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Alice -- The Curious Invention of Lewis Carroll

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.07.2014 | Arts
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Alice - The New Opera

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.21.2014 | Arts
C. M. Rubin

"Dodgson himself wrote that he imagined his work as musical theater -- an "operetta"." - Gary Bachlund Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska are schedul...

Alice -- Wotcha! Gotcha! Alice?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.17.2014 | Arts
C. M. Rubin

Wotcha! Gotcha!, a very British style of pantomime (or panto), is all set to delight and entertain audiences at the Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts in Maplewood, N.J., this week. I had the opportunity to chat with producer/writer Gareth Jones.

Alice - Tea in Chicago

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.08.2013 | Books
C. M. Rubin

"It's a party in which the child within can play again and run with the imagination." -- Ayala Leyser I am going to a Mad Hatter Tea Party in Chi...

Alice? - Utter Nonsense!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.02.2013 | Books
C. M. Rubin

This year on Saturday, 6th July, the town in which Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was born will be bursting with Alice-themed activities for Alice's Day.

Alice - In Germany

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.25.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

2012-07-26-Screenshot20120726at8.53.17AM.jpgFrom the late 19th century to the present day, visual artists around the world have found their own ways to reflect and portray the imaginative dreamlike world first discovered by an extremely curious and courageous little girl.

Alice - True or Not True?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.19.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

2012-06-19-Screenshot20120619at8.37.46AM.jpgWhat was the relationship between Lewis Carroll and Alice Liddell? Let's talk facts.

Alice -- Join in the Race!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.11.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Dance, music, street theater, and creatures ranging from the Dodo to the Dormouse, promise spectacular Wonderland entertainment for young and old that is not to be missed.

Alice: Why July 7, 2012?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.03.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

The Cards have a simple but important job to do in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and that is to paint the roses RED! The penalty for failure is fatal, so their motivation is strong. What can we expect from Curious Company's 5-handed card game?

Alice -- Victoria!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.27.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Welcome to the 2012 Victorian Extravaganza in Llandudno, the largest street entertainment event in Wales. My Dearest Cousin Anne, Have been invited...

Alice, Is This Cool?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.30.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Their big picture concept? A visual spectacle such as has never been seen before in any other attraction in the UK. So what might Alice Liddell have said about these creative upgrades to her favorite story in her summer vacation town?

Alice -- Meet Alice

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.19.2012 | Books
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"Magic, beauty, color, amusement, character, intrigue, questions, excitement, puzzlement, amazement, fear, suspense, fun and a happy ending" are the reasons why Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is still a classic today.

Alice -- May 4, 2012

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.13.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Everybody' s got Alice fever in Alice town -- Llandudno, Wales -- but no one is as curious or as excited as me!

Alice in Italy

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.24.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Alice In Wonderland is the first exhibition to comprehensively focus on Lewis Carroll's classic "Alice" books and their enormous influence on the world of visual arts from the first publication of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in 1865 to the present day.

Alice -- In Wales?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.17.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

When my daughter and I were creating our book, The Real Alice in Wonderland, about our relative Alice Liddell, we spent time researching Llandudno's long connection to Alice Liddell and her family.

Freedom: What Do July 4th and Alice in Wonderland Have in Common?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.31.2011 | Books
C. M. Rubin

July 4, 1862 is also known to many as Alice in Wonderland Day, the day that commemorates Lewis Carroll's first telling of the famous children's story to his young inspiration, Alice Liddell.

We Need to Talk About Your Book

Melanie Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Melanie Benjamin

Even though I still sometimes sigh when a reader insists I've written something that I know, in my heart, I absolutely did not, I don't argue. Instead, I remind myself how very, very lucky I am that people are reading my book and talking about it.

How to Dress an Author

Melanie Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Melanie Benjamin

I feel as if it's my personal mission to make over every dowdy author I see. I haven't quite learned how to do this tactfully, despite the strong temptation.

'Alice In Wonderland': Why The Books Are Now More Important Than Ever

Telegraph UK | Philip Hensher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The two Alice books are wonderful rude assaults on propriety and authority, but they are now very old, and unquestionably somewhat demanding books. Ha...

Alice in Wonderland -- The True Hollywood Story

Melanie Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Melanie Benjamin

Dodgson spent the rest of his life trying to replace her; Alice spent the rest of hers trying to escape him.