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  1. Actor LeVar Burton Comes to Fayetteville for Library EventRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    Burton has appeared on several television series, including ROOTS and Star Trek: The Next Generation . However, Burton is best known as the host and producer of the long-running PBS children's series Reading Rainbow .

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  2. Santa Monica Library Hosts Literacy and Science ProgramsRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | The LookOut news

    ... Burton is equally cherished by book lovers for his work on the long-running children's educational series "Reading Rainbow." Reading Rainbow, which was cancelled in 2006 after 26 years on the air, was recently relaunched thanks to an online ...

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  3. LeVar Burton's story lies at end of rainbowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Canada.com

    NOVEMBER 09: LeVar Burton speaks onstage at Engadget Expand NY 2013 at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on November 9, 2013 in New York City. As host of the award-winning PBS program Reading Rainbow, Burton spent more than three decades instilling a love of reading in kids all over the world, flipping through thousands of colourful texts and promising his young audience that a good book would allow them to "go anywhere."

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  4. Story lies at end of rainbowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Canada.com

    NOVEMBER 09: LeVar Burton speaks onstage at Engadget Expand NY 2013 at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on November 9, 2013 in New York City. As host of the award-winning PBS program Reading Rainbow, Burton spent more than three decades instilling a love of reading in kids all over the world, flipping through thousands of colourful texts and promising his young audience that a good book would allow them to "go anywhere."

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  5. Cast and Loose Live! to Host 'Back To School Night' at Joe's Pub, 10/27Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... authors - student and professional alike - back to school; a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Reading Rainbow Adopt-a-Classroom project. Lauren Blumenfeld was recently voted one of Backstage magazine's top 30 actors to watch in 2013. Last ...

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  6. Reading Rainbow Host LeVar Burton Binge-Watched Game of Thrones Before He Read the BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | AdWeek

    Who LeVar Burton Age 57 Claim to fame Emmy-winning actor ; host and producer of Reading Rainbow ; author of the children's book The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm Base Los Angeles Twitter @levarburton What's the first information you consume in the morning? My email, followed by my Twitter feed, followed by the Today show. Twitter is where I get the majority of my news.

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  7. Actor LeVar Burton speaks about children's literacy to Uptown New Orleans residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | NOLA.com

    As the "Reading Rainbow" theme song played, the audience watched and listened with wonder. No, this isn't 1995.

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  8. Levar Burton and Reading Rainbow Releases Children's BookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Multi-award winning actor, director and education advocate LEVAR BURTON has written his first children's book, THE RHINO WHO SWALLOWED A STORM , to be published on October 7. The first book published by the iconic and beloved READING RAINBOW brand, THE RHINO WHO SWALLOWED A STORM brings to parents and their children an uplifting, warm and powerful story that helps kids cope with difficult moments in everyday life.

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  9. Coming here: LeVar Burton, Oct. 22 at Fayetteville Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Fayetteville Flyer

    Burton, who is probably best known as the host of the long-running children's show Reading Rainbow , will be in town for an Oct. 22 appearance at Fayetteville Public Library. Reading Rainbow ran for 23 seasons beginning in 1983 on PBS.

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  10. LeVar Burton leads the revival of Reading Rainbow for a digital ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... who was blind but could see with a high-tech visor across his eyes. Of much more importance, we were a big " Reading Rainbow " family, and so were millions of other families across the country. For 23 years - up there in the public television ...

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  11. NYPL Sees Success with #Ireadeverywhere InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Library Journal

    ... inspired parents, grandparents, and other caregivers to read to their own children from the very beginning." Reading Rainbow also helped publicize the campaign. "From my perspective, this campaign is a brilliant way to illustrate the adventure of ...

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  12. Over the Reading Rainbow: PW Talks with LeVar BurtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Publishers' Weekly

    In hindsight, it's inevitable that LeVar Burton, who was the executive producer of the Peabody and Emmy Award-winning PBS television reading program Reading Rainbow and hosted the show for 23 years, would move beyond promoting books written by others and write his own children's book. "It was just a matter of time before I had the grace to sit down and write," he told PW Wednesday afternoon during a break in his filming schedule.

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  13. Wednesday on Lake Effect: LeVar Burton, Butch Vig, Ian and the DreamRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2014 | WUWM

    LeVar Burton talks about his 23-year run as host of the public television series, Reading Rainbow , and his work today as an advocate for reading education - work that will bring him to Milwaukee this month.

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  14. Kermit the Frog Talks Muppets Most Wanted, Wanting to Do 50 Shades of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Collider

    ... Galaxy and Hulk in the Marvel movies, future Muppet TV specials or movies, if he might do another episode of Reading Rainbow with LeVar Burton , and a lot more. Hit the jump to watch and click here to buy Muppets Most Wanted on Blu-ray. Kermit did ...

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  15. Top Videos: The Best of Robin Williams' StandupRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | Steuben Courier

    ... of Cards ' Frank Underwood, and Ellen Barkin as his Lady Macbeth-esque wife Claire. Tweeting Rainbow: Here, Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton teaches a group of kids about the joys of reading through someone's Twitter feed. Prancercise - Fitness ...

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  16. Can Kickstarter save arts education?Read the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... in disadvantaged schools. Earlier this summer, Levar Burton - host of the popular children's TV show "Reading Rainbow" - famously used the platform to raise more than $6 million for a Kickstarter project that he said would bring literacy education ...

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  17. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | Current

    ... a completely unrelated proceeding." a Now that LeVar Burton has raised $5.4 million via Kickstarter for his Reading Rainbow reboot , he's tackling a different form of reading: the Twittersphere. In a video for Jimmy Kimmel Live , Burton hosts ...

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  18. LeVar Burton Stars in the 'Tweeting Rainbow' VideoRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | GalleyCat

    Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton appeared on the Jimmy Kimmel Live show and created a hilarious video called "Tweeting Rainbow."

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  19. How to make $8M on KickstarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | CNN

    ... campaign for the film, which was released in March, boasts the all-time highest number of backers. Bring "Reading Rainbow" Back for Every Child, Everywhere!: $5.4 million pledged of $1 million goal, 105,857 backers -- Actor LeVar Burton turned to ...

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  20. Levar Burton Teaches Kids About the Boring, Shitty World of TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Gawker

    ... else do it, or hearing them talk about it in detail, makes us feel weird and ashamed. Given that, here is a Reading Rainbow parody called "Tweeting Rainbow," in which LeVar Burton explains the social media equivalent of taking a dump to a group of ...

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