, funded by the Koch brothers, the Kansas state legislature enacted legislation that strips teachers of due process and expands "school choice" .
Second Annual Steinbeck Festival May 1-4 at Bay Street Theater
April 7, 2014 - Bay Street Theatre is pleased to announce its Second Annual Steinbeck Festival in Sag Harbor on May 1-4, in conjunction with the annual celebration held by the National Steinbeck Center based in Salinas, California.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Steinbeck's 'Grapes of Wrath' still resonates after 75 years
Seventy-five years ago this month, John Steinbeck published his masterwork, The Grapes of Wrath .