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

    Tuesday Sep 9 | 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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  2. LeVar Burton leads the revival of Reading Rainbow for a digital ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | 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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  3. NYPL Sees Success with #Ireadeverywhere InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | 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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  4. Over the Reading Rainbow: PW Talks with LeVar BurtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | 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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  5. Wednesday on Lake Effect: LeVar Burton, Butch Vig, Ian and the DreamRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | 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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  6. Kermit the Frog Talks Muppets Most Wanted, Wanting to Do 50 Shades of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Must-See Late Night Clip: Levar Burton Teaches Kids About Twitter on 'Tweeting Rainbow'Read the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | Mediaite.com

    Now that LeVar Burton has raised more than $6 million on Kickstarter to resurrect his classic children's television show Reading Rainbow , he's decided to keep his embrace of the internet going strong with a spin-off called "Tweeting Rainbow."

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  14. LeVar Burton Debuts 'Tweeting Rainbow,' Makes Fun of Snoop Dogg in 'Kimmel'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | RollingStone

    LeVar Burton has already raised over $5 million with his Reading Rainbow Kickstarter campaign, which will bring the beloved educational program to a new generation of schoolchildren.

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  15. Watch LeVar Burton read tweets to kids on 'Tweeting Rainbow'Read the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | CNET News.com

    ... starting to come to light. On a recent episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Burton unveiled a clip from his new "Reading Rainbow" spin-off "Tweeting Rainbow." The spot includes nods to everything that made the original PBS children's series so awesome: a ...

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  16. Video: Levar Burton Plugs '@Tweeting Rainbow' on Jimmy Kimmel LiveRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Since Levar Burton succeeded in getting his "Reading Rainbow" app funded for schools, he's now setting his sights on another popular form of web-based communication.

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  17. Watch Will Arnett and Jimmy Fallon Karate Kick PinatasRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... the actor to a game of Karate Pinata (yep, that's a thing). Jimmy Kimmel had a pretty great bit with Reading Rainbow' s LeVar Burton - whose Tweeting Rainbow showed sort of a modern take on the public TV classic. Basically instead of learning how to ...

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  18. How to make $8 million on KickstarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 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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  19. 5 reasons why Congress should fund educational children's televisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | The Hill

    The recent success of LeVar Burton's Kickstarter campaign, which raised more than $5 million to bring back the classic PBS show "Reading Rainbow," illustrates just how hungry Americans are for high-quality educational programming.

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  20. Stan Lee Presents 'First Lady of Sci-Fi' Gale Anne Hurd With a...Read the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Sys-Con Media

    Additionally, LeVar Burton will be awarded the Geek-of-the-Year Award for his independent and innovative efforts in raising over $6 million to help over 10,000 classrooms by bringing back "Reading Rainbow."

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